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Awards and distinctions received in 2018

Fortune GLOBAL 500 - PKN ORLEN is the only Polish company in the Fortune Global 500 list (469th place)


  • Polish Brand - ORLEN as Poland’s Most Valuable Brand according to the Rzeczpospolita daily
  • The World’s Most Ethical Company - PKN ORLEN for the fifth consecutive time among companies awarded the ‘World’s Most Ethical Company’ title
  • Top Employer - PKN ORLEN named ‘Top Employer’ for the seventh consecutive time
  • Mastercard Trader of the year 2018 - First place for Unipetrol in the ‘Mastercard Trader of the Year 2018’ competition in the category of ‘Service Stations with a Store’


  • Best Service Station 2018 - The ORLEN Wiśniowa Góra Zachód motorway service area named the ‘Best Service Station 2018’ in a poll organised by BROG B2B
  • The most trusted brand for 2018 - Unipetrol ranks first in the ‘Service Stations’ category of ‘The Most Trusted Brand 2018’ competition
  • Handelsblatt YouGov Price - Performance ratio - 3rd place for the Star network in Germany in the ‘Service Stations’ category - Handelsblatt YouGov ‘price-performance ratio’
  • Welt/Service Value „Service champions” - Star network among the finalists in the Welt / Service Value, ‘service champions’, diverse industries


  • Investment of the Century - ORLEN Lietuva hailed ‘Investment of the Century’ in Lithuania
  • Techno Biznes - Energy Management System and Advanced Control System awarded in the ‘Industry 4.0’ category of the ‘Techno Biznes’ competition organised by the Gazeta Bankowa monthly
  • Distinction at the 7th CSR Fair - Distinction at the 7th CSR Fair received by PKN ORLEN as a company that consistently implements and promotes sustainability in business
  • Green Frog Award 2018 - ‘Green Frog Award 2018’ for the ORLEN Group 2016 Integrated Report


  • Ranking Wprost - ORLEN tops the Wprost weekly ranking of 200 largest companies
  • 'Best Service Station Store Concept' Distinction - ‘Best Service Station Store Concept’ distinction for O!Shop and Stop Cafe in the ‘Market of the Year’ poll
  • The Hermes statuette - The Hermes statuette for PKN ORLEN awarded by the Poradnik Handlowca monthly in the ‘Innovative Sale of FMCG’ category
  • Golden Service Station - The ORLEN 7415 Szewce service station at the 342 regional road awarded the ‘Golden Service Station’ title in a competition organised by the Polish Chamber of Liquid Fuels
  • Golden CSR Leaf - ‘Golden CSR Leaf’ award for PKN ORLEN
  • White CSR Leaf - ‘White CSR Leaf’ award for ANWIL
  • Distinction „Rynek Inwestycji” - ANWIL awarded in recognition of successful development efforts and continuous improvement of operating capacity by the Rynek Inwestycji quarterly
  • Annual Employer of the Year Awards - Unipetrol awarded in the 16th Annual Employer of the Year Awards
  • Employer of the Year for 2018 (Ústí region) - Unipetrol ranks second in the ‘Employer of the Year for 2018’ competition (Ústí region)


  • The list of 500 by Rzeczpospolita - PKN ORLEN ranks first on the list of 500 largest Polish companies compiled by the Rzeczpospolita daily and wins the ‘Pillars of the Budget’ poll
  • Ranking of the most sought-after employers - PKN ORLEN tops the ranking of the most sought-after employers: first place in the energy, fuels and upstream sector
  • Polish Radio Economic Award - ORLEN among winners of the Polish Radio Economic Awards granted by the Polish Radio Chief Business Editorial Staff
  • FLEET DERBY 2018 - MFlota mobile application named the best product in the ‘FLEET DERBY 2018’ poll in the ‘Fleet Service’ category
  • Teraz Polska - The food service and O!Shop store format awarded the ‘Teraz Polska’ award in the ‘Best Products and Services’ category
  • Patron of Culture - Award for PKN ORLEN in the ‘Patron of Culture’ category of the Annual Awards of the Minister of Culture
  • Employer Branding Excellence Awards 2018 - The ‘Year of Benefits with ORLEN’ project distinguished in the Employer Branding Excellence Awards 2018 competition in the ‘Internal Image Campaign’ category


  • TOP 500 CEE 2018 - PKN ORLEN tops the ‘TOP 500 CEE 2018’ ranking of the Rzeczpospolita daily and Coface


  • Forbes 500 - PKN ORLEN as the only Polish company in the Forbes world’s best 500 employers ranking
  • Platts TOP250 - 45th place for PKN ORLEN in the ‘Platts TOP250’ list of the world’s largest energy companies
  • Polish Compass 2018 - Daniel Obajtek, President of the PKN ORLEN Management Board, receives the ‘Polish Compass 2018’ award for the best managers of Polish companies from the Gazeta Bankowa monthly
  • Golden Laurel by the Super Biznes - PKN ORLEN wins the fifth edition of the ‘Golden Laurel’ award by the Super Biznes daily in the ‘Promoter of Economic Patriotism’ category for its ‘Drink Polish Juices’ campaign
  • The Best Annual Report 2017 - ORLEN Group 2017 Integrated Report and PKN ORLEN financial statements awarded in ‘The Best Annual Report 2017’ competition
  • Brand of the year 2018 - 4th place for the Star service station network – Handelsblatt/ YouGov ‘Brand of the Year 2018’, the ‘Service Stations’ category


  • Global Finance Magazine - PKN ORLEN wins a distinction for the best corporate FX risk management team in Central and Eastern Europe in a ranking by the Global Finance magazine
  • Top Brand - ORLEN awarded in the 11th edition of the ‘Top Brand’ ranking of media presence of brands on the Polish market, in the category of service stations
  • Company of 100 Years of Independence - PKN ORLEN receives the ‘Company of 100 Years of Independence’ title as the most ‘international’ Polish company in the Gazeta Polska poll


  • Rzeczpospolita 2000 List - PKN ORLEN tops the ‘Rzeczpospolita 2000 List’ of largest Polish companies
  • Golden Laurels of Independence - ‘Golden Laurels of Independence’ for PKN ORLEN in the ‘Brand Recognition and Building a Positive Image of Poland’ category
  • Leader and pioneer of the Fairtrade product sales - PKN ORLEN distinguished as a leader and pioneer of the Fairtrade product sales in Poland