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    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

    • Award for Corporate Excellence (ACE) given by the Department of State of USA in the category of Sustainable Energy Security, for the Colón power plant and LNG hub project
    • Honorable Mention in the “Recognition to sustainable leadership, transformative Category” given by AMCHAM (American Chamber of Commerce) for the program “Preparing myself with energy” a technical education project for the youth
    • Recognized by Forbes magazine as one of the 10 companies in the country which are developing more activities for the community
    • Ranked for Great Place to Work in the category of 100 to 500 people
    • Ranked sixth place by Great Place to Work among all companies in Panamá
    • Ranked fourteenth place in Great Place to Work among all companies in Central America
    • Ranked eighth for companies that attract women in Central America by Summa Magazine (top 20)
    • Most reputable companies in Panamá, ranked 38th for the MERCO (Monitor Empresarial de Reputación Corporativa) list
    • Recognition to AES Panamá Generation Holdings S.R.L. for the issuance of corporate bonds for USD 1,400MM by the Bolsa de Valores de Panama, S.A.
    • Operational Excellence Productivity Award “Ricardo Galindo Quelquejue 2019” to worker Oldemar Hiraldo for his contribution to productivity in the maintenance area from the Industrial Guild in Panamá (Sindicato de Industriales de Panamá)
    • Colón team is a finalist in the international IAM Global Awards’ “Innovation Achievement” category for applying a custom-designed robotic boiler inspection technology to mitigate risk in critical generation facilities

    2019

    • First place in the National Prize for Corporate Innovation by Senacyt and CCIAP for the Colón project
    • Third place in the Cemex Building Awards International Edition for the Infrastructure category, for the Colón LNG hub
    • Achieved first place in the National Cemex Building Awards for the AES Colón power plant project
    • Ranked fourth place in the ranking Great Place to Work for companies in Panamá
    • Ranked eleventh by Great Place to Work in 100-1,000 people category in Central America by Great Place to Work Institute
    • Ranked first in Great Place to Work in 100-1,000 people category in Panama by Great Place to Work Institute
    • Honorable Mention in the “Recognition to sustainable leadership, transformative Category” given by American Chamber of Commerce for the program “Grand Funds” an entrepreneurship contest
    • Best Innovation project for Colón, from the Project Management Institute's Panamá chapter
    • Operational Excellence Productivity Award “Ricardo Galindo Quelquejue 2019” to worker Narciso Alonso for his contribution to productivity in the maintenance area from the Industrial Guild in Panamá (Sindicato de Industriales de Panamá)
    • Certificate - International Work & Life Balance Program by European Institute of Social Capital (EISC)
    • The first Hundred for Climate Recognition of business leadership in climate action by the Ministry of the Environment
    • Recognition as one of the Companies in Business Reputation and Ethics 2019 by Summa Magazine and Korn Ferry
    • Recognition as a leading company in Central America in Central American Sustainability, Learning and Innovation Summa and Korn Ferry
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    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
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    2017

    • Recognition for Commitment to CSR given by the Government Department for Citizen Protection (Defensoría del Pueblo)
    • CAPAC (Panamanian Construction Chamber) Excellence Prize por Best Environmental Practices for the Colón project.

    2016

    • Recognition for Commitment to CSR given by the Government Department for Citizen Protection (Defensoría del Pueblo)
    GPTW 2014.PNG

    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

    • Project of the year, environmental sustainability category - Hydovision Brasil

    2011

    • Order of Merit for CSR for the company’s investments in the District of Gualaca in Chirquí
    • Finalist in the Community Development Program of the Year – Platts
    • Won prize for being a Good Corporate Citizen by the American Chamber of Commerce - Best Inclusive Program
    • Awarded Gold Pam by the Ministry of Environment and the Industrial Guild in Panamá
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    2010

    • Finalist for the Prize for Good Corporate Citizen given by AMCHAM (American Chamber of Commerce)

    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
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