Awards & Accomplishments
In 2009, 2010, 2012 and 2017 AASHE received the When Work Works Award. The award honors employers that excel at offering a variety of initiatives that address additional evidence-based aspects of effective workplaces; autonomy; supervisor support for job success; co-worker support for job success; satisfaction with earnings, benefits and opportunities to advance; opportunities for learning; and a culture of trust, respect and belonging. The When Work Works Award is part of the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM’s) When Work Works project.
In 2018, AASHE was recognized as a JUST Organization by the International Living Future Institute (ILFI). AASHE is the first organization in higher education to achieve JUST recognition. Described as a “nutrition label” for socially just and equitable organizations, the program is a transparency platform for organizations to disclose information about their operations, and requires reporting on a range of organization- and employee-related indicators.
In 2018, AASHE earned GuideStar’s Gold Seal after sharing information about our goals, strategies, capabilities and progress. We’re shining a spotlight on the difference we help make in the world. GuideStar is the world’s largest source of information on nonprofit organizations.