Awards & Recognition

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2017 U.S. Veterans Magazine Best of the Best

U.S. Veterans Magazine recognizes United Rentals as a "Best of the Best" top Veteran-Friendly Employer.

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Best for Vets: Employers 2017

United Rentals has been recognized as Best for Vets: Employers for 2017 by the Moving up to #35 this year on the coveted list of top 59 companies, United Rentals was selected as an employer of choice due to favorable policies and programs for transitioning military veterans.

Institutional Investor

United Rentals was named as one of America’s Most Honored Companies in 2013 and again in 2015 by Institutional Investor. Also, named as The All-American Executive Team in 2015 1st place Buy side, Sector: Business, Education, & Professional Services. 

ALH "Access Industry Employer of the Year"

United Rentals Wins ALH "Access Industry Employer of the Year" and "Access Safety Innovation" Awards

Our company earned top honors in two categories at the 2014 Access, Lift & Handlers' (ALH) annual awards ceremony in Miami. United Rentals was named "Access Industry Employer of the Year" for its stellar recruitment, hiring and retention practices, and additionally won the ALH "Access Safety Innovation" award for the United Academy safety training platform.

Creative Arts Athletics

Creative Arts Athletics presented an award to United Rentals with appreciation and gratitude in 2015.


United Rentals has been recognized by DiversityPlus magazine.  Jamie Crump, Director of Strategic Sourcing & Supplier Diversity, has been named as a 2015 Top 30 Champions of Diversity.  This is the second time in the past three years the company has been recognized.  United Rentals will be featured in the Sept/Oct issue that will be distributed at the NMSDC (National Minority Supplier Development Council) conference, the largest diversity conference.  In addition, the company will appear on the DiversityPlus website for one year.

Dress for Success/The Workplace

Dress for Success/The Workplace. In June, United Rentals was named the “Company Partner of the Year” by the Workplace, which is a nonprofit that educates, trains, and helps place individuals in the workplace.  We were nominated by Dress for Success of Fairfield County, for our contributions in 2014.

ABC Diversity

ABC Diversity presented United Rentals with the National Diversity Excellence Award in the Supplier Diversity category for the 4th year in a row due to our continual enhancement of our diversity and inclusion programs.

SoldierSocks / SoldierStrong

SoldierSocks (now SoldierStrong) presented United Rentals in 2014 with the Corporate Leadership Award for our work in helping our soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan and to help veterans with an Ekso Bionic suit. 

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2018 Top 10 Military Friendly Employer

United Rentals has been selected as Military Friendly Employer, top 10.

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2017 Top 10 Military Spouse Friendly Employers

This year United Rentals was also honored to be named a G.I. Jobs Top 100 Military Friendly Spouse Employer. Companies on this elite list have chosen to make military spouse employees a priority.

2015 Women Worth Watching®

Diversity Journal has named Irene Moshouris, SVP & Treasurer and Executive Sponsor of Women United, as a 2015 Women Worth Watching® Award winner.

“Nominated by their employers for their passion, their potential, and their positive influence both inside and outside the workplace, the winners represent corporations, government agencies, and nonprofits from across North America and Europe. Their first-person accounts of lessons learned during their careers are insightful and thought provoking.”

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2017 Most Valuable Employers for Military

United Rentals has been selected as one of the nation's 2017 Most Valuable Employers (MVE) for Military by for the sixth year in a row. MVEs are selected annually based on those employers whose recruiting, training and retention plans best serve military service members and veterans.

MET Top Employer Award

The Canada Company Military Employment Transition (MET) Program is an initiative developed to assist Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) Members, Reservists, Veterans and Military Spouses who are seeking to find jobs in the civilian workforce. The program serves as a bridge between the CAF and Canada Company's "Military Friendly Employer Partners".

100 Diverse Corporate Leaders in STEM

STEMconnector® has recognized Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Bill Plummer’s dedication to diversity in its 100 Diverse Corporate Leaders in STEM publication. Mr. Plummer also serves as the Executive Sponsor of the United Rentals Multicultural Employee Resource Group.

2015 Diversity Leader Award

Diversity Journal has recognized the 2015 diversity & inclusion achievements of United Rentals and named Liz Czepiel, Leadership Development Specialist, as a 2015 Diversity Leader Award recipient.  Ms. Czepiel serves as the program manager of United Rentals’ diversity & inclusion strategy and Employee Resource Groups: Together United, Women United, and Military Veterans.

“Companies that are Diversity Leaders continually use the expertise of their diversity team in new ways to help them meet the challenges of today’s business environment. In these organizations, the work of the diversity officer is regarded not as a series of programs, but as a strategy for change.”