We believe exemplary performance in the areas of environmental, health and safety and corporate governance is essential to fulfill our business goals and meet the expectations of our many stakeholders.
2018 Institutional Shareholder Services
Devon has an overall Environmental & Social QualityScore of 1 in Institutional Shareholder Services’ scoring system, which is the highest rating possible. The scoring system is a comprehensive ESG risk assessment.
2018 FORTUNE Magazine "Great Places to Work"
Devon’s placement on the FORTUNE Magazine annual list was based largely on an anonymous survey of all U.S. employees conducted by the Great Place to Work Institute. Employees overwhelmingly responded that Devon offers a welcoming environment, meaningful work, a commitment to work-life balance and leaders who are approachable, honest and ethical. Notably, 94 percent said they are proud to tell others they work at Devon.
2018 Corporate Governance
Devon has been nationally recognized by the organization 2020 Women on Boards by having 20% of the company’s board of director seats filled by women.
2018 Military Friendly Award
For the sixth straight year, G.I. Jobs and Military Spouse magazine named Devon to its top military-friendly employers list. The list includes companies with more than $1 billion in revenue that exhibit leading practices for military recruitment and retention. Criteria includes the strength of company military recruiting efforts, the percentage of new hires with prior military service, retention efforts and company policies toward National Guard and Reserve service. The company received praise for its generous military leave of absence policy and its outreach and professional development opportunities for employees with military backgrounds.
State Partner in 4-H Award
Devon's long standing commitment to Oklahoma 4-H was memorialized through their formal recognition of Devon being designated as a State Partner. These designations are awarded to organizations who have provided significant support to Oklahoma 4-H through contributions of time and or financial support.
2017 Emerald Awards
Devon’s commitment to exceptional biodiversity and land management was recognized at the 26th annual Alberta Emerald Awards.
The Regional Industry Caribou Collaboration (RICC), a COSIA joint industry project led by Devon, placed top three in the Shared Footprints Award category.
The Shared Footprints award is unique, in that it recognizes and celebrates projects that go beyond normal land management practices and bring multiple partners together to demonstrate land and water stewardship, build shared knowledge, improve air quality and reduce land disturbances.
2017 Military Friendly Award
For the fifth straight year, G.I. Jobs and Military Spouse magazine named Devon to its top military-friendly employers list. The list includes companies with more than $1 billion in revenue that exhibit leading practices for military recruitment and retention. Criteria includes the strength of company military recruiting efforts, the percentage of new hires with prior military service, retention efforts and company policies toward National Guard and Reserve service. The company received praise for its generous military leave of absence policy and its outreach and professional development opportunities for employees with military backgrounds.
2017 Fit Friendly Business
The American Heart Association awarded Devon with bronze level recognition in the Workplace Health Achievement Index. The program recognizes employers that champion the health of their employees and work to create a culture of physical activity and health in the workplace.
2017 Carlsbad, New Mexico Business of the Year
Devon was recognized as the Business of the Year by the Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce for contributions to southeast New Mexico --- from both a business and a community involvement standpoint. Specific programs that were highlighted include financial investment and operational presence in the region, employee involvement in the community and continued philanthropic efforts.
2016 Newsweek Green Rankings
Newsweek magazine named Devon to its list of the most environmentally conscious U.S. energy companies. Among the top 500 publicly traded U.S. companies, Devon ranked eighth among 41 companies listed in the energy sector. The magazine considered factors such as the company's environmental impact, its environmental policies and initiatives and its transparency in reporting environmental performance.
2016 Most Valuable Employers for Military
For the third straight year Devon was named a Most Valuable Employers (MVE) for Military by CivilianJobs.com. The MVE recognition serves to help military-experienced job seekers and veterans identify the top employers to target for civilian careers.
2016 Employee Benefits Award
Workforce Magazine named Devon a recipient of the publisher's Optimas Gold award for workplace benefits. Workforce cited employees participation in the company's 401(k) matching benefit program as a leading reason.
2016 SPE Diamond Award
The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) honored Devon as a Diamond-level contributor, recognizing the company's technical papers, volunteer speakers, committee memberships and other contributions.
2015 Global Award for Excellence
The Urban Land Institute, an international advocate for responsible land use, awarded Devon Energy Center its 2015 Global Award for Excellence in recognition of the development’s transformative impact on downtown Oklahoma City. Devon was chosen from 22 finalists from Asia, Europe and North America. The ULI promotes responsible use of land to create sustainable, healthy communities around the world. Through its award, the institute credits Devon for inspiring new construction of high-rise buildings and for paving the way for businesses to relocate their operations and employees downtown.
2015 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award
Devon is a recipient of the Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. The Freedom Award is the highest recognition given by the U.S. government to employers for their support of their employees who serve in the Guard and Reserve. Devon is among 15 recipients nationwide of this prestigious award.
In 2012, Devon created a goal that 6 percent of all new hires would have a military background. By 2014, 10 percent of all new hires had served their country.
2015 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials — Fortune Magazine
Fortune magazine named Devon to its inaugural list of the best workplaces for millennials, based on anonymous surveys of 90,000 U.S. workers under age 35.
Devon was the only Oklahoma-based company and one of two oil and natural gas producers to make the list.
2015 Great Places to Work Institute — Canada's Best Workplaces
Devon has been named to the Globe & Mail's list of the Best Workplaces in Canada for 2015. The company ranked No. 26 in the Large and Multinational category.
2015 Best for Vets Employers — Military Times
Devon is named one of the Military Times "Best for Vets" employers in 2015. Devon was ranked #13 overall and #1 in the oil and natural gas industry.
Rankings were developed based on the recruiting of employees connected to the military; company policies related to veterans, reservists and their families; and the organization's culture.
2015 Top 100 Military Friendly Employers
For the third straight year, G.I. Jobs and Military Spouse magazine named Devon to its top military-friendly employers list. Devon ranked No. 44 on the 2015 list of 100 companies.
The list includes companies with more than $500 million in revenue that exhibit leading practices for military recruitment and retention. More than 6,000 companies applied. Criteria includes the strength of company military recruiting efforts, the percentage of new hires with prior military service, retention efforts and company policies toward National Guard and Reserve service.
2015 Chairman's Stewardship Award
The Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission honored Devon with its 2015 Chairman’s Stewardship Award for best partnership in recognition of the company’s support for the Wyoming Conservation Corps. The University of Wyoming-based WCC is dedicated to assisting government agencies in the management of public lands across Wyoming. Since the organization was established in 2006, Devon has been providing funding, vehicles, equipment and employee volunteers to help curtail erosion, improve habitat, prevent forest fires and protect wildlife in Wyoming’s wilderness areas.
2015 Excellence for Student Achievement Award
The Carlsbad, New Mexico Municipal Schools recognized Devon with the Excellence for Student Achievement Award, which seeks to enhance efforts to improve student achievement in school districts throughout New Mexico. The award recognizes recipients for their role in improving student achievement at the local district level.