Utilities 50 2020

Brand Finance Utilities 50 2020

  • Utilities brands likely to see limited impact as a result of COVID-19 pandemic 
  • China’s State Grid retains title of world’s most valuable utilities brand, brand value US$57.0 billion 
  • US dominates the Brand Finance Utilities 50 2020 ranking with 20 brands featuring
  • German brands falter as 3 fastest falling in ranking 
  • South Korea’s KEPCO is world’s strongest utilities brand, Brand Strength Index (BSI) score 87.4 out of 100 

The utilities sector is one of the few that should escape the far-reaching damage of the COVID-19 pandemic as the global population continues to rely on their services. This does not mean though that utilities brands are not facing their own battles, from increased concern around their operations, to the global shift towards clean energy. We are already witnessing some brands embrace this change with the introduction of their own clean energy goals, which will no doubt fare them favourably in the long run.

Richard Haigh, Managing Director, Brand Finance