PPG Industries, DuPont, Bayer and Dow are a few of the industry-related companies that were recently named to Fortune magazine’s 2013 List of World’s Most Admired Companies.

In the chemicals category the rankings included:

1. BASF;
2. DuPont;
3. Bayer;
4. Dow;
5. L’Air Liquide;
6. PPG Industries; and
7. Linde Group.

To compile the rankings, corporate reputation and performance are measured against nine key attributes: innovation, people management, use of corporate assets, social responsibility, quality of management, financial soundness, long-term investment, quality of products and services, and global competitiveness.

The full list is available on the magazine’s website.