Awards & Recognition

Boston Scientific is proud to be recognized for our innovations that impact patients' lives, our performance as a company, our workplace culture and our contributions to communities around the world.

Award Categories


Leadership in meaningful innovation - tailored solutions to the most challenging problems that advance the standard of care or address unmet needs.

Top 100 Global Innovators (2016)
Boston Scientific named a Top 100 Global Innovator by Clarivate Analytics, formerly the Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters. 
Medical Design Excellence (2016)
The Boston Scientific WATCHMAN™ Left Atrial Appendage Closure (LAAC) Device wins silver in the Implant and Tissue-Replacement Product category and the SpyGlass™ DS Direct Visualization System wins silver in the Radiological and Electromechanical Devices category
Edison Awards (2016)
The WATCHMAN™ Device wins silver in Surgical Tools category
Good Design Award (2015)
Boston Scientific awarded for design of Interlock 18 Detachable Coil and Direxion HI-FLO Microcatheter
R&D 100 (2015)
The Spyglass™ System wins Analytical/Test category
EHRA Most Innovative Product (2015)
The Boston Scientific EMBLEM™ S-ICD System named Most Innovative Product at EHRA EUROPACE-CARDIOSTIM
Kerrin Rennie Award for Excellence in Medical Technology (2015)
The Boston Scientific EMBLEM™ S-ICD System wins prestigious Kerrin Rennie Award from the Medical Technology Association of Australia (MTAA)
Edison Awards (2015)
The Boston Scientific Lotus™ Valve System wins silver in the Surgical Tools category

Corporate & Industry Leadership

Leadership and service to global stakeholders that make the company a preferred employer and business partner.

FORTUNE World’s Most Admired Companies (2017, 2016)
Boston Scientific named to FORTUNE World’s Most Admired Companies list
Shingo Prize (2016, 2015)
The Boston Scientific Cork plant one of only two companies awarded the Shingo Prize for operational excellence, the organization's top honor. The company’s Maple Grove, MN, site received the Shingo Prize in 2005 and was recognized with the Shingo Silver Medallion in 2014; its Coyol, Costa Rica, facility received the Shingo Bronze Medallion in 2015.
Forbes list of America’s Best Large Employers (2016)
Boston Scientific named to Forbes’ list of America’s 500 best employers based on a survey of 30,000 U.S. employees
Northface Scoreboard Award for Customer Service (2016)
Boston Scientific awarded for achieving excellence in customer satisfaction and loyalty for the 13th time
Most Meaningful Company to Work For (2015)
Boston Scientific one of the Most Meaningful Company's to Work for in America by Business Insiders
Most Reputable Companies (2015)
Reputation Institute ranks Boston Scientific as one of America's 10 most reputable companies in the healthcare industry
IndustryWeek Best Plant (2015)
The Boston Scientific facility in Maple Grove, MN, awarded for manufacturing excellence
Manufacturing Leadership Award (2015)
Boston Scientific receives Frost & Sullivan’s Customer Value Leadership award for creating new and innovative ways to service and support customers
Medical Technology Industry Code of Practice 2017-2018

Workplace Leadership

Leadership in workplace practices that promote an inclusive workplace and enable us to be an employer of choice for globally diverse talent.

Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index (2017, 2016, 2015)
For the third consecutive year, Boston Scientific scored 100 percent on the Corporate Equality Index for the Human Rights Campaign for LGBT Inclusiveness
Disability Equality Index (DEI) (2016)
Boston Scientific earns a perfect score on the disability equality index
Equal Opportunity Magazine Top Employers List (2016)
Equal Opportunity’s Reader’s Choice ranks Boston Scientific #29 on top 50 employer list
Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Top Supporter (2016)
Boston Scientific ranked #4 in industry supporters of HBCU Engineering schools
Best Companies for Latinas (2016, 2015)
For the second consecutive year, Boston Scientific named among LatinaStyle’s 50 Best Companies for Latinas
Most Attractive Employer for Engineering and Natural Science (2016)
Boston Scientific ranked in Universum’s Top 100 Most Attractive employers for engineering and natural sciences
Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces (2016, 2015)
Dave Thomas Foundation names Boston Scientific among the top 100 adoption friendly workplaces
American Heart Association Fit Friendly Workplace (2007-2016)
For the ninth consecutive year, Boston Scientific earned the recognition of a Gold Level Fit-Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association
Elite Corporate Health Champion (2016)
Boston Scientific earns inaugural designation as a "Health Champion" by the American Diabetes Association
Best Employers in Puerto Rico (2016)
The Boston Scientific Dorado site recognized as a Best Employer in Puerto Rico by Aon Hewitt
W Certified Company Dorado (2016) 
The Boston Scientific Dorado, PR, facility recognized for inclusion and development of women
Hong Kong Caring Company Award (2016)
The Boston Scientific Hong Kong location awarded by The Hong Kong Council of Social Service for its “Community Care” initiative

Global Citizenship

Leadership in environmental, social and governance commitments around the world.

Newsweek’s Top Green Companies (2016, 2015)
Boston Scientific ranked #21 in Newsweek’s global 2016 Green Rankings report recognizing the greenest companies in the United States, moving up from #29 in 2015
FTSE4 Good Index (2016)
Boston Scientific certified to the FTSE4 Good Index for the 13th consecutive year
Bandera Azul Ecologica Costa Rica (2016, 2015)
The Boston Scientific teams in Coyol and Heredia received the Bandera Azul Ecologica Blue Flag Award recognizing companies seen as sustainability leaders in Costa Rica
Lean and Green Award (2016)
The Boston Scientific Kerkrade, Netherlands Distribution Center recognized by the Dutch Connekt Program with its Lean and Green Award
Environmental Education and Awareness Pakman Award (2015)
The Boston Scientific Galway site recognized with the National Environmental Award in Environmental Education and Awareness
Minnesota Waste Wise Foundation Leader Award (2015)
The Boston Scientific Arden Hills and Maple Grove, MN, sites awarded by Minnesota Waste Wise Foundation
Outstanding Waste Prevention Award (2015)
California Resource Recovery Association awards the Boston Scientific Fremont, CA, site with Outstanding Waste Prevention Award
GRRO International Recycling Recognition (2015)
The Boston Scientific Marlborough, MA, headquarters recognized by Green Reuse and Recycling Organization International (GRRO) for recycling initiative
Kimberly Clark Greenovation Award (2015)
The Boston Scientific Maple Grove, MN, site awarded Kimberly-Clark Chelsea Santucci Greenovation Award