Blue Shield continues to receive many awards for our industry-leading programs and services. Examples include:

  • 2017 Awards

    Human Rights Campaign

    • Best Place to Work for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality


    San Francisco Business Times

    • An executive honored in the annual “Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business” list 
    • Two executives admitted to the “Forever Influential” honor roll as part of the “Most Influential Women in Business” publication


    Ethisphere Institute

    • World's Most Ethical Companies
  • 2016 Awards

    San Francisco Business Times

    • Two executives honored in the annual “Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business” list 


    DiversityInc

    • Top 10 Regional Company for diversity
  • 2015 Awards

    San Francisco Business Times

    • Three executives honored in the annual “Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business” list 


    Ethisphere Institute

    • World's Most Ethical Companies
  • 2018 Awards

    National Medical Fellowship Inc. Corporate Healthcare award

    • Paul Markovich, President and Chief Executive Officer, recipient

     

    Out & Equal Workplace Advocates

    • Mary O'Hara, Senior Vice President of Internal Communications, recipient
  • 2014 Awards

    Best of Blues Award

    • Brand Excellence Award for having the highest enrollment growth 


    San Francisco Business Times

    • Three executives honored in the annual “Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business” list 


    Ethisphere Institute

    • World's Most Ethical Companies


    Brandon Hall Group Excellence Award

    • Best Advance in Leadership Development
  • 2019 Awards

    CIO Hall of Fame

    • Michael Mathias, Executive Vice President of Customer Experience and Chief Information Officer, recipient

     
    Coalition for Compassionate Care of California Leadership Award

    • Torrie Fields, Senior Manager, Program and Project Management and Chief Health Officer, recipient

     

     Golden Gate Business Association 

    • LGBT Supplier Diversity Award

     
    PQA

    • Quality Improvement Award

     

  • 2013 Awards

    Telly Awards

    • Bronze Telly for new online video series, “Real Stories, Real Results”


    Ethisphere Institute

    • World's Most Ethical Companies
  • 2012 Awards

    American Heart Association

    • 2012 American Heart Association Start! Fit Friendly Company - Platinum
    • 2012 American Heart Association Worksite Innovation - Daily Challenge

     
    American InHouse Design Awards (GDUSA)

    • Certificate of Excellence for "Retail Store"
    • Certificate of Excellence for "Shield Shopper"

     
    Best of Blues Award

    • 1st place for outstanding use of marketing in health and wellness communications

     
    Ethisphere Institute

    • 2012 World's Most Ethical Companies

     
    IHAF Awards

    • Silver winner for "Shout Out for Good Health"
    • Honorable Mention for "Giants Mobile Ad"

     
    National Health Information Awards

    • Merit Award for "Eat Healthy-Portion Size Guide"
    • Merit Award for "Get Moving Brochure"

     
    Social Wellness Awards

    • Shape Up Social Wellness Grand Prize "Evangelist" Award

     
    Stevie Awards

    • Bronze - Best Corporate Social Responsibility Program, More than 2,500 Employees
    • Bronze - Marketing Campaign of the Year - Insurance category: "Amazingly Likeable Videos" Facebook Campaign

     
    Strategic Healthcare Communication Awards

    • Distinction award for Best Health/Healthcare Content - "Employer Knowledge Center"
    • Silver award for Best Intranet Site - "@shield"

     
    Telly Awards

    • Bronze Telly for "Healthy Lifestyle Rewards"
    • Bronze Telly for "Amazingly Likeable Videos" Facebook campaign

     
    Web Health Awards

    • Silver Award for Interactive Content/Rich Media - "ShoutOutforGoodHealth"
    • Merit Award for Web-based Resource/Tool - "MakeCareAffordable"
    • Merit Award for Web-based Resource/Tool - "Employer Knowledge Center"
  • 2011 Awards

    Addy Awards

    • Honorable mention for “Staring Contest”

     
    American Heart Association

    • Platinum - Start! Fit-Friendly Company
    • Winner - Worksite Fitness Innovation

     
    American InHouse Design Awards (GDUSA)

    • Winner for Pulse

     
    eHealthcare Leadership Award

    • Distinction award for “Shout Out for Good Health”

     
    IHAF Awards

    • Gold winner for “Less Paper, Please”
    • Honorable Mention for “Avoid the Bug"

     
    Interactive Media Awards

    • Outstanding Achievement for “Ratings & Reviews”

     
    Internet Advertising Competition

    • Outstanding Achievement – Rich Media for “Staring Contest”

     
    Stevie Awards

    • Finalist for “Simplified” Open Enrollment Videos
    • Finalist for “Operation” game

     
    Telly Awards

    • Bronze Telly for “Good to Know” videos
    • Bronze Telly for “Tooth Fairy” spot
    • Bronze Telly for “We Are Shield”

     
    OneShow Interactive

    • Honorable mention for “Operation & Staring Contest”

     
    Web Health Awards

    • Bronze award for “Member Stories”
  • 2010 Awards

    American Heart Association

    • Platinum - Start! Fit-Friendly Company
    • Winner - Worksite Fitness Innovation

     
    California Task Force on Youth and Workplace Wellness

    • Gold - California Fit Business Award

     
    New York Festivals: The Globals

    • Global Award - Television Advertisement/ Communication to the Consumer

     
    Internet Advertising Competition

    • Best Healthcare Provider Interactive Application

     
    Bazaarvoice Social Commerce Awards

    • Rookie of the Year (New Verticals)

     
    American Graphic Design Awards

    • Winner - Large Group Producer Resource Guide
    • Winner - Open Enrollment Period- Medicare Campaign

     
    American Inhouse Design Awards

    • Winner - Broker Tools
    • Winner - Broker Resources

     
    Stevie's American Business Awards

    • Stevie Winner - Advertising- Insurance/Campaign

     
    Best of Blue Awards

    • Winner - Inter-Plan Programs
    • 2nd Place - Ethics in Action! Program

     
    Web Health Awards

    • Bronze - Interactive Content
    • Bronze - Web-Based/Resource Tool
  • 2009 Awards

    American Heart Association

    • Platinum - Start! Fit-Friendly Company

     
    California Task Force on Youth and Workplace Wellness

    • Silver - California Fit Business Award

     
    American Business Awards

    • Finalist - Insurance Marketing Campaign

     
    The Webby Awards

    • Nominee - Best Insurance Website

     
    Best of Blue Awards

    • Best Business-to-Business Communications - Sales Activator
    • Best Consumer Marketing - Uncovered Campaign
    • Best New Account Marketing - Suite Deal
    • Best Compliance and Ethics - Internal Privacy Assessment

     
    Applied Art Interactive Awards

    • Best Financial Services

     
    American In-house Design Awards

    • Certificate of Excellence - Sales Activator
    • Certificate of Excellence - Wellvolution
    • Certificate of Excellence - Medicare Invite

     
    Showcase of Print Excellence

    • Bronze - Broker Resources
    • Gold - Sales Activator
    • Bronze & Silver - Wellvolution

     
    Interactive Media Awards

    • Best in Class Insurance Website
    • Top Ten Website of the Year

     
    Internet Advertising Competition

    • Best Insurance Website
    • Best Insurance Interactive Application
    • Best Health Care Email Messaging

     
    World Wide Web Health Awards

    • Gold - Insurance Website
    • Best Interactive Site

     
    ADDY Awards (NY Chapter)

    • Gold - Mixed Media Campaign
    • Silver - Microsite
  • 2008 Awards

    The Webby Awards

    • Nominee for Best Insurance Website

     
    ad:tech Awards

    • Best Integrated Campaign Finalist: Chat Box
    • People's Choice Award: Best Banner Ad
    • Finalist - Best Multi-Cultural Campaign for Latino Initiative

     
    New York Festivals Innovative Advertising Awards

    • Best Banking/Financial Services/Insurance Microsite - Bronze World Medal: Chat Box Microsite
    • Best Integrated Campaign - Finalist Certificate: Chat Box

     
    Web Marketing Association Awards

    • Best Insurance Website 2008

     
    Ad Age Hispanic Creative Advertising

    • Bronze Medal - Interactive Campaign for Latino Initiative

     
    ANA Multicultural Awards

    • Best Hispanic Campaign for Latino Initiative

     
    eHealthcare Leadership

    • Platinum - Best Web 2.0 for Chat Box Microsite
    • Silver - Best Intranet for HR:Web

     
    New York Festivals Global Awards

    • Global Award - Integrated Campaign for Chat Box Campaign
    • Grand Global Award - Communication to Consumer for Chat Box Microsite

     
    PRism Awards

    • First Place - Multi-cultural Marketing - Healthy Families
    • First Place - Multi-cultural Brochure - Healthy Families
    • First Place - Healthcare Program - Healthy Families
    • Runner Up - Ongoing Product or Service - Healthy Families
    • Runner Up - Special Purpose/Creative Materials Graphic Illustration - Healthy Families

     
    San Francisco Gallery Impression Awards

    • First Place - Printing/Production - Suite Deal
  • 2007 Awards

    Best of Blue Awards

    • National Provider Identifier (NPI) Campaign: Federal Employee Open Enrollment Campaign
    • Brand Excellence Award: Unaided Brand Awareness Increase