At CSX, our employees are dedicated to safeguarding communities and the environment, and have been widely recognized for their achievements. CSX continues to be recognized with several high-profile awards, rankings and selections for its business practices, long-term investment value and commitment to excellence, including the following:
CSX was named to the 2021 Forbes Green Growth 50 list of corporations that have successfully cut greenhouse gas emissions while increasing earnings. The company appeared at number 39, and was the only railroad — and the only transportation company of any kind — to earn a spot in the rankings.
CSX was named one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune magazine in 2022. CSX ranked sixth among all companies in the trucking, transportation and logistics sector and was one of only two railroads to make the list..
CSX received this top sustainability honor for the eleventh consecutive year for high performance in environmental management, corporate governance, supply chain management, and corporate citizenship and philanthropy.
CSX is the most sustainably run transportation company in the world, according to a 2020 analysis by the Wall Street Journal, and was listed 16th on the Journal’s ranking of the world’s top 100 most sustainably run companies.
CSX is among an elite number of companies to earn an “A” from the global environmental non-profit group CDP. 2021 marked the ninth consecutive year the company has ranked among CDP’s corporate sustainability leaders. CSX was the top U.S.-based Class I railroad in 2021’s CDP ranking and placed in the top 5% of survey respondents globally.
CSX’s Pride in Service initiative was recognized with Engage for Good’s 2020 Gold Halo Award for Employee Engagement, a testament to CSX employees’ passion for those who serve and commitment to donating their time to volunteer with nonprofit partners.
Through Pride in Service, CSX was named finalist to the Chamber’s annual Citizens Awards for the program’s community improvement efforts to solve current challenges for military, veterans, first responders and their families.
North American Environmental Employee Excellence Award: Meaghan Atkinson, environmental programs manager, was honored for enhancing environmental performance of CSX through her advocacy in the last year to push the company to set the most ambitious GHG target in the history of the North American transportation sector.
Newsweek magazine recognized CSX as America’s top railroad for corporate responsibility and first among all U.S. transport and logistics companies. The magazine’s annual ranking of “America’s Most Responsible Companies” listed CSX at 73 among the top 500 companies assessed.
The award honors outstanding environmental programs and activities. CSX was honored for reducing its GHG emissions intensity by 8.1% from 2011 – 2018.
For the second consecutive year, CSX was selected by World Finance magazine as the winner in the logistics category for our commitment to ESG policies in all aspects of our operations.
Progressive Railroading and RailTrends named CSX president and chief executive officer Jim Foote the winner of the 2020 Railroad Innovator Award. The award recognizes individual outstanding achievement in the rail industry.
CSX earned a spot on the list of 75 Green Supply Chain Partners selected by the editors of Inbound Logistics in its June 2021 issue recognizing companies that are committed to sustainable, eco-friendly supply chain services.
The U.S. Veterans Magazine included CSX on its Best of the Best Top Veteran-Friendly Companies list in 2020 for the second year in a row, recognizing our efforts in welcoming veterans to our workforce.
MilitaryTimes released its annual Best for Vets: Employers ranking for 2020, with CSX appearing in 44th position, far ahead of the next Class I railroad on the list and third among all transportation companies included in the ranking.
For the third consecutive year, CSX was recognized as a Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion by Disability:IN and the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), scoring a 90% on the 2021 Disability Equality Index.