Global awards and recognition
We’re proud to be recognized for our sustainability and corporate responsibility successes and have achieved notable ranking for our various sustainability initiatives over the years.
Global awards 2019
Joint Audit Cooperation (JAC) award
We have won the JAC award for best practice in health and safety with Remote Site Assurance (RSA). The 2019 award focuses on leadership, innovation and delivering excellence in worker welfare
Vodafone health and safety awards
We have won the award of Supplier of the Year 2018/19, as well as the health and safety award in recognition for its contribution across Vodafone’s international supply chain. In addition, Vodafone have awarded Ericsson Germany for its significant impact on ASP OHS processes.
TIM supplier award
We were awarded TIM best supplier in the area “Sustainability in practice”.
Telefonica supplier award
We have won the award of best supplier’s proposal in the IV Sustainable Innovation Initiative: Smart Manufacturing and Sustainability.
Shortlist for GLOMO award
Ericsson and Vivo (Telefónica Brazil) were shortlisted for best mobile innovation supporting emergency or humanitarian situations for connecting Venezuelan refugees.
Rankings and ratings 2019
We are ranked 21st on Global 100’s list of the world’s most sustainable corporations. Global 100 companies demonstrate the strong link between the delivery of superior value for society and the generation of superior financial performance.
We have the gold rating and are in the top 1 percent of suppliers assessed by EcoVadis, with 84/100 in all categories. EcoVadis is a collaborative platform that enables companies to benchmark the sustainability performance of suppliers, and is used by more than 20 of our customers.
FTSE Russell has confirmed for 2019 that we have been independently assessed according to the FTSE4Good criteria, demonstrating strong environmental, social and governance practices.
Ethibel Sustainability Index
We have been reconfirmed as a constituent of the Ethibel Sustainability Index (ESI) Excellence, both Europe and global, displaying best performance in corporate social responsibility.
Euronext Vigeo Eiris Index: Europe 120
We have been listed in the Euronext Vigeo Index: Europe 120. This list distinguishes companies that achieve the most advanced environmental, social and governance performance.
Dow Jones Sustainability Europe Index
In 2019, Ericsson was included for the first time in the Dow Jones Sustainability Europe Index. The Dow Jones Sustainability Index family tracks the stock performance of the world's leading companies in terms of economic, environmental and social criteria.