Certifications & Awards

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

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


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


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

SOC 2 Type II Compliant

Our controls meet the applicable trust services criteria of SOC 2 – Type II for security, availability and confidentiality (since 2019)

G7 Master Colorspace

Qualified by Idealliance as a G7 Master Facility with colorspace compliance (since 2021) (download)


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)

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

Nine-time NEDMA Award Winner for Creative Excellence, including 5 Gold Awards (2019) (read more)

PINE Awards of Excellence

PINE (Printing Industries of New England) Awards of Excellence in 2 categories, including the Pinnacle Award for a multi-touch campaign that integrated print and digital (2019)


WBENC-Certified Women’s Business of the Year Award from the Center for Women & Enterprise (2017) (read more)

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’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)