Recognition List

CSR/SUSTAINABILITY

  • Global Citizen Award for Improving Workers’ Well Being Program from the Silicon Valley Community Foundation (2013)
  • San Francisco Business Times Corporate Philanthropy Awards — Community Commitment Award (2012)
  • Treehugger Best of Green Awards – Best Jeans: Levi’s® Water<Less® (2011)
  • GoodGuide Apparel Rankings – Levi’s: Number One in Jeans Category (2011)
  • San Francisco Business Times Green Business of the Year Award — Large Company (2009)
  • Catholic Charities CYO Loaves & Fishes Outstanding Corporate Philanthropy Award (2008)
  • World Affairs Council of Northern California Award for Corporate Citizenship in a Global Economy (2005)
  • The Points of Light Foundation George Bush Corporate Leadership Award &,dash; to LS&CO. Chairman Robert Haas for his strong commitment to volunteerism, both through personal example and by sponsoring employee programs (2004)
  • Ms. Foundation “Gloria” Corporate Philanthropy Award — to the Levi Strauss Foundation (2004)
  • San Francisco Beautiful corporate award — in recognition of our inaugural Community Day, held in 2000 (2001)
  • Council on Economic Priorities corporate social responsibility survey — LS&CO. is ranked first out of 320 companies and assigned an “A” rating for charitable giving, disclosure, family benefits, minority advancement, women’s advancement and workplace issues (2000)
  • Auburn University Quality of Life Award (1997)
  • The Business Enterprise Trust Lifetime Achievement Award — to the Haas family for providing “steadfast social leadership while successfully adapting to the rigors of global competition” (1995)
  • The Council on Economic Priorities “America’s Corporate Conscience Award for International Commitment” (1994)
  • The White House and Congress honors employees at the Customer Service Center in Canton, Miss., for their volunteer work in support of children and families in the Jackson and Canton communities (1994)
  • Volunteers of America Maud and Ballington Booth Award for Distinguished Service to Humanity (1993)
  • Business Ethics magazine “Excellence in Ethics” award (1993)
  • Harvard University Dively Award for Corporate Public Initiative (1989)
  • United Way Alexis De Tocqueville Award — to the Haas family for outstanding achievement in volunteerism (1985)
  • Lawrence A. Wien Prize in Corporate Social Responsibility (1984)

EQUALITY

  • Human Rights Campaign Best Places to Work (2014)
  • The Trevor Project — Trevor Hope Award (2010)
  • California Hall of Fame for History, Women and the Arts — Induction to the California Hall of Fame for embodying the spirit of California (2010)
  • San Francisco LGBT Community Center — Impact Award (2009)
  • Out & Equal Courage Award (2009)
  • The Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria — Business Excellent Award — Women and Girls Category (2008)
  • Asian American Legal Center of Southern California — Silver Anniversary Award (2008)
  • InterAction “New Visions To End Poverty” — Certificate of Appreciation (2008)
  • Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Award (2007)
  • The Business Women’s Network Education Foundation’s first Legacy Award — for the Levi Strauss Foundation’s support of Project Change, launched in 1991 to fight racial prejudice and institutional racism in communities where LS&CO. has facilities (2001)
  • The first Ron Brown Award for Corporate Leadership, presented to LS&CO. for Project Change, at a White House ceremony conducted by President Clinton (1998)
  • The Philippines Department of Labor and Employment “Most Outstanding Family Welfare Programs” award, in the category of companies with 500–1,000 employees (1994)
  • Advertising Age magazine declares Levi’s® “Women Breaking the Mold” ad “one of the most important commercials launched in the past 50 years” and says the ad broke new ground in American advertising by dismantling stereotypes about women (1993)
  • The Governor’s Committee Media/Advertising Award from the New York State Office of Advocates for the Disabled — for our positive portrayals of disabled people in the “501 Blues” television ads (1985)

HIV/AIDS

  • India Conference on HIV/AIDS and Insurance — Participation in discussions with USAID, Government of India, non-governmental organizations, insurance industry and other thought leaders (2011)Kaiser Permanente Red Ribbon Community Service Award – for Improving Access to HIV/AIDS Services (2010)
  • Ubuntu South African Advertising Award – Levi Strauss South Africa Red for Life Campaign against HIV/AIDS (2010)
  • Levi Strauss &Co. Koshland Award – for Improving Access to HIV/AIDS Services through Insurance in Mexico; Internal Award, highest LS&CO. Business Achievement Award (2010)
  • Corporate Sector on HIV/AIDS Leader 2010 – Invited to witness President Obama signing of National AIDS Strategy (2010)
  • The Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria — Leadership Award (2009)
  • Certificate of Appreciation for Significant Contributions to the National AIDS Memorial Grove (2009)
  • The Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria —Business Excellence Award — Women and Girls Category (2008)
  • AIDSWALK San Francisco — Third-Highest Fund Raising Team (2008)
  • U.S. Business Roundtable on HIV/AIDS – Hosted discussions around U.S. National AIDS Strategy (2009)
  • San Francisco AIDS Foundation Leadership Award — for more than 25 years of corporate commitment to the fight against HIV/AIDS (2007)
  • YouthAIDS Corporate Citizenship Award — to LS&CO. and the Levi Strauss Foundation for 20 years of leadership and support of HIV/AIDS education and prevention programs (2002)
  • The Hungarian “Salus Puplica” Award — in recognition of LS&CO.’s work on HIV/AIDS prevention in Hungary (2000)
  • The Centers for Disease Control Organizational Award — for excellence in HIV/AIDS workplace programs by a large business (1997)

WORKER RIGHTS

  • HIV/AIDS Employer Roundtable for U.S. Department of Labor – Shared best practices on employer-based HIV/AIDS programs (2011)
  • India Conference on HIV/AIDS and Insurance – Invited panelist and only global employer to present our Employee HIV/AIDS Benefit Plan:  HIV/AIDS and Insurance (2011)
  • U.N. Global Compact and the U.N. Millenium Development Goals at University of Notre Dame – Invited panelist to present HIV/AIDS workplace initiatives and insurance linkages (2011)
  • Office of National AIDS Policy – Private Sector HIV/AIDS Programs Leader, presented employer HIV/AIDS issues and lessons from Employee HIV/AIDS Program (2010)
  •  World of Work at Global Health Benefits Institute – Invited to present Employee HIV/AIDS Program, ILO Recommendations on HIV/AIDS (2010)
  • National Business Group on Health Panel Chronic Health Challenges: Global Lessons – Invited panelist to share best practices from Employee HIV/AIDS Program with U.S. based H.R. leaders (2010)
  • Global Leadership Platforms on HIV/AIDS – Participation in several International AIDS Conference panels and poster presentations on approaches to address HIV/AIDS In the Workplace, Improving Access to HIV/AIDS Services for Employees, and Engaging the Insurance Industry (2010)
  • Out and Equal – Presented overview of workplace HIV/AIDS efforts (2010)
  • Council on Foundations – Invited as panelist to discuss corporate investments in HIV/AIDS (2010)
  • Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS, Tb, and Malaria – Invited panelist: “Employee HIV/AIDS Program – Leveraging Workplace to Expand Access to HIV/AIDS Education and Services” (2009)
  • ILO Negotiation of Recommendations on HIV/AIDS and the World of Work – Invited to represent U.S. Employers (2009)
  • Global Leadership Platforms on HIV/AIDS – Participation in numerous  international AIDS Conference panels and poster presentations on approaches to address HIV/AIDS In the Workplace, Improving Access to HIV/AIDS Services for Employees, and Engaging the Insurance Industry (2008)
  • American Apparel and Footwear Association (AAFA) Excellence in Social Responsibility Award — “Creative Programs for the Workplace” category, in recognition of LS&Co.’s partnership with the Asia Foundation to improve the lives of migrant women workers in China’s Guangdong province (2006)
  • Children’s Rights International’s first Leadership in Corporate Responsibility Award, for LS&CO’s efforts to combat the use of child labor through the Terms of Engagement (2005)
  • The Centers for Disease Control Organizational Award — for excellence in HIV/AIDS workplace programs by a large business (1997)
  • The Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change Management Social Responsibility Award — in recognition of the unique partnership formed between LS&CO. and UNITE (Union of Needletrades, Industrial and Textile Employees) (1996)

MARKETING & CREATIVE

  • One Show – “Portraits of Braddock” – Gold Pencil Winner for Documentary (2011)
  • One Show – “Portraits of Braddock” – Merit Winner for Online Branded Entertainment Campaign (2011)
  • Magic – Best in Show – Dockers® Visual Display (2010)
  • Communication Arts Typography Annual – The Best Typography of the Year – Dockers® Advertising/Print (2010)
  • ADDY – Dockers® Newspaper Campaign – for Print (2010)
  • GLAAD – “Outstanding Advertising – Electronic” for Levi’s brand “Unbuttoned” campaign, partnership with LOGO (2010)
  • Out Magazine’s 4th Annual Power 50 – Robert Hanson (2010)
  • AICP – “Go Forth: America” for Visual Style” (2010)
  • AICP – “Go Forth: America” for Cinematography (2010)
  • AICP – “Go Forth: America” for Editorial (2010)
  • Cannes – “O’ Pioneers’” – Bronze Film Craft Lion (2010)
  • Cannes – “Go Forth” – Bronze Film Craft Lion for Cinematography (2010)
  • Effies – “Go Forth” – Finalist/TBD (winners announced end of April) (2010)
  • Communication Arts Advertising Awards – “Go Forth: America 60” for Television Commercial (2010)
  • Rosey’s – “Go Forth: America” for Television, over $50k production (2010)
  • Silver ADDY Award – Dockers® Fit Guide – for Dockers.com (2009)
  • GLAAD 2009 “Outstanding Advertising – Electronic” for Levi’s brand “Change” TV ad (2009)
  • ADDY Special Judges Award – Dockers® Father’s Day – Campaign for Dockers.com (2008)
  • ADDY Gold Award – Dockers® Web Site (2008)