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Ranking and Awards

Novartis is honored to receive numerous awards for progress in research and development, our working environment, and our corporate responsibility activities.
A selection is featured here.

  • Novartis among top 20 best performing companies worldwide in carbon emissions from 2005 to 2012

    Of 100 companies analyzed, Novartis ranked #18 across all industries, #4 in the healthcare sector and #1 in Switzerland.

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  • Novartis recognized among world’s most sustainable companies in Corporate Knights Global 100

    Inclusion in the 2014 index acknowledges Novartis leadership in key areas of corporate responsibility. Companies named to the Global 100 are recognized as the top overall sustainability performers in their respective industries.

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  • Novartis wins Scrip Award for Jian Kang Kuai Che healthcare project in China

    Novartis was honored with the first ever "Scrip Award for Best Advance in an Emerging Market." Novartis won for its Jian Kang Kuai Che healthcare project in China, which works to improve healthcare conditions in rural Xinjiang through educational programs in schools and by recruiting and training healthcare workers.

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  • Novartis listed in STOXX Global ESG Leaders Index

    Novartis listed in STOXX Global ESG Leaders Index

    For the third consecutive year, Novartis remains in the STOXX Global ESG Leaders indices – comprising the leading global companies in terms of ESG (environmental, social and governance) performance.

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  • World's best multinational workplaces 2013

    Novartis recognized among 25 best multinational employers by Great Place to Work® Institute

    The Top 25 World’s Best Multinational Workplaces is the world’s largest annual study of workplace excellence, identifying the top 25 best multinationals in terms of workplace culture.

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  • Novartis Pharmaceutical US chosen for 2013 list of best employers for mothers.

    Working Mother magazine selected the Novartis Pharmaceuticals Division in the US for its 2013 list of the best employers for moms. The magazine highlighted the Global Executive Female Leadership Program supporting career development of women and child care support.

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  • CEO Cancer Gold Standard

    Novartis was accredited as the first global CEO Cancer Gold Standard employer by the CEO Roundtable on Cancer.

    The standard recognizes organizations that encourage healthy lifestyles and provide employees with cancer prevention, detection, and treatment programs.

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  • Award of Excellence for Innovations in Diversity

    Award of Excellence for Innovations in Diversity

    Research shows diverse leadership teams deliver better business results. In executive teams, the magic ratio has been shown to be 30% women. The innovative Novartis Pharmaceuticals “Executive Female Leadership Program” was recently recognized by Profiles in Diversity Journal.

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    Fortune 500 World’s Biggest Corporations

    Novartis listed as the third largest healthcare company worldwide.

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  • 2013 European Graduate Barometer

    2013 European Graduate Barometer

    Novartis enters the list of the 50 preferred employers among European Engineering/IT students.

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  • Sustainia 2013

    Sustainia 2013

    SMS for Life has been recognized by Sustainia as one of the world's top 100 innovative, sustainable solutions for 2013

    Learn more about the Sustainia100 (page 120)

  • Top 50 Companies for Diversity 2013

    Top 50 Companies for Diversity 2013

    Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation recognized among the best employers for diversity in the US in DiversityInc's Top 50 Companies for Diversity.

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  • Fortune's World's Most Admired Companies 2012

    Fortune's World's Most Admired Companies 2013

    Novartis ranked top pharmaceutical company in Fortune's World's Most Admired Companies 2013 for the third time in a row.

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  • MedAdNews 2013


    Novartis recognized as having the "Most Innovative Pipeline" for the third consecutive year.

  • 2012/13 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index

    2012/13 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index

    Novartis is a member of the 2012/13 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index, which recognizes the leading sustainability-driven companies worldwide.

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