We don't do it for the recognition, but we appreciate it all the same. Like our founder, we put the best of ourselves into all we do. It's part of who we are and part of the future we hope to share.
By supporting our employees as they help solve the world’s biggest problems, John Deere has earned a place on Fast Company magazine’s list of “Best Workplaces for Innovators.” The annual list, launched in 2019, recognizes companies whose cultures empower their employees to improve processes, create new products, and invent new ways of doing business.
John Deere was honored in the Tech for a Better World category of the Consumer Electronics Show 2020 Innovation Awards, a recognition of outstanding product design and engineering in consumer technology products. The new 8RX Tracked Tractor earned the honor with its ability to integrate artificial intelligence, the internet of things, and advanced automation for farming efficiency and intelligence.
At Agritechnica 2019, the world’s leading trade show for agricultural technology, John Deere earned one gold and three silver medals, including the sole Gold Medal for Innovation from the German Agricultural Society. In addition to those top honors, our innovations in combine control, large square-bale operation, and large combine efficiency yielded three silver medals.
Deere & Company is one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies according to the Ethisphere Institute’s 2020 ranking of companies with highly ethical business practices. This is the thirteenth recognition from the Ethisphere Institute, a testament to the integrity that sits at the core of John Deere values.
The 1050K Dozer is built for performance in mining, quarrying, roadbuilding, and other large-scale applications. John Deere collaborated with Designworks on a complete redesign based on a larger package, and the resulting active stance and directional assertiveness were recognized with a 2020 Design Award in the Product discipline by the iF World Design Guide.
The endorsement of John Deere customers has placed us high on a list of America’s most innovative companies. The American Innovation Index (Aii), the only survey in the U.S. measuring company innovativeness based on customer experience, covers nearly 200 firms from 21 industries — no small field for Deere to dominate.
The new John Deere 8RX Tracked Tractor offers a powerful vision of the future. Its precision robotics and striking external appearance have been recognized with two prestigious design awards: the 2020 Red Dot Award for product design and the 2020 iF Design Award for Discipline Product. These awards recognize that Deere differentiates by design and innovation as well as with quality and reliability.
Every year, the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers recognizes the most innovative product engineering in food and agriculture. In 2020, John Deere’s LS475 Liquid System and N500C Series Air Drill each received an AE50 Award for ingenuity in product development, improving safety, and saving producers time, costs, and labor.