Responsibility Rankings and Awards - Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA

Information about the international media enterprise and it's corporate divisions RTL Group, Penguin Random House, Gruner + Jahr, Arvato; detailed information for journalists in the Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA's Press Center as well as everything about Corporate Responsibility activities at Bertelsmann.

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.

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Ratings and Rankings (Selection)

Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA

oekom research  , CR Rating Media Industry, 2011-2015 Grade C (medium)
UNIVERSUM Top 100  , Germany Top 100 Employers (ranking for students), 2016 #55 (Business), #62 (IT), #5 (Humanities), #39 (law)
trendence Germany's 100  (ranking for students), 2016 #55 (Business), #63 (IT)
NetFed  , CSR Benchmark for Websites, 2016 #9 (out of 100)
Survey of the Deutsche Umwelthilfe (German Organization for Environmental and Consumer Protection)  , CO2 emissions of company cars, 2014 #8 (out of 165)

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.

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Awards (Selection)

Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA

"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