Tag: D&I

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...

Ensure sustainable development through inclusion and empowerment

Almost every major global issue has its roots in some form of inequality. There is an imbalance of social, economic and political power between...

Busyness to Business

Ten key skills required in an age of digital transformation

As a growing number of organisations integrate digital technologies into all aspects of their business, digital transformation has come to be regarded as the...

Is Novartis planning layoffs in India?

Drug company, Novartis India, may slash 170 jobs as part of a bid to rationalise its workforce, amidst the uncertainties brought on by the...

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200 laid off at bike-sharing platform, Bounce

With demand for shared mobility showing no signs of recovery, Bounce, the Bengaluru-based bike-sharing platform has resorted to another round of layoffs. After laying...

3,500 jobs to be created at Cochin Port

Cochin Port will soon get an investment of about Rs 3,000 crore, which will be used to upgrade its infrastructure and projects to promote...

ZS to expand India team by 3,000

The 5,500-strong workforce of ZS in India will soon see an addition of 3,000 new hires. The global professional services company is looking to...

Why is retention a big deal post the 2020 layoff drive?

According to a survey by Willis Towers Watson, Indians are likely to get 6.4 per cent average salary increment in 2021. Even though this...

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Binding multi-faceted employees with Titan Values

Titan has different sets of employees for different functions and verticals, ranging from the shopfloor to the retail stores. How do you bring in...

The right people policy for startups – Madan Nagaldinne

You happen to have worked mostly with large organisations. How different is it working for a startup now? When you have worked for big...
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“Archaic HR processes force millennials to switch jobs often,” Niti Khosla, lead people analytics...

Friendly and jolly Niti Khosla, lead-people analytics and business impact, Novartis International, is a true HR leader with the ability to understand people and...