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Awards and Recognition

We put forth our best effort each day, ensuring Dell creates and delivers quality products and services in the most sustainable way. While we’re proud of our accomplishments as a business and global community, it’s reaffirming when third parties also recognize our efforts.

Dell has received significant recognition in the areas of environment, citizenship, supplier responsibility, giving and the workplace. Our work in these areas is a vital part of our values and an integral part of our business operations. The challenges we seek to resolve are complex, and we will continue to set the bar higher and make further progress in our corporate social responsibility.
Ethisphere Institute World's Most Ethical Companies
Dell was once again recognized as a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices by Ethisphere for 2016. This is one of the premier awards for businesses operating ethically. Dell was also recognized in 2015 and 2014.
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CorporateRegister.com CR Reporting Awards
Dell was named the winner of the 2012 award for Creativity in Communications for our FY12 Corporate Social Responsibility Report. We earned high marks for clearly and concisely reporting our corporate social responsibility accomplishments and next steps.
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Jantzi-Sustainalytics 2012 Top 50 Socially Responsible Corporations in Canada
Dell was recognized by Jantzi-Sustainalytics and Maclean’s magazine as one of Canada’s most socially responsible companies based on high marks in environmental, social and governance categories.
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FORTUNE China's Top 100 Most Responsible Companies
Dell was named #7 on FORTUNE China's Top 100 Most Responsible Companies for its strong corporate social responsibility strategy.
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FORTUNE India's Top 50 Most Admired Companies
Dell was recognized as #10 on FORTUNE India's Top 50 Most Admired Companies for high rankings in all nine areas of criteria that cover investment value to social responsibility.
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Covalence EthicalQuote
Dell ranked No. 10 in Covalence’s 2011 scoring of the most ethical companies. EthicalQuote evaluates more than 500 multinational companies on 45 criteria to determine those with the highest ethical reputation.
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Best Corporate Citizens in Government Contracting
Knowing how you provide the products and services is an important part of business. The 2011 Best Corporate Citizens in Government Contracting List highlights Dell’s commitment to transparency in reporting.
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FTSE4Good
A testament to our strong corporate citizenship is our inclusion in the FTSE4Good Index, which measures the performance of companies that meet globally recognized corporate social responsibility standards.
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CPA-Zicklin Index of Corporate Political Disclosure and Accountability
Dell received a top 10 rating for the voluntary disclosure of political spending.
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For Corporate Secretary Magazine’s Corporate Governance Team of the Year
Dell as large-cap finalist for being a leader in corporate compliance and governance.
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The Economic Observer — Best Sustainability Practice
Dell was awarded Best Sustainability Practice by the Economic Observer for its sustainability strategy and outstanding performance in responsible operations, use of sustainable materials, recycling and reuse, and support of sustainable suppliers — earning Dell a spot on their list of Excellent Cases of Sustainable Development in China 2011–2012.
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The Circular Economy Awards
Dell was awarded the 2015 Accenture Award for Circular Economy Pioneer for our work around developing a circular economy, which places a premium on all materials and looks to remove all waste.
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U.S. EPA’s Sustainable Materials Management Electronics Challenge
Dell was honored to receive multiple awards from the EPA, including the Gold Tier Award (2014, 2015) recognizing our efforts to advance the responsible management of used electronics through third-party certified recycling as well as their Champion Award (2014, 2015) for demonstrating the highest level of vision, coalition-building and execution of programs and policies related to responsible used electronics management.
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Newsweek Green Rankings
Citing our robust recycling programs and leadership in smarter packaging such as bamboo, Newsweek placed Dell among the top five of America’s Greenest Companies for the fourth straight year. In 2010, Dell topped the list at No. 1.
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Interbrand Best Global Green Brands
In 2013, Dell was named as one of the Top 10 Best Global Green Brands by Interbrand, and was recognized for its work around easy electronic recycling, sustainable packaging, responsible sourcing and more. Interbrand ranks environmental sustainability performance and degree of external reporting while measuring performance versus perception.
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Green IT's Award for Manufacturer of the Year
Green IT awarded Dell the Green IT Award for Manufacturer of the Year in 2012 and 2013 for making a significant contribution to improving the IT industry's environmental performance.
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Green Power Leadership Award Winner
Dell was named a Green Power Leadership Award Winner by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for its longstanding commitment to purchasing renewable energy. More than 22.6 percent of all Dell’s electricity purchases were for renewably generated power, like wind and water.
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Consumer Electronics Association eCycling Leadership Initiative
Dell was recognized as a top performer for our work in addressing challenges related to the recycling of consumer electronics.
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2012 Uptime Institute Green Enterprise IT (GEIT) Award
Dell’s Modular Data Center design was awarded a GEIT for its ability to use outside fresh air cooling even in the desert heat of Phoenix, helping eBay avoid energy-intensive chillers and preventing half a million pounds of emissions annually.
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Minister of Environment Award
Dell was awarded the Minister of Environment Award in 2012 at the Reduce, Reuse, Recycle promotion awards in Japan, for its part in the Japan-based Satogaeri Project — a used-ink collection program resulting in benefits that go beyond recycling and e-waste diversion from landfills.

Computerworld's Top Green-IT Vendors
Recognized for our energy-efficiency discipline, Dell was named by Computerworld as a Top 12 Green-IT Vendor. The criteria focused on using technology to conserve energy and lower carbon emissions.
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World Economic and Environmental Conference's International Carbon-Value Award
Dell China won the 2011 World Environmental Conference’s International Carbon Gold Award. Design and packaging innovations, coupled with our commitment to energy efficiency, provided the highest evaluation among China’s IT companies.
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Electronics TakeBack Coalition Report Card
With multiple recycling programs and our partnership with Goodwill, the Electronics TakeBack Coalition Report Card awarded Dell the highest grade among computer, TV, printer and gaming console companies.
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3R Packaging Award
The 3Cs strategy — our deliberate and innovative approach to providing sustainable packaging — caught the eye of Singapore’s National Environment Agency, earning the 2011 3R Packaging Merit Award.

Carbonfund.org
Regrowing and protecting our forests is at the heart of our Plant a Tree program, which received the Carbonfund.org’s Lifetime Achievement Award for offsetting carbon dioxide in an impactful way.
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Brand Logic Sustainability Leadership Report
Dell is named a leader in the environmental sustainability space and has the performance metrics to back it up.
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The Economic Observer — Best Sustainability Practice
Dell was awarded Best Sustainability Practice by the Economic Observer for its sustainability strategy and outstanding performance in responsible operations, use of sustainable materials, recycling and reuse, and support of sustainable suppliers — earning Dell a spot on their list of Excellent Cases of Sustainable Development in China 2011–2012.
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Billion Dollar Roundtable
Dell partners and spends more than $1 billion with minority- and women-owned businesses. Support of these businesses has made us a member of the Billion Dollar Roundtable since 2009.
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Women’s Business Enterprise National Council
Since 2008, the Women's Business Enterprise National Council has recognized Dell as one of America’s Top 20 Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises.
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National Veteran-Owned Business Association
In 2010 and 2011, Dell was named as one of the 10 Best U.S. Corporations for Veteran-Owned Businesses by the National Veteran-Owned Business Association.
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DiversityBusiness.com
In 2011 and 2012, Dell earned the No. 3 spot on DiversityBusiness.com’s Top 50 Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities list — showcasing those that provide the best and the most business for diversity-owned companies.
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Brookings Institution
Believing education shouldn’t be a privilege, Dell actively brings technology to underserved communities. The Brookings Institution named Dell in the top 10 percent of corporate donors giving to education in developing countries.
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China Charity Award
Dell was awarded the Most Caring Donation Enterprise through the China Charity Awards, the Chinese government's highest award for charitable programs.

Computerworld Honors Laureate
Dell was named a 2013 Laureate for work on the launch of the Red Cross Digital Operations Center, which allows the Red Cross to actively monitor social media outlets during emergency situations.
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Chambers Ireland CSR Awards
Dell awarded Chambers Ireland CSR awards for Excellence in Community for volunteerism and Excellence in Communication for support of Da­odil Day.
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South Africa's Top Empowered Companies named by Impumelelo
Impumelelo named Dell one of South Africa's Top Empowered Companies for its investment in corporate social responsibility.
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Microsoft 2013 YouthSpark Citizenship Partner of the Year
Microsoft announced Dell as the 2013 recipient of the YouthSpark Citizenship Partner of the Year award for our Youth Learning program and our exceptional work to delivering Microsoft products and services that positively impact our mutual customers.
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One of the One Hundred
Dell named one of the one hundred who has helped advance the fight against cancer by the Mass General Cancer Center.
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DiversityInc Top 50
Dell continued moving up the list, jumping ahead by three spots to #28 in its sixth year on the list. Dell was also recognized on DiversityInc’s specialty lists as No.2 company for Supplier diversity, No.3 companies for ERGs, No.5 companies for LGBT and No.10 companies for Global Diversity.
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Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index
A perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index for 12 consecutive years (2005–2016) means Dell is helping to change workplace equality and move it forward.
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Global Diversity Awards
Nominated by readers of The Economist, the 2015 Global Diversity List recognizes the top fifty professionals in industry, the world’s top ten leading diversity champions and provides a guide to the top ten employee networks based on women, LGBT, ethnicity and disability.
  • Aongus Hegarty, President Dell EMEA was named to the list of Top 10 Diversity Champions
  • Ingrid Devin, EMEA D&I Lead was named to the list of Top 50 Diversity Professionals
  • EMEA True Ability was named to the list of Top 10 Disability Networks
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Disability Matters Awards
Disability Matters North America recognized True Ability with the 2016 Disability BRG Excellence Award and Disability Matters Europe awarded Dell a 2015 EU Workplace Award for leading the way in supporting people who either have a disability or who have a child or other dependent with special needs in the workplace though diversity, work life and/or human resource initiatives.
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Diversity MBA Magazine 50 Out Front Awards
Dell was named to Diversity MBA Magazines 50 Out Front Best Places for Women and Diverse Managers to Work list in 2015.
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National Diversity Council
The National Diversity Council named Karen Quintos, Chief Marketing Officer, as one of their Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Tech in both 2015 and 2016.
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Careers & the disabled Magazine Top 50 Employers
In 2016, Dell was ranked #3 on the Top 50 list determined by magazine readers voting for whom they would most like to work or that they believe would provide a progressive environment for people with disabilities.
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Dell Voted #1 in Great Place to Work in Panama and Brazil
Dell Panama and Dell Brazil received top recognition by the Great Place to Work Institute placing first in both regions in 2015.
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Dell APJ named Universum's Fastest Rising Company in 2015
Dell was honored as Universum’s ‘Fastest Riser’ for 2015 in APJ (Asia Pacific and Japan) region by climbing the most places compared with 2014. Normally, companies only move a few places and rankings remain highly consistent year-to-year. From 2014 to 2015, Dell moved up the rankings by 34 places overall! Rankings are based on feedback from students on how they perceive employers and act as an instrument for measuring the appeal an organization has over its specific target groups to be an ideal company to work with.
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Dell China named among Universum's Top 100 Most Attractive Employers
Dell China was ranked #39 among Universum's Top Ideal Employers in Engineering and IT list for 2015. Companies are ranked based on student perceptions of the company as an ideal place to work.
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Great Places to Work recognizes Dell Mexico
In 2016, Dell Mexico ranked #24 on Great Places to Work Top 100 Best Workplaces in Mexico list. GPTW also recognized Dell Mexico as a model for gender equality stating that Dell Mexico strives to provide conditions for gender equality.
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LinkedIn ranks Dell Brazil to the 2015 InDemand Companies
Dell was ranked 14th on LinkedIn's list of top talent brands among members in Brazil. The "Most InDemand Employers on LinkedIn," are determined through analyzing billions of interactions between members and companies to identify the most sought-after employers around the globe.
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Diversity & Transformation Award
Dell was the 2015 winner of the South Africa Gender Mainstreaming Diversity & Transformation Award for our commitment to transformation as an organization as well as our various initiatives that are centered on empowering women.
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Marie Moynihan named one of Ireland’s Top 25 Most Powerful Women
The Women’s Executive Network honored Marie Moynihan to their 2015 list of the Top 25 Most Powerful Women corporate executives for being an achiever, influencer and trend setter in Ireland.
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Shirley Creed and Claire Vyvyan Rank Among the 50 Most Influential Women in the UK
Based on a combination of both public voting and a judging panel, Shirley Creed was listed as #16 and Claire Vyvyan was listed as #26 on Computer Weekly’s 2015 list of the 50 Most Influential Women in the UK.
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