Awards and Recognitions

These awards are the result of analysis by independent organisations that assess our performance against best business practices.
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Awards and Recognitions

Jerónimo Martins SGPS/Corporate areas

  • Ranked 47th in Deloitte’s Global Powers of Retailing 2022.
  • Listed in over 120 international sustainability indices, recognising our commitment to implementing good environmental, social and governance practices.
  • Double ‘A’ score from CDP – Disclosure Insight Action on ‘Climate change’ and ‘Water security’. With regard to fighting deforestation, we are the only food retailer in the world Leadership level score (A-) in the commodities associated with deforestation: palm oil, beef, soy and wood.
  • Listed for the third consecutive year in the Bloomberg Gender-Equity Index, which evaluates companies with outstanding gender equality practices (2022 final rating of 75.21%, 3.66 p.p. Better than the year before).
  • Our inclusion policies maintained the Inclusive Employer Brand distinction awarded by Instituto do Emprego e Formação Profissional (IEFP – Institute of Employment and Vocational Training) in 2021.
  • National Sustainability Prize 2022, awarded by Jornal de Negócios, in the Sustainability Communication category for the Juliana project, a tribute to the Portuguese Mediterranean diet.
  • Ranked 15th in Employer Brand Reputation in Portugal, among over 500 organisations, according to consulting firm OnStrategy.
  • Third place in the category of companies with more than 1,000 employees in the 1st edition of the Wellbeing Awards Portugal, promoted by Workwell.
  • Winner of the category Health & Well-being by RH Magazine.
  • Recognised as one of the healthiest workplaces by the Portuguese Psychologists Association.

Biedronka/Jerónimo Martins Polska

  • First place in the retail category and third place among the most important Polish companies from all sectors in Rzeczpospolita’s List 2000 ranking.
  • Biggest Polish brand by the Brand Finance Europe 500, moving up 53 positions in the 2022 European ranking when compared to 2021 (from 273rd to 220th).
  • Platinum award in the governance category for animal welfare standard in the ESG Innovator competition organised by the Polish ESG Association.
  • Retail Hero 2022, a special award for the commitment in helping Ukraine, given by The Economic Publishing House.
  • One Lean & Green star (out of a possible five), for having reduced carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by 20% in four years.
  • Reliable Employer 2022, received for the fourth time, which recognises the optimal working and social conditions, the building of career paths and the extensive CSR activities.
  • Polityka Silver CSR Leaf, for the best practices related with Ukraine support.
  • Top Brand 2022 in the Retail category by Press magazine and PSMM Monitoring & More. Ranked 3rd in the selection made to evaluate the most important brands of the last 15 years.
  • Employer Branding Excellence Awards 2022 – grand prize in the image/recruitment film category for the SLAM film “There are words that say everything about us,” as well as two honourable mentions: for the online campaign for the SLAM film and for the career website with a tab in Ukrainian.
  • OLX Know How 2022: Recruiting Leaders, the top award in the effectiveness category for the seasonal store recruitment campaign “HOLIDAY JOBS. PAY FOR HOURS.”
  • Employer Branding Stars 2022, given by the Employer Branding Institute.
  • Certificate of Highest Quality in HR 2022, which awards employers that set trends and promote high standards in human resource management in Poland.
  • HR Dream Team, the main prize in the Talent Development category, with the project “Organisation that learns and develops – a change in the culture of learning and development of employees”.
  • YouTube Works Awards 2022 in the Multiscreen Excellence category with the #GangSwojaków campaign.
  • Kreatury 2022, given to the viral campaign “Skiety & Klapki” promoting the first collection of Biedronka Fan Collection clothes.
  • Winner of the Benefactor of the Year 2022 in the Environment and Climate Protection category, for the contribution to saving endangered animal species in Poland, through cooperation with Salamandra – Polish Society for Nature Protection.

Pingo Doce

  • Three Lean & Green stars (out of a possible five) for reducing carbon emissions by over 40% in logistics activities; the highest distinction awarded by Lean & Green in Portugal.
  • National Sustainability Prize 2022 awarded by Jornal de Negócios, in the Decarbonisation category.
  • “Sustainable Production, Responsible Consumption” seal awarded by the National Commission for the Fight against Food Waste.
  • Go Active peanut butter named Best of the Best, in the Innovative Product of the Year segment and Ambient Grocery categories of the prestigious European Private Label 2022 Awards.
  • Eight private brand wines awarded prizes in four international competitions.


  • Distinguished with the Professionals’ Choice award, which the company has won consecutively since 2015.
  • Maintained the Inclusive Employer Brand distinction awarded by the Institute of Employment and Vocational Training (IEFP) in 2021.

Ara/Jerónimo Martins Colombia

  • Considered the 2nd best company to work for in Colombia in the Retail category, moving up one position in 2022. The criteria are based on 1.24 million reviews from the users on the employment portal CompuTrabajo.
  • Awarded in the Large Companies category at Zonalogísitca Awards for the Collaborative Value Network project.


  • Hebe Cosmetics body care range awarded gold in the 11th edition of the consumer research “Best Product 2022 – Consumers’ Choice” in the Own Brand of Drugstore and Pharmacy Network category.
  • Best e-Commerce Retailer in the “E-commerce Polska Awards 2022” organised by the Chamber of Electronic Economy.
  • Awarded in the 12th edition of “The Drugstore of the Year 2022” organised by in four categories: the best drugstore chain, the best e-drugstore, the most interesting assortment strategy, and the best business partner.
  • Awarded “The Service Quality Star 2022” in the 15th edition of the customer satisfaction survey organised by Polish Service Quality Program, in cooperation with experts from SecretClient®.
  • Awarded in the 3rd edition of the “BLIX AWARDS – Consumers’ Choice” in the “Polish product-offer of the year” category within the Drugstore group.
  • Hebe Cosmetics face care range named “Debut of the Year 2022” in the Consumer Quality Leader programme by Economy Zone Business Magazine.
  • Retail Champion of the Year 2022 in the Excellence in Technology category in the 2nd edition of the “Retail Champion – Chosen by Consumers” organised by European Conferences United and GfK Polonia.
  • The Modern Recruitment project received a distinction in the 8th edition of the “HR Dream Team”.