Corporate Citizenship and Sustainability
100 Best Corporate Citizens List
CR Magazine (2011–2013)
AT&T was ranked 1st on the annual list of the Best Corporate Citizens by CR Magazine. We continue rising on this corporate citizenship ranking, which recognizes top corporate citizens based on publicly available environmental, social and governance data. In 2012 we placed 33rd, up from 86th in 2011.
AT&T placed 28th out of the top 500 U.S. companies in 2012. This is in comparison to our rankings of 35th in 2011 and 122nd in 2010.
Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLP) (2010, 2012)
AT&T is listed on the Carbon Disclosure Project's Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index, which includes companies that have demonstrated strong internal data management practices for the measurement of greenhouse gas emissions and energy use.
Dow Jones Sustainability Index
North America (2010–2012)
The Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America is based on a rigorous analysis of corporate, economic, environmental and social performance. The index tracks the performance of the top 20 percent of the 600 biggest North American companies in the Dow Jones Global Total Stock Market Index that lead the field in terms of sustainability.
FTSE4Good Index (2010–2012)
AT&T continues to be a member company of the FTSE4Good Index. As institutional investors around the world put increasing focus on the environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices of the companies they invest in, ESG risk measures are an increasingly important part of the investment process.
World's Most Admired Companies, Top 50
Fortune Magazine (2009–2010, 2012)
Fortune magazine surveyed businesspeople on the companies they admired the most from any industry. AT&T was the only telecom company that ranked in the top 50.
Ethibel EXCELLENCE Investment Register (2012)
AT&T is a member of the Ethibel EXCELLENCE Investment Register, one of the oldest socially responsible investing organizations.
Maplecroft Climate Innovation Index (inception–2012)
AT&T ranked 22 of 100 on the U.S. list, and increased its listing to 53rd on the global Leaders and Benchmark Indices.
Calvert Social Index Fund (2011)
AT&T remains in the Top 10 Holdings of the Calvert Social Index Fund, which tracks corporate sustainability progress as well as financial indicators.
Environmental Leadership Award
Automotive Fleet Magazine (2010)
Jerome Webber, Vice President of AT&T Global Fleet Operations, received the Environmental Leadership Award for leading successful efforts to reduce the AT&T fleet's environmental impact. The nominated professionals lead their fleets in reducing emissions, implementing alternative-fuel technologies and performing additional "greening" efforts.
Telecom Green Quadrant Leaders
AT&T has been listed the past two years as a Green Quadrant global leader, which rates companies on their sustainability offerings and solutions.
Diversity and Workforce
U.S. Hispanic Advocacy Association (USHAA) (2013)
Biannually, the USHAA BRAVO Awards recognize Fortune 500 and Hispanic 500 companies whose commitment to diversity builds strong relationships with Hispanic consumers and long-term business value.
AT&T was listed among DiversityInc's 2012 Top 50 Companies for Diversity for its longstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion across its global operations — earning the No. 4 spot on the list as well as:
- No. 2 on the Top 10 Companies for Supplier Diversity
- No. 3 on the Top 10 Companies for Blacks
- No. 5 on the Top 10 Companies for Latinos
- No. 6 on the Top 10 Companies for Recruitment and Retention
- No. 8 on the Top 10 Companies for LGBT Employees
- No. 10 on the Top 10 Companies for People with Disabilities
- In 2005, DiversityInc named AT&T to its Hall of Fame as a result of making the Top 50 list since the inception of this ranking.
To 50 Employers for people with disabilities
CAREERS & the disABLED Magazine (2012)
AT&T ranked ranked No. 1 in CAREERS & the disABLED magazine's 2011 list of Top 50 Employers for people with disabilities. The list is the result of an annual survey mailed by the magazine to its readers asking them to list the top three companies or government agencies for whom they would most like to work or believe would provide a positive working environment for people with disabilities.
Top 100 Military-Friendly Employers
G.I. Jobs Magazine (2012)
In 2012, the company ranked No. 53 in the G.I. Jobs Top 100 list based on its long-term commitment to hiring former military, recruitment and hiring efforts and results, policies for Reserve/Guard members called to active duty and the presence of special recruitment military programs. Approximately 5,000 companies are eligible for the G.I. Jobs list; only two percent made it.
Best Places to Work
Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index (2004–2006, 2008–2012)
Every year since 2004, AT&T has received a perfect 100 percent score on the HRC's Corporate Equality Index for its fair treatment, including protection against discrimination, parity of health care benefits for domestic partners and other criteria. (The HRC did not publish a Best Places to Work list in 2007.)
Top 50 Employers
Equal Opportunity Magazine (2010–2011)
AT&T was No. 6 on the annual ranking for 2010 and 2011. Readers select the companies for which they would prefer to work, or that they believe are progressive in hiring members of minority groups.
Corporate Inclusion Index
Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (2011)
In 2011 AT&T received the highest rating for all telecommunication firms on the 2011 Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility's Corporate Inclusion Index (HACR CII). AT&T was one of only two companies to achieve a 95 rating, the highest in the 2011 index. The HACR CII rates Hispanic inclusion by Fortune 100 companies and its corporate partners in the areas of workforce, procurement, philanthropy and governance.
#1 Company for Diversity
Hispanic Business Magazine (2008, 2011)
Hispanic Business ranked AT&T #1 for diversity in its 2011 top-10 list. This was the fifth consecutive year that the company made the magazine's prestigious top-10 list, placing twice as No. 1 (2008 and 2011) and twice as No. 2 (2007 and 2010.)
40 Best Companies for Diversity
Black Enterprise Magazine (2005, 2007–2010, 2011)
AT&T was selected as one of the 40 Best Companies for Diversity based on its commitment to diversity in key areas that include supplier diversity and employee base.
The 50 Best Companies for Latinas to Work
LATINAStyle Magazine (1998–2010, 2011)
In 2011, AT&T ranked No. 7 among the magazine's 2011 Top Twelve Companies of the Year. AT&T has ranked among the publication's top 50 companies for 14 consecutive years.
Best Diversity Company
Diversity/Careers in Engineering & Information Technology (2011)
AT&T ranked No. 11 in the magazine'sTop 50 List for 2011.
National Association for Female Executives (NAFE) Top 40 List (2010–2011)
For the second consecutive year, NAFE named AT&T to its annual list of the Top 50 Companies for Executive Women.
America's Top Corporations for Women's Business Enterprise (1998–2011)
AT&T was named to the 2011 list of America's Top Corporations for Women's Business Enterprise for the 13th straight year by the Women's Business Enterprise National Council.
Top Organization for Multicultural Business Opportunities (2011)
DiversityBusiness.com awarded the company the No. 1 spot in the Top 50 Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities for providing the most business opportunities to diverse business owners throughout the U.S.
Top 10 Companies for Supplier Diversity
DiversityInc (2002–2004, 2006, 2008, 2010–2011)
AT&T ranked among the Top 10 Companies for Supplier Diversity based on the company's solid reputation for being the leader and pioneer in supplier diversity spending and development.
Corporate Diversity and Inclusion Award
Council of Urban Professionals (2011)
AT&T's diversity and inclusion efforts have been recognized by the Council of Urban Professionals (CUP) with the 2011 Corporate Diversity & Inclusion Leadership Award.
Corporation of the Year
Minority Supplier Diversity Council (2010)
The award is in recognition of AT&T's exemplary achievement in the inclusion of Asian, Black, Hispanic and Native American-owned providers in its supply chain.
Diversity Leader Award
Profiles in Diversity Journal (2010)
The award recognizes commitment to advancing the subject of inclusion.
Million-Dollar Club Award
U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (2010)
The award recognizes companies spending more than $25million with Hispanic enterprises.
Best 10 Corporations for Veteran-Owned Businesses
Vetrepreneur Magazine (2009–2010)
AT&T was listed as one of the 10 Best Corporations for Veteran-Owned Businesses for being a corporate leader and advocate for increasing opportunities for Disabled Veteran Business Enterprises.
George Washington Award
Gold Coast Veterans Foundation (2010)
AT&T was honored for its commitment to business development for veterans by the Gold Coast Veterans Foundation for its Operation Hand Salute Disabled Veteran Business Enterprises mentoring program.
Philanthropy and Volunteerism
Presidential Volunteer Service Award (2007–2011)
For the fifth year in a row, AT&T received the Presidential Volunteer Service Award, the highest award recognizing employee volunteerism, given for Job Shadow work with Junior Achievement.
Spirit of the Bay Award
United Way (2012)
Each year, United Way's Spirit of the Bay Award recognizes two Bay Area employers that exceed all others in community involvement through their partnership with United Way.
Heroes of Hope Award
United Way (2010–2011)
Each year, United Way of Metropolitan Dallas celebrates its annual campaign at Heroes of Hope, where awards are presented to corporate donors for their outstanding campaign contributions.
Corporate Engagement Award of Excellence
Points of Light Institute (2010)
The award recognizes extraordinary, effective volunteer programs that are helping to improve the communities where we live and work. AT&T and three other companies received the award.
"Do Good" Stamp
Ladies' Home Journal (2010)
In recognition of corporations that give back to the community and make a difference with strong employee volunteerism and innovative and results-oriented corporate and philanthropic initiatives, AT&T was awarded the Ladies' Home Journal "Do Good" stamp.
Outstanding Technical Achievement Award
HENAAC (2008, 2010)
Several AT&T executives have been recognized by the HENAAC awards as Hispanic success stories in STEM academics and professions. In 2010 AT&T executive Ralph de la Vega was honored as Hispanic Engineer of the Year and Scientist of the Year. AT&T executive Dr. Alicia Abella was honored for achieving academic and professional success in her field in 2008.
Education Commission of the States (ECS) (2010)
The ECS Corporate Award recognizes a for-profit corporation, nonprofit organization or foundation that has demonstrated a sustained commitment to improving public education in the United States. AT&T was honored for its sustained commitment to education through the AT&T Aspire initiative.
Freeman Philanthropic Services Award for Outstanding Corporation
Association of Fundraising Professionals
This honor was awarded to AT&T for demonstrating outstanding commitment through financial support and through encouragement and motivation of others to take leadership roles toward philanthropy and community involvement.
AT&T takes an active role in a variety of initiatives and partnerships that promote the sustainability of both the communities we serve and our business. Memberships include, but are not limited to:
- Alliance for Telecommunication Industry Solutions
- Business for Social Responsibility
- Carbon Disclosure Project
- The Conference Board
- Connected Organizations for a Responsible Economy
- Corporate Eco Forum
- Corporate Responsibility Officer
- Department of Energy / Save Energy Now
- Digital Energy Solutions Campaign
- ENERGY STAR Low Carbon IT Campaign
- ENERGY STAR Partner
- EPA Green Power Partnership (For Austin, Texas Facilities)
- Global e-Sustainability Initiative
- The Green Grid
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