Thanks to the generosity of our unionized employees during the 2012 CAE-Centraide campaign, CAE Montreal and its employees received a Solidaires award in the Trade Union Support category. The Solidaires award recognizes leadership, social commitment and the outstanding contributions of the volunteers and organizations that support Centraide of Greater Montreal. In 2012, we collected a record donation sum of $783,939.
CAE has won the “Bicycle-friendly organization” award in the corporate category of more than 1,000 employees given by Vélo Québec
CAE has won an award for its innovative booth at the MSPO International Defence Industry Exhibition in Poland. The award is given to 5 out of 800 exhibitors each year.
Thanks to the generosity of our employees during the 2011 CAE Centraide campaign, CAE Montreal and its employees received a Solidaires award in the Employee Campaign category (1,000 plus employees). The Solidaires award recognizes leadership, social commitment and the outstanding contributions of the volunteers and organizations that support Centraide of Greater Montreal. In 2011, we collected a record donation sum of $768,404.
CAE has won two Air Transport World (ATW) Advertising awards– the first in the airline operations solutions category for its cadet to captain advertisement and the second in the corporate category for its Emirates airline congratulatory advertisement. The ATW Airline Industry Achievement Awards is the longest running and most respected airline industry awards event. These awards are given to airlines that have distinguished themselves through outstanding performance, innovation, and service.
CAE and its employees received two Solidaires awards, one in the Overall Support category and the other in the Leadership Giving Campaign (1,000 plus employees), thanks to the outstanding generosity shown through our CAE-Centraide 2010 campaign and from CAE employees. The Solidaires awards recognize leadership, social commitment and the outstanding contributions of the volunteers and organizations that support Centraide of Greater Montreal. In 2010, we collected a record sum of $737,929.
CAE wins a Bombardier Aerospace 2010 Corporate Social Responsibility award. This award recognizes suppliers who distinguish themselves through their corporate social responsibility initiatives. Suppliers were evaluated based on their achievements on the six pillars of Bombardier's corporate social responsibility strategy, namely: governing effectively, valuing employees, building responsible products, operating sustainably, engaging suppliers and acting as a responsible citizen.
CAE received the Reconnaissance des Leaders en transport durable prize for its role in sustainable transportation awarded by the Commuter Management Centres of Greater Montreal in collaboration with the Agence métropolitaine de transport (AMT). This award recognizes initiatives that promote sustainable transportation within an organization.
Michael Poole, CAE Flightscape, received the Jerome F. Lederer Award at the International Society of Air Safety Investigators (ISASI) conference in Sapporo, Japan. This award recognizes outstanding contributions to technical excellence in accident investigation.
CAE received The Solidaires prize (Spirit Awards) in the category Leadership Giving Campaign Campaign (over 1,000 employees). The Solidaires pays tribute to the leadership and social commitment of the volunteers and organizations that support Centraide of Greater Montréal.
The St. Petersburg Times recognized CAE USA as a leading workplace in the Tampa Bay Area, judged exclusively on the results of an employee survey.
Australian Defence Magazine names CAE Australia Number One Defence, Small to Medium Sized Enterprise for 2009. The award was judged on the basis of overall project management strategy, schedule performance, risk management, performance against budget and defence/contractor relationship.
CAE receives a Coup de cœur honourable mention from Centraide. As part of the 2008 campaign, Centraide awarded CAE a Coup de cœur mention in the “Employee Campaign—1,000+ employees” category for the excellence of the campaign. In recognition of CAE’s efforts, the Centraide’s jury awarded CAE the mention because they found the campaign inspiring. As in previous years, CAE Montreal and its employees made generous contributions by deploying efforts in several areas to collect a total amount of $622,292–the best to date.
CAE named one of the Best Employers for new Canadians for 2009.
CAE named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers and one of Montreal’s Top 15 Employers for 2009.
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CAE named Company of the Year in Quebec by Les Affaires, the main French-language business newspaper in Canada. The award recognized how over the past few years CAE had boosted its position internationally and reinvented itself as an aerospace multinational.
CAE wins Centraide's Solidaires award. For the third consecutive year, Centraide of Greater Montreal presented CAE with its Solidaires award for the quality of its workplace campaign. Centraide is an organization that funds many charities within the community and, as in the past, CAE Montreal and its employees donated generously, exceeding our objective by more than $45,000. Of the over $596,146 total, employees raised $481,146 through a sumo wrestling competition, a Halloween costume contest, early bird draws, and a variety of other events.
CAE 5000 Series wins GOOD DESIGN award in the Transportation category, awarded by the Chicago Athenaeum (Museum of Architecture and Design) and the European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies. GOOD DESIGN bestows international recognition upon designers and manufacturers for advancing new and innovative product concepts and for stretching the envelope beyond what is considered standard product and consumer design.
CAE receives Magazine Commerce – Korn/Ferry Prize for healthy governance practices. CAE is a 2007 co-recipient of the prize within the large enterprise category. The prize is given in recognition of the best corporate governance practices cultivated by the Board of Directors and management of a company headquartered in Quebec. The CAE Board of Directors was congratulated for its balance, diversity and for the team spirit of its members. CAE was also applauded for the positive turn it has made over the past five years, which made it possible to restructure and modernize the company and its corporate governance practices.
CAE receives Go Green Plus certification from BOMA Quebec. The award recognized the environmental management of our Saint-Laurent building. Go Green Plus is a national recognition program that measures the environmental performance of commercial buildings and allows them to improve their energy consumption, operation costs and waste management. This prestigious certification is awarded by BOMA Quebec to firms that are leaders in ecological building management. CAE is one of the 10 firms in Quebec to receive this certification in 2007.
CAE awarded Export prize by Quebec Industrial Research Association (ADRIQ). The award, which acknowledges industrial innovation, recognized how our strong global strategy has boosted our position internationally, contributing to our commercial success. The ADRIQ also recognized our outstanding accomplishments abroad, as well as at our manufacturing plants and training centres located on five continents.
CAE wins a Grande Mention 2007 award for the quality of its operations. The award, issued by the Mouvement québécois de la qualité, recognizes public and private companies that stand out due to the quality of their management and their overall results. Les Grands prix québécois de la qualité are the most prestigious distinction in Quebec for organizational excellence.
CAE named one of Canada’s 10 Best Companies to Work For. CAE was selected as one of Canada’s 10 Best Companies to Work For by the Financial Post. CAE and the other nine companies selected were drawn from this year's "Top 100 Employers" list as exceptional private-sector employers that are growing quickly and offer excellent career prospects.
CAE named one of Montreal’s Top 15 Employers 2008. CAE was selected as one of Montreal’s Top 15 Employers 2008 by Mediacorp Canada. Advantages of working for CAE cited in the selection include a wide range of global career opportunities, generous maternity top-up payments for new mothers, a strong professional development program, and employee benefits.
CAE named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers 2008. CAE was selected as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers 2008 by Mediacorp Canada. Advantages of working for CAE cited in the selection include a wide range of global career opportunities, generous maternity top-up payments for new mothers, a strong professional development program, and employee benefits.
CAE Australia wins Engineering Excellence award. CAE’s Tactical Training Capability Upgrade (TTCU) project was recently named as a regional finalist at Australia’s 2007 Engineering Excellence Awards (EEA). The awards recognize outstanding achievements and commitment to excellence within the Australian engineering industry. The TTCU project was one of three finalists for the Sydney region in the “Welfare, Health, Safety, Education and Training” category.
CAE wins Centraide's Solidaires award. For the second consecutive year, Centraide of Greater Montreal presented CAE with its Solidaires award for the quality of its workplace campaign. Centraide is an organization that funds many charities within the community and, as in the past, CAE Montreal and its employees donated generously, exceeding our objective by more than $60,000. Of the over $517,000 total, employees raised $400,200 through the Leaders’ Campaign, Halloween costume and pie-throwing contests, sports challenges, talent shows, and a variety of other events.
CAE wins Outstanding Supplier Award from Boeing. The Boeing Company recently recognized CAE USA with its Outstanding Supplier Award at Boeing's fifth annual Supplier Conference held in St. Louis, Missouri. CAE was recognized for outstanding responsiveness and support during development of new business opportunities as well for execution of ongoing efforts. In August, CAE was awarded a subcontract from Boeing to begin design and development of upgrades and new training devices for the U.S. Air Force C-130 Avionics Modernization Program (AMP). CAE has also supported Boeing in pursuing other new business opportunities.
CAE wins Mercuriades Award. CAE has won the prestigious Mercuriades Award. The Mercuriades Competition is organized by the Fédération des chambres de commerce du Québec (FCCQ) and recognizes Quebec companies with the talent, vision and know-how in several categories. CAE won the Markets Outside Quebec category which primarily refers to business with growth or expanded volume in sales outside Quebec. Some of the eligible activities in this category include: exports of products or services, investments, acquisitions or implementation of distribution centres or production units outside Quebec.
CAE wins Centraide's Solidaires award. CAE was presented with a Centraide of Greater Montreal's Solidaires award. CAE was recognized in the Employee Campaign - 1,000 employees plus category for the quality of its workplace campaign. Campaign elements considered were: the campaign committee, training of canvassers, person-to-person canvassing, promotion of payroll giving, growth in results, and invitation of a spokesperson from a Centraide supported agency. CAE presented Centraide with a cheque for $423,000 to help those in need in the Greater Montreal area.
CAE receives the Lachance-Morin award. CAE's Health and Safety Committee received the 2006 Lachance-Morin award given annually by the Association Sectorielle Paritaire's (ASP), section for the manufacture of metal and electrical products, to the company that has shown the best improvement in the area of prevention. This award recognizes CAE's joint (management and union) commitment in the area of accident prevention.
CAE Australia is number one. Australian Defence Magazine honoured CAE Australia with an award that acknowledged the Company as the Number One Defence, Small to Medium Sized Enterprise (SME) for the Year 2005. In addition, the magazine named the Management and Support of ADF Aerospace Simulators (MSAAS) contract, awarded to CAE Australia in November 2005, as a runner-up for Defence Project of the Year 2005 Award (SME). The award was judged on the basis of overall project management strategy, schedule performance, risk management, performance against budget and defence/contractor relationship.
CAE wins the IR Global Ranking. The winners of the 2006 IR Global Rankings have been announced and, within North America, CAE was named top 1 winner in the category of Best Earnings Release and Disclosure Process (Small/Mid Cap), and top 1 winner in the category of Best Earnings Release and Disclosure Process per Industry, for the Technology industry.
Defence Helicopter magazine presented its Integrator of the Year 2005 award to CAE USA for its Common Environment / Common Database (CE/CDB), a mission planning and rehearsal tool destined to have a long-term impact on U.S. Special Operations readiness. As a result of CAE’s work on this project, highly detailed, up-to-the-minute geo-referenced databases replicating the world outside can be swiftly and accurately downloaded to the simulator visuals of Special Forces helicopter pilots and crews. This will make outcomes more certain, assuring the safety of the people involved.
CAE is ranked #1 by the Canadian Defence Review magazine in its listing of Canada's Top 20 Defence companies. According to the magazine, "CAE is a clear winner because of the company's solid commitment to defence mission readiness using home-grown, Canadian technology and a large Canadian workforce places it in position of undisputed international importance in its field of simulation, training and support services."
Centraide of Greater Montreal awarded CAE its Solidaires Award in recognition of its successful Leadership Giving Campaign. CAE had 62 leaders, who, in total, donated close to $88,000. Overall, CAE donated $380,000 to Centraide. The amount consisted of a $280,000 donation on behalf of CAE employees, as well as a corporate donation of $100,000.
CAE’s "Essential Safety" advertisement featuring a little boy looking out of an airplane window wins the Gold Award (Training Category) in Air Transport World magazine’s 2005 AdAwards competition.
CAE won the Frost & Sullivan Technology Award for 2004. This award is presented each year to the company that has demonstrated excellence in new products and technologies within their industry. In presenting the award to CAE, Frost & Sullivan wrote that it "recognized the innovation behind CAE Simfinity™'s fully integrated training solution as well as the flexibility that it provides users and trainers. CAE Simfinity™ provides an outstanding PC-based software training package (from desktop products to 3-D trainers). It uses high-fidelity simulation software that was developed for CAE's full-flight simulators but has been adapted to be accessed over the Internet. This combination of high-fidelity software and access flexibility allows for drastic cost reductions while conserving the high quality of training expected from CAE."
CAE and Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (the "AH-64A Apache Combat Mission Simulator Upgrade Team") officially received the 2003 M&S Industry Award for training awarded jointly by the United States Department of Defense, Defense Modeling and Simulation Office, and National Training Systems Association. Fulfilling an urgent U.S. Army requirement in Iraq, Northrop Grumman Mission Systems and CAE incorporated a critical "Brown-Out" training capability on an Apache CMS on a quick response basis, significantly improving pilot combat preparedness.
CAE is awarded the Frost and Sullivan Product Innovation Award for CAE Simfinity™. The award is presented each year to the company that has demonstrated excellence in new products and technologies within its industry. Frost & Sullivan, an international market research and consulting firm in San Jose, California, recognized CAE because it "has shown innovation by launching a broad line of emerging products and technologies."
CAE's Simfinity™ integrated training solution is shortlisted in the Training and Safety category of the Flight International Aerospace Industry Awards 2004. Open to any organization or company contributing to improving safety and training standards in the aerospace industry, the Training and Safety category recognizes innovation in areas such as flight training, simulation and system design, as well as campaigns, initiatives and technology or practices to make flying safer.
CAE is recognized in the as One of Canada's Top 100 Employers from about 51,000 candidates. The 2004 edition is published by Mediacorp Canada Inc.
CAE is honoured by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University with a 2002 Pinnacle Award for CAE Simfinity™. The award is given every two years for outstanding achievement in a specific area of aviation and aerospace. Embry-Riddle is the world's largest fully accredited university specializing in aviation and aerospace.
CAE was awarded the Canada Awards for Excellence Quality Award. The awards, given out annually to Canadian companies, recognized CAE for its commitment to quality, customer focus and business process improvement.
Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters, one of Canada's leading business associations, awards CAE the Canadian Innovation Award for Process Efficiencies for reducing the manufacturing assembly time of a full-flight simulator from 32 weeks to 14 and for creating a new production line. It now takes nine weeks to manufacture an Airbus full flight simulator.
Aviation Week and Space Technology magazine ranks CAE as top performer in the medium-sized category of public aerospace-defence companies in the magazine's annual Best-Managed Companies Awards. Three performance measures were used for this ranking: productivity, asset utilization and financial health.
American Airlines recognizes CAE as a Platinum Supplier for a second year in a row. To achieve Platinum Supplier status, CAE had to maintain high standards of performance in four areas: cost, quality, schedule and responsiveness.
CAE wins Bronze in Annual Report Awards. For three years in a row, the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants and the National Post have recognized CAE in the High Tech category for the quality of its annual report.
CAE is awarded the Frost & Sullivan's Company of the Year Award for 2001 as well as the Market Engineering Leadership Award in the visual simulation market. Frost & Sullivan, an international market research and consulting firm in San Jose, California, says "CAE has simultaneously built a whole new line of businesses in providing aviation training services, and this is poised to make it a global leader in that segment of the market." The Marked Engineering Leadership Award recognizes CAE for its product development and strategic acquisitions.
CAE South America Flight Training (CSAT) is honoured under the Brazil 500 Years award for its initiative and new vision in aviation training, developing the pilot training market in Latin America, creating new jobs and saving time and money for airlines and their pilots. The award principally recognizes those individuals and companies who have contributed to the development of science and technology, have integrated culture with the business environment, and have enhanced the well being of the community and Brazilian society in general.
CAE was awarded the Gold Ad Award in the category Training by Air Transport World magazine for its advertisement entitled "Think Fast".
Aviation Week & Space Technology ranked CAE third (out of 26) in the medium-size company category of the magazine's Best Managed Companies 2001 study. The magazine used three performance criteria (asset utilization, productivity, and financial stability) to rank the various aerospace and defence companies.
American Airlines recognizes CAE's top quality standards with the awarding of Platinum status under its supplier incentive program. Under American Airlines' Supplier Excellence 2000 program, CAE has achieved Platinum status for fulfilling demanding criteria in the four areas of cost, scheduling, quality and responsiveness.
CAE wins Bronze in the Annual Report Awards given by the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants and the National Post.
CAE wins the Governor's Award for excellence in the field of flight training technology, presented at the Interservice/industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (ITSEC) in Orlando, Florida. CAE's work putting into operation the first and largest Private Finance Initiative (PFI) in the U.K., with the Medium Support Helicopter Aircrew Training Facility (MSHATF) training program at RAF Benson, was cited for the award. At RAF Benson the CAE team provides a complete training centre operation, including pilot instruction. CAE's training centre is credited with being on the leading edge of changing the way training is conducted in the U.K., setting the standard for many Ministry of Defence programs which are now following its lead.
CAE is recognized by American Airlines as both a platinum supplier and the best-in-class supplier in 2000. The Supplier Excellence program rates American Airlines' more than 3,000 suppliers on cost, quality, schedule and responsiveness, and performs formal assessments of its suppliers using Malcolm Baldridge award criteria. Seventeen suppliers (including CAE) were considered platinum suppliers for demonstrated excellent performance, and CAE won the coveted "best-in-class" supplier award.