Awards and recognition

Our products, services and programmes have been recognised by a number of external awards and we are included in several corporate sustainability rankings and indices. In 2014/15, these included:

  • GSMA Global Mobile Awards 2014: Best Mobile Product, Initiative or Service in Emerging Markets; GSMA mWomen Award for the Vodafone Foundation’s RUDI Sandesha Vyavhar project
  • Guardian Sustainable Business Awards 2014: Social Impact Award for the Vodafone Connected series of publications (see Research)
  • UK Public Relations Consultants Association (PRCA) Awards 2014:
    • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Award for our Connected Women campaign
    • International Campaign Award for our Law Enforcement Disclosure report
  • FTSE4Good Index 2014: Member
  • CDP climate change programme 2014: Disclosure 84, Performance B.

Local market awards and recognition

  • Vodafone Egypt Foundation: recognised by Prime Minster Ibrahim Mahlab for helping to establish a research unit at Egypt’s first non-profit technology university, Nile University
  • Vodafone Hungary: won the CSR Hungary Award for its video sign-language interpreting services for customers with hearing impairments
  • Vodafone India:
    • awarded the Financial Inclusion through Business Innovation Award for M-Pesa at the BFSI Leadership Summit
    • recognised at the AIMA Business Responsibility Summit 2014 for its work hiring visually impaired people
  • Vodafone New Zealand: received two awards at the Sustainable 60 Awards 2014 for its Instant Network programme and its World of Difference Business Unit Challenge
  • Vodafone Qatar: won the Arab Organization for Social Responsibility’s Golden CSR Award for its efforts to promote social change (through programmes such as AmanTECH, which helps parents keep their children safe while online)
  • Vodafone Romania Foundation: received a Gold Award for its Mobile for Good programme at the Romanian PR Awards in 2014
  • Vodafone Spain: recognised as one of the top 10 most desirable companies to work for in 2014 by the employment platform, job&talent.