Awards & Recognition

DellTM has been recognized by numerous publications and multicultural groups for its diversity efforts.

2012

  • DiversityBusiness.com’s Top 50 Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities Award (U.S.)
    DiversityBusiness.com
    , the nation’s leading multicultural B2B online website, named Dell one of the Top 50 organizations for providing business opportunities to diverse business owners across the United States.

  • Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index (U.S.)
    Dell has earned a perfect score of 100 percent for the 8th consecutive time in the 2012 Corporate Equality Index, an annual survey administered by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation. The HRC reported that its efforts and companies such as Dell are protecting more than nine million workers from discrimination in the workplace.

  • Opportunity Now Excellence in Practice Award 2012
    Opportunity Now has awarded Dell the Agile Organization Award in the U.K. for a “Connected Workplace.”

  • DiversityInc.’s Top 50 Companies for Diversity: #26 (#30 in 2011)
  • Ranked #30 in 2011, this is Dell’s 2nd year on the DiversityInc. Top 50 List for our progress in creating an inclusive culture. Dell was also ranked number 9 in The DiversityInc. Top 10 Companies for Global Diversity and will also receive DiversityInc.’s 2012 Top Company for Resource Groups special award.

  • AZ Magazine’s Top 25 Workplaces for Women (U.S.)
  • AZ Magazine and Best Companies AZ recognize exceptional opportunities for women and companies that demonstrate a family-friendly environment and a high percentage of women in leadership.

  • 2012 Work-Life Seal of Distinction (U.S.)
  • WorldatWork’s Alliance for Work-Life Progress awarded Dell with the Work-Life Seal of Distinction in recognition for Dell’s efforts providing a wide variety of workplace policies, programs and practices that support employees in all major aspects of work-life navigation.

  • Woman Engineer Magazine's Top 50 Employers: #16 (U.S.)
    Dell ranked 16th on the 21st Annual Top 50 Employers list in Woman Engineer Magazine.

  • Great Place to Work Award: #7 (Ireland)
  • The Great Place to Work list, widely recognized as Ireland’s most comprehensive study of workplace culture.

  • The Times Top 50 Employers for Women (U.K.)
  • The Times recognizes companies demonstrating the most significant achievements and areas of excellence across the business when it comes to promoting gender equality, diversity, opportunity and inclusion.

  • Top Arbeitgeber Award (Germany)
  • Dell received excellent scores in five categories — primary benefits, secondary benefits, training and development, career opportunities, and culture from Top Arbeitgeber. Dell was also acknowledged for its on-site WISE network.

  • Top 50 Most Admired Companies: #10 (India)
  • Dell was ranked #10 on the list compiled by Fortune magazine and global management consultancy Hay Group.

  • Charity Award by the Ministry of Civil Affairs (China)
  • The Charity Award is China's highest and most influential government-initiated charity award, with the goal of promoting individual, organization and enterprise philanthropy in China.

  • Outstanding CSR Cases (China)
  • The award was first launched in 2009 with the aim of helping improve business ethics and recognize CSR contributions. More than 130 cases in the fields of philanthropy, green and sustainability were submitted for this year’s award.

  • CSR Leadership Award Finalist and CSR Innovation Award Finalist (China) 
  • For 7 years, the nationally-recognized the American Chamber of Commerce-Shanghai CSR Awards has honored the best corporate citizens in the city, commending companies for their outstanding and innovative CSR programs and initiatives, encouraging CSR development, and providing models for other organizations to emulate.

  • Top 25 Most Responsible Companies by FORTUNE Magazine (China)
  • Dell was named one of the 25 Most Responsible Companies in China by Fortune China Magazine. The scoring process is based on environment, social and governance, with four criteria under each domain.

  • Dell U.K. was awarded the Manufacturer of the Year Green IT Award (U.K.)
  • Dell U.K. was awarded the Manufacturer of the Year Green IT Award. This success is especially notable since Dell was nominated by a customer! Nominations and voting come from the magazine’s readership, with a panel of judges making the final decision.

  • Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America
  • Mel Parker has been included on Savoy Magazine’s Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America.

  • Advertising Working Mother of the Year Award
  • Karen Quintos received a 2012 Advertising Working Mother of the Year Award from Working Mother Magazine in the Established Mom category for being able to balance work and family.


    2011

    • DiversityInc.’s Top 50 Companies for Diversity: #30 (U.S.)
    • After 2 years on DiversityInc.'s 25 Noteworthy Companies list, Dell made it onto the DiversityInc. Top 50, in the middle of a highly competitive pack. The company has been evaluating and revamping its diversity-management efforts in the past year, and the results of initiatives put in place earlier coming to fruition and a key push have been paying off.
    • Top Employers for Working Families (U.K.)
    • Dell was named one of the Top 30 employers for Working Families in the U.K. for their commitment to “Connected Workplace,” the availability of managerial training courses focused on the challenges remote workers face and the other flexible working conditions available across the organization.

    • Microsoft Women Mean Business (WMB) Award (EMEA)
    • Judith Browne, global product data director at Dell EMEA was awarded Microsoft’s WMB Women in Technology Award.

    • Top 50 Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities Award (U.S.)
    • DiversityBusiness.com, the nation’s leading multicultural B2B online website, named Dell one of the Top 50 organizations for providing business opportunities to diverse business owners across the United States.

    • Top 100 U.S. Companies to Work (U.S.)
    • For the 4th consecutive year, Dell is among Working Mother Magazine's top 100 U.S. companies. The award highlights companies that offer flexible work solutions, employee assistance programs and leave policies, in addition to other benefits for moms and working families. Robin Ford, director of business development for Cloud Sales, was selected as Dell’s Working Mother of the Year.

    • Corporate Responsibility Magazine's 100 Best Corporate Citizens
      Corporate Responsibility Magazine announced its 100 Best Corporate Citizens for 2011 and Dell was included among the prestigious corporations on the list.

    • Top 150 Best Companies to Work (Brazil) Dell was named one of 150 Best Companies to Work For in 2011, according to research conducted by Exame and You Magazine.

    • Top IDEAL™ Employers for Young Professionals: #57 (U.S.)
    • Universum asked over 10,000 young professionals to select their ideal employer and Dell was ranked #57 out of 150 companies.

    • 10 Internships with Great Perks (U.S.)
    • Dell was recognized in Vault.com’s list of internships with great perks. Paid holidays, travel reimbursements, corporate housing, and product and health club membership discounts were some of the benefits made Dell stand out.

    • Top 20 America’s Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises (U.S.)
    • Dell was named one of the Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises for the 3rd time by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).

    • 2011 Employer of Choice Award (Malaysia)
    • Dell was awarded the Employer of Choice Award 2011 by the Malaysian Institute of Human Resources (MIHRM). This award is presented to employers whose HR practices and systems attract and retain employees, and have a positive impact on the company’s business key performance indicators.

    • Top 50 of 2011 Best Employers (China)
    • Dell was named one of China’s Top 50 Best Employers by the International Human Resource Management Association.

    • Great Place to Work: #7 (Argentina)
    • Dell ranked 7th among all multinational companies (150+employees ) and 3rd among all IT companies.

    • America’s Most Inspiring Companies: #4 (U.S.)
    • Dell moved up from #20 in 2010 in Forbes magazine’s Most Inspiring Companies list.

    2010
    • Diversity MBA Magazine's Top 100 Diverse Executive and Emerging Leaders
      Curtis Campbell, a product manager for the Dell™ OptiPlex™ line and a member of the Building Relationships in Diverse Group Environments or the BRIDGE employee resource group, was named to Diversity MBA Magazine’s list of Top 100 under 50 Diverse Executive and Emerging Leaders list for 2010.

    • Diversity Best Practices Above and Beyond Award
    • Dell received the 2011 Above and Beyond award from Diversity Best Practices for building a “Cross ERG Forum” amongst the ERGs at Dell and developing best practices that can be used multilaterally throughout all ERGs such as talent attraction, community building, personal branding and leadership initiatives.

    • DiversityInc.'s 25 Noteworthy Companies
      Dell was named to DiversityInc.'s list of 25 Noteworthy Companies and noted for "...significant strides in creating an inclusive workplace and in supplier diversity." Companies were named to the list based on DiversityInc.'s evaluation of CEO commitment, human capital, corporate and organizational communications and supplier diversity. This is the 3rd year for Dell to be named to this list.

    • ConnectMoms©, momcafé and Lisa Martin International© 2010 Progressive Employers (Canada)
      Dell Canada was named to the 2010 Progressive Employers of Canada list by ConnectMoms, momcafé and Lisa Martin International. Dell was recognized for its flexible working options, employees' benefits and environmental awareness programs.

    • Great Place to Work® Institute, Inc. Top 50 Companies (Mexico)
      For the second year in a row, Dell Mexico was included in the top 50 list of companies based on credibility, pride, camaraderie, fairness and respect.

    • Apertura Magazine's Great Places to Work List (Argentina)
      Apertura Magazine ranked Dell 2nd on its list of great places to work, moving the company up a spot from its 3rd place ranking in 2009.

    • Network and Affinity Leadership Congress 2010 Above and Beyond Award
      aDellante, the Dell employee resource group for Hispanic employees, was recognized by the Network and Affinity Leadership Congress for its support of Dell business goals.

    • Woman Engineer Magazine's Top 50 Employers
      Dell ranked 15th on the 19th Annual Top 50 Employers list in Woman Engineer Magazine.

    • Working Mother Magazine's 100 Best Companies
      Working Mother Magazine named Dell to its 100 Best Companies list for the 3rd time in 2010

    • Minority Engineer Magazine's Top 50 Employers
      Dell ranked 46th on the 18th Annual Top 50 Employers list in Minority Engineer Magazine. 

    • Corporate Responsibility Magazine's 100 Best Corporate Citizens 
      Corporate Responsibility Magazine announced its 100 Best Corporate Citizens for 2010 and Dell was included among the prestigious corporations on the list. 

    2009

    • Corporate Responsibility Magazine's 100 Best Corporate Citizen
      Corporate Responsibility Magazine announced its 100 Best Corporate Citizens for 2009 and Dell was included among the prestigious corporations on the list.

    • Working Mother Magazine's 100 Best Companies

      Working Mother Magazine named Dell to its 100 Best Companies list for the 2nd time in 2009.

    • Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics 2009 Corporate Governance Survey
      Dell was highlighted in a Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics report unveiling the findings of its 2009 Corporate Governance survey.

    • AFAQ Professional Equality Label from the AFNOR Group
      Dell France received the AFAQ Professional Equality Label from the AFNOR Group, a France-based international standardization and certification organization, for a 2nd time.

    • U.K. Times Top 50 Companies Where Women Want to Work
      For the 3rd consecutive year, Dell ranked in the U.K. Times newspaper’s annual report of the top 50 companies where women want to work.

    • The Slovak Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs' Family-Friendly Employer Prize
      In 2009, Dell in Slovakia won the prestigious Family-Friendly Employer prize, awarded by the Slovak Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs, for the 3rd time.

    • The Johnnetta B. Cole Global Diversity and Inclusion Institute Award
      Thurmond Woodard, former chief diversity officer for Dell, was inducted as the 1st member practitioner into the Johnnetta B. Cole Global Diversity and Inclusion Institute. Woodard received the award posthumously in recognition of his highly successful career as a diversity and inclusion executive, and for his contributions to the development and support of the next generation of diversity practitioners.

    • Poder Enterprise Magazine's Tops 50 Companies
      Dell made the annual Top 50 Companies list in Poder Enterprise Magazine.

    • Savoy Professional Magazine's Top 100 Companies to Work For
      Dell made the Savoy Professional Magazine's list of Top 100 Companies to Work for in 2009.

    • DiversityInc.'s 25 Noteworthy Companies List
      Dell has been named to the DiversityInc.'s 25 Noteworthy Companies list.

    2008

    • America's Top Corporations for Women's Business Enterprises
      Dell has been selected as one of America’s Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises (WBEs) for 2008.
    • HRC Foundation Corporate Equality Index and Best Places to Work Survey
      The Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the educational arm of the nation's largest advocacy group for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Americans, has awarded a 100 percent score to Dell on the Corporate Equality Index and Best Places to Work Survey. This is the 5th year in a row that Dell has received a 100 percent score.
    • Reader's Choice for Best Diversity Company
      Dell was given the Readers' Choice Award for Best Diversity Company by Diversity/Careers in Engineering and Information Technology Magazine.
    • Slovak Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs' Family-Friendly Employer Award
      The Slovak Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs recognized Dell Slovakia with the Family-Friendly Award for its efforts to facilitate work/life balance. This prize is the most significant recognition of its kind in Slovakia.
    • IMAGE Professional Woman of the Year Award
      Marie Moynihan, director of human resources for Dell Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), was given the IMAGE Professional Woman of the Year Award. The award honors and recognizes outstanding achievements of businesswomen. IMAGE is the number one magazine for women in Ireland.
    • BlackBerry Technology's Best Female Mentor 2008 Award
      Kate Bishop, director of human resources for Dell EMEA, was named as the Best Female Mentor 2008 in the BlackBerry Technology Awards for Women for her work in helping women advance their careers.
    • DiversityInc.'s Top 10 Companies for Supplier Diversity
      Dell was named to the DiversityInc.'s Top 10 Companies for Supplier Diversity.
    • AFAQ Professional Equality Label from the AFNOR Group
      Dell France was the 1st IT company in France to receive the AFAQ Professional Equality Label from the AFNOR Group.
    • DiversityBusiness.com's Top 50 Companies for Multicultural Business Opportunities
      Dell was ranked 2nd by DiversityBusiness.com in its annual survey of Top 50 Companies for Multicultural Business Opportunities. For the 2nd year in a row, Dell is the highest ranked technology company on the list.
    • Women's Business Council-SouthWest Corporate Rising Star Award
      Dell received the Corporate Rising Star award from the Women’s Business Council-Southwest for its commitment to supplier diversity. Dell was also cited for its strategy in developing its supply chain.
    • Working Mother Magazine's 100 Best Companies
      Working Mother Magazine named Dell to its 100 Best Companies list.


    2007

    • Working Mother Magazine's Top 20 "Green" Companies
      Dell was named as one of the Top 20 "Green" Companies in the United States. Working Mother Magazine's list recognizes companies that “demonstrate inspiring innovation — from the ingredients and creative packaging they use to how they build their facilities and run their manufacturing plants. Companies whose progressive thinking, inventive policies and pioneering spirit are helping to make the world a greener, cleaner place for our children.”
    • Diversity/Careers in Engineering and Information Technology Magazine's Best Diversity Company Award
      Dell was recognized by readers of Diversity/Careers in Engineering and Information Technology Magazine as the Best Diversity Company for its support of minorities and women, attention to the work/life balance, and commitment to supplier diversity.
    • Latin Business Magazine's Fourth Annual Corporate Diversity Honor Roll
      Dell was once again listed in the magazine's Fourth Annual Corporate Diversity Honor Roll. The list recognizes U.S. companies that offer equal opportunities for the nation's minority communities, particularly Hispanics.

    Awards Received Prior to 2007

    • U.S. Secretary of Labor's Opportunity Award
      Dell was honored with the 2005 Secretary of Labor's Opportunity Award. This is the highest award given by the U.S. Department of Labor to federal contractors for their voluntary diversity efforts.
    • Financial Times Newspaper's World's Most Respected Companies
      In 2005, the Financial Times newspaper ranked Dell 11th overall among the world's most respected companies and 4th overall among the world's most respected IT companies.
    • Fortune Magazine's America's Most Admired Companies
      Dell was 3rd worldwide in Fortune Magazine's America's Most Admired Companies in 2005.
    • Barron's List of Most-Respected Global Corporations
      Dell was listed 7th in Barron’s List of Most-Respected Global Corporations in 2005.
    • Business Ethics Magazine's 100 Best Corporate Citizens
      In 2005, Dell was named in Business Ethics Magazine’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens list.
    • Fortune Magazine's 100 Most Desirable MBA Employers
      In 2005, Fortune Magazine included Dell in its 100 Most Desirable MBA Employers list.
    • UNCF's Frederick D. Patterson Award
      In 2004, the United Negro College Fund awarded Michael Dell the Frederick D. Patterson Award.