We invite you to explore numerous Corporate Responsibility projects and initiatives from across the Bertelsmann world.
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 , Program Supply Chain, 2017||Grade C-|
|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)|
Measurement of the performance of environmental, social
and governance (ESG) practices, 2017
Penguin Random House
|Forbes America’s Best Midsize Employers , 2018||#1 (out of 500)|
Arvato SCM Solutions
|Viracopos Excellence Logistics, 2016 (Brazil)||Logistics Efficiency Ranking from August / 2015 to July / 2016.|
|"The Global Outsourcing 100"
Ranking of the world's best outsourcing service providers and service consultants
|#8 (out of 25)|
|Lünendonk list 2016
"The 25 leading IT consulting and system integration companies in Germany"
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|
Arvato has made the key industry list "Everest Group BPS Top 50".
Arvato SCM Solutions has been awarded as "Best Employer Brand 2016" by the Employer Brand Managers Club Germany/ Austria/ Switzerland.
Arvato Systems and Arvato CRM Solutions are again "Top Employer Deutschland 2017".