Awards & Recognition

We are proud to be recognized by many organizations for our innovation, service and commitment to operating responsibly while meeting the needs of our customers.

2022
Awards and Recognition Highlights

2022 DiversityInc's Top 50 Companies for Diversity award logo
Named a Leading Company for Diversity for Third Year in a Row
Human Rights Campaign Foundation 2022 award logo for Best Places to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality
Named Best Place to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality for 10th Consecutive Year
2022 Corporate Knights' 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World logo
Named Again to Corporate Knights' 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World

Rank: #33

America's Most JUST Companies 2022 logo
Ecolab Named One of America's Most Just Companies

2021

Global Water Leadership on CDP A List
Ecolab Again Recognized for Global Water Leadership on CDP A List
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Ecolab Again Named to Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America Indices
2021 Seramount 100 Best Company award logo
Ecolab Recognized as a Top Company for Inclusive Pandemic Support of Working Parents and Caregivers

Rank: #83

UN Global Compact Lead 2021 Participant award logo
Named Among Most Engaged Companies in World’s Largest Corporate Sustainability Initiative

UN Global Compact

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Named a Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion

Disability Equality Index

80th percentile

2021 Best Companies to Sell For
For Sixth Consecutive Year, Named a Best Company to Sell For
Selling Power
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Ecolab Receives Platinum Ranking for 2021 EcoVadis Score

EcoVadis

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Ecolab Named to Forbes' List of Best Employers for New Grads

Forbes

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Ecolab Ranks Eighth in 2021 100 Best Corporate Citizens List

Corporate Responsibility Magazine

Ethisphere World's Most Ethical Companies logo
Named One of World’s Most Ethical Companies for 15th Consecutive Year

Ethisphere

Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index 2021
Again Named Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality

Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index

2020

World Most Ethical Companies 2020 Logo
Named One of World’s Most Ethical Companies for 14th Consecutive Year

Ethisphere

CDP Supplier Engagement Leader 2020 Logo
Ecolab Named to CDP Water Security A List for Sustainable Water Management
Water A List
Member of Dow Jones Sustainability Indices Logo
Ecolab Named to Dow Jones Sustainability World Index

Dow Jones Sustainability™ World Index (DJSI World)

Working Mother 100 Best Companies 2020
Ecolab Named to Working Mother and Working Dads 100 Best Companies Lists For 2020
Working Mother and Working Dads 100 Best Companies
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Ecolab Recognized for Latinx Inclusion

Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility

5 stars for Employment
0 stars for Procurement
3 stars for Philanthropy
5 stars for Governance

Freedom Award 2020
Ecolab Earns Top Honour From Secretary of Defence
Secretary of Defence Employer Support Freedom Award
Diversity Best Practices
Ecolab Again Ranked in Top 10% on Diversity Best Practices Inclusion Index

Diversity Best Practices

Forbes Best Employers for Women 2020
Ecolab Named to Forbes’ List of Best Employers for Women

Forbes

Top 50 Company for Diversity
Ecolab Named a Top 50 Company for Diversity

Diversity Inc.

Ranked #39

2020 Corporate Equality Index _Human Rights Campaign Foundation
Ecolab Earns a Perfect Score on the 2020 Corporate Equality Index

Human Rights Campaign Foundation

Ranking: 100

Bloomberg Gender Equality Index logo
Ecolab Named to Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index

Bloomberg

NAFE Top Companies 2020
Ecolab Named a Top Company for Executive Women
National Association for Female Executives (NAFE)
2021 Just 100 List
Ecolab Ranks in Top 25 on 2021 Just 100

Forbes and Just Capital

2020 Best Companies to Sell For
Ecolab Named a Best Company to Sell For 

Selling Power
Ranked #25

2020 100 Best Corporate Citizens
#7 on Best Corporate Citizens List

Corporate Responsibility

2019

Diversity Best Practice Top 10% Inclusion Index Company
Top 10% Inclusion Index Company

Diversity Best Practices

Ecolab awarded Forbes Best Employers for Women 2019
Best Employers for Women

Forbes

Ecolab awarded Human Rights Campaign Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality
Ecolab Receives a Perfect Score on the 2019 Corporate Equality Index

Human Rights Campaign Foundation

Forbes 2019 The Best Employers for New Grads
Best Employers for New Grads

Forbes

Ranked #69

50 Best Companies to Sell For 2019 logo
50 Best Companies to Sell For

Selling Power

Ranked #30

2019 Corporate Knights Global 100
Worlds's Most Sustainable Corporations

Corporate Knights

Ranked #32

Forbes 2019 The Best Employers for Diversity
Best Employer for Diversity

Forbes

Ranked #18 in Business Services

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World's Most Admired Companies

Fortune

Ranked #2 in Chemicals Industry

2019 CR Magazine 100 Best Corporate Citizens
100 Best Corporate Citizens

CR Magazine

Ranked #8

Ethisphere WME 2019
World's Most Ethical Companies

Ethisphere

13th Consecutive Year

Barron's 100 Most Sustainable Companies
100 Most Sustainable Companies

Barron's

Ranked #26

2018

Worlds's Most Admired Companies

Fortune
Ranked #3 in Chemicals Industry

Forbes The Best Employers for Diversity 2018
Best Employers for Diversity

Forbes
Ranked #7 in Business Services/Supplies

#BL ME DIA Corporate Responsibility Magazine's 100 Best Corporate Citizens 2018
100 Best Corporate Citizens

Corporate Responsibility Magazine
Ranked #8

World’s Most Ethical Companies

Ethisphere
12th Consecutive Year

WEC Gold Medal Logo
Sustainable Development Gold Medal

World Environment Council 
Gold Medal for Sustainable Development

Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality
Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality

Human Rights Campaign
100% Corporate Equality Index

 Best for Vets Employers 2018
Best for Vets Employer

Military Times
Named Best for Vets Employer

 50 Best Companies to Sell For 2018
50 Best Companies to Sell For

Selling Power
Ranked #30

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FTSE4GOOD

FTSE Index Company
4th Consecutive Year

Ecolab Forbes 2018 Best Employer for Women award
Best Employer for Women

Forbes

Ranked #9 in Business Services & Supplies

2017

Newsweek Green Rankings Top 10 Company U.S.
Green Rankings

Newsweek
Ranked #2

Global Water Leadership on CDP A List for Water
CDP A List

CDP
Water A List

Most Just Companies

Forbes
Ranked #87

2017 WME
World's Most Ethical Companies

Ethisphere

11th Consecutive year

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2017 Civic 50

Points of Light

50 Most Community-Minded Companies

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Sustainability Indices

Dow Jones

2017 North America Index

2017 50 Best Companies to Sell For
50 Best Companies to Sell For

Selling Power

Ranked #31

2017 Best for Vets Employers
Best for Vets Employer

Military Times

Named Best for Vets Employer

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100 Best Corporate Citizens

Corporate Responsibility Magazine

Ranked #10

2016

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2016 Green Rankings

Newsweek

Ranked #6 U.S. 500 List | Ranked #13 Global 500 List

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World's Most Admired Companies

Fortune

Ranked #3 in Chemicals Industry

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World's Most Ethical Companies

Ethisphere

10th Consecutive Year

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CR's 100 Best Corporate Citizens

Corporate Responsibility Magazine

Ranked #5

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2016 Best Companies for Leaders

Chief Executive Magazine

Ranked #16

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2016 Partner of the Year Award

EPA Safer Choice

Innovators Category

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2016 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations

Corporate Knights

Ranked #50

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Climate Innovation Indexes

Maplecroft

Ranked #43

 

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FTSE Index Company

2nd Consecutive Year

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Sustainability Indices

Dow Jones

2016 North America Index

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2016 Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality

Human Rights Campaign

100% Corporate Equality Index

50 Best 2016
50 Best Companies to Sell For

Selling Power magazine

Ranked #35

2015

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2015 World's Most Admired Companies

Fortune Magazine

Ranked #2 in Chemical Industry

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2015 World's Most Ethical Companies

Ethisphere Institute

9th Consecutive Year

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2015 Best Companies For Leaders

Chief Executive Magazine

Ranked #36

 

Rankings

Forbes Magazine
2017 America's Best Employers: Ranked #7 in Business Services & Supplies

Barron's
2016 Barron's 500: Ranked #131

FTSE Group
2015 FTSE4Good Index  

Military Times
2015 Employers Best for Vets: Ranked #66

Newsweek, World's Greenest Companies
2014 U.S. 500 List: Ranked #7

2014 Global 500 List: Ranked #12

Chief Executive Magazine
2015 Best Companies for Leaders: Ranked #36

Forbes Magazine
2015 America's Best Employers: Ranked #6 in Business & Supplies

Corporate Responsibility Magazine
2015 100 Best Corporate Citizens: Ranked #9

Ethisphere Institute
2015 Worlds Most Ethical Companies: 9th Consecutive Year

Forbes Magazine
2016 America's Best Employers: Ranked #175

Corporate Knights
2015 Global 100 Most Sustainable Companies: Ranked #47 

Fortune
2015 Change the World List: Ranked #44

Forbes Magazine
2014 Worlds Most Innovative Companies: Ranked #78 

China Entrepreneur Club
2014 China's Top 100 Green Companies: 2nd Consecutive Year

Newsweek, World's Greenest Companies
2014 U.S. 500 List: Ranked #4

2014 Global 500 List: Ranked #6

Human Rights Campaign Foundation
2014 Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality: Scored 100% on the Corporate Equality Index

FTSE Group
2014 FTSE4Good Index