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Awards & Recognition

Boston Scientific awarded by Fortune, Glassdoor, Forbes, Dow Jones for innovation, DE&I and corporate social responsibility

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.

Unless otherwise noted, the below reflects awards and recognitions received from 2020 to current.

Award Categories

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Leadership in meaningful innovation with medical solutions that advance the standard of care or address unmet needs.


Top 100 Global Innovators by Clarivate Analytics (2017 – 2021)

Medical Design Excellence Awards (2016, 2017, 2019)

LithoVue Empower™ Retrieval Deployment Device (silver) in the Gastrointestinal and Genitourinary Devices category; Eluvia™ Drug-Eluting Vascular Stent (bronze) in the Drug-Delivery and Combination Products category (2019)

Prix Galien USA Award (2018)

WATCHMAN™ Device named Best Medical Technology

Edison Award (2015 – 2017, 2019, 2020)

Habib™ EndoHPB Bipolar Radiofrequency Catheter (gold) in the Advanced Surgical Instruments subcategory, ORISE™ Gel Submucosal Lifting Agent (silver) in the Medical Innovations subcategory and Tactra™ Malleable Penile Prosthesis (bronze) in the Medical Prosthetics & Prothesis subcategory (2020)

R&D 100 (2015, 2018, 2020)

WATCHMAN FLX™ Left Atrial Appendage Closure Device (2020)


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 (2016 – 2022)

Ranked #2 in the Medical Products and Equipment industry category (2020)

Forbes Best Employers for Diversity (2018 – 2021)

Forbes World's Best Employers (2018, 2020, 2021)

FORTUNE 500 (2004 – 2020)

Forbes America’s Best Large Employers (2016, 2017, 2019 – 2022)

Ranked #1 in the Health Care Equipment and Services industry (2019)

Shingo Prize for Operational Excellence (2016, 2019, 2020)

Clonmel, Ireland site (2020)
Coyol, Costa Rica site (2019)
Cork, Ireland site (2016)

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Workplace Leadership

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

Catalyst Award (2022)
Glassdoor Employees' Choice Best Places to Work (2018, 2019, 2022)
Glassdoor Highest Rated CEOs (2017, 2018, 2021)

Forbes World’s Top Female Friendly Companies (2021)

Ranked in the top 50

Seramount (formerly Working Mother Diversity Best Practices) Inclusion Index (2018 – 2021)

Named a Leading Company (2021)
Named a Top 10% Inclusion Index Company (2019, 2020)

Culture 500 Culture Champion (2020)
Fast Company Best Workplaces for Innovators (2020, 2021)

Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality (2015 – 2022)

Scored 100% for eight consecutive years on HRC’s Corporate Equality Index

Seramount (formerly Working Mother) 100 Best Companies (2019 – 2021)

Seramount (formerly Working Mother) Best Company for Dads (2019 – 2021)

Seramount (formerly Working Mother) Best Companies for Multicultural Women (2019 – 2021)

Seramount (formerly National Association for Female Executives) Top Companies for Executive Women (2018, 2020, 2021)

Disability Equality Index (DEI) Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion (2016 – 2021)

Scored 100% for six consecutive years

Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI) (2019 – 2022)

Top Employers Institute Top Employers, China (2019 – 2021)

National LGBT Chamber of Commerce Top 50 Best-of-the-Best Corporations for Inclusion (2020)

Japan Ministry of Health, Labor and Wellness Good Career Company (2020, 2021)

Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Top Supporter (2016 – 2021)

Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) Corporate Inclusion Index (CII) (2019 – 2021)

Named a 5-Star Company for Employment

Great Place to Work Certified, India (2019 – 2021)

Great Place to Work Certified, Singapore (2021)

Great Place to Work Certified, Turkey (2022)

American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) Top 50 Workplaces for Indigenous STEM Professionals (2017, 2019 – 2021)

Dave Thomas Foundation Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces (2015 – 2021)

American Heart Association Workplace Health Achievement (2007 – 2020)

W Certified Company: Preferred Employer for Women (2016 – 2020)

Dorado, Puerto Rico site recognized as the #1 top company for inclusion and development of women (2020)

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Global Citizenship

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

Dow Jones Sustainability Index (2020, 2021)

Forbes America’s Most Just Companies (2020, 2021)

Ranked #50 overall and #1 among companies in the health care equipment and services industry; #1 for workers and the environment in the industry (2021)
Recognized as one of the Top 100 Companies Supporting Healthy Families & Communities (2021)
Ranked top 30 on the JUST 100 list by Forbes and JUST Capital (2020)

Newsweek America’s Most Responsible Companies (2020, 2021)

Ranked #48 on this inaugural list by Newsweek and Statista (2020)

S&P Global Yearbook (2021)

Environmental Management System ISO 14001:2015

16 key manufacturing and distribution sites

Energy Management System ISO 50001:2018

Obtained certification for nine sites

Leadership in Energy and Design (LEED) Certified Buildings

16 certified buildings in the U.S., Latin America, Europe and Asia

FTSE4Good Index (2016 – 2021)

Recognized for more than 15 years for demonstrating strong environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices