Lumen Technologies is ecstatic to be recognized by Forbes as one of America's Best Employers for Diversity 2022. This prestigious award is presented by Forbes and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider. The awards list was announced on April 26, 2022.
Lumen Technologies has been named a Leader in the February 2022 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Network Services, Global. This is the second consecutive year Lumen has been positioned in the Leader's quadrant.
For the fourth consecutive year, Lumen Technologies is being recognized as one of the ‘best places to work for LGBTQ+ equality.’ Lumen earned a score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation's 2022 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) which is the nation's foremost benchmarking survey and report measuring corporate policies, practices and benefits related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) employees.
For the second year in a row, Lumen received an A- in the CDP Climate Change 2021 Score Report, which is higher than the North America regional average of C, and higher than the Media, Telecommunications & Data Center Services sector average of B. This places Lumen in the “Leadership” level amongst the top 28% of companies in “media, telecommunications, and data center services,” and the top 6% of responding companies overall.
Lumen’s increased commitment to ESG is recognized on a national level, evidenced by Newsweek’s recent recognition of CenturyLink, one of Lumen’s well-established and trusted brands, as one of America's Best Customer Service companies for 2022 in the category of Online Services and Digital Products, Internet Service Providers (ISP).
The non-profit JUST Capital announced with its media partner CNBC that Lumen Technologies has been named to the 2022 Rankings of America's Most JUST Companies. Of the 954 public companies analyzed, Lumen ranked 288 overall.
The announcement was made on November 3 during the Veteran Entrepreneur Training Symposium 2021 (VETS'21) which was held during National Veteran’s Small Business week in Orlando, Florida. A formal awards ceremony will take place on May 17, 2022, at the VETS22 Conference.
Lumen was named a finalist in the 2021 International Customer Experience Awards in the categories "Best Use of Insight and Feedback - Telecoms and IT," "CX Leader of the Year - over 5,000 employees (large organisation)" and "Employee Experience in the Crisis - Telecom and Logistics & Supply Chain."
Leading recruiting platform WayUp names Lumen as the #1 Internship Program in the United States, stating "Interns have the chance to be recognized by managers, mentors, and peers through the Lumen Stars recognition platform. They earn badges that reflect Lumen’s unifying principals and values!"
From number 47 in 2015 to number 14 in 2021, Lumen has been recognized for the seventh consecutive year as one of the Top Employers for STEM Workforce Diversity.
Randomly selected readers of STEM Workforce Diversity magazine chose the top U.S. employers for whom they would prefer to work or believe would provide a positive working environment for STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) professionals who are members of minority groups, women and people with disabilities.
Frost & Sullivan recognized Lumen with the 2021 Market Leadership Award for United States Business Carriers, Ethernet Services. This award highlights Lumen’s industry-leading Ethernet services, enhanced with software-defined networking capabilities that provide customers with best-in-class solutions. The Frost & Sullivan Market Leadership Award recognizes the company that achieved the greatest market share resulting from outstanding performance, products, and services.
Sometimes called the ultimate business scorecard, the 2021 Fortune 500 list ranks Lumen at #139. We are proud to be counted among the most prestigious businesses in the United States. Explore our full listing here: https://fortune.com/fortune500/.
Lumen has a record of helping and appreciating veterans, and we’re pleased to announce we’ve been recognized by DiversityComm and U.S. Veterans Magazine as a 2021 Best of the Best top Veteran- friendly company.
Acknowledging their strong and ongoing commitment to being a diverse and inclusive company, Forbes has named Lumen Technologies to its list of Best Employers for Diversity for the second consecutive year. The recognition is jointly presented by Forbes and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider.
The efforts Lumen made in 2020 to enhance its Software Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) service have not gone unnoticed. TMC, a global, integrated media company, recently awarded Lumen a 2021 Internet Telephony SD-WAN Product of the Year Award.
For the third consecutive year, Lumen Technologies has earned a perfect score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's annual Corporate Equality Index (CEI), the nation's foremost benchmarking survey and report measuring corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality.
Civic 50 Colorado recognizes the 50 most community-minded small, medium and large companies in Colorado as determined by True Impact’s adapted national Civic 50 survey. It demonstrates how local companies can use their employees’ time, skills and other resources to improve the quality of life in our community.
For the third year in a row, Lumen secured this recognition, which positioned it as a best-in-class leader in the region. Frost & Sullivan used two key criteria to gauge Lumen’s performance against its competitors: growth performance and customer impact.
CenturyLink was ranked as a Military Times Best for Vets: Employers 2020. This survey is the most comprehensive annual ranking of the country’s best employers and organizations with military-connected employment programs, benefits and support efforts.
Washington Technology ranked Lumen #29 on its Top 100 for 2020. The list includes the largest federal government contractors according to their prime contracts for IT, systems integration, professional services and other technology products and services.
Frost & Sullivan placed Lumen in the upper right of its business Ethernet services Radar, with the highest scores of both growth and innovation indexes compared to any other competitor. It highlighted Lumen’s market share, size and geographical reach.
Lumen ranked in the Annual Top 50 Employers in the U.S. in five magazines within Equal Opportunity Publications’ portfolio, including Equal Opportunity, Woman Engineer, Minority Engineer, Careers & disABLED and STEM Workforce Diversity.
CRN’s Five Star Rating recognized an elite group of solution providers who offered the industry’s best Partner Programs. CRN selected Lumen for its significant investments in the Channel, best-in-class Partner training and support, innovative marketing programs, and sales incentives.
Lumen secured the top spot in the mid-year rankings, which recognizes network providers who have at least 4% share of the U.S. Ethernet services market. Lumen has held the number one spot continuously since 2017. It was also the only carrier to have attained MEF 3.0 Carrier Ethernet certification at the time of the survey.
In light of the pandemic, Barron reranked its list of the top 100 Sustainable Companies in 2020, placing greater focus on social issues and the role of companies to address them. Lumen ranked #43 in the overall sustainable ranking, and higher (#34) in the social metrics ranking.
Based upon 1,600 customer evaluations from nearly 400 individual respondents, Lumen received the Data Value award, given to the global provider that receives the highest combined ratings for perceived quality and price competitiveness of its data service offerings.
Leading research consultancy and market diligence firm ATLANTIC-ACM announced its 2019 U.S. Wholesale Service Provider Excellence Awards in December. The awards were determined by responses to the firm’s annual customer feedback survey, which collected over 1,300 customer evaluations from nearly 350 individual respondents. CenturyLink was presented with the ILEC (Incumbent Local Exchange Carrier) Award for Billing and Customer Service.
MEF's awards program is the largest in the world enabling next generation network services, including LSO (Lifecycle Service Orchestration), SDN/NFV, SD-WAN, and Carrier Ethernet technologies. CenturyLink's focus on the customer experience through innovative, relevant and competitive solutions was key to being selected for the following awards: Retail Service Provider of the Year (Global), Retail Service Provider of the Year (North America), Wholesale Service Provider of the Year (Global), SD-WAN Service Provider of the Year (Global), SD-WAN Service Provider of the Year (North America), Enterprise Application Award for Education, Enterprise Application Award for Transportation.
Jeff Storey was recognized for driving the successful merger of CenturyLink and Level 3, realizing benefits ahead of plan and leading bold investments in technology, advanced networking and enterprise services.
Based on its recent analysis of the North American managed software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN) services market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes CenturyLink with the 2019 North American Innovation Excellence Frost Radar Award. By combining its broad network footprint and expertise in managed network services, CenturyLink delivers exceptional SD-WAN services.
For committing to support CENIC and understanding the importance of high-speed broadband for the research and education communities in California, CenturyLink is recognized with CENIC’s 2019 Innovations in Networking Award for Corporate Partner.
The FTSE4Good Index Series has been designed to objectively measure the performance of companies that meet globally recognized corporate responsibility standards. Inclusion on the list is a reflection of meeting or exceeding FTSE (Financial Times Stock Exchange) standards; ranks are not assigned. CenturyLink continues to be a member company of the FTSE4Good Index.
Frost & Sullivan has named CenturyLink, Inc. winner of the 2018 Competitive Strategy Innovation and Leadership Award in the U.S. MPLS/IP-VPN Services Market. The well-known industry analyst firm recognized CenturyLink as a leading provider of MPLS/IP-VPN services in the U.S. market. "To achieve excellence in competitive strategy is never an easy task, but it is one made even more difficult considering today's competitive intensity, customer volatility, and economic uncertainty," wrote Frost & Sullivan analyst Roopa Honnachari in the award analysis. "Within this context, CenturyLink's receipt of this MPLS/IP-VPN services award signifies an even greater accomplishment."