The first truly global Awards dedicated to Corporate Universities were presented in Paris by GlobalCCU, the Global Council of Corporate Universities.
The ceremony was held on March 13, 2013 at Microsoft Europe.

Annick Renaud-Coulon,
chairman of GlobalCCU, founder of the GlobalCCU Awards
co-chaired the ceremony with Jan Müehlfeit, Chairman of Microsoft Europe
and Henri Giscard d’Estaing, Club Med CEO

GlobalCCU Awards recognize the very best Corporate Universities that create value for People, Business and Society. Their ambition is to:

  • shape the future of the profession by positioning Corporate Universities as a strategic and operational lever to help implement business strategies, to embody the identity, the culture and the brand of the organization in all its internal and external stakeholders
  • promote the important role to be played by Corporate Universities in Corporate Social and Environmental Responsibilities of their organization

The ceremony took place in the presence of Ambassadors or representatives of the embassies of Brazil, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Namibia, Portugal, South Africa, Turkey and the United States of America, as well as of many directors of corporate universities coming from 4 continents, and personalities of the economic world, who came to France for this exceptional event.

The Advisory & Judging Committee composed of international experts of the profession has selected the winners among candidates from 19 countries over 5 continents which are:

Best overall Corporate University
DAU (USA) – Gold Award
GAS NATURAL FENOSA (Spain) – Silver Award
CAIXA (Brazil) – Bronze Award

Best impact of Corporate University on implementation of business strategies of the organization
YAPI KREDI (Turkey) – Gold Award
ESSAR (India) – Silver Award
ORANGE (France) – Bronze Award

Best Corporate University embodying the identity, the culture and the brand of the organization in its stakeholders
PETRONAS (Malaysia) – Gold Award
BANCA MEDIOLANUM (Italy) – Silver Award
EDP (Portugal) – Bronze Award

Best innovative Corporate University
GAS NATURAL FENOSA (Spain) – Gold Award
NEXANS (France) – Bronze Award

Distinguished Prize for leveraging Corporate Responsibility through Corporate University
HAGER (Germany)


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Press Room

  • In the June/July issue of Elearning! magazine, Annick Renaud-Coulon cites her expert opinion on the challenges affecting globalized Corporate Universities and on the impact of nationalist trends that cannot undermine them.   MORE >

  • Great article in CLO Magazine about the Future of Corporate Universities in the Digital Disruption Age, by Annick Renaud-Coulon.  MORE >


  • Saynur Onen and Julia Menninga, GlobalCCU AB Members moved their job recently. Saynur is now HR Management and Development Director at Yildiz, Turkey, and Julia works at McCann UK as Director of the Corporate University.


GlobalCCU organization

Impacting Events

  • Uni Brad (Brazil), Best overall Corporate University 2017 celebrated their outstanding achievement with the CEO of Banco Bradesco.

  • UniBB who won the GlobalCCU Best Overall award gold winner 2015 had a stand at Conarh (Human Resources National Congress), the largest human resources event in Latin America and second in the world. Visitors learnt about the success of UniBB in the stand here in photo.


  • DAU, Defense Acquisition University, the best overall Corporate University Gold Winner 2013, organized a ceremony in front of the entire university for presenting the GlobalCCU Award.The trophy has been displayed in the Pentagon to all the senior leadership.

Previous Events

Hugo Pena Brandão, Executive Manager of Banco do Brasil Corporate University (UniBB) has accepted to serve as member of the Advisory Board of GlobalCCU. He welcomed Annick Renaud-Coulon in Brasilia on 17 and 18 March 2016 for filming video lessons for the UniBB Portal.

GlobalCCU Awards Ceremony 2015

Winners with their trophees MORE >

GlobalCCU Awards Ceremony 2013
13 March 2013 at Microsoft France Headquarters
in Paris, France MORE >

Launch of CUCP at Groupama: March 2010

GlobalCCU Forum at Campus Veolia and
at the Sorbonne


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