Awards and achievements A job well done

ABB’s technologies, operations and people were recognized in 2018 for their role in making the world a better, more sustainable place

External accreditation

2019 Corporate Knights Global 100 Index

Pioneering technology

  • ABB ranked No. 8 on Fortune magazine's list of companies that are “changing the world” for the company’s leadership in e-mobility and electric vehicle charging
  • ABB named 2018 Company of the Year for digital grid communications by Frost & Sullivan
  • ABB won the prestigious Golden Amper 2018 award for its ABB Ability™ Manufacturing Operations Management Process and Production Intelligence application suite
  • ABB’s new PVS-175-TL string inverter recognized as the leading photovoltaic product innovation at the 2018 Intersolar Awards
  • ABB ranked No. 1 for distributed control systems globally by the ARC Advisory Group
  • ABB’s Azipod® propulsion secured its 100th cruise ship order in 2018; this gearless propulsion system improves fuel efficiency by up to 20 percent

Responsible operations

  • ABB, Inc. received the EPA’s Excellence in Site Re-Use Award in recognition of its commitment and dedication for remediating the Henry’s Knob Mine Superfund Site
  • ABB’s Supplier Sustainability Development Program was named Supply Chain Initiative of the Year at the seventh Manufacturing Supply Chain Summit in Mumbai
  • ABB’s motors and generators facility in Shelby, North Carolina, USA, achieved zero-waste status
  • Ranked No. 13 in the Responsible Sourcing Network’s independent benchmarking study
  • ABB Belgium recognized as Lean and Green for mobility program by Connekt
  • 75% of our manufacturing and service sites are covered by a certified environmental management system (ISO 14001 or equivalent)
  • 85% of our employees are covered by a certified occupational health and safety management system (OHSAS 18000 or equivalent)

Responsible relationships

  • 2018 Ethisphere Compliance Leader and Anti-Bribery Management System Verification
  • ABB UAE awarded CSR label 2018 by Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • For the fourth consecutive year, ABB Egypt was ranked First Employer of choice at the 2018 Engineerex Employment fair
  • Winner of the 2018 Volusia Manufacturing Association award for the corporate responsibility activities of ABB employees at its site in Ormond Beach, Florida, USA
  • ABB China named 2018 Excellent Volunteer Partner by FESCO, Beijing
  • ABB Germany recognized by Bertelsmann Stiftung as a family-friendly workplace in 2018
  • Universum ranked ABB the most attractive employer for engineering students in Switzerland