Awards & recognition

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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.

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 the work we did to help Dayton, Ohio recover following severe tornados in 2019

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

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 its international development and deployment of Advancion® 4 technology

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 its response to June 2012 derecho in Ohio
  • Recognized with Edison Electric Institute’s Emergency Assistance Award for its 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

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

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