Accomplishments and accolades

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DiversityInc magazine’s Top 50 Companies for Diversity (2014)

Ernst & Young LLP was named No. 3 on The 2014 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list, building upon the momentum of its 2013 No. 4 ranking. The firm earned its place in the top 10 for the sixth consecutive year and in the top 50 for the 11th time, further validating its strong and sustained commitment to diversity and inclusiveness. DiversityInc also announced a number of specialty lists, with Ernst & Young LLP ranking as follows:

  • No. 1 Company for Diversity Councils
  • No. 1 Company for People With Disabilities
  • No. 4 Company for Global Diversity
  • No. 4 Company for Supplier Diversity
  • No. 5 Company for Mentoring
  • No. 6 Company for LGBT Employees

Working Mother magazine’s 100 Best Companies for Working Mothers (2014)

Ernst & Young LLP ranked in the top 10 on Working Mother magazine’s annual 100 Best Companies for Working Mothers list, marking the firm's ninth year in a row in the top 10 and its 18th appearance on the list. This list recognizes employers whose workplace initiatives—including benefits programs, network groups and employee resources—are leading the US movement to build and maintain supportive work environments for working parents.

Association of Management Consulting Firms’ Spotlight Awards for Value and Excellence in Consulting (2104)

Ernst & Young LLP is the recipient of an unprecedented five Association of Management Consulting Firms’ (AMCF) Spotlight Awards for Value and Excellence in Consulting, winning trophies in the categories of Change Management, Growth Strategies, Developing Markets, Operating Model Design, and New & Digital Media.

US Universum Undergrad Overall IDEAL™ Employer Survey (2014)

Accounting students ranked Ernst & Young LLP No. 1 in accounting for the seventh consecutive year and business students ranked the firm No. 4 in business on its US Universum Undergrad Overall IDEAL™ Employer Survey.

NAFE Top Companies for Executive Women (2014)

Ernst & Young LLP has been named one of the 2014 “NAFE Top Companies for Executive Women” by the National Association for Female Executives, which honors American corporations that identify and promote successful women.

FORTUNE magazine’s "100 Best Companies to Work For" (2014)

For the 16th consecutive year, Ernst & Young LLP appears on FORTUNE magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list.

Kennedy Consulting Research & Advisory leading provider of insurance consulting services (2013)

Kennedy Consulting Research & Advisory has named EY as a leading provider of insurance consulting services globally for the second consecutive year. EY ranks number one of the 20 largest insurance sector consulting service providers in calendar year 2012 revenues in Kennedy’s “Consulting to the Insurance Sector: Channel Optimization and the Customer Experience”.

Global Most Admired Knowledge Enterprise (MAKE) Award (2013)

For the 15th year, EY is a Most Admired Knowledge Enterprise Award winner, recognized for creating a knowledge-driven culture.

HFMWeek U.S. Hedge Fund Service Awards Best Accounting Firm (2013)

Ernst & Young LLP, a leading service provider to start-up and established hedge funds, has received two industry honors in the accounting and auditing space. We have been named Best Accounting Firm by the HFMWeek 2013 U.S. Hedge Fund Service Awards for the fifth consecutive year, and ranked as the top global audit and accounting service provider by Hedge Funds Review for the third consecutive year.

Worldwide leader in the IDC MarketScape on governance, risk and compliance (2013)

EY is recognized as a leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Business Consulting Services for Governance, Risk and Compliance 2013 Vendor Analysis. According to IDC, the firm is seen as most capable of all firms at integrating appropriate analytics into an engagement and at maximizing the value of a project.

Universum World's Most Attractive Employer (2013)

EY is the world’s most attractive professional services employer – and second most attractive employer overall – in Universum’s annual World’s Most Attractive Employer ranking. Based on the preferences of almost 94,000 business students from the world’s top academic institutions in the largest 12 economies by GDP, EY is now the second most attractive employer globally and the highest ranking choice among leading professional services organizations.

Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index (2013)

For the ninth year in a row, EY earned a 100% rating in the HRC Foundation's Corporate Equality Index. We were the first of the Big Four firms to do so. EY places among HRC's Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality. Our 100% score reflects EY's active support of an inclusive workplace for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.

Universum Top 100 IDEAL™ Employer (2013)

College students ranked Ernst & Young LLP No. 1 in accounting for the sixth consecutive year and No. 4 in business on the U.S. Undergraduate Universum IDEAL™ Employer Survey, leading the Big Four professional services firms in the U.S. in both of these categories. More than 65,000 students at nearly 315 leading universities participated in the 2013 Universum IDEAL™ Employer Survey responding to questions about their career expectations and how they perceive companies as employers.

2013 ERE Recruiting Excellence Awards

For the sixth year in a row, EY received top honors as Best College Recruiting Program, in addition to Best Employee Referral Program and Best Employer Brand for 2013. The awards recognize companies that excel at developing and implementing recruiting, branding and retention programs. The sponsor, ERE Media, provides online information and networking opportunities for recruiters and HR professionals.

Great Place to Work® Top 25 World's Best Multinational Workplaces (2012)

Great Place to Work® Institute recognized Ernst & Young LLP as one of the World’s Best Multinational Workplaces. The ranking is the world’s largest annual study of workplace excellence and culture.

Hispanic Business magazine's Best Companies for Diversity (2012)

Hispanic Business named EY one of its Best Companies for Diversity. This list ranks the effectiveness of US companies in their willingness and ability to attract Hispanics to the boardroom, on diversity recruitment, on diversity retention and promotion, on marketing and commercial outreach, and on supplier diversity.

Association of Management Consulting Firms Awards (2012)

Ernst & Young LLP receives three 2012 Association of Management Consulting Firms Awards. It’s our honor to be recognized for helping clients innovate to improve their business performance.

Consulting magazine’s “Best Firms to Work For” for 2011

EY was named one of Consulting magazine’s “Best Firms to Work For." The results are based on a survey of more than 13,000 respondents representing approximately 350 organizations.

CAREERS & the disABLED magazine’s Top 50 Employers For People With Disabilities (2010)

EY ranked No. 9 in preference among companies nominated by this publication’s readers — the only one of the Big Four to make the list.

Black Collegian magazine’s Top 100 Diversity Employers (2010)

Our commitment to an inclusive workplace helped EY secure a spot on Black Collegian magazine’s Top 100 Diversity Employers. The publication has recognized EY for more than eight years.

Equal Opportunity magazine’s Top 50 Employers (2010)

Equal Opportunity magazine named EY one of their Top 50 Employers for providing a positive working environment for members of minority groups. We ranked No. 17 on the list.

Out & Equal Workplace Excellence Award finalist (2010)

Out & Equal Workplace Advocates honored EY as a 2010 award finalist for Significant Achievement in recognition of our strides to advance a fair and equitable workplace for our lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people and their allies.

Training magazine Hall of Fame (inducted in 2008)

EY was inducted into the inaugural class of Training magazine’s Hall of Fame in 2008. Along with five other global organizations, we qualified for this honor by ranking within the Top 10 of Training magazine’s Top 125 companies for five consecutive years. We are proud to be recognized for our long-term commitment to helping our people grow and succeed at every stage of their careers.

The Dave Thomas Foundation, Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces (2010)

For the fourth year in a row, the Dave Thomas Foundation named EY one of 100 employers that offer the best adoption benefits in the nation. Rankings were based on the amount of financial reimbursement and paid leave for employees who adopt. We ranked No. 56 in the nation and No. 3 in our industry.

Working Mother magazine’s Best Companies for Multicultural Women (2009)

EY is among the 20 companies noted as outstanding workplaces for multicultural women in Working Mother magazine’s seventh annual diversity study.

Most Admired Knowledge Enterprise (MAKE) Award (2009)

For the 12th consecutive year, EY was a Most Admired Knowledge Enterprise (MAKE) Award winner, one of 20 organizations recognized. EY is also a member of the MAKE Hall of Fame, one of 22 global organizations that have won the award since 1998.

America’s Top Corporations for Women’s Business (2009)

EY was included in the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council’s listing of America’s Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises for 2009.

InformationWeek 500 (2009)

For the eighth year in a row, InformationWeek magazine named EY one of the nation’s most innovative and efficient users of information technology. InformationWeek magazine bases its list on a company’s business technology strategies, investments, innovation and administrative practices.

Computerworld magazine’s 2009 Best Places to Work in IT (2009)

EY made the esteemed 100 Best, coming in at No. 34. Computerworld magazine bases its list on independent surveys of employees at US organizations that have more than $250 million in revenues and at least 100 US IT employees along with an extensive application.

U.S. Department of Labor New Freedom Initiative Award (2008)

EY was one of a handful of organizations to receive this prestigious award for our “exemplary and innovative efforts in furthering the employment and workplace environment for people with disabilities.”

National Minority Business Council, Inc.’s Outstanding Corporate Supplier Diversity Award (2007)

The award recognizes EY’s outstanding procurement record of goods and services with minority- and women-owned businesses. Our commitment to establishing and maintaining best procurement practices led us to develop a purchasing database system that incorporates key supplier diversity information.

Disabilities Matters Award (2007)

EY was one of only six companies to receive the first Disabilities Matters Award presented by Springboard Consulting and Work Life Matters magazine. The honor recognizes our pioneering dedication to creating an enabling environment for people with disabilities by providing innovative practices and programs addressing the needs of employees with disabilities and employees with children with special needs.