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Awards and Recognitions

These distinctions reflect the regular scrutiny made by independent entities that evaluate the Group's performance in the context of the best business practices.
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Awards and Recognitions


  • Rise to 50th in the “Global Powers of Retailing 2020”, the best place ever obtained in Deloitte’s annual study;
  • In June 2020, inclusion in Euronext Eurozone ESG Large 80. This index features companies that have been reducing emissions and adapting business models to the transition towards a low carbon European economy.
  • Present in Euronext Vigeo-Eiris Eurozone 120 (since 2015) and Europe 120 (since 2018);
  • 4th place in “The State of the Rights of Children and Business 2019” European ranking, promoted by the Global Child Forum;
  • In 2019, included in the Ethibel Pioneer Investment Register for the first time. Present in the Ethibel Excellence Investment Register which led to inclusion in the Ethibel Sustainability Index Excellence Europe since 2016;
  • Present in the FTSE4Good Europe and FTSE4Good Developed indices (since 2016) and in the FTSE4Good Developed Minimum Variance (since 2018);
  • Winner of the “Equity Champion – Blue Chip” category for 2019. This award distinguishes the listed company in Euronext Lisbon with the highest valuation in the year;
  • Global score “A-” at CDP Climate Change and CDP Forests, and “B” at CDP Water Security, placing the Group among the world leaders in sustainability in the food retail sector (data for 2019).


Jerónimo Martins Polska / Biedronka

  • 4th place in the Central and Eastern Europe biggest companies ranking – “TOP 500 CEE” – organized by the Coface Group in 2019;
  • Part of the 30 social projects that have brought more value to Polish society in the last 30 years, presented by the Ministry of Development and Investment in 2019;
  • “CRS White Leaf 2019” awarded by “Polityka” newsmagazine, together with Deloitte and Responsible Business Forum, within the company’s social impact scope;
  • Considered “Responsible Employer” by the newspaper “Rzeczpospolita” (2019 edition);
  • Distinguished in 2019, as “Socially Active Brand” by the Kuyavian-Pomeranian Social Economy Forum;
  • “Benefactor of the Year” awarded in 2019 by the Academy for the Development of Philanthropy to distinguish social work in the systematic fight against malnutrition;
  • “Jacek Kuroń Distinction” awarded in 2019 by the Federation of Polish Food Banks in “Polish Donor – Food” category;
  • In 2019, and for the 7th year in a row, considered as the strongest retail brand in the Polish media, according to the Top Brand ranking;


Pingo Doce

  • The Pingo Doce & Go Nova store, located on the university campus of Nova SBE in Carcavelos, won the “OutSystems Innovation Award” in the “Best Emerging Technology” category;
  • Considered “Partner of Merit” by the Portuguese Federation of Pig Farmer Associations in 2018, for representing more than 50% of the sales of this product;
  • Distinguished for the 2nd consecutive time as the “Biggest and Best Job Creator”, an award given by “Exame” magazine in 2018;
  • Customer Service distinguished by the Portuguese Association of Contact Centres as having the best contact centre for Retail and Commerce in Portugal in 2018.



  • “Choice of Professionals” stamp awarded in 2019 for the 5th consecutive year by Consumer Choice – Consumer Satisfaction Assessment Centre.


  • 64th largest company in Colombia according to the list published by “Semana” magazine in 2019.


  • Distinguished with the “Customer Service Star” award in 2019 by the Polish Service Quality Program (Polski Program Jakości Obsługi);
  • Awarded the “Drugstore of the Year” in 2019 by “Wiadomości Kosmetyczne” magazine;
  • Hebe Private Brand Cosmetics recognized in 2019 by the Consumer Quality Leader Programme (Konsumencki Lider Jakości).