Recognition

2017

Cameco was again designated as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers and Top Employer for Young People, and one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers, in 2017. The company has been a Top 100 Employer for eight consecutive years.


2016

Cameco's Blind River Refinery celebrates 10 years of operation without a lost-time injury and received Cameco's top award for safety performance, the Mary-Jean Mitchel Green Award, for the eighth time since 1990.


Cameco's McArthur River mine wins third consecutive national mining safety award - the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum’s prestigious John T. Ryan National Safety Trophy.


Cameco was named on the 2016 Global 100 listing for the world's most sustainable corporations by the Corporate Knights.


Cameco was again designated as one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers, Canada's Top Employers for Young People, Saskatchewan's Top Employers and one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for 2016. The company has been a Top 100 Employer for seven consecutive years.


2015

Cameco's governance disclosures were recognized at the 2015 CPA Canada Awards of Excellence in Corporate Reporting in December. Clear information about shareholder engagement, risk management practices and effective use of multimedia, particularly video, were areas of strength noted by this year's panel of judges.


In October, Cameco was recognized by the Academy of Interactive & Visual Arts with four awards for the cameco.com website. The company received a gold award for use of Photography and silver awards for Corporate Communications, Navigation, and User Experience.


Cameco was recognized for outstanding web development by the Web Marketing Association in September, 2015. Three Standard of Excellence awards were bestowed on the company for the 2014 design and launch of www.cameco.com.


Cameco was honoured by The Canadian Society of Corporate Secretaries ("CSCS") with 2015 Excellence in Governance Award for Best Sustainability, Ethics and Environmental Governance Program. To view the full winner's list, please see the CSCS press release.


Recognizing McArthur River's Safety Performance

The Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum's prestigious John T. Ryan National Safety Trophy was presented to Cameco’s McArthur River mine on May 11, 2015. This is the second consecutive year this McArthur River has received this national recognition and the fourth time in total. Prior years were in 2000, 2009, and 2013. Watch video


For the sixth year, Cameco was named as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers, Saskatchewan's Top Employers, Canada's Best Diversity Employers and one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People for 2015.


2014

Cameco was honoured to receive an inaugural Sustainability Award from the Supply Chain Management Association . SCMA offered the recognition that "Cameco’s achievements in integrating sustainability in all aspects of its business are truly exceptional, earned over more than two decades of strong commitment to sustainability."


Globe and Mail Board Games – As one of Canada’s leaders in corporate governance, Cameco’s board is recognized for the quality of its governance practices. The ranking is determined using a rigorous set of governance criteria designed to go far beyond minimum mandatory rules imposed by regulators. Cameco’s ranking is 8th out of 247 Canadian issuers.


The New York Stock Exchange 2014 Leadership Award for exemplary CD&A disclosure for compensation committee – Cameco is recognized for excellence in corporate reporting and earned the top honour for full and transparent disclosure of executive and board compensation.


John T. Ryan National Safety Trophy awarded to McArthur River mine for the best safety performance in the metal mine category in 2013. In 2013, the McArthur River mine recorded zero reportable injuries for 860, 818 working hours.


For the fifth successive year, Cameco was named as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers, Saskatchewan's Top Employers and Canada's Best Diversity Employers for 2014 in addition to being named a Top Employer for Canadians over 40 and one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People.


2013

Canada's Top Employer for Young People 2013 – This year's list of Top Employers for Young People includes 80 employers, chosen on the basis of their programs for younger workers. These include programs like Cameco's apprenticeship and skilled trades training program, career progressions, and education assistance to support employees furthering their education.

Detailed reasons for Cameco's selection can be found at CanadasTop100.com/young_people.


Top 10 Companies to Work For – Cameco was again named by the Financial Post as one of the 10 Best Companies To Work For in Canada. More information about why Cameco was selected as one of the Financial Post's "10 Best Companies to Work For" is available here.


Saskatchewan's Top 10 Employers – Cameco was again recognized as one of Saskatchewan's Top 10 Employers, an annual competition organized by the editors of Canada's Top 100 Employers.


Top Employer for Canadians over 40 – Within the annual competition organized by the editors of Canada's Top 100 Employers, Cameco was also recognized as a top employer for people in the second half of their careers.


2013 Environmental & Social Responsibility Award – The Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) annual award honours an individual or organization demonstrating outstanding initiative, leadership and accomplishment in protecting and preserving the natural environment and establishing good community relations during an exploration program or operation of a mine. Watch video here.


Canada's Best Diversity Employers – For the fourth consecutive year, Cameco was selected by the Globe and Mail as one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers. More information about the program is available here.


Top 100 Employer for 2013 – For the fourth consecutive year, Cameco was named one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in a national competition organized by Mediacorp Canada Inc. and published in The Globe and Mail. More information is available in the full report on the Top 100 and the specific reasons Cameco was chosen.


2012

Top Employer for Young People – Cameco was designated as a Top Employer for Young People for 2012, given to companies that excel at helping college and university graduates make the transition from school to work, and offer ongoing career development and advancement.


Canada's Best Diversity Employers – For the third consecutive year, Cameco was again selected by the Globe and Mail as one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers. More information about the Canada's Best Diversity Employers program is available here.


Top 10 Companies to Work For – For the third consecutive year, Cameco was again named by the Financial Post as one of the 10 Best Companies To Work For in Canada. More information about why Cameco was selected as one of the Financial Post's "10 Best Companies To Work For" is available here.


Saskatchewan's Top 10 Employers – Cameco was again recognized as one of Saskatchewan's Top 10 Employers, an annual competition organized by the editors of Canada's Top 100 Employers. To learn why Cameco continues to be a leading employer, please see our profile on the Eluta website.


2011

Top 10 Companies to Work For – For the second consecutive year, Cameco was again named by the Financial Post as one of the 10 Best Companies To Work For in Canada. More information about why Cameco was selected as one of the Financial Post's "10 Best Companies To Work For" is available here.


Canada's Best Diversity Employers – Cameco was again selected by the Globe and Mail as one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers. More information about the Canada's Best Diversity Employers program is available here.


Top 100 Employer for 2012 – For the third consecutive year, Cameco was named one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in a national competition organized by Mediacorp Canada Inc. and published in The Globe and Mail. More information is available on why people like working for Cameco along with the full report on the Top 100 and the specific reasons Cameco was chosen.


Excellence in Manufacturing Award (Port Hope and District Chamber of Commerce) - Cameco Fuel Services Division was recognized for commitment to remaining an employer of choice and to continual improvement through progressive human resources policies, new manufacturing techniques, community involvement and responsible environmental practices.


Supply Chain Excellence Award (Purchasing Management Association of Canada) - Recognized for success in integrating Aboriginal-owned and northern-based contractors into Cameco's supply chain.


Exceptional Engineering/Geoscience Award (Association of Professional Engineers & Geoscientists of Saskatchewan) – Recognized for outstanding innovation in remediating the Cigar Lake mine. Cameco engineers overcame difficult challenges using remote-operated underwater vehicles, custom equipment and innovative approaches.


Gold Quill Award of Merit (The International Association of Business Communicators) – Recognized for excellence in business communication for the Cigar Lake mine tour, which demonstrated the safety and innovation of the operation to investors and media. The award recognizes our commitment to best practices in the field of business communication.


2010

Top 250 Global Energy Companies (Platts) – Recognized for outstanding global financial and industry performance: 3rd in Coal & Consumable Fuels in the Americas, 5th in Coal & Consumable Fuels globally, and 56th overall in the Americas.


Governance Gavel Awards (Canadian Coalition for Good Governance) – Best Disclosure of Board Governance Practices and Director Qualifications


PAR (Progressive Aboriginal Relations) Program (Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business) – Part of the program since 2001, Cameco retains Gold Level certification for "innovative programs and engagement of Aboriginal people that have made an enduring impact on the business, Aboriginal communities, and demonstrate best practice for those companies beginning their journey". Cameco's success in aboriginal engagement was highlighted in a short video presented at the 2010 PAR awards gala in Vancouver.


24th Annual ARC Awards International, (MerComm, Inc.) – Online Annual Report, Mining Ferrous & Non-Ferrous category: Bronze (cameco.com)


42nd Annual Emergency Response/Mine Rescue Skills competition, Proficiency Skills category (Saskatchewan Mining Assocation) – 30-minute written exam, bench test and practical demonstration of gas testing techniques: First place, McArthur River; Runner-up, Rabbit Lake


Award in Honour of World Day for Safety and Health at Work, April 28 (South Kazakhstan Oblast) – High performance in improving safety and health along with compliance with labour law requirements among the enterprises of the atomic industry: JV Inkai


2009 Peak Performance Award (Nebraska Safety Council) – In recognition of safety performance: Crow Butte operation


John T. Ryan Trophy (Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum) – Best safety record, metal mines: Cameco McArthur River


Excellence in Environmental Business Award (Port Hope and District Chamber of Commerce) – Environmental performance including production of nuclear fuel used to generate clean, carbon-free electricity; company core value to protect the environment; and support for the new Ganaraska Forest Centre: Cameco Port Hope


Investor Relations Global Rankings – Top 5 IR Websites, North America


Canada's Best Diversity Employers (Mediacorp Canada Inc.) – Employers across Canada that have exceptional workplace diversity and inclusiveness programs


Financial Post's Top 10 Best Companies to Work For (Mediacorp Canada Inc.) – Fast-growing companies in Canada that offer tremendous career advancement opportunities together with leading-edge employee perks and benefits


Saskatchewan's Top 20 Best Employers (Mediacorp Canada Inc.) – Saskatchewan employers that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work


Canada's Top 100 Employers (Mediacorp Canada Inc.) – Exceptional workplaces by (1) Physical Workplace; (2) Work Atmosphere & Social; (3) Health, Financial & Family Benefits; (4) Vacation & Time Off; (5) Employee Communications; (6) Performance Management; (7) Training & Skills Development; and (8) Community Involvement


2009

Governance Gavel Awards (Canadian Coalition for Good Governance) – Excellence in Compensation Disclosure


Fred Heal Conservation Award for Employee Involvement (Partners FOR the Saskatchewan River Basin) – Cameco employees' Earth Day cleanup in Saskatoon


Investor Relations Global Rankings – Top 5 IR Websites, North America


Premier's Awards of Excellence in Design – Award of Merit, Collaborative: Cameco Operations Centre (Kindrachuk Agrey Architecture / Daniels Wingerak Engineering Ltd. / PWA Engineering Ltd. / Crosby Hanna & Associates / Robb Kullman Engineering Ltd.)


Top 100 Businesses in Saskatchewan (Saskatchewan Business Magazine)


Best Places to Work in Northern Ontario (Northern Ontario Business Magazine) – Cameco Blind River refinery


Distinguished Lecturers 2009-2010 (Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum) – Recognition of knowledge, dedication and contribution to research and innovation in the science and application of extractive metallurgy: Engin Özberk, vice president, innovation and technology development


Thanks a Million Award (United Way of Saskatoon and Area) – Contributions of $1 million or more over the years: Cameco/USW 8914


C.J. Kirkpatrick Award (United Way of Saskatoon and Area) – Outstanding leadership in an employee campaign: Cameco, USW 8914


Investor Relations Global Rankings – Best online annual report, North America; Best investor relations (IR) website and best IR website by technical criteria


Top 250 Global Energy Companies (Platts) – Outstanding financial performance using asset worth, revenues, profits, and return on invested capital (ROIC)


50 Fastest Growing Global Energy Companies (Platts) – Of the year's top 250 global energy companies, Cameco was one of the 50 that show the most growth based on its three-year compound growth rate for revenues.


Synergy Award for Innovation (The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada) – Recognizes partnerships in natural sciences and engineering research and development between universities and industry, Large companies category: Geochemist Jim Hendry and Cameco, groundwater protection


The Aboriginal Business Award (Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce) – Leadership and commitment to growth of Aboriginal businesses in Saskatchewan


Cameco's Top 100 Employer Recognition Validates Long-Held Values: CEO Grandey – This October, based on its first-ever application, Cameco was recognized on three media lists as a top Canadian employer.


2008

Aboriginal Business Award – ABEX – Cameco Corporation was awarded the first-ever Aboriginal Business Award at the 25th Annual Achieving Business Excellence (ABEX) awards held in Regina, Saskatchewan on October 25, 2008


2007

Canadian Award for Training Excellence (Canadian Society for Training and Development) – Silver award for innovative, Canadian-developed internal learning products and programs: Cameco and The Refinery Leadership Partners


Thanks a Million Award (United Way of Saskatoon and Area) – Cameco/USW 8914


Mayor's Award (Northumberland Chamber of Commerce) – Active partnership in community initiatives: Zircatec Precision Industries (now Cameco Fuel Manufacturing, Port Hope and Cobourg)


2005

Campaign Chair's Choice Award (United Way of Saskatoon and Area) – Best overall performance by a workplace campaign


John T. Ryan Trophy (Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum) – Best safety record for metal mines: Rabbit Lake


Employee fundraising (Elliot Lake Standard) – Recognition of employee fundraising for the Kidney Foundation: Cameco Blind River