Here is a brief manifesto or mission statement of the top ten market capitalization firms as of mid-2024:

  1. Apple Inc. (AAPL)
    • Manifesto: “Apple is committed to bringing the best user experience to its customers through its innovative hardware, software, and services. We believe in deep collaboration and cross-pollination of our groups, which allows us to innovate in a way that others cannot. We do not settle for anything less than excellence in every group in the company, and we have the self-honesty to admit when we’re wrong and the courage to change. And I think regardless of who is in what job those values are so embedded in this company that Apple will do extremely well.”
  2. Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)
    • Manifesto: “Our mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. We strive to create local opportunity, growth, and impact in every country around the world. Our strategy is to build best-in-class platforms and productivity services for an intelligent cloud and an intelligent edge infused with artificial intelligence (AI). We aim to reinvent productivity to help people and organizations be more productive and achieve more.”
  3., Inc. (AMZN)
    • Manifesto: “Our vision is to be Earth’s most customer-centric company; to build a place where people can come to find and discover anything they might want to buy online. We seek to continually raise the bar of the customer experience by using the internet and technology to help consumers find, discover, and buy anything, and empower businesses and content creators to maximize their success.”
  4. Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL)
    • Manifesto: “Our mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful. We aim to develop services that significantly improve the lives of as many people as possible. At Alphabet, we are constantly pursuing new ideas and products to help people all over the world connect and access information in new and meaningful ways. We seek to create a healthy and productive ecosystem that benefits users, partners, and developers.”
  5. NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA)
    • Manifesto: “Our vision is to enhance the capabilities of professionals and enthusiasts across a wide range of industries, leveraging our powerful GPU technology to create new possibilities in the fields of gaming, professional visualization, data center, and automotive. We focus on transforming the way people use technology to solve some of the world’s most challenging problems, from scientific research to artificial intelligence and deep learning.”
  6. Tesla, Inc. (TSLA)
    • Manifesto: “Tesla’s mission is to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy. We aim to create the most compelling car company of the 21st century by driving the world’s transition to electric vehicles. Tesla also focuses on producing energy storage systems and solar products to further our commitment to sustainability.”
  7. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A)
    • Manifesto: “Our goal is to build long-term shareholder value by owning a diversified portfolio of well-managed and financially sound businesses. We aim to provide our shareholders with a superior return on investment while maintaining a prudent approach to risk management. We believe in investing in companies with strong fundamentals and holding them for the long term.”
  8. Meta Platforms, Inc. (META)
    • Manifesto: “Meta’s mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. We aim to create technology that helps people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. Through our family of apps and services, we strive to build a better, more connected world.”
  9. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (TSMC) (TSM)
    • Manifesto: “TSMC’s mission is to be the trusted technology and capacity provider of the global logic IC industry for years to come. We aim to unleash innovation for the future of technology by providing the world’s best foundry services. Our vision is to be the most advanced, innovative, and sustainable semiconductor company in the world.”
  10. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH)
    • Manifesto: “UnitedHealth Group’s mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone. We are dedicated to making high-quality care affordable and accessible to everyone, providing the best health care services and health benefits. We focus on innovation and use data and technology to improve the health and well-being of the people we serve.”

These companies emphasize diverse missions, from sustainable energy and advanced technology to healthcare and community building, reflecting their unique contributions to the global economy and society.