Sprint.com

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Company

Sprint granted 1,213 U.S. patents in 2012 and 2013 – U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
 
Sprint received a 2014 Champions of Business award – Kansas City Business Journal (May 2014)
 
Sprint Awarded Global Merger and Acquisition Deal of the Year - U.S. Award – The American Lawyer (Sept. 2013)

Corporate Responsibility - Leadership


Dan Hesse named CR Magazine’s Corporate Responsibility Lifetime Achievement Award winner – CR Magazine (Oct. 2013)
 
Dan Hesse honored by the American India Foundation for corporate and philanthropic leadership – American India Foundation (May 2014)
 
Sprint named best large company in CSR – PR News (April 2014)
 
Sprint recognized by President Obama during the State of the Union address for the company’s support of the ConnectED initiative (Jan. 2014)
 
Sprint awarded OneKC award for community leadership and corporate achievement – Kansas City Area Development Council (Nov. 2013)
 
Corporate Responsibility - Sustainability
 
Sprint recognized for achievements in the Better Buildings Challenge for energy reduction – Department of Energy (May 2014)
 
Sprint received a VITA Achievement Award for Environ­mental Sustainability – Wireless Foundation (May 2014)
 
Sprint receives 2013 WasteWise National Partner of the Year Award for Very Large Companies for diverting solid waste from landfills – Environmental Protection Agency (May 2014)
 
Sprint Buyback wins CSR Award for Best Recycling Program – PR News (April 2014)
 
The Sprint Buyback Program ranks #1 overall among major U.S. carriers – Compass Intelligence (March 2014)
 
Sprint’s Network Vision project named one of 13 Projects of 2013 that made a difference in sustainability manage­ment – Environmental Leader (March 2014)
 
Sprint receives North American Award for Green Excellence for second consecutive year – Frost & Sullivan (March 2014)
 
Sprint awarded a 2014 Climate Leadership Award in the Organizational Leadership category – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (Feb. 2014)
 
Sprint Named Most Eco Focused Wireless Carrier – Compass Intelligence (Jan. 2014)
 
Sprint is the only U.S. telecommunications company to be named an Efficiency Leader to the 2014 National Capital Leaders Index – GreenBiz Group and Trucost (Jan. 2014)
 
Ranked #31 (only telecom carrier on the list) – EPA Green Power Partners National Top 100 list (Jan. 2014)
 
Ranked #7 (only telecom carrier on the list) – EPA Green Power Partners Top 30 Retail list (Jan. 2014)
 
Ranked #18 (only telecom carrier in the top 50) – EPA Green Power Partners Fortune 500® Partners list (Jan. 2014)
 
Ranked #7 (only telecom carrier on the list) – EPA Green Power Partners Top 30 Tech & Telecom list (Jan. 2014)
 
Sprint named to Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America for the third consecutive year – DJSI (Sept. 2013)
 
Sprint recognized for breaking world record for recycling the most cell phones in one week – Guinness World Records (Sept. 2013)
 
Sprint named to both the Disclosure Leadership Index and Performance Leadership Index – Carbon Disclosure Project S&P 500 Climate Change Report 2013 (Sept. 2013)
 
Sprint is the leader among all global telecommunications companies on Cool IT Leaderboard – Greenpeace International (May 2013)
 
Sprint named the highest ranking U.S. company in the 2013 Environmental Tracking Carbon Rankings – Environmental Investment Organisation (May 2013)
 
Sprint is the first U.S. telecom company to deliver an “A+” Corporate Responsibility Performance Report – verified by Global Reporting Initiative (Nov. 2012)
 
Sprint joins exclusive Climate Savers Program; one of only 30 global partners selected since 1999 – World Wildlife Fund (Oct. 2011)
 
Devices

 
Sprint has more phones certified sustainable than any other U.S. carrier. 80 percent of phones launched in 2013 were certified under UL 110 Sustainability Standards for Mobile Phones, of which 45 percent are certified at the top tier, Platinum – the highest of any carrier.
 
Corporate Responsibility - Accessibility
 
Sprint to be awarded the QSAC [Quality Services for the Autism Community] Change Maker award for products and services that assist individuals with autism – QSAC (June 2014)
 
Sprint named DisAbility Champion winner for 2013 – Business Leadership Network of Greater Kansas City (Oct. 2013)
 
Products and Marketing
 
 “Sprint just became the best carrier in the world for music fans.” – BGR (May 2014)

Sprint VelocitySM wins the 2014 Compass Intelligence A-List Award – Enabling Software or Technology for Automotive – Compass Intelligence (Jan. 2014)
 
Sprint Emerging & Wholesale Solutions receives a Global Carriers Award for Best North American New Product or Service for Bring Your Own Sprint Device – Capacity Magazine (Nov. 2013)
 
North American Mobile Advertising Product Leadership Award – Frost & Sullivan (Oct. 2013)
 
Sprint’s commitment to directory assistance rises to the top for the second straight year – Quality Management Group (QMG) National Directory Assistance Competitive Study (Oct. 2013)
 
Sprint named to the CW 100 list of the most important and influential providers of M2M services for the tenth consecutive year – Connected World Magazine (Sept. 2013)
 
Sprint VelocitySM wins the M2M Product of the Year Award – M2M Magazine (July 2013)
 
Sprint ranked #2 among the top 10 operators in the worldwide automotive market – Informa Telecoms & Media (July 2013)
 
Sprint VelocitySM wins the Innovation in Connectivity Award in the 2013 COMET Innovations Awards program – Pipeline magazine (June 2013)
 
Sprint VelocitySM wins the 2013 Industry Newcomer Award – Telematics Update (June 2013)
 

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