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Featured Awards & Recognitions

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!

Best Contract Research Organization

Corporate Equality Index

In December 2020 we were recognized for our efforts to devise innovative solutions that overcome seemingly insurmountable challenges, while maintaining clinical trial continuity on behalf of patients worldwide.

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Parexel is proud to be ranked in the top 20 percent of the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2021 Corporate Equality Index and to ally with our LGBTQ workforce. 

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  Top 100 Company for Remote Work

WorkHappier™ Award

Eight years ago, FlexJobs started researching the best employers for remote work—Parexel has been included ever since! We are very proud to be leading in remote-friendly opportunities.

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BI WORLDWIDE recognized us for our exceptional commitment to employee engagement and recognition. At Parexel, our employees are set up within a program to receive recognition all year round.

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Corporate Awards in 2020

  • 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
  • CRO Leadership Award by Life Science Leader
  • Top-3 CRO Ranking by Customers - Life Science Strategy Group
  • #1 CRO for Service Provider Leadership in Phase II-III Clinical Research in ISR's Benchmark Survey

Best Place to Work For Awards

  • 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
  • 2017 & 2016: America’s Best Employers List by Forbes  
  • 2017: Training Top 125 by Training Magazine

Diversity & Inclusion Awards

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

Employee Recognitions (2020)

  • 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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