Awards and achievements A job well done

ABB continues to be recognized for its leading contributions to a sustainable future

External accreditation

ABB India recognized as 2017 Overall Sustainability Champion by Tata Steel Ltd.

2017 FTSE4Good Global Index
2017 FTSE4Good Global Index (logo)
EcoVadis Gold in 2017
EcoVadis Gold in 2017 (logo)
2017 Oekom Prime Status
2017 Oekom Prime Status (logo)

Pioneering technology

  • $12.5 million grant from the Research Council of Norway to support the development of subsea power systems
  • 2017 North American Digital Grid Communication Company of the Year Award from Frost & Sullivan
  • ABB Ability Smart Sensor won the Golden Amper 2017 award
  • ABB Greece received the GREEN4SEA Technology Award for providing variable-frequency drive upgrades for seawater cooling pumps and engine room ventilation fans
  • ABB Finland’s fault-locating technology was awarded 2017 Network Initiative of the Year
  • ABB India received the 2017 India Smart Grid Foundation Innovation Award
  • 2017 Zinnov Award for Great Place to Innovate

Responsible operations

  • Winner of the International SOS Foundation 2017 Duty of Care Award for Innovation
  • ABB plant in Bolingbrook, Illinois, USA, was awarded the 2017 Platinum Supplier Quality Award by Caterpillar Inc.
  • ABB new Campus Montreal received LEED Silver accreditation from the Canadian Green Building Council
  • ABB Colombia received the Andesco Award for Best Environmental Performance
  • ABB plant in New Berlin, Wisconsin, USA, received the Green Masters designation from the Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council
  • 75% of our manufacturing and service sites are covered by a certified environmental management system (ISO 14001 or equivalent)
  • 84% of our employees are covered by a certified occupational health and safety management system (OHSAS 18000 or equivalent)

Responsible relationships

  • 2017 Ethisphere Compliance Leader Verification and Anti-Corruption Program Certification
  • ABB Mexico ranked No. 1 for Social Responsibility by Empresas Responsables 2017
  • Recognized as an Empresa Pró-Ética (Pro-Ethics Company) by the Instituto Ethos and the Government of Brazil
  • Awarded 2017 Best Corporate Social Responsibility Programme in South Africa
  • ABB Austria ranked as a Top Employer by Trend in 2017
  • Universum ranked ABB as the most attractive employer in Switzerland
  • Busch-Jaeger Germany, part of the ABB Group, was awarded TOP National Employer by Focus Business, for a family-friendly workplace