Awards & Recognition

A people-first reputation

Of all the accolades we’ve received at Principal, we’re proudest of being recognized as a top workplace for employees by a variety of publications and associations. Here’s some recent awards:

  • Recognized by Forbes as one of America’s Best Employers. (May 2018)
  • Earned a spot among the top 7 companies with 1,000 or more employees in Pensions & Investments’ annual list of the Best Places to Work in Money Management for 7 consecutive years. (December 2018)
  • Named 1 of 100 companies in World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute for the 9th year. (February 2019)
  • Recognized by Working Mother as one of the 2018 Working Mother 100 Best Companies. (September 2018)
  • Ranked number 1 on Forbes list of Best Employers for Women. (July 2018)
  • Recgonized by Forbes as one of America’s Best Employers for Diversity. (January 2019)
  • Named one of the NAFE Top Companies for Executive Women by the National Association for Female Executives—this is our 18th year on the list. (March 2019)
  • Recognized by IDG’s Computerworld as one of its 100 Best Places to Work in IT for 17 consecutive years, ranking 29th for 2018. (June 2018)
  • Scored 100 out of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation Corporate Equality Index for support of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer equality in the workplace. (March 2019)
  • Named to Fortune Top 50 Best Places to Work for Giving Back. (February 2018 Community Leadership)
  • Ranked number 54 on Forbes and JUST Capital’s list of America’s Most JUST Companies. (December 2018)
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Principal made the cut in Forbes’ list of “America’s Best Employers!” The best part? It’s our employees who gave us a thumbs up.

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I enjoy the name recognition in the community: when people ask where I work, I'm proud to tell others that I work at Principal.

D.J.

IT System Associate—Lead

Des Moines, IA

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