Awards and Recognition

Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes Global Sector Leader
FTSE4GOOD Included in indices since inception
Business in the community Corporate responsibility index (Platinum retained)
41st Ranked 41st in a sustainability ranking of the top 1,000 global companies published by Justmeans
Queen’s Award Queen’s Award for Enterprise


Best green companies Penguin Group is ranked 11th in the Sunday Times 2010 Best Green Companies list
Green power partnership Pearson ranked 25th on the US Environmental Protection Agency list of Green Power Partnership

Pearson receives 2010 EPA Green Power Leadership Award for its commitment to green power purchasing
Leed Gold Penguin’s building in 375 Hudson Street, New York was awarded LEED Gold Certification – the first existing building in New York City to achieve Gold Status
Leed Silver Pearson Education’s building in 10 St. James Avenue, Boston was awarded LEED Silver Certification – the first in the Back Bay area of Boston to achieve Silver status
Carbon Trust Pearson businesses in the UK achieved Carbon Trust Standard accreditation

Our people

Best Pearson is named for the 10th year as one of the top 100 Best Companies for Working Mothers, by Working Mother Magazine
Best Pearson was again named joint winner of the FTSE Executive Women Award by Opportunity Now.
Best Human Rights Campaign (HRC) has given Pearson a 100% score on its Corporate Equality Index (CEI)
100 Best Pearson is named in the Dave Thomas Foundation list of 100 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces


The NEA Foundation Pearson Foundation recognised for the NEA Foundation Award for Philanthropy in Public Education