Recognition & Awards
We are honored by the recognition we receive as a corporation as well as the recognition our individual cruise brands receive for their collective commitment to protecting and sustaining healthy oceans, seas and communities around the world. The independent accolades come from environmental groups, port communities, industry publications and associations that have recognized our long-standing commitment to being one of the cruise industry’s leaders in environmental innovation and best practices.
• 100 Best Corporate Citizens 2018 - Corporate Responsibility Magazine - Carnival Corporation
The 100 Best Corporate Citizens list recognizes outstanding environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance of public companies across the United States, documenting 260 ESG data points of disclosure and performance measures — harvested from publicly available information in seven categories: environment, climate change, employee relations, human rights, governance, finance, and philanthropy and community support. 2018 marked the third consecutive year and sixth time in the past eight years that Carnival Corporation was recognized, ranking 11th in the environmental category in 2018.
• British Travel & Hospitality Sustainable Business Award - Carnival Corporation
The British Travel and Hospitality Hall of Fame recognizes the highest achievers in the travel, hospitality, tourism and leisure sectors. Carnival received the 2018 sustainable business award for positively impacting their stakeholders, employees, consumers and financials.
• FTSE4Good Index
Since 2006, Carnival Corporation has been a member of the FTSE4Good Index, the socially responsible investment index calculated by global index provider FTSE Group. The FTSE4Good Index measures the performance of companies that meet globally recognized corporate responsibility standards and facilitates investment in those companies.
• Most Eco-Friendly Line - Porthole Cruise Magazine Readers’ Choice Awards - Holland America Line
Readers in 2018, as well as previous years, recognized the line’s commitment to safeguarding the oceans and the environment, its use of shore power, and responsible management of energy, water and waste.
• Green Controlling Award 2018 - Péter Horváth Foundation - AIDA Cruises “Green Cruising” project
The award, presented in cooperation with the International Controlling Association, recognizes the most innovative and effective “green” goals for design and control of ecological strategies, programs, projects and procedures in corporations and public institutions. AIDA’s Green Cruising project includes both ecologic and economic goals at every stage of planning.
• Seatrade Award for Corporate Social Responsibility - Costa 4GOODFOOD Program
The award, presented in 2018, recognizes companies delivering innovative corporate social responsibility initiatives that successfully contributed to the welfare of the company’s employees, its local community and its business performance overall. With its 4GOODFOOD program, which considers every aspect of food preparation and consumption onboard, Costa Cruises aims to cut in half the food waste onboard its ships by 2020, which is
10 years ahead of the United Nations 2030 Agenda Sustainable Development Goals.
• Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index
Building a diverse and inclusive workforce continues to be a priority. We earned a perfect score for the second consecutive year from the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index, the leading LGBTQ civil rights organization in the U.S.
• Forbes - America's Best Large Employers
We were honored by Forbes as one of America's best employers for diversity based on our commitment to diversity and inclusion, and were also named on the Forbes list of America's Best Large Employers overall.