Responsibility Rankings and Awards - Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA

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Responsibility Rankings and Awards

External experts also assess our corporate responsibility performance. You can find an overview of how Bertelsmann scored in national and international rankings and ratings here.

Ratings and Rankings (Selection)

Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA

Sustainalytics  , ESG Rating, March 2018 59 (Average Performer)
oekom Research  , CR Rating Media Industry, January 2018 Grade C+ (Prime)
CDP  , Supply Chain Program, 2017 Grade C- (Above Program Average)
EcoVadis  , Supplier Rating, 2018 Gold (62/100 points)
MSCI  , ESG Rating, March 2017 AA
UNIVERSUM Top 100  , Germany Top 100 Employers (ranking for students), 2014 #6 (Humanities), #50 (Business), #72 (IT)
trendence Germany's 100  (ranking for students), 2014 #43 (Business), #60 (IT)
Survey of the Deutsche Umwelthilfe (German Organization for Environmental and Consumer Protection)  , CO2 emissions of company cars, 2014 #8 (out of 165)
NetFed  , CSR Benchmark for Websites, 2013 #12 (out of 100)

RTL Group

Penguin Random House


Bertelsmann have received numerous awards recognizing their commitment. They serve as both praise and incentive and confirm our continuing efforts to promote our concerns and projects.

Awards (Top Selection)

Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA

Special award in regards to competition "Family Wins 2016"  , awarded by business development agency of district Gütersloh ("pro Wirtschaft GT") for "new ways, innovative solutions"
"E-Learning Award 2015" of E-Learning Journal  in the category "language training" for Bertelsmann University's digital language learning offerings
Brandon Hall Group  Learning and Development Award (Gold Award) in the category 'best custom content' for the course 'The Code of Conduct - An Introduction'
HR Excellence Award  , 2013 for "Lunch Connection"  project