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PKN ORLEN won the first place in the ranking of “Most sought after employers according to managers and professionals in 2012” in the energy, fuels and gas category. The ranking, carried out by Antal International under the auspices of the Business Centre Club, gathered the opinions of 1,500 professionals, who indicated the companies where they would like to be employed (December 2012).

For the sixth time, PKN ORLEN secured the top spot in the Ranking of the Most Valuable Polish Brands. The Bliska brand was also recognised in the ranking, at 15th position. The competition, with assessment based on financial criteria and customer surveys, was organised by Rzeczpospolita daily (December 2012).

The VERVA Street Racing website received the "Webstar According to Internet Users" award at the Webstarfestival. In this nationwide competition, votes were cast on-line by Internet users, who promote the best websites in the Polish Internet (December 2012).

PKN ORLEN won the second prize in nationwide competition “Improvement of Working Conditions”, in the category of Technical and Organisational Solutions in Practice. The prize was awarded in recognition of the “Report a Safety Risk” programme launched in 2011 by ORLEN's OHS Office under the patronage of the Management Board. 92 projects were submitted to this competition, organised by the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy, the Ministry of Economy, and the Polish Federation of Engineering Associations (NOT) (November 2012).

PKN ORLEN was awarded the “Educational Initiative of the Year” title by the Ministry of National Education and social-educational weekly “Teachers' Voice” (Głos Nauczycielski), for its educational initiative “The Chemistry Lesson” (Lekcja Chemii) (November 2012).

For the second time, PKN ORLEN received “The Trustworthy Employer” title in the Production Industry category. The ranking is designed to recognise companies that pursue exemplary employee and social policy practices. The results of the competition were decided upon by the judging panel (November 2012). In a survey carried out by CANAL+ and the Polish Chamber of Sports, PKN ORLEN received the prestigious “Patron of Polish Sport” award. The initiative, designed to recognise active supporters of sport development in Poland, was held under the auspices of the Polish Olympic Committee (November 2012).

PKN ORLEN secured the top spot in the Refining & Marketing category of the Platts ranking in the EMEA region (250 Top Global Energy Companies). The ranking reflects the assessment of financial performance of 250 oil and energy companies (October 2012).

PKN ORLEN received the award for “The Best Annual Report 2011” in the Enterprises category. The competition is organised by the Tax and Accountancy Institute (October 2012).

At the 9th Environmental Forum of the Chemical Industry, PKN ORLEN was recognised for its many years' involvement in the “Responsible Care” (Odpowiedzialność i Troska) programme (October 2012).

PKN ORLEN received the “2012 Customer Service Quality Badge” in the Service Stations category. The Company secured a place among the “Top 100 Customer Friendly Companies in Poland” (September 2012).

PKN ORLEN was given the “Leader in Responsible Business” title in the fuel and energy industry. The contest was organised by Employers of Poland. The submissions were assessed by the Board of Experts and the Judging Panel of the "Leaders in Responsible Business 2012" contest (September 2012).

PKN ORLEN was included in the high-profile group of companies listed in the Respect Index, the first index in Central and Eastern Europe that comprises socially responsible companies (July 2012).

The Polish Association of Listed Companies granted PKN ORLEN a special award in the 5th iteration of the “Golden Website of Listed Company” competition, for the quality and manner in which it manages its investor relations with the use of modern methods of online communication (i.e. for its online publishing of reports) (June 2012).

On June 4th 2012, PKN ORLEN was awarded the “CSR Silver Leaf” for its pursuit of high CSR standards (June 2012).

The ORLEN Meeting Point Stop service station in Gdańsk won the “Best Service Station of 2012” competition organised by Brog Marketing (April 2012).

PKN ORLEN was awarded the “Top Employers Poland 2012” certificate, for creating exceptional working conditions (the criteria included employee training, development, and basic benefits). The survey was carried out by Corporate Research Foundation (June 2012).

PKN ORLEN's company calendars received a special award at the International Calendar, Christmas Card and New Year's Eve Card Competition Vidical 2012, organised by the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw and Vidical (March 2012).

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1st place in the biggest Polish companies ranking published by Rzeczpospolita daily.

The title of the “Most Valuable Polish Brand” in the MARQA ranking of the most valuable Polish brands. BLISKA, the economy fuel stations brand took the 13th position in the ranking (three positions up).

8th place in the global classification in the category "Refining & Marketing". In the overall summary of results the Company took the 80th place, which is 38 positions up in the "Top 250 Global Energy Company" ranking.

The title of the “Best managed company in Poland” awarded by the prestigious financial monthly – Euromoney.

The main award in the “Eagles of Polish Business in Germany” competition, designed to commend the best Polish investors and entrepreneurs operating in the Federal Republic of Germany. The competition is organised by the Lech Wałęsa Institute.

Laureate of the “Responsible Business Leaders 2011” competition in the category of fuel and energy sector, organised by the Employers of the Republic of Poland.

The title of “Trusted Brand” in the category “Petrol Station” in the biggest European consumer survey, organised by Reader’s Digest.

The golden “Customer Laurel 2011” in the category “Fuel stations – offer for the business customer”.

FLOTA cards awarded the “Fleet Product of the Year” title in the Polish Fleet Awards 2011 plebiscite organised by Flota periodical and Fleet Management Institute Central-Eastern Europe. The title awarded for the fifth time already.

“Best investor relations by a Polish company 2011” award given for the third time in a row by IR Magazine.

The highest position in terms of the quality of disclosure policy and adherence to the principles of corporate governance according to analysts participating in WarsawScan 2011 survey.

Special award for the Company for the best Annual Report on-line, awarded by the Polish Accountancy and Tax Institute.

Included for the third time in the Warsaw Respect Index of socially responsible companies.

Special award for long-term and consistent support of social activities in the fifth edition of the Top Corporate Philanthropists competition, organised by the Polish Donors Forum in cooperation with the Warsaw Stock Exchange.

The main award for the Corporate Social Responsibility Report 2011 in the “CSR Reports 2011” competition, organised by CSR Consulting, Responsible Business Forum and PricewaterhouseCoopers under the patronage of the Ministry of Economy.

The title of the “Polish Ecology Partner” for contribution and ongoing work to improve the environment was granted to Jacek Krawiec, the President of the Management Board and PKN ORLEN by the National Ecological Council in the 12th edition of the “Environmentally Friendly" competition under the patronage of the President of the Republic of Poland.

The main award in the Polish nationwide competition “Environmentally Responsible Business”, organised by Ecomanager monthly.