Certifications & Awards

Recognized for growth and innovative business; certified for diversity, sustainability, and data security.

Certifications
Our certifications represent our commitment to diversity, sustainability, and data security—all of which reflect a dedication to creating the best customer experience possible.

WBENC

WBENC Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) Certification
through the Center for Women & Enterprise (since 2004) (download)

HITRUST

HITRUST CSF Certified for information security by the Health Information Trust Alliance (since 2017)

ISO

ISO 27001 Certified by ISOQAR for Information Security (since 2012) (downloadread more about data security)

Patent

Polaris Direct patented technology (view patent)

FSC Certification

Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Certification (C092675)

Green 15

DMA’s Green 15 Pledge (read more)

Rainforest Alliance Certified (read more about Corporate Social Responsibility)

Accredited member of the Better Business Bureau, A+ rating (since 2011) (view certification)

Awards
When Polaris Direct was founded in 2003, our leadership developed a business model that resulted in rapid growth. Over the following years, we added dedicated team members, nurtured innovation and creativity, and always put the customer first—and we’re honored to be recognized continually for these achievements.

Selected awards and recognition:

NEDMA logo

Five-time NEDMA Award Winner for Creative Excellence, including 3 Gold Awards (2017) (read more)

PINE Awards of Excellence

PINE (Printing Industries of New England) Awards for Excellence in 4 categories, including “Digital Printing: Customized / Personalized / Variable Data Digital Printing” (2017)

UnitedHealth Group logo

UnitedHealth Group’s “Impact Award for Innovation”, in recognition of our significant contribution to UHG’s supplier diversity program (2016) (read more)

Gold Ink Awards

Silver winner for the “Digital Printing: Variable Data & Personalization” category in Printing Impressions’ Gold Ink Awards (2016) (read more)

Business NH Magazine

Ranked 10th on “Top Women-Led Businesses in NH” list by Business NH Magazine (2015)

BBB Torch Award

BBB Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics—Large Business Category (2014)

WBENC Star

WBENC’s “WBE Star,” representing the Center for Women & Enterprise nationally (2013)

500/5000 list “Fastest-Growing Companies” ranking (2010; third consecutive year)

BNH Top 100

Business NH Magazine’s “#1 Fastest-Growing Company” in NH (2008)

Citizen's Bank Not Your Typical Business Award

“Not Your Typical Business Award,” given by Citizens Bank and New Hampshire Business Review for demonstrating leadership in commitment to customers, colleagues, and community (2007)