Accolades

At Dansko, we strive to be everyone's favorite shoe company. From time to time, our efforts are recognized by others and we are proud to accept awards. It's wonderful to receive a pat on the back for our efforts and while we are proud to accept, it’s our hope that these recognitions will inspire others. Take a peek at some of our recent accolades.

  • Dansko Named Best for Workers: B Lab

    Having a great workplace culture is a top priority for Dansko. From Design to Customer Service to Accounts Receivable and every department in-between, we work together as a passionate footwear family. So we were thrilled to be named a "Best for Workers" company by B Lab, a non-profit organization dedicated to using the power of business to solve social and environmental problems.

  • Product Development Team

    Design Excellence Award for Women's Comfort Footwear: Footwear Plus

    We believe that comfortable, fashionable shoes belong in every closet. So when Footwear Plus, a leading footwear trade publication, presented Dansko with a Design Excellence Award for Women's Comfort footwear, we couldn't help but savor the moment. Now we've won it 8 times! From the finest materials to the highest-quality craftsmanship, we're proud to bring you products that look as great as they feel.

  • Dansko Co-Founders Mandy Cabot & Peter Kjellerup

    Our Buildings Are LEED® GOLD Certified: U.S. Green Building Council

    At Dansko, we're all about minimizing our environmental footprint. So when we designed our company headquarters and distribution center in West Grove, south eastern Pennsylvania, we scrutinized every decision - working to reduce energy use, maintain water quality and improve employee working conditions. This approach earned LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold certification for both buildings, as awarded by the United States Green Building Council. Today, our facilities not only meet the needs of our business-they support our commitment to building a better future.

  • Mandy Cabot

    Dansko Co-Founder Mandy Cabot Named to Footwear Power 100 List: Footwear News

    As a top player in the footwear industry, Dansko Co-Founder and CEO Mandy Cabot has been named several times to the Footwear News Power 100 List. We can't think of a more fitting honor for Mandy, our inspirational leader and CEO, than being named to this exclusive club of highly-regarded footwear industry professionals.

  • Stroud Water Research Tree Plant Volunteer

    Triple Bottom Line Award: Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia

    As a company that takes being a responsible corporate citizen very seriously, we are always looking for ways to help our community. We were very proud to receive the Triple Bottom Line award, presented by the Sustainable Business Network of Philadelphia, an organization that seeks to build a responsible, thriving and sustainable economy in the Greater Philadelphia Region.

  • Team Dansko

    Best Places to Work: Workplace Dynamics

    We're all in this together, aren't we? At Dansko, we believe that the best kind of business success happens in a positive, rewarding workplace environment. And our employees agree! Dansko was previously named as a "Best Place to Work" in a ranking compiled by Workplace Dynamics, a company that partners with organizations to analyze and improve workplace culture, and in conjunction with the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Daily News and Philly.com. Go team!

  • Mandy Cabot

    Dansko Co-Founder Mandy Cabot presented with
    T Kenyon Holly Memorial Award: Two Ten Foundation

    When Dansko Co-Founder and CEO Mandy Cabot spots something that needs to be done, she is driven to take action. It is her outstanding personal and professional humanitarian contributions that led to Mandy being presented with the T Kenyon Holly Memorial Award by the Two Ten Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to serving footwear professionals. The award celebrates Mandy for her enthusiasm and spirit and also her work in philanthropy and business leadership. The Two Ten Foundation praised Mandy's "unconditional commitment to caring" - and we couldn't agree more. Bravo, Mandy!

  • Independent Shoe Retailer Vendor of the Year: National Shoe Retailers Association

    Although we may not be the only brand our retailers carry, we want to be their favorite! We were over the moon when the National Shoe Retailers Association named Dansko "Vendor of the Year", recognizing our long-term commitment to independent shoe retailers nationwide. As a company, we're honored to serve as a trusted partner to our valuable retailers, who compliment our product innovation, compelling company story and responsive customer service. Gee, thanks… we're blushing!

  • Corporate Goodwill Award: Footwear Plus

    At Dansko, we're always ready to "roll up our sleeves" for the benefit of our neighbors! Our goal is to leave the world a better place than we found it, taking part whenever we can in projects that make a positive difference in our community. Our efforts were noticed by Footwear Plus, a leading footwear trade publication, who presented us with their first-ever Corporate Goodwill award. The award recognized Dansko for our philanthropic initiatives, charitable giving, environmental practices, treatment of our workplace, and commitment to making a difference in our community.

  • Mandy Cabot

    Dansko Co-Founder Mandy Cabot Named Woman of Distinction: Philadelphia Business Journal

    Ever since Dansko began back in 1990, everyone who works here has had the privilege of experiencing the entrepreneurial spirit and leadership capabilities of Co-Founder and CEO Mandy Cabot. Mandy has tirelessly stewarded Dansko's development as a responsible citizen in our community and our industry since day one! In recognition of her impact, the Philadelphia Business Journal honored Mandy as a Woman of Distinction, describing her as a selfless trailblazer "for the rest of us." Way to go, Mandy!

  • Peter Kjellerup

    Dansko Co-Founder Peter Kjellerup Presented with Business Leadership Award: Delaware Valley Green Building Council

    Our Co-Founder Peter is a man on a mission: to minimize our environmental footprint. For his efforts, Peter received the Business Leadership Award from the Delaware Valley Green Building Council, an organization that advocates for sustainable building practices. From our "living wall" to our vegetated roof, we're proud to work from a healthy home that benefits our employees, community and planet. Congratulations, Peter!

  • Customer Service Team

    Plus Award for Excellence in Customer Service: Footwear Plus Magazine

    Guided by a core value of excellence in customer service, every touch point is designed to meet the needs of our retail partners, from product ordering and speed of fulfillment as managed by our distribution center team to thorough and timely interactions with our Customer Service team. Footwear Plus, a leading footwear trade publication, recently honored our efforts, presenting Dansko with the Plus Award for Excellence in Customer Service. Our team is dedicated to doing what's right for our customers, especially if it means going the extra mile. It's not too much for us… we're wearing comfortable shoes!

  • Mimi Curry

    Executive Management Award: SmartCEO Magazine

    Dansko Chief Operations Officer Mimi Curry oversees our day-to-day operations and her leadership inspires us all. With Mimi at the helm, Dansko opened a 200,000 square-foot Distribution Center based near our HQ in southeastern Pennsylvania, a facility that increases the efficiency of our operations, while enhancing quality of worklife for staff and minimizing our environmental footprint. Recently, SmartCEO Magazine recognized Mimi's business acumen and tremendous efforts with an Executive Management Award, an honor presented to senior executives who lead collaboratively and creatively, uphold the highest ethics and support their organization's mission. Well done, Mimi!

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