Awards and Recognition

Company Awards
  • #91 on the Fortune 500 List (2021)
  • Fortune Magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies List (20222020)
  • Top 50 Fastest-Growing Retailer by Total Retail (2022)
  • Axios Harris Poll 100 Most Reputable Companies (2021)
  • Supply Chain Insights’ Supply Chains to Admire (2021)
  • #14 Most Trusted Brand List for Retailers by Morning Consult (2021)
  • Mass Market Retailer Magazine’s Retailer of the Year (2020, 2019)
  • Forbes’ Global 2000 – World’s Largest Public Companies (2020)
  • Tenet Partners Top 100 Most Powerful Brands (2020)
  • Institutional Investor Overall Best Investor Relations Program (2016)
COVID Response
COVID Response Awards
Diversity, Equality & Inclusion
Diversity, Equality & Inclusion Awards
  • Recognition by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index for workplace inclusion efforts (2020-2022)
  • Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (2018)
  • Tennessee State Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve - Extraordinary Support Award (2021, 2017)
  • “W” Winning Grade by 2020 Women on Boards (2020)
  • U.S. Veterans Magazine’s Top Veteran-Friendly Companies List (2015-2021)
  • Professional Women’s Magazine Best of the Best Employer List for Top LGBTQ+ Friendly Companies (2018-2021)
  • Brandon Hall Group HCM Excellence Awards - Best Inclusion and Diversity Strategy (2020)
  • America’s Best Places to Work for Hispanics and Latinos by the Hispanic Latino Professional Association (2017-2020)
  • Certificate of Recognition from the Middle Tennessee State University’s Charlie and Hazel Daniels Veterans and Military Family Center in recognition of DG’s strong partnership and support in hiring student veterans (2018)
  • Coca-Cola Company President’s Veterans Recognition Award (2017)
Training, Recognition & Human Resources
Training, Recognition & Human Resources
Private Brands
Product Awards
Leadership Awards and Recognition
Leadership Awards & Recognition
  • Dollar General's Todd Vasos Named a 'Most Admired CEO' by Nashville Business Journal (2021)
  • Dollar General's Steve Sunderland Named a Gold Winner in the Operations Executive of the Year Category by Best in Biz (2021)
  • Dollar General's Kathy Reardon Recognized as a Workplace Culture Leader in Ragan's Top Women in Wellness and HR Awards (2021)
  • Dollar General's Emily Taylor Receives a Retail Innovator Award by Retail TouchPoints (2021)
  • Dollar General's Emily Taylor Recognized by Women Impacting Storebrand Excellence Top Women in Store Brands Awards Program (2021)
  • Leaders Named to HERoes Role Model Lists: Kathy Reardon (100 Women Executives); Melanie Cook and Mary Alice Kirby (100 Women Future Leaders) (2021)
  • Leaders named among Mass Market Retailer’s Most Influential Women List including:
    • 2021: Kelly Collier, Julie Elmore, Sanja Krajnovic, Shareeka Meadows and Kathy Reardon
    • 2020: Johanna Blankush, Kelly Dilts, Connie Droge, Tracey Herrmann and Emily Taylor
    • 2019: Anita Elliott, Tracey Herrmann, Kathy Reardon, Emily Taylor and Rhonda Taylor
    • 2018: Rhonda Taylor, Anita Elliott, Tracey Herrmann and Emily Taylor
  • Senior Vice President Johanna Blankush named among Mass Market Retailers’ People Who Make a Difference (2020)
  • Dollar General’s Denine Torr awarded the American Association of School Librarians Crystal Apple Award (2018)

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