Awards & Recognition

Best of the Best

2016 U.S. Veterans Magazine Best of the Best

U.S. Veterans Magazine recognizes United Rentals as a "Best of the Best" top Veteran-Friendly Employer.

Women Worth Watching Award Winner United Rentals

2015 Women Worth Watching®

Diversity Journal has named Irene Moshouris, SVP & Treasurer and Executive Sponsor of Women United, as a 2015 Women Worth Watching® Award winner.

“Nominated by their employers for their passion, their potential, and their positive influence both inside and outside the workplace, the winners represent corporations, government agencies, and nonprofits from across North America and Europe. Their first-person accounts of lessons learned during their careers are insightful and thought provoking.”

2015 Diversity Leader Award

2015 Diversity Leader Award

Diversity Journal has recognized the 2015 diversity & inclusion achievements of United Rentals and named Liz Czepiel, Leadership Development Specialist, as a 2015 Diversity Leader Award recipient.  Ms. Czepiel serves as the program manager of United Rentals’ diversity & inclusion strategy and Employee Resource Groups: Together United, Women United, and Military Veterans.

“Companies that are Diversity Leaders continually use the expertise of their diversity team in new ways to help them meet the challenges of today’s business environment. In these organizations, the work of the diversity officer is regarded not as a series of programs, but as a strategy for change.”

America's top 100 leaders in corporate supplier diversity 2014

2014 America's top 100 leaders in corporate supplier diversity

United Rentals has been selected as one of the Top 100 Leaders in Corporate Supplier Diversity for 2014 by Women’s Enterprise magazine (WE). WE is the publication for WBENC, the certifying body for women-owned business in the US.

100 Diverse Corporate Leaders in STEM Winner United Rentals

100 Diverse Corporate Leaders in STEM

STEMconnector® has recognized Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Bill Plummer’s dedication to diversity in its 100 Diverse Corporate Leaders in STEM publication. Mr. Plummer also serves as the Executive Sponsor of the United Rentals Multicultural Employee Resource Group.

Best for Vets: Employers 2015

Best for Vets: Employers 2015

United Rentals has been recognized as Best for Vets: Employers for 2015 by the MilitaryTimes.com. Moving up to #34 this year (last year we ranked #37) on the coveted list of top 59 companies, United Rentals was selected as an employer of choice due to favorable policies and programs for transitioning military veterans.

2015 Top 100 Military Friendly Employer

2016 Top 100 Military Friendly Employer

United Rentals has been selected as a G.I. Jobs Top 100 Military Friendly Employer. We placed 22nd on the list for 2016. This list is based on each company's military recruitment efforts, National Guard/Reservist policies, percentage of military hires and veteran training/promotion/community programs. 

2016 Top 100 Military Spouse Friendly Employers

2016 Top 100 Military Spouse Friendly Employers

This year United Rentals was also honored to be named a G.I. Jobs Top 100 Military Friendly Spouse Employer. Companies on this elite list have chosen to make military spouse employees a priority.

2015 Most Valuable Employers for Military

2015 Most Valuable Employers for Military

United Rentals has been selected as one of the nation's 2015 Most Valuable Employers (MVE) for Military by CivilianJobs.com for the fifth year in a row. MVEs are selected annually based on those employers whose recruiting, training and retention plans best serve military service members and veterans.

2012 NAWIC Crystal Vision Award Winner

2012 NAWIC Crystal Vision Award Winner

The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) honored Jenny Hubbard, an Industrial Strategic Account Manager at United Rentals, with an 18th Annual Crystal Vision Award.

"The mission of the Crystal Vision Awards is to recognize individuals who promote, expand and encourage the role of women in the construction industry."                                                

ESGR (Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve)

ESGR (Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve)

Recognized by the ESGR (Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve) with an Extraordinary Employer Support Award as the result of a nomination by Andrew (AJ) Butler, Customer Care Center, in Charlotte, NC.  Also, ESGR recognized United Rentals for the Seven Seals Award for meritorious leadership and initiative in support of the men and women who serve America in the National Guard & Reserve. Thirdly, they presented United Rentals in 2011 with Pro Patria Award on behalf of the men and women of America’s Reserve Forces Defense through continuing support of the National Guard and Reserve.

SoldierSocks

SoldierSocks / SoldierStrong

SoldierSocks (now SoldierStrong) presented United Rentals in 2014 with the Corporate Leadership Award for our work in helping our soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan and to help veterans with an Ekso Bionic suit. 

The Tower of Hope

The Tower of Hope

The Tower of Hope presented United Rentals in 2011 with the Thomas E. Sinton III Humanitarian Award for our exceptional continuing support of American Veterans. 

ABC Diversity

ABC Diversity

ABC Diversity presented United Rentals with the National Diversity Excellence Award in the Supplier Diversity category for the 4th year in a row due to our continual enhancement of our diversity and inclusion programs.

We-USA

WE-USA

United Rentals has received its first-ever recognition from WE-USA as one of the top 100 corporations of 2015 for Woman-Owned Businesses.  Jamie Crump, Director of Strategic Sourcing & Supplier Diversity, attended the national Women Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) conference held in Austin, TX on June 23-25.

Dress for Success

Dress for Success/The Workplace

Dress for Success/The Workplace. In June, United Rentals was named the “Company Partner of the Year” by the Workplace, which is a nonprofit that educates, trains, and helps place individuals in the workplace.  We were nominated by Dress for Success of Fairfield County, for our contributions in 2014.

DiversityPlus

United Rentals has been recognized by DiversityPlus magazine.  Jamie Crump, Director of Strategic Sourcing & Supplier Diversity, has been named as a 2015 Top 30 Champions of Diversity.  This is the second time in the past three years the company has been recognized.  United Rentals will be featured in the Sept/Oct issue that will be distributed at the NMSDC (National Minority Supplier Development Council) conference, the largest diversity conference.  In addition, the company will appear on the DiversityPlus website for one year.

Creative Arts Athletics

Creative Arts Athletics presented an award to United Rentals with appreciation and gratitude in 2015.

ALH "Access Industry Employer of the Year"

United Rentals Wins ALH "Access Industry Employer of the Year" and "Access Safety Innovation" Awards

Our company earned top honors in two categories at the 2014 Access, Lift & Handlers' (ALH) annual awards ceremony in Miami. United Rentals was named "Access Industry Employer of the Year" for its stellar recruitment, hiring and retention practices, and additionally won the ALH "Access Safety Innovation" award for the United Academy™ safety training platform.

National Association of Corporate Directors

National Association of Corporate Directors presented United Rentals in 2014 and award in recognition of commitments to exemplary board leadership as a full board member of the National Association of Corporate Directors.  

Institutional Investor

United Rentals was named as one of America’s Most Honored Companies in 2013 and again in 2015 by Institutional Investor. Also, named as The All-American Executive Team in 2015 1st place Buy side, Sector: Business, Education, & Professional Services.