Awards & Recognition

Doing business the right way is part of our culture at Molson Coors. We do that whether or not anyone notices. Still, it is nice to be noticed – see what others are saying about us.
2012 Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Molson Coors was named sector leader and listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index and Dow Jones Sustainability North American Index.

Gold Medal For Niksicko Pivo

Niksicko Pivo RGB 0.5l was awarded with a Gold medal at International Institute for quality selection “ Monde Selection 2012".

SMCC Sponsorship Marketing Award

Gold: Rickard's Movember Partnership

Drinks Business Green Awards

Molson Coors awarded Logistics & Supply Chain Green Initiative of the Year.

The Denver Post Top Workplaces in 2012

Molson Coors ranks 9th among midsize companies in the Denver area based on employee responses to a survey conducted by Workplace Dynamics for The Denver Post.

2012 Randstad Award


Molson Coors Canada ranked 5th most attractive employer in Canada.

Brewers Association's Biennial World Beer Cup International Competition


  • Coors Light - American-Style Lager or Light Lager
  • Steel Reserve - American-Style Premium Lager or Specialty Lager
  • Leinenkugel's Creamy Dark (Tenth and Blake) - American Style Dark Lager
  • Florhosen (SandLot -Tenth and Blake) - German Style Marzen


  • Blue Moon Vintage Blond (Tenth and Blake) - Fruit Wheat Beer
  • Colorado Native (Tenth and Blake) - American Style Amber Lager
  • Peche (Tenth and Blake) - American Style Brett Ale


  • Icehouse - American Style Premium Lager or Specialty Lager
  •  Milwaukee's Best - American Style Cream Ale or Lager

50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ in Canada

This annual award recognizes top employers that display leadership and innovation towards engaging their employees.

Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2012

Canada's Top 100 Employers is an annual competition to recognize Canada's best places to work. It aims to identify the companies and organizations that lead their industries in attracting and retaining employees.

European Style Lager (Pilsner)

Gold: Creemore Traditional Pilsner, Creemore Springs Brewery (ON)
Silver: Rickard’s Blonde, Molson Coors Canada
Bronze: Overboard Imperial Pilsner, Lighthouse Brewing Co. (BC)

Fruit Beer

Gold: Pepper Lime Lager, Dead Frog Brewery (BC)
Silver: St. Ambroise Raspberry Ale, McAuslan Brewing Inc. (QC)
Bronze: Ginger Beer, Granville Island Brewing Co. (BC)


Gold: Creemore Kellerbier, Creemore Springs Brewery (ON)
Silver: Helles, Microbrasserie Hopfenstark (QC)
Bronze: Howe Sound Lager, Howe Sound Brewing Co. (BC)

Light (Calorie-Reduced) Lager

Gold: Carling Light, Molson Coors Canada
Silver: Moosehead Light, Moosehead Breweries Ltd.
Bronze: Molson Canadian 67, Molson Coors Canada

North American Style Lager

Gold: Moosehead Lager, Moosehead Breweries Ltd.
Silver: Carling Lager, Molson Coors Canada
Bronze: Red Baron Lager, Brick Brewing Co. (ON)

Special Honey/Maple Lager or Ale

Gold: Sap Sucker Maple Porter, Fernie Brewing Co. (BC)
Silver: Cypress Honey Lager, Granville Island Brewing Co. (BC)
Bronze: Royal York Stinger, Mill Street Brewery (ON)

Wheat Beer – Belgian Style White/Wit

Gold: Belgian Wit, Granville Island Brewing Co. (BC)
Silver: Oranje Weiss, Amsterdam Brewing Co. (ON)
Bronze: Blanche de Chambly, Unibroue (QC)

2011 Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Molson Coors was listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index (DJSI North America), marking the first year that the company has been listed on the DJSI. Of the 143 companies that achieved listing on this year’s North American Index, Molson Coors is one of only six companies included in the Food and Beverage category.

2010 Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index

Included in the 2010 Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index for S&P 500 companies for the 4th consecutive year. The index highlights companies that have displayed the most professional approach to corporate governance in respect of climate change disclosure policies. Molson Coors is the only global brewer to be recognized in the family of Carbon Disclosure Leadership Indices.

2010 Power Smart Leader

Our Vancouver brewery was named a 2010 Power Smart Leader in the category of Leadership Excellence by BC Hydro, provincial utilities company.

Canada's Top 10 Marketers

One of Canada's Top 10 Marketers in the October 2010 issue of Marketing Magazine

Globe and Mail as on of the Top 100 Employers

Recognized by Globe and Mail as on of the Top 100 Employers in Canada

Newsweek Green Rankings

Recognized by Newsweek Green Rankings for second year, ranking 7th in the food and beverage sector and 160th overall out of the US Top 500 companies

Red Tractor Certification for Carling

Red Tractor Certification for Carling – UK quality certification that recognizes suppliers who meet quality and local sourcing requirements. The UK’s #1 lager uses only barley farmed and processed in the UK.

Ten Most Admired Cultures in Ontario

Named one of Ten Most Admired Cultures in Ontario, Canada by Waterstone Capital, in recognition of great workplaces where culture impacts performance.

Courtauld Commitment

Founding member of the UK’s Courtauld Commitment Phase 2, a voluntary agreement aimed at improving resource efficiency and reducing the carbon and wider environmental impact of the grocery retail sector


In May Molson Coors received an AA ranking from RiskMetrics, a provider of risk management and corporate governance products and services to financial market participants. Molson Coors rated in the top 10 out of 40 beverage companies. The average score for the beverage category is BBB.

The Pacific Sustainability Index (PSI)

Molson Coors was ranked #2 among beverage companies and #8 overall, recognized for company-wide commitment to sustainability and establishing a corporate personality that fosters equality and diversity - June 2009

CERES (National Network of Investors and Environmental Organizations for Sustainable Prosperity)

Molson Coors was ranked #2 among beverage companies and #12 overall, in Ceres’ first report on “Corporate Governance and Climate Change: Consumer and Technology Companies” in December 2008

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