Awards and Recognition

Company Awards
  • #106 on the Fortune 500 List (2022)
  • Fortune Magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies List (202320222020)
  • 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)
  • Most Trusted Brand List for Retailers by Morning Consult (2022, 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)
Community Initatives
  • Hometown Health Hero Award from Michigan Public Health Week Partnership (2023)
  • Impact Award by Progressive Grocer in Educational Support / Learning Advancement category for Dollar General Literacy Foundation efforts (2022)

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)
  • Military Officers Association of America Distinguished Service Award (2011)
  • Secretary of Defense Freedom Award, the highest civilian award given by the Department of Defense (2010)
Training, Recognition & Human Resources
Training, Recognition & Human Resources
Private Brands & Retail Awards
Product Awards
Leadership Awards and Recognition
Leadership Awards & Recognition
  • Senior Vice President Johanna Blankush named among Mass Market Retailers’ People Who Make a Difference (2020)
  • Denine Torr awarded the American Association of School Librarians Crystal Apple Award (2018)

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