Our awards and achievements

An award can be seen as a performance indicator or as a trophy. We choose the first option as we believe that the awards we win are indicators of our business performance. We are no doubt proud of these awards, but we also understand that they act as drivers for our continuous improvement.

  • Valor 1000 – Valor Econômico Newspaper

    In 2014, the Valor 1000 annual directory recognized Racional as the best company in the Brazilian Construction and Engineering sector. Valor 1000 is organized by Valor Econômico newspaper and is the most respected ranking of the best Brazilian companies.

  • Largest and Best 2019 – Exame Magazine

    4th place among the best construction companies in Brazil.

  • 500 Top Construction Companies

    For years, Racional has ranked among the top Brazilian engineering companies in an annual survey carried out by the O Empreiteiro magazine.

  • Ford Awards

    Racional was awarded the Ford Q1 Award among a select group of suppliers who build the Ford plants internationally.

    Racional received another three Ford awards:
    - Gold World Excellence Award: Racional was selected as one of the world’s best service providers.
    - Supplier of the Year (services).
    - Ford Brazil Excellence Award for engineering and construction.

Health, Safety and Environment Awards:

  • Albert Einstein Hospital – 5th Safety Award

    Racional achieved best safety performance in the “Partner Company” category.

  • Jaguar Land Rover – Workplace Safety Management

    In 2016, we were recognized by Jaguar Land Rover for workplace safety on the construction site where Racional built the first fully owned JLR plant outside the United Kingdom. Located in Itatiaia, Rio de Janeiro State, the plant reached the milestone of 1,300,000 hours without lost time accidents, surpassing the performance of the London Olympics construction works.
    This outstanding achievement is the fruit of the trusted relationship and partnership established with Jaguar Land Rover since the beginning of the project, as well as the commitment of our team to our safety culture.

  • Seconci-SP OHS Award

    Since 2012, Racional has been awarded by Seconci ten times in different categories. In 2014, Racional's CEO, Newton Simões, was the recipient of the Personality of the Year Award.

  • Vitae-Rio Award – Safe Construction, Living Company

    Organized by Seconci’s Rio de Janeiro Chapter, Racional won the Vitae-Rio Award in 2019 in the Bronze category.

  • 1st Seconci-SP Environment Award 2014

    We were awarded in the Gold category for our Environmental Management around the Construction Site during construction of the Itaú Technology Center.

  • Top Ecology ADVB

    Racional won the Top Ecology Award 2002 and 2003 granted by the Brazilian Association of Sales and Marketing Managers (ADVB) for the efforts of its team in implementing Racional’s Environmental Management Program (PGA).

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