awards & recognition

We're proud to be recognized as one of the most respected and responsible companies in the world. Check out some of the awards we’ve been honored to receive.

proud to be recognized by The Human Rights Campaign

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The Human Rights Campaign gave Target a score of 100 on its 2014 Corporate Equality Index.

 

2014 great place to work

Fortune magazine ranked Target No. 29 on its list of "World's Most Admired Companies." read Fortune article

The National Association for Female Executives named Target one of the Top 50 Companies for Executive Women for 2014.

DiversityBusiness.com ranked Target No. 18 on its list of the Top 50 Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities.

DiversityInc magazine ranked Target No. 22 on its list of “Top 50 Companies for Diversity.”
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The Council of Urban Professionals presented Target with its Corporate Diversity & Inclusion Leadership Award.

The League of American Bicyclists named Target a Platinum Bicycle Friendly Business.
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2013 great place to work

The Human Rights Campaign gave Target a score of 100 on its 2013 Corporate Equality Index.

DiversityInc magazine ranked Target No. 20 on its list of “Top 50 Companies for Diversity.”
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Fortune magazine ranked Target No. 22 on its list of "World's Most Admired Companies."read Fortune article

Fast Company named Target No. 10 on its 2013 list of the 50 Most Innovative Companies.

The National Association for Female Executives named Target one of the Top 50 Companies for Executive Women for 2013.

The Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility gave Target a score of 80 on its Corporate Inclusion Index (HACR CII). view the full list

2012 great place to work

Fortune magazine ranked Target No. 25 on its list of "World's Most Admired Companies." read Fortune article

DiversityInc magazine ranked Target No. 30 on its list of “Top 50 Companies for Diversity.”
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DiversityBusiness.com ranked Target No. 28 on its list of “America’s Top 50 Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities.”
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Forbes magazine and the Reputation Institute ranked Target No. 22 on the list of “America’s Most Reputable Companies.”
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Universum ranked Target No. 38 on its “Ideal Employer List” as surveyed by American MBAs, and No. 28 as surveyed by American undergraduates.
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Working Mother Media ranked Target among its 2012 Best Companies for Hourly Workers.
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The Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility gave Target a score of 70 on its Corporate Inclusion Index (HACR CII). view the full list

2011 great place to work

Fortune magazine ranked Target No. 22 on its list of "World's Most Admired Companies."
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Fortune magazine included Target on its “They’re Hiring” list.

Forbes magazine ranked Target No. 23 on its list of “America’s Most Reputable Big Companies.”
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BusinessWeek magazine included Target on its list of “IDEAL Employers for Undergrads.”

Universum ranked Target No. 38 on its list of “Top IDEAL Employers for Young Professionals.”
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Institutional Investor magazine ranked Target No. 2 on its "2011 All-America Executive Team: Most Admired Companies" list.
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DiversityInc magazine ranked Target No. 44 on its list of "Top 50 Companies for Diversity."
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Profiles in Diversity Journal honored Target with its "2011 Diversity Leader Award."
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Diversity Employers Magazine ranked Target No. 10 on its list of “Top 100 Employers for the Class of 2011.”
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National Business Group on Health honored Target with a “Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles” Gold Award.
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Alliance to Make US Healthiest awarded Target silver level HealthLead accreditation for our team member well-being initiatives.
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Orion International included Target on its list of Top 20 Military-Friendly Companies.
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Navy Reserve recognized Target as one of the top employers for Navy Reserve Sailors.

The Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility gave Target a score of 70 on its Corporate Inclusion Index (HACR CII). view the full list

Target receives Mérites du français award

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The Quebec Board of the French Language honored Target with a Mérites du français (French Merits) award in the International Company category. learn more about the award

2013 corporate citizen

Corporate Responsibility Magazine ranked Target No. 62 on its list of "100 Best Corporate Citizens."
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Ethisphere Institute named Target one of the “World’s Most Ethical Companies.”
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Target scored a 91 B on the 2013 Carbon Disclosure Project S&P 500 Report, an increase over our 2012 score of 87 B.

Target is a member of the 2013 Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) World Index.

The Chronicle of Philanthropy recognized Target as No. 9 on its list of most generous companies, according to its annual corporate giving survey

2012 corporate citizen

Corporate Responsibility Magazine ranked Target No. 64 on its list of "100 Best Corporate Citizens."
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The National Conference on Citizenship and Points of Light, in partnership with Bloomberg LP, ranked Target No. 16 on the first comprehensive ranking of "The Civic 50.”
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Newsweek Magazine ranked Target No. 85 out of 500 on its U.S. Green Rankings 2012: link opens in a new window.".

Target scored an 87 B on the 2012 Carbon Disclosure Project S&P 500 Report: link opens in a new window.", an increase over our 2011 score of 77 C.

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Target was named a member of the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce 2012 Million Dollar Club: link opens in a new window." for its commitment to supplier diversity and Hispanic Business Enterprises.

Ethisphere Institute named Target one of the “World’s Most Ethical Companies.”
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The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council named Target a “Top Corporation for Women’s Business Enterprises: link opens in a new window.".”

2011 corporate citizen

Ethisphere Institute named Target one of the "World's Most Ethical Companies."
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Corporate Responsibility Magazine ranked Target No. 42 on its list of "100 Best Corporate Citizens."
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Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship ranked Target No. 29 out of 50 on its Corporate Social Responsibility Index.

Greenpeace rated Target the No. 2 retailer on its “Carting Away the Oceans” sustainable seafood scorecard.
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Harris Interactive ranked Target No. 28 on its Reputation Quotient Survey for our performance in six dimensions of reputation.

Newsweek Magazine ranked Target No. 236 on its U.S. 500 and No. 346 on its Global 500 Green Rankings.

additional honors

The Quebec Board of the French Language honored Target with a Mérites du français (French Merits) award in the International Company category. 
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Fortune magazine ranked Target No. 7 on its “Top Tweeter: Social Media Champs” list.
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The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences recognized Target with a People’s Voice award for our iPad application.