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Awards & Recognition

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Awards & Recognition


As we continue to serve our customers, promote safety, and help preserve the environment, we receive many plaudits and prestigious awards for our projects and operational excellence. Here is a baker’s dozen from our list of honors:

  • JD Power ranks us No. 1 in customer satisfaction among large utilities in the East. The market research company’s survey includes six categories: power quality and reliability; corporate citizenship; price; billing and payment; communications; and customer service
  • For the ninth year in a row, our company was recognized by PA Consulting Group, Inc. with the Outstanding System-Wide Reliability Award
  • Con Edison is No. 19 overall among U.S. companies—and No. 2 among U.S. energy companies—in the 2016 Newsweek Green Rankings. Our overall U.S. ranking is up from No. 32 last year. Newsweek ranks companies based on corporate sustainability and environmental impact
  • The New York League of Conservation Voters, a group that includes business leaders, politicians, and environmental leaders, honored us at its 2017 annual spring gala
  • Ten Con Edison employees won Technology Transfer Awards from the Electric Power Research Institute, a national energy research organization
  • O&R was recognized as a Tree Line USA energy company for the 15th consecutive year by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
  • For the 16th successive year, O&R was United Way of Rockland County’s largest corporate donor. Since 1993, O&R has contributed more than $4 million to United Way
  • O&R became the first East Coast-based utility to be Gold Shovel Standard-certified. All employees who break ground as part of their job completed their excavator training
  • We received a 2016 Emergency Response Excellence Award from Davies Consulting for how we handled Superstorm Sandy
  • We scored 95 out of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign’s 2017 Corporate Equality Index, which rates workplaces on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender equality
  • Stevens Institute of Technology, known as “the innovation university,” named us Employer of the Year
  • The National Safety Council gave CECONY a Remarkable Results Award after more than 700 employees completed our defensive driving course
  • The Conference Board awarded us with a New Communications Research Award in the category of Digital & Social Media for Social Good for our Facebook Live video of the recovery efforts after Hurricane Matthew in Virginia

Sustainability is an umbrella that covers everything we do as a company.