18 Global Corporate Universities Honored

18 Global Corporate Universities Honored



18 Global Corporate Universities Honored for Excellence at GlobalCCU Awards in Paris, France.


The GlobalCCU Awards Ceremony 2017 (5 April 2017), organized by GlobalCCU, awarded 18 diverse and impressive Corporate Universities that have performed at the highest level of excellence and created value for People, Business and Society.

For the first time in this prestigious contest, two individuals were also honored for services to the learning industry. A truly unique and global event gathering and rewarding learning peers together face to face.  Annick Renaud-Coulon, chairman of GlobalCCU, co-chaired the prestigious ceremony with previous Best Overall Corporate University Gold award winners, UniBB in Brazil and DAU from USA and with special guests, Gavin Watson, CEO, Bosasa Group in South Africa and Christian Blanc, former CEO of Air France.

The 2017 GlobalCCU Awards winners by category are:

Best Overall Corporate University

Gold Award:  Banco Bradesco SA, (Brazil)

Silver Award: PT Telekomunikasi, (Indonesia)

Bronze Award: Software AG, (Germany)

Best Corporate University–Business Impact

Gold Award: Sberbank Group,(Russia)

Silver Award: Turkcell, (Turkey)

Bronze Award: Petronas, (Malaysia)

Best Corporate University–Culture and Brand

Gold Award: Aditya Birla, (India)

Silver Award: Caixa Econômica Federal, (Brazil)

Bronze Award: EDP, (Portugal)

Best Corporate University-Corporate Responsibility

Gold Award: Bosasa Group of Companies, (South Africa),

Silver Award: Banco Central do Brasil, (Brazil),

Bronze Award: Gas Natural Fenosa, (Spain)

Best Corporate University -Holistic Human and Digital

Gold Award: Defense Acquisition University, DAU, (USA),

Silver Award: Turk Telekom, (Turkey),

Bronze Award: Yapi Kredi, (Turkey)

Best Corporate University-Innovation

Gold Award: Banco do Brasil, (Brazil)

Silver Award: Mobile TeleSystems, (Russia)

Bronze Award: Vale, (Brazil)

Best Corporate University-Leader of the Year

Igor Fernando Ferreira, McDonald’s –Arcos Dorados (Latin America)

Outstanding Services to the Learning Industry –Special Award

Timothy Tobin, Choice Hotels (USA)

Elearning! Magazine was proud to be the official media partner for the event. Catherine Upton, Group Publisher, presented the award for Best Corporate University- Culture and Brand.


The Global CCU Forum hosts the global awards program biannually with the next event occurring in 2019. Learn more about Global CCU a www.globalccu.com


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