2015 Corporate
Responsibility Report


 Performance Awards

Cintas is proud to be recognized by others for our employee-partners’ commitment to customer service and our cultural commitment to excellence.


  • 2015 Friend of CAHRA Award by the Central Arkansas Human Resources Association
  • 2016 Top Workplace by The Plain Dealer
  • Silver Safety Award by the NC Department of Labor
  • Leader in Diversity and Inclusion by the Urban League of Norwest Indiana
  • Best Places to Work rankings in Madison, WI
  • Good Corporate Citizen by the Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County
  • Best Places to Work in RI by the Providence Business News
  • Healthiest Places to Work in RI by the Providence Business News
  • 2015 Gold Award by the Missouri Water Environment Association
  • Gold Safety Award by the NC Department of Labor


OSHA VPP “Star” recognition

  • Ashland, KY Distribution Center
  • Mason, OH Distribution Centers
  • Reno, NV Distribution Center
  • Scranton, PA Distribution Center
  • Baltimore, MD Rental Plant
  • Greensboro, NC Rental Plant
  • Indianapolis, IN Rental Plants (2)
  • Maple Grove, MN Rental Plant
  • Aston, PA Rental Plant
  • Baton Rouge Industrial, LA Rental Plant
  • Chandler, AZ Rental Plant
  • Charlotte, NC Rental Plant
  • Corpus Christi, TX Rental Plant
  • Frankfort, IN Rental Plant
  • Ft. Wayne, IN Rental Plants (2)
  • Lafayette, LA Rental Plant
  • Pittsburgh East, PA Rental Plant
  • Portsmouth, VA Rental Plant
  • Providence, RI Rental Plant
  • Richmond, VA Rental Plant
  • Searcy, AR Rental Plant
  • Strongsville, OH Rental Plant
  • Hammond, IN Rental Plant
  • Culpepper, VA Rental Plant
  • Statesville, NC Rental Plant
  • St. College, PA Rental Plant
  • Morgantown, WV Rental Plant
  • Ft. Smith, AR Manufacturing Plant
  • Fayetteville, NC Rental Branch
  • Lawton, OK Rental Branch
  • Terre Haute, IN Rental Branch
  • South Bend, IN Rental Branch
  • Indianapolis, IN FAS
  • Portland, OR FAS

Certificate of Recognition (COR)

  • Calgary, Alberta Rental Plant
  • Edmonton, Alberta Rental Plant
  • Newmarket, Ontario Rental Plant
  • Torlake, Ontario Rental Plant
  • Lindsay, Ontario Rental Branch
  • Kingston, Ontario Rental Branch
  • Toronto, Ontario Distribution Center

Mexico PASST Award / Level 3

  • Ensambles Manufacturing Plant
  • Empresa Manufacturing Plant/ Mexico Cutting Center

Honduras Safe Company with Safe Work Award / Level 3

  • Cintas De Honduras Manufacturing Plant and Cutting Center

SHARP Safety & Health Achievement Recognition Program

  • Eugene, OR Rental Plant
  • Grand Rapids, MI Rental Plant
  • Greenville, SC Rental Plant
  • Macomb, MI Rental Plant
  • Medford, OR Rental Plant
  • Portland, OR FAS
  • 2 employee-partners in Baton Rouge, LA and Lafayette, LA are certified as Special Government Employees (SGE) able to assist OSHA with VPP inspections and mentoring aspiring VPP businesses.
  • Mobile, AL rental plant presented the story of their Transformational Safety Journey at the Region IV VPPPA conference in Asheville, NC
  • Jackson, MS rental operation had the story of their Safety Journey shared on the Mississippi American Society of Safety Engineers website.
  • Minneapolis, MN rental plant received Governor’s Safety Award

Eight locations in North Carolina earned the North Carolina Safety Award

  • Greensboro, NC (Rental)
  • Charlotte, NC (Rental)
  • Charlotte, NC (First Aid and Safety)
  • Asheville, NC (Rental)
  • Statesville, NC (Rental)
  • Greenville, NC (Rental)
  • Fayetteville, NC (Rental)
  • Raleigh, NC (Fire Protection)

Environmental Sustainability

  • 2015 Newsweek Green Rankings
  • Recognized by Matthew 25: Ministries for Environmental Stewardship
  • Honorable Mention recognition from the National Pollution Prevention Roundtable for the release of the CARB Compliant Heavy Duty Hand Scrub
  • Water Re-Use Customer of the Year from the Inland Empire Utilities Agency, Ontario, California
  • Hampton Roads Sanitation Department Gold Pretreatment Award to Portsmouth, VA rental location for going one full year without a violation
  • Fort Worth Water Department Pretreatment Partnership Award to Dallas rental operation for five years of 100 percent compliance with local, state and federal pretreatment regulations
  • Missouri Environment Association Industrial Wastewater Committee Pretreatment Award to Springfield, MO rental plant

Diversity + Inclusion

  • American Legion recognized Cintas as a top military employer for 2015
  • Cintas has been ranked on the GI Jobs Top 100 Military Friendly employers for 11 consecutive years, coming at #16 in 2015
  • This year, Cintas re-signed the national Department of Defense, Employer Support of Guard and Reserve Statement of Support
  • Cintas ranked in the Top 50 Military Spouse-Friendly Employers
  • Ranked Best of the Best by US Veterans Magazine in the Veteran Employment Category
  • Cintas managers in Missouri were recognized by the Employer Support of Guard and Reserve with a Patriot Award for their support of national guard and reserve partners employed at their locations
  • Cintas was a key sponsor in the Disabled American Veterans national 5k race series
  • Cintas Pittsburgh locations raised+ $20,000 for the Wounded Warrior Project
  • 2015 WE USA 100 Corporations of the Year for our commitment to growing and developing women-owned enterprises
  • 2015 MBN USA Corporate 101 for our effort to support diverse enterprises and understanding of the positive impact supplier diversity makes on the economy
  • 2015 MBN USA Champion
  • 2015 - Diversity Plus Magazine –Top 30 Champions of Diversity
  • Cintas employee-partner Holly Turner was honored by National Diversity Council with a Glass-Cuylling Award
  • Cintas employee-partner Pamela Brailsford was named one of Women’s Enterprise USA’s Top 100 Leaders in Supplier Diversity
  • Cintas employee-partner Quentin Williams was selected to receive a 2016 Young Leader Award in St. Louis
  • Cintas Vice President of Corporate Communications Michelle Goret was recognized by Ohio Diversity Council as one of Ohio’s Most Powerful & Influential Women
  • Cintas President and COO Phillip Holloman was recognized by Ohio Diversity Council with a Multicultural Leadership Award
  • St. Charles Rental Operation named Berry Plastic’s Supplier of the Year for the 5th consecutive year
  • Class II Corporation of the Year by the South Central Ohio Minority Supplier Development Council
  • Mayor’s Council of Oklahoma Award for outstanding achievements in enhancing employment opportunities for people with disabilities


CEO MESSAGE: A Corporate Responsibility message from CEO Scott D. Farmer.



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