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Featured Awards & Recognition

Parexel is proud to be awarded for our innovative spirit, dedication to our workforce, diversity and inclusion initiatives, and more. We're not just the people with expertise, we're the people with heart!

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Structured and proactive sustainability

Corporate Equality Index

In April, we received a silver rating by Ecovadis, the world’s largest and most trusted provider of business sustainability ratings. A silver rating is awarded to organizations with a structured and proactive sustainability approach with strong reporting on KPIs and actions.

Parexel is proud to be ranked in the top 20 percent of the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2022 Corporate Equality Index and to ally with our LGBTQ workforce. This is the third consecutive year we have achieved this recognition, and we are extremely proud to be the highest-ranked CRO in the Index for 2022.

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2022 Catalyst Award Winner

“Top CRO to Work With”

The annual Catalyst Award recognizes companies for accelerating opportunities for women. Parexel was recognized for "Leveraging Gender Partnership to Advance Women in Leadership."

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In the WCG CenterWatch Global Site Relationship Benchmark Survey, Parexel received highest “Excellent” scores across 35 Performance Attributes Most Valued by Sites out of 29 CROs included in the survey

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Corporate Awards in 2020/2021

  • 2021 Excellence Award from Brandon Hall Group
  • Most Favored Phase I Provider in ISR's Benchmark Report
  • #1 for Customer Loyalty in Phase II-III Clinical Research in ISR's Benchmark Report
  • CRO Leadership Award by Life Science Leader
  • Most Innovative CRO Life Sciences Award by Triangle Business Journal
  • Patients First Award by Medidata’s NEXT Global Customer Awards
  • Best Brands Award by The Economic Times India
  • Best Supply Chain Digitalisation Award by Asia-Pacific Bioprocessing Excellence Awards

Best Place to Work For Awards

  • 2021: Parexel India is 'Great Place to Work' certified by Great Place to Work
  • 2020: World's Best Employers List by Forbes
  • 2019 & 2018: Best Health Employer in China by Mercer
  • 2019: Best Companies to Work For List by Siliconindia
  • 2019: WorkHappier™ Award by BI WORLDWIDE
  • 2017 & 2016: America’s Best Employers List by Forbes  
  • 2017: Training Top 125 by Training Magazine
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Diversity & Inclusion Awards

  • 2021: Leaders in Diversity Award from Triangle Business Journal
  • 2021 & 2020: DivHERsity Awards by JobsForHer
  • 2020, 2019 & 2018: America’s Best Employers For Diversity by Forbes
  • 2020, 2018 & 2017: Winning ‘W’ Company by Women on Boards
  • 2020: India Workplace Equality Index Bronze
  • 2018: Latina Style Awards 
  • 2018: Black Enterprise Diversity Award
  • 2018: Rosoff Innovation Award 

Employee Recognitions (2020-2021)

  • PharmaVOICE 100 - Peyton Howell and Sofia Baig
  • Finalist for the PharmaTimes Clinical Researcher of the Year - Celine Tizon and Anu Cristiani
  • Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association Luminary - Mwango Kashoki 
  • PharmaVOICE 100 - Deb Tatton
  • Top 10 Corporate Latina Executives - Aida Sabo 
  • Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association Luminary - Peyton Howell 
  • PharmaTimes International Clinical Researcher of the Year Awards
    • Silver – Study Start-up Team Category – Jessica Bainbridge, Anne Curran, Charlotte Pai, Helen Buttinger
    • Bronze - Team Leader Category Quality – Estelle Siebenborn 
  • Extraordinary Monitoring Efforts Award TTS Research – Emmanuel Nwafor
  • Nominated for TOPRA Award - Ruediger Pankow
  • 'You Made the Difference' Awards at Merck’s Global Supplier Forum: Erica Gomes-DaGama, Karim Abdel-Sheheid, Linda Yih, Randy Stanfield
  • PDA Distinguished Editor Award – Siegfried Schmitt
  • Best Instructor Award - Jo Chang
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