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
|ISS-oekom , CR Rating Media Industry, January 2018||Grade C+ (Prime)|
|EcoVadis , CSR Rating, 2019||66/100 (Gold)|
|Sustainalytics , ESG Rating, May 2019||62/100 (Average Performer)|
|CDP , Climate Change, 2018||Grade C (Above Sector Average)|
|MSCI , ESG Rating, September 2018||AA|
|UNIVERSUM Top 100 , Germany Top 100 Employers (ranking for students), 2018||#16 (Humanities/Social Sciences), #55 (Law), #63 (Business), #97 (IT)|
|trendence Germany's 100 (ranking for students), 2018||#55 (Business), #83 (IT)|
|NetFed , CSR Benchmark for Websites, 2018||#8 (out of 75)|
Measurement of the performance of environmental, social
and governance (ESG) practices, 2018
Penguin Random House
|Forbes America’s Best Midsize Employers , 2019||#2 (out of 500)|
|Everest Group BPS Top 50
List of the world's largest third-party providers
|#9 (out of 50)|
|"The Global Outsourcing 100"
List of the world's best outsourcing service providers and service advisors
|Everest Peak Matrix Contact Center Outsourcing
Global ranking of service provider of customer communication
|Lünendonk list 2018
"The 25 leading IT consulting and system integration companies in Germany"
|#13 (out of 25)|
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|
We invite you to explore numerous Corporate Responsibility projects and initiatives from across the Bertelsmann world.
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