Awards & Recognition

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Canada’s Best Managed Companies
Canada’s Best Managed Companies

Esri Canada has joined the elite rank of Canada’s Best Managed Companies. The company was selected over hundreds of Canadian private companies that applied to this prestigious national award program sponsored by Deloitte, CIBC, National Post, Queen’s School of Business and MacKay CEO Forums. Esri Canada has enjoyed steady year-over-year growth since its inception in 1984 by advancing the use of GIS technology in numerous, diverse industries across the country.

Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures
Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures

Esri Canada has been named one of Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures of 2016 for the mid-market category by Waterstone Human Capital. The program recognizes Canadian organizations with cultures that enhance performance and sustain a competitive advantage. This strong culture is testament to Esri Canada’s efforts in engaging employees in meaningful work and providing them with an inclusive environment where they can make a difference.

United Way - Community Impact Award
United Way - Community Impact Award

Esri Canada was recognized for its commitment to community and to United Way's community campaign. The company hosts an annual golf tournament in support of United Way Ottawa that brings together over 100 business partners, associates and clients to help raise funds. Additionally, campaign participation rate has gone up from 57% in 2013 to 71% in 2014, showing incredible and increasing support.

2016

Esri Canada Recognized for Corporate Culture
Esri Canada has been named one of Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures of 2016 for the mid-market category by Waterstone Human Capital. The program recognizes Canadian organizations with cultures that enhance performance and sustain a competitive advantage.

Alex Miller Inducted to URISA GIS Hall of Fame
Esri Canada president Alex Miller was inducted to the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association’s GIS Hall of Fame, which honours persons and organizations that have made significant and original contributions to the development and application of GIS concepts, tools or resources, or to the GIS profession.

City of Hamilton wins URISA ESIG Award
City of Hamilton’s Spatially Indexed Engineering Records System (SPIDER) received the 2016 Single Process Exemplary Systems in Government Award. The system has significantly improved the process of searching unstructured engineering datasets for users.

2015

Esri Canada Named Gold Standard Winner among Canada’s Best Managed Companies
Esri Canada has maintained its Best Managed designation since 2012 and has enjoyed positive year-over-year growth since the company was founded in 1984.

United Way - Community Impact Award
Esri Canada was recognized for its commitment to community and to United Way's community campaign.

Esri Canada Wins CDN Channel Elite Award for Best Cloud Solution
The company’s ArcGIS for Outage Communications solution received top honours for demonstrating the most innovative use of cloud technology to create business value for customers.

2014

Esri Canada Wins Gold at CDN Channel Elite Awards
Automated Vehicle Location (AVL) solution gets top honours as the Best Mobile Solution.

2013

Esri Canada Selected as a CDN Top 100 IT Solution Provider for the Second Year Running
Geographic information system provider secures 19th spot in prestigious IT channel list.

2012

Esri Canada Named One of CDN's Top 100 IT Solution Providers in Canada
Esri Canada ranked no. 20 on its first year on the list and also received the Best-Performing Newcomer Award. CDN Top 100 is an annual ranking of Canada's best-in-class solution providers by revenue.

United Way Spirit Award
The United Way Spirit Awards recognize excellence in community giving. Esri Canada received an award  for its outstanding employee campaign, which resulted in an 18% increase in total employee contributions over the previous year.

2011

Environics Analytics Partner of the Year
Environics Analytics (EA) has named Esri Canada as its partner of the year. Esri Canada was recognized for its long-time support and recent collaboration embedding a bundle of EA datasets into Esri Business Analyst Desktop 10 (Canadian Edition), its geographic business analysis solution. The new version of Business Analyst offers PRIZM segmentation for customer insights, target marketing and site selection as part of the most widely used GIS solution in the world.

Ontario Business Achievement Award for Innovation
The spotlight shone on Esri Canada at the Ontario Business Achievement Awards (OBAA) as the company received the Innovation Award for 2011, for advancing the use of GIS technology.  Sponsored by the Ontario Chamber of Commerce, the OBAA recognizes outstanding businesses in the province that have demonstrated innovation and entrepreneurship.   

Esri Canada Named into Two Branham Group Lists for a Second Year
For a second consecutive year, Esri Canada has been named to the Branham300, a list of the key players in Canada's information and communication technology industry.  The company was also named one of the Top 25 IT Professional Services Providers in the country.

St. Michael's Hospital Recognized as a 2011 Computerworld Honors Laureate for Innovative GIS Application
Esri Canada nominated St. Michael's Hospital for BIO.DIASPORA, a scientific platform that leverages Esri technology integrated with other solutions to analyze the relationship between commercial air travel and the global spread of emerging infectious disease threats. The project was selected from over 1,000 international entries, and joins more than 250 others from 23 countries as Laureates in the 2011 Computerworld Honors Program. 

2010

Esri Canada Ranks 67th in 2010 Branham300
Esri Canada has been named into the 2010 Branham300, a listing of the key players in Canada's information technology industry by revenue.  The company ranked 67th in the top 250 Canadian IT companies and was also named one of the top 25 IT professional services providers in the country.  The list is compiled annually by leading industry analyst firm Branham Group.

Green Roofs for Healthy Cities' Design Award of Excellence
Esri Canada's green roof project has received a Design Award of Excellence from Green Roofs for Healthy Cities, a North American nonprofit association that promotes living architecture.  The project won in the extensive industrial/commercial green roof category and was selected for its integrated design that includes aesthetic, economic, functional and ecological components. 

Green Toronto Award
The City of Toronto presented Esri Canada with the Green Toronto Award for its green roof project.  The award recognizes outstanding contributions to making Toronto a cleaner, greener and more livable city. 

Ontario Association of Landscape Architects' Certificate of Merit for Service to the Environment
Esri Canada received this recognition for its green roof project.  The award recognizes organizations and individuals who have gone beyond the normal levels of community action in preserving and improving the environment. 

Ducks Unlimited Canada's Diamond Legacy League
Esri Canada has been named into Ducks Unlimited Canada's Diamond Legacy League, which recognizes donors who have contributed more than $1,000,000 to the organization and have shown inspiring leadership and support for its wetland conservation efforts.  Since 1999, the company has received several DUC awards for its contribution of software and services, which has helped increase the efficiency and effectiveness of DUC's planning, research and operations. 

United Way's Employee Honour Roll
Esri Canada was named into United Way's Employee Honour Roll for its generous employee contributions that benefit local charities.

2009

Design Exchange Award
Esri Canada's green roof received an honourable mention at Canada's prestigious 2009 Design Exchange Awards. The awards promote Canadian design excellence and recognize the critical role of design in all types of organizations.

2007

United Way Spirit Award
Esri Canada received the United Way Spirit Award that recognizes excellence in community giving.  The Spirit Awards are given to organizations, campaigns, teams and individuals who achieve outstanding results in their United Way campaigns.

2004

Municipal Information Systems Association of Ontario (MISA) Award
The award recognizes Esri Canada's outstanding and dedicated service to MISA, a Canadian association of local government representatives and others focused on applying information technology to provide better and more cost-effective municipal services.

2003-2006

World Wildlife Fund Award for Valued Support for Conservation
This recognition acknowledges Esri Canada's generosity and leadership in protecting Canada's biodiversity.  The company has contributed significantly to the development of World Wildlife Fund's GIS that supports conservation planning and operations.

Other Awards

URISA Ontario Chapter Vendor Award
Esri Canada was recognized for its outstanding service to the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA), a nonprofit organization that promotes the use of spatial information technologies to solve challenges in government and improve the quality of life in urban and regional environments.

Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority Award
Esri Canada was recognized for its significant contributions to natural resource conservation.