Tag: D&I

Women form 36.1% of Wipro’s workforce, 22.2% of board of directors

That Wipro is serious about its mission to make the organisation diverse and inclusive in every sense of the word is clear from the...

Indian dating app upholds D&I agenda, maintains gender ratio of 1:1...

Aisle, the Bangalore-based Indian dating app, is taking its diversity and inclusion (D&I) agenda quite seriously. Its 21-strong team comprises members from over 10...

IIT-Delhi to set up office of D&I, appoint Dean – D&I

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi is gearing to establish a diversity & inclusion (D&I) office on campus with the objective of making...

O4S upholds commitment to D&I, launches ‘Career Relaunch 2.0’ programme

O4S, a supply chain SaaS start-up, has introduced the ‘Career Relaunch 2.0’ programme, as part of its diversity and inclusion (D&I) agenda. The programme will...

Cipla’s inclusive group mediclaim policy for staff to cover live-in partners,...

Cipla has extended its Group Mediclaim Policy to cover employees of the LGBTQ community and live-in partners. The move is part of the #EqualCipla...

Star and Disney India launch resource groups for women, LGBTQ+ staff

Taking their commitment to diversity and inclusion (D&I) further, Star & Disney India have introduced Business Employee Resource Groups (BERGs), new diversity resource groups...

How Amazon India upholds diversity and inclusion

It is imperative to maintain a diverse workplace today. It brings in different perspectives and makes an organisation highly desirable for job aspirants. Amazon...

$3 million raised by Kanarys in seed funding round

Kanarys, a data-driven tech platform, which provides diversity and inclusion solutions to enable businesses to make more empowered decisions, has raised $3 million in...

Tata Steel recognised as top employer for LGBT+ inclusion: IWEI

The recently-launched India Workplace Equality Index (IWEI), is the country’s first benchmarking study that measures efforts put in by organisations towards including lesbian, gay,...

IKEA India’s 4-point guide to a gender-balanced workplace

It is no secret that gender equality at the workplace is one of IKEA's top priorities. Perhaps it stems from its home country, Sweden's...

India Workplace Equality Index launched

India now has its own workplace equality index with the launch of the India Workplace Equality Index (IWEI). Keshav Suri, hotelier and LGBT+ activist,...

Rashi Sikka, Ex D&I head, Uber, joins Ubisoft as VP-diversity

Ubisoft has hired Raashi Sikka as its first global vice president responsible for diversity and inclusion. Sikka has moved from Uber, where she was...

Ira Pradhan to lead D&I at Freshworks

Former corporate communications lead of Mercedes-Benz Research and Development India, Ira Pradhan, has joined Freshworks as leader-internal communications, diversity & inclusion, CSR. Pradhan has spent...

Google in the dock for forcing Black tech co-lead to resign

Over 1,400 members of Google’s workforce have come together to protest the firing of Timnit Gebru, technical co-lead at the technology company’s ethical artificial...

Exclusive job portal for women, LGBTQ, PwD and army veterans

Avtar, the Chennai-based diversity hiring company, has launched a job portal that will cater exclusively to women, members of the the LGBTQ community, persons...

Sun Life ASCI accelerates D&I agenda with women-centric initiatives

Sun Life Asia Service Centre India (ASCI), which is the global in-house centre (GIC) of Sun Life Financial, has a 1900-strong workforce, of which...

Courses that HR professionals should take during the pandemic

Come rain or sun, human resources professionals always have their hands full. The pandemic, however, seems to have brought fresh challenges their way. This...

Mondelez India strengthens D&I agenda, offers mediclaim to live-in partners

With effect from January 2021, Mondelez India’s group mediclaim policy will cover live-in partners of its employees, as well as the adopted/dependent children of...

Diversity is more than a numbers game

The case for diversity calls for more than just hiring a bunch of different people into an organisation. Quite often, the ‘I’ in D&I...

WeWork India shows its commitment to the D&I agenda

WeWork India, one of the major co-working businesses operating in the country, has announced the extension of medical insurance benefits to same-sex domestic partners...

D&I – Cummins India does it right

For Cummins, the motto is to be more innovative by being more diverse. As a broad strategy, it wishes to be representative of India’s...

How IPM is trying to achieve its diversity agenda

IPM India aims to reach 40 per cent women's representation at work by 2022. The Company started its D&I journey in 2016 to achieve...

Tata Steel expands its Diversity & Inclusion policy

Close on the heels of TCS’ medical insurance cover for LGBTQ+, Tata Steel, another subsidiary of the Tata Group is also doing its bit...

Merely prioritising the D&I agenda is not enough: Study

According to a study by Gartner, CEOs in organisations are committed to diversity and inclusion (D&I) and many have also placed it on top...

Capgemini reinforces its D&I agenda with LGBTQ hiring

It has been a year since section 377 was scrapped by the Supreme Court of India. But changes had already started at Capgemini a...

D&I agenda reaches Lovely Professional University

Diversity and inclusion (D&I) have become very important to corporates today, with many of them taking D&I initiatives across the world. But what is...

Are D&I policies effective? Here’s what employees think…

The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) conducted a survey on diversity and inclusion to find out how D&I programmes are faring and what employees want...

Why a coaching culture and not any other culture?

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,”...

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Will Central govt staff’s DA be hiked to 38% next week?

Central government employees are expecting that their dearness allowance (DA) will be hiked by four per cent very soon. In fact, media reports are...

American Express to hire 1,500 software engineers, coders, developers

American Express is hunting for software engineers, coders and developers to fill 1,500 vacancies in its technology division. It has already hired over 3,600...

96% Wipro staff to get hike from 1 Sept

Despite economic pressures in the last quarter, Wipro is giving annual salary increments to 96 per cent of its staff, with effect from September...

ESOPS worth $500,000 for eligible staff of ExperienialEtc

ExperientialEtc, a five-year old startup, has announced employee stock options (ESOPs) worth $500,000 for its employees. The shares will be distributed free of cost...

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“The big change has been that we have moved from jobs to skills,” Amaresh...

Q. How would you define the culture at GE? A. Having been present in this region since 1902, GE has been around for 120 years....

“Being good to everyone is being unjust to performers,” Mathew Job, CEO, Crompton

Q. In today’s times, what’s more challenging for a CEO like you — profit & business growth, talent & people, diversification, compliance or managing...

“A CEO needs to acknowledge the silent majority who create the company’s fortunes” S...

Q. RPG is a diversified group with businesses spread across sectors and domains. however, its brands have a strong individual identity unlike other business...