UNITY has received many awards!

For its outstanding project work and as an excellent employer.

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Our Awards

Satisfied customers are our primary goal in all our projects. We are very proud to be the recipient of several awards in recognition for our work. Some examples of these include: The “Best of Consulting“ award from WirtschaftsWoche (5 time-winner), the award as a "Top Company" from the employer rating portal Kununu and “very good employer” by the international research and consulting institute Great Place to Work®.  In addition, UNITY is one of the 14 Best Management Consultancies in Germany! The well-known ranking is published annually in the Lünendonk list.

UNITY is also one of the world's best management consultancies according to the American business magazine Forbes and the renowned statistics portal Statista. A total of 230 consulting firms received this award -- 36 of which are headquartered in Germany.

Award-winning work, unparalleled corporate culture

  • Great Place to Work

    Every year, the independent research and consulting company Great Place to Work® surveys more than 700 companies of all industries and sizes throughout Germany. The result: UNITY received the Great Place to Work® certification and was awarded in three different categories: “Best Employers in Germany”, “Best Employers in North Rhine-Westphalia” and “Best Employers in Consulting”.

  • Best Consultants (Beste Berater)

    The magazine brand eins Wissen and Statista have concluded: UNITY is once again one of the best management consultancies in Germany in 2023! The results are based on a survey of over 8,000 partners and principals of management consultancies as well as numerous clients.

  • Top Company

    We have once again been recognized as a "Top Company" by the employer rating portal kununu. We are very proud that this award is based on our excellent kununu score and the positive reviews of our employees.

  • Germany's Digital Pioneers (Deutschlands Digitale Vorreiter)

    The F.A.Z. Institute, a subsidiary of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ), has once again awarded us the "Germany's Digital Pioneers" award in 2024. The institute evaluated over 5,000 companies using a combination of social listening and online employer ratings. UNITY also received the award since 2022.

  • Most Wanted Employer

    UNITY was recognized as a "Most Wanted Employer 2023" by the ZEIT publishing group. The award was developed in cooperation with the employer rating portal kununu and is based on our excellent kununu score and the result of a separate survey by kununu. We are very pleased about our Top 10 position in the consulting ranking!

  • Top Consulting (Top Beratung)

    Handelsblatt and the Handelsblatt Research Institute have identified the best management consultancies: UNITY is one of the Top Consultancies of 2022! We were recognized for outstanding performance in the following three categories: automotive industry, industrial goods and cyber security.

  • Referral Award

    Beim Referral Culture Award von Sprad wurden wir als „Outstanding Referral Culture“ ausgezeichnet. Diese Auszeichnung ist eine Anerkennung für unser attraktives Mitarbeiterempfehlungsprogramm und bestätigt unseren anhaltenden Fokus auf die Zufriedenheit unseres Teams. Damit haben wir es unter die besten 10% aller 300.000 Teilnehmern aus ganz Europa geschafft.

"Best of Consulting" Award

UNITY has already received the "Best of Consulting" award five times! As part of the competition, WirtschaftsWoche honors the best management consultants every year. It reviews the consulting firms' project success and thus helps customers in their search for the best possible consultant for their next project.

  • 10% Profit margin increase in WALDRICH COBURG's spare parts business

    The goal of the pricing project at the machine manufacturer WALDRICH COBURG was to expand the spare parts business through a targeted price management strategy. UNITY supported this project from the conception to the global implementation and was awarded with the "Best of Consulting" award in the "Marketing" category. "The German mechanical engineering industry is growing primarily in the service business. Together with UNITY, WALDRICH COBURG has managed to significantly increase the share of earnings from the spare parts business," says Viviane Zimmermann, Partner at UNITY. “The Best of Consulting” award is one of the most important awards in the consulting industry. We are very proud that the jury of experts recognizes the high quality of the project work for our customers," explains Dr.-Ing. Frank Thielemann, CEO at UNITY.

    Photo: © Frank Beer for WirtschaftsWoche; From L to R: Dr. Verena Joachim (Team Leader), Prof. Dr. Hans Jung (Principal), Viviane Zimmermann (Partner, Head of Business Area)

  • Sustainable Energy Solutions (SEnS) bei GEA

    In the “Sustainable Energy Solutions (SEnS)” project carried out together with GEA", a sustainable business model was developed that integrates heating and cooling solutions from global customers into processes in the dairy, food and beverage industry. The project won the "Best of Consulting" award in the "Sustainability" category. With these process and supply solutions, GEA enables its customers to lower energy-related total cost of ownership, reduce their carbon footprint and meet ever-increasing sustainability targets. "Sustainability is a key issue for companies. Together with UNITY, GEA has created an innovative solution that successfully combines ecological and economic benefits," says Dr. Michael Herbst, Partner at UNITY.

    Photo: © Frank Beer for WirtschaftsWoche
    From L to R: Maximilian Straube (Manager) and Dr. Michael Herbst (Partner, Head of Business Area)

  • More "Best of Consulting" Awards

    We received the "Best of Consulting" award in the "Strategy -- Innovation" category for a development project at Dürkopp Adler. In the same year, we also received an award in the "Operations -- Digitalization" category for a Smart Manufacturing project at SCHOTT.

    The "Best of Consulting" award was also presented to us in the "Digitalization" category for a project at thyssenkrupp in which digitalization technologies were introduced along the entire value chain in order to increase both customer satisfaction and efficiency. 

    UNITY also received the "Best of Consulting" award in the category "Project Excellence - Competitive Strategy": The project to develop innovation management at Lufthansa Technik convinced the high-level jury, not least because of the extraordinarily high level of customer satisfaction.

    Photo: © Frank Beer for WirtschaftsWoche