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    Recognizing our proudest moments throughout the years

    We’re proud of how we work together to be a leader in innovation, culture, ethics and strategy to accelerate the future of energy. Learn more about the bright spots we’re celebrating.

     

    2022

    • 100 Just Companies in the US, JUST Capital
    • Fast Company, World’s Most Innovative Companies List
    • Recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute for the ninth year in a row
    • Named as one of the top 25 most trusted Energy & Utilities companies by Newsweek and Statista
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    2021

    • Recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute for the eighth year in a row
    • Won the Edison Electric Institute’s Edison Award for the Alamitos Battery Energy Storage Project in California . The first-of-its kind project ushered in the widespread domestic and global adoption of energy storage .
    • Edison International Award Finalist for the AES Hydro Complex, Virtual Reservoir and Alto Maipo Facility in Chile, Edison Electric Institute
    • Top 50 Green Growth Companies, Forbes
    • Top 250 Best Managed Companies (top in the energy sector), Wall Street Journal and The Drucker Institute
    • America’s Most Responsible Companies, Newsweek
    • Best Global ESG Power Producer, Capital Finance International
    • Global Energy Award Finalist, S&P Global Platts
    • Great Places to Work in Latin America, Great Places to Work Institute (additional country-specific awards given to AES México, Brasil, Argentina, Chile, Dominicana, El Salvador, Panamá, Puerto Rico and Vietnam)
    • Renewables Project Finance Borrower of the Year, 18th Annual Deals and Firms of the Year Awards, Power Finance & Risk
    • 100 Best Corporate Citizens (ranked highest utility provider category), 3BL Media
    • Award for Corporate Excellence (ACE) Award, US Department of State (AES Panamá)
    • Latin America Executive Team Award and First Place in ESG Practices, Institutional Investor (AES Andes)
    • Best Environmental, Social, and Governance Recognition, Exame Magazine (AES Brasil)
    • 30 Most Ethical Companies, El Financiero (AES México)
    • 30 Most Inclusive Companies, Empresas Verdes Magazine (AES México)
    • Financing Deal of the Year Award for Infrastructure in the Caribbean, Latin Finance (AES Dominicana)

     

     

     

    2020

    • Recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute for the seventh year in a row
    • Named to Fast Company’s 2020 Edition of Best Workplaces for Innovators
    • Won the Edison Electric Institute’s Emergency Assistance Award for helping Dayton, Ohio recover following severe tornados in 2019
    • Edison Award, recognizing AES’ solar PV peaker plant and energy storage facility in Hawai’I (one of the largest in the world), Edison Electric Institute
    • Dow Jones Sustainability Index for North America, Dow Jones Inc. (sixth year)
    • Top 250 Best Managed Companies, Wall Street Journal and the Drucker Institute
    • Rising Star Award (given to Fluence, an AES joint venture with Siemens), S&P Global Platts
    • Emerging Technology of the Year Finalist, S&P Global Platts
    • Corporate Responsibility Award Finalist, S&P Global Platts
    • Financing Deal of the Year Award for Infrastructure in the Caribbean, Latin Finance (AES Dominicana)
    • Encouraging Environmental Excellence Award, Environmental Protection Agency (AES Ohio)
    • International Award for Safety for practices during the COVID pandemic, British Safety Council (AES Bulgaria and Vietnam)
    • First Place, National Award for Business Innovation (AES Panamá)
    • Most Sustainable Enterprise Designation, Vietnam Business Council for Sustainable Development (AES Mong Duong)
    • India Energy Storage Alliance Project of the Year Award, India Energy Storage Week (AES India)
    • First Place for Corporate Social Responsibility and Top 10 for Inclusive Business Practices, Forbes (AES El Salvador)
    • Great Places to Work Awards, Great Places to Work Institute (AES México, Argentina, Dominicana, El Salvador, Panamá, Puerto Rico and Vietnam)

    2019

    • Named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for North America for the sixth time 
    • Recognized as a World’s Most Ethical Company by the Ethisphere Institute for the sixth year in a row
    • Won the Edison Electric Institute’s Edison Award for helping Hawai’i achieve its clean energy objectives with the world’s largest solar PV Peaker plant and energy storage facility
    • Placed first in the 2019 National Award for Business Innovation for AES Panamá’s work in the country
    • Granted the American Chamber of Commerce of Vietnam’s Corporate Social Responsibility Award
    • Given the S&P Global Rising Star Award for our joint venture with Siemens, Fluence
    • Named as a S&P Global Grid Edge Award Finalist
    • Named a S&P Global Emerging Technology of the Year Finalist
    • Honored as a best place to work in Latin America and Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Panamá and Puerto Rico
    ethosphere awards

    2018

    • Named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for North America for the fifth time
    • Recognized as a World’s Most Ethical Company by the Ethisphere Institute for the fifth year in a row
    • Won second place for Operations and Safety Organization and the Global Drone Program team selected as a finalist in Technology Innovation among the AUVSI XCELLENCE Awards

    2017

    • Named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for North America for the fourth time
    • Recognized as a World’s Most Ethical Company by the Ethisphere Institute for the fourth time

    2016

    • AES named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for North America for the third time
    • Recognized as a World’s Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere Institute for the third time
    • Received Edison Electric Institute’s Edison Award for international development and deployment of Advancion® 4 technology
    EEi awards

    2015

    • AES named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for North America for the second time
    • Recognized as a World’s Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere Institute for the second time

    2014

    • AES named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for North America and ranked in the top quartile for sustainability among all electric utilities assessed by RobecoSAM
    • Recognized as a World’s Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere Institute for the first time
    • Distinguished as one of America's Safest Companies list by EHS Today magazine
    • Named to the Latin Trade 500
    • Received a Top Workplaces distinction from the Washington Post
    • Honored with Outstanding Industry Award from the Energy Storage Association

    2013

    • Received Edison Electric Institute’s Emergency Recovery Award for response to June 2012 derecho in Ohio
    • Recognized with Edison Electric Institute’s Emergency Assistance Award for recovery response in Ohio to Hurricane Sandy in October 2012
    • Awarded the Edison Electric Institute’s International Edison Award for the company's long-term commitment to improving the electricity sector and the overall economy and social well-being in Cameroon

    2012

    • Received Edison Electric Institute’s International Edison Award for its Angamos project
    • Recognized with Power Magazine’s Plant of the Year for the Angamos project in Chile
    • Awarded Renewable Energy World’s Excellence in Renewable Energy Award for Wind Project of the Year for the Laurel Mountain facility in West Virginia
    ESNA Awards

    2011

    • Received Edison Electric Institute’s International Edison Award for its world class turnaround of the Masinloc facility in the Philippines
    • Recognized with Project Finance International’s Power Deal of the Year for the Asia Pacific for the AES Mong Duong facility in Vietnam

    2010

    • Received the National Industry Prize for Environmental Management in Andes

    2009

    • Named to the Washington Post’s Post 200 list
    Vietnam CSR award

    2008

    • Received Project Finance International’s Power Deal of the Year Award for the Angamos project in Chile
    • Received Infrastructure Journal’s Power Deal of the Year Award
    • Awarded Power Finance & Risk’s Deal of the Year Award (Americas)
    • Received Latin Finance’s Best Project Finance Deal for its Angamos project

    2007

    • Awarded the Edison Electric Institute’s International Award for developing a ground breaking knowledge management process to improve performance across Latin America
    • Received LATAM Power Deal of the Year Award for its Nueva Ventanas project in Chile

    2005

    • Received EMEA Power Deal of the Year Award
    • Recognized with Project Finance Magazine’s Deal of the Year Award
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