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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 recognitions and prestigious awards for our projects and operational excellence. Here is a sample from our list of recent honors:

  • Honored for “forging the path for a new energy future,” by The New York League of Conservation Voters, a group that includes business leaders, politicians and environmental leaders
  • Our company was recognized by PA Consulting Group with their ReliabilityOne Northeast Region Award for Outstanding Reliability Performance
  • Our company has been recognized as one of the nation’s top employers: Hispanic Network named us to its “Best of the Best” list of America’s top companies; Latina Style selected us as one of the 50 best companies for Latinas for the 13th year; Black Enterprise magazine included us on their list of the top 50 companies for diversity; Forbes put us on their best employers list at No.176 – in the top 10 of 22 energy companies; DiversityInc ranked us No. 6 for top energy companies in hiring, training, and promoting a diverse workforce
  • Con Edison was honored in 2018 as an Energy Star ® Partner of the Year by the Environmental Protection Agency for our “outstanding support of Energy Star-certified products as it leverages the Energy Star certification platform to guide its customers to better energy usage decisions”
  • Con Edison is No. 48 overall among U.S. companies – and No. 5 among U.S. energy companies – in Newsweek Green Rankings; Newsweek ranks companies based on corporate sustainability and environmental impact
  • 10 Con Edison employees won Technology Transfer Awards from the Electric Power Research Institute, a national energy research organization
  • Con Edison won the prestigious award for Outstanding Corporate Supplier Diversity Program at the 45th Anniversary Reception & Awards Program held by the National Minority Business Council, one of the nation’s oldest minority business development & advocacy organizations
  • Con Edison scored 95 out of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign’s 2018 Corporate Equality Index, which rates workplaces on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender equality
  • Con Edison and O&R was one of EEI’s Emergency Assistance Award winners for our response to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma
  • O&R has been United Way of Rockland County’s largest corporate donor for 17 consecutive years, contributing $4.5 million since partnering with the organization in 1993
  • 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
  • O&R has been awarded the Tree Line USA award from the Arbor Day Foundationfor 17 consecutive years

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


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