Tag: Diversity and Inclusion

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,...

3rd Edition of The CII HR Crystal Ball 2019 Diversity...

Research and studies increasingly show that diversity and inclusion can help increase a business’ bottom line, drive innovation, attract more talent and create more...

Mumbai’s first diversity job fair sees participation by big names

The one-day diversity job fair, Vividh 2019, organised at the Nehru Centre in Mumbai, attracted employers and jobseekers in equal numbers. Along with panel discussions...

WATConsult launches a campaign to bring back mothers on board

The corporate world has been known to be harsh on mothers, who are always in a dilemma whether to restart their careers or take...

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Infosys terminates hundreds of freshers

Indian IT giant, Infosys, has reportedly terminated hundreds of freshers in recent months after they failed an internal fresher assessment (FA) test, according to...

Economic challenges & reduced spending leads to more layoffs

PayPal revealed that it is cutting 2,000 full-time positions globally, which makes up about 7% of its workforce. The digital payments company has said...
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IR Talks with Sarajit Jha, chief business transformation & digital solutions, Tata Steel

Sarajit Jha, chief chief business transformation & digital solutions, Tata Steel talks to Prajjal Saha, editor, HRKatha on Tata Steel's extraordinary approach on digitalisation...

Increase in retirement age to 64 is unalterable: French Labour Minister 

On February 1, 2023, the French Labour Minister, Oliver Dussopt, declared that the increase in retirement age to 64 is unalterable. This statement came...

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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....

“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...