Tag: Diversity and Inclusion

Investing in women to accelerate progress—the only way forward

Despite so much talk about progress and equity, in 2024, women still face barriers in leadership roles. They make up nearly half of the...

How Niva Bupa invests in a learning workforce

The health insurance industry demands a nimble workforce. Employees must navigate complex products, a competitive landscape, and customer inquiries that range from straightforward to...

CARS24 aims for 50% increase in women in the workforce by...

CARS24 has unveiled plans to boost the proportion of women in its workforce by 50 per cent by 2024. The company, recognising the gender...

ELGi implements all-women production lines at air centre

In an approach to promote inclusivity and a gender-diversity, Elgi Equipments, an air-compressor manufacturing firm, has implemented assembly lines at its various centres comprising...

RPG Group introduces LGBTQIA+ inclusion and employee wellness initiatives

With an aim to create a welcoming and safe environment for employees, RPG Group, one of India’s fastest-growing conglomerates, has introduced two initiatives, celebrating...

How Volvo India’s ‘ExcelHer’ initiative gives women professionals a second chance

Global automobile manufacturer, Volvo, in a bid to further its diversity and inclusion agenda in India, has announced an initiative to include women restarting...

Tata Steel adds 16 women HEMM operators at its West Bokaro...

Under its programme called women@mines, Tata Steel has added 16 women as Heavy Earth Moving Machinery (HEMM) operators in all shifts, at its West...

Diageo staff can now avail 26-week parental leave

Employees of Diageo India, the alcohol and beverages company, may now enjoy a 26-week long parental leave post birth or adoption of a child....

Sony accused of discriminating against a Black employee

A former black employee of Sony Corp., Duwanikia “Monica” Hill, has sued the Company for discriminating against her and the Black community. She alleges...

AB InBev India introduces D&I initiatives, unlimited wellness leave

Anheuser Busch InBev (AB InBev), Belgium-based brewer, has launched new people policies for its business unit in India, including unlimited wellness leaves, flexible four-week...

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...

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...

All of us are differently abled: Alstom India

“Alstom believes that one’s differences should never be attributed as their inability to perform well or be a hindrance to their career,” says Vinod...

Elizabeth Morrison is Levi’s chief diversity, inclusion and belonging (DI&B) officer

Elizabeth A Morrison has been chosen to champion the efforts of Levi's in creating a more diverse and equitable company culture. In the wake...

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...

Mahindra Logistics shows commitment to D&I agenda

Indian third-party logistics solution provider, Mahindra Logistics (MLL), is geared up to strengthen diversity and inclusion (D&I) at the workplace. It will be leveraging...

How Essar Group is pushing transgender inclusion in the workplace

The umbrella of diversity encompasses many different kinds of individuals and communities. While gender diversity has been accepted as a common agenda for most...

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...

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...

Diverse & inclusive workforce: Easier said than done

Diversity and inclusiion at the workplace is a trend that most organisations are aware of, and wish to follow. All organisations, large and small,...

How this energy company is championing employee inclusivity & engagement

In today’s competitive business landscape, fostering an inclusive and engaging work environment is not just a feel-good initiative; it’s a strategic imperative. Jakson Green,...

Trident’s Asmita leaves blossom into inclusive workplaces

Forget the tired trope of corporate activism. In the heart of India's textile industry, Trident, a manufacturing company, is quietly weaving a revolution in...

Harness.io: Cultivating a talent powerhouse in the tech crucible

The tech scene, be it in India or San Francisco, is equally crucible, fiercely competitive and unforgiving. In both the landscapes, attracting and retaining...
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Engagement is outdated: The future of success lies in ‘employee involvement’

In the ever-evolving landscape of the contemporary workplace, a profound metamorphosis is underway, challenging the conventional emphasis on employee engagement. This paradigm shift posits...

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Special casual leave granted to J&K division employees

The general administration department of Jammu and Kashmir, has issued a notification approving three days of special casual leave for employees of the Jammu...

Non-compliance to return-to-office mandate results in lower pay hikes for TCS staff

The regular office goers have received better hikes at the tech multinational Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) reportedly granted pay hikes to its employees based on...

2.05 lakh out of 7.78 lakh new EPFO members added are women

Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) reportedly added 15.48 lakh members on a net basis, as per the provisional payroll data. The heartening news is...

Navendu Shekhar named head HR at India Today

After serving as director-HR (business, strategy and corporate functions) at Cashree Payments for well over two and a half years, Navendu Shekhar has joined...

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Data analytics and not technology will redefine HR

Q. How satisfying has been your professional journey of 39 years? A. It has been a bagful of mixed experiences. At times I have been...

EQ, IQ & empathy define the success of a CEO

Q. You spent 16 years at LIC before moving to a corporate role at ICICI Prudential. Now, 22 years on, I am still curious...

“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....
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