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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 responsibility.
CorporateRegister.com CR Reporting Awards
Dell was named the winner of the 2012 award for Creativity in Communications for our FY12 Corporate Responsibility Report. We earned high marks for clearly and concisely reporting our corporate 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 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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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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City of Plano 2012 Environmental Excellence Award
Received City of Plano's 2012 Environmental Excellence Award for our campus composting program in Plano, Texas, which diverted more than 20 tons of waste from landfills in FY13.
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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.
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EnviroCom Waste-Prevention Award
Dell Ireland won EnviroCom’s 2011 Waste Prevention Award, recognizing our unique global packaging reduction target for desktops and laptops, and our 3Cs recycling strategy that introduces new sustainable packaging materials.
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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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Gartner Information Technology Asset Disposition
Dell is a recognized leader in North America for recycling and the disposal of information technology assets.
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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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Global Supply Chain Council’s 20120 CHaINA Award
In 2012, Dell was awarded the Green Supply Chain CHaINA award by the Global Supply Chain council, Asia’s leading professional organization in supply chain management. The award acknowledges Dell for greening its supply chain with bamboo packaging.
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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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IDG Computerworld Honors Program
Our support of child cancer research led IDG Computerworld to honor Dell as a 2012 Laureate for Emerging Technology. The award recognizes how information technology creates positive change beyond business applications.
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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.
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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 was listed in DiversityInc’s 2014 Top 50 Companies for Diversity for the fourth straight year, a recognition focused on CEO commitment, human capital, corporate and organizational communications, and supplier diversity.
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Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index
A perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index for nine consecutive years (2005–2013) means Dell is helping to change workplace equality and move it forward.
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DiversityBusiness.com Top 50 for Multicultural Business
Dell ranked number 9 on the elite Div50 list 2013, recognizing companies that provide the best and the most business for diversity-owned companies and that truly differentiate themselves in the market place in a time when diversity is on the rise.
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Working Mother Magazine Top 100 US Companies to Work
Since 2008, Dell has been rated as one of Working Mother (Magazine) 100 Best Companies for establishing and evolving as a family-friendly workplace.
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Work-Life Seal of Distinction
Received 2012 Work-Life Seal of Distinction from WorldatWork's Alliance for Work-Life Progress.
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Top 100 Best Workplaces in Ireland
Dell Ireland named to the Top 100 Best Workplaces list by The Great Place to Work Institute.
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Germany's Top Employers
Dell Germany recognized as one of Germany’s Top Employers by the CRF Institute for its excellent benefits and flexible work schedule.
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Top 50 Employers for Women in the UK
Named one of The Times Top 50 Employers for Women in the UK for progressing women in the workplace.
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Agile Workplace Award Dell United Kingdom
Dell United Kingdom received the Agile Workplace Award from Opportunity Now for Dell's Connected Workplace.
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Platinum award winner of the Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles
Dell US recognized as Platinum award winner of the Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles by National Business Group on Health.
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DiversityInc.’s 2012 Top Company for Resource Groups
Dell was named as one of the top companies for our diverse employee resource groups.
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Woman Engineer magazine's Top 50 Employers
Dell ranked #16 on Woman Engineer magazine's Top 50 Employers.
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Best IT & Telecom Companies to Work For in Brazil
Dell named #5 on Best IT & Telecom Companies to Work For in Brazil by The Great Place to Work Institute and Computerworld magazine.
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LinkedIn’s Top 10 Most In-Demand Employers - Dell India
Dell India named #6 on LInkedIn’s Top 10 Most In-Demand Employers.
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Malaysia's 100 Leading Graduate Employers
Dell Malaysia ranked #30 on Malaysia's100 Leading Graduate Employers 2012 by the country's university students.
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Top 50 Employers for Women - Dell United Kingdom
Dell UK named in The Times Top 50 Employers for Women.
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Top 100 Most Attractive Employer for students in Switzerland
Dell Switzerland named Top 100 Most Attractive Employers by students.
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Top Employers for Working Families
Dell was named as one of the 2011 Top Employers for Working Families in the U.K., recognizing our flexible-work program and its expansion into 10 countries.
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Microsoft Women Mean Business Award
Judith Browne, our Global Product Data director for EMEA, was one of five professionals honored at the 2011 Women Mean Business Conference. Judith earned the Microsoft® WMB Woman in Technology Award.
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Universum's Most Attractive Employers
Dell was recognized in Universum’s 2011 Most Attractive Employers, the only global index of employer attractiveness. The index, divided into two categories, ranked Dell No. 46 for business and No. 31 for engineering.
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Global Awards
Dell has been recognized globally as a great place to work. We've been honored with national awards from countries around the world.
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