Our achievements

We believe it is important to measure ourselves against the best of our peers to assess our performance and identify areas for improvement. We are proud of the external recognition and awards we have received.

Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

For two years in a row, we were ranked first in the Transportation and Transportation Infrastructure sector in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index. As the top-scoring company in our industry globally, Royal Mail has been listed in both the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index and the Dow Jones Sustainability Europe Index.

 

FTSE4Good Index

In 2015, we gained inclusion in the prestigious FTSE4Good Index for the first time. We scored 4.1 out of 5, ranking us in the 96th percentile.

BITC CR Index

The Business in the Community CR Index measures companies on their overall corporate responsibility policies, practices, and performance. In the 2016 Index, we scored 96 per cent and were awarded four stars, out of a possible five.

 

Carbon Trust Standard

In 2014-15, Royal Mail became the first delivery business to be awarded the triple certification to the Carbon Trust Standard for carbon, water, and waste, which we retained for 2015-16. 

2015-16 Awards

  • Highly commended at the Better Society Awards for our national partnership with the charity Missing People
  • Recognised as a Times Top 50 Employer for Women in 2015, for the third consecutive year
  • Won Silver for Internal Communications at the International Content Marketing Awards 2015 for our anti-bullying and harassment campaign, ‘We can sort it out’
  • Won the Community category at the Charity Times Awards 2015 for our partnership with the charity Missing People 
  • Won the Community Impact (National) category at the Business Charity Awards 2015 for our partnership with the charity Missing People 
  • Awarded the Platinum Payroll Giving Quality Mark Award for 2015
  • Corporate Responsibility Awards that we have received include:

    2015 Awards

    National Payroll Giving Excellence Awards - Most successful Sustained Scheme (Large Employer)
    Highly commended

    Community Award for our partnership with charity Missing People at the Charity Times Awards
     

    Royal Mail Group has been named Industry Leader 2015 of the global Transportation and Transportation Infrastructure sector. We achieved a Gold Class distinction for our sustainability performance and are listed in both the Dow Jones Europe and World Sustainability Indices.
     

       

    2014 Awards

    International CSR Excellence Awards

    Gold Winner - CSR Reports (for our 2012-13 CR Report).

     

    Business in the Community Corporate Responsibility Index

    4 star ranking and achieved a place in the top 10.

     

    RobecoSAM Corporate Sustainability Assessment

    Silver Award. The foundation of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, we rank amongst the top four companies globally in our sector: Transportation and Transportation Infrastructure.

     

    Times Top 50 Employers for Women

     

    Payroll Giving Quality Mark Excellence Awards

    Platinum ranking.

     

    PostEurop 2014 Coup de Coeur Award for our apprenticeship programmes 

     

    Best Corporate National Partnership Champion at the Charity Times Awards 

     

    2013 Awards

    Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS)

    Platinum Certification – we were the first company to achieve platinum status.

     

    National Payroll Giving Excellence Awards

    Most Successful Sustained Scheme and Best Overall Campaign.

     

    Working Mums Top Employer Awards

    Career Progression Award.

     

    Women in Logistics Awards

    Company of the Year.

     

    Payroll Giving Quality Mark Excellence Awards

    Platinum ranking.

     

    Business in the Community Corporate Responsibility Index

    Platinum ranking.

     

    Business in the Community Top 10 Private Sector Organisations for Gender

    Gold standard.

     

    2012 Awards

    International Customer Management Institute

    First place for email responses. Top 50 Call Centres for Customer Service for our Door-to-Door service.

     

    Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS)

    Gold Certification, a status shared with only 15 other organisations worldwide.

     

    Payroll Giving Quality Mark Excellence Awards

    Platinum standard.

     

    Guinness World Record

    Most amount of money raised at a company quiz..

     

    Guinness World Record

    Most charities supported through a payroll giving scheme.

     

    Business Charity Awards Challenge

    Highly commended. Event category.

     

    Personnel Today Awards

    'Health at Work’.