Tag: inclusion

WEF recognises Tata Steel as Global DE&I Lighthouse 2023

Tata Steel has been recognised for advancing intersectional gender diversity for employees and students, by the World Economic Forum (WEF). Because of its inclusive...

Will D&I policies become unconstitutional & illegal in the US?

Looks like the US Supreme Court will soon disallow private universities from taking the race of applicants into account while granting them admission. In two...

Lenovo joins mission to ensure inclusion in STEM

With an aim to close the gender gap in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), Lenovo has joined others that share its vision to...

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...

Lenovo commits to inclusivity, signs Declaration of Amsterdam

Upholding its commitment towards creating a more inclusive workplace for its LGBTQ+ employees, Lenovo has signed the Declaration of Amsterdam on the occasion of...

DDB Mudra Group’s Vanaja Pillai promoted, will head diversity, inclusion &...

DDB Mudra Group has elevated Vanaja Pillai to the post of head – diversity, inclusion and impact. For over two years now, Pillai has...

Organisations worldwide are becoming more inclusive: Report

Figures for women in the corporate world are rather impressive, if the Gender Equality Index for 2022 is to be believed. About 7.5 per...

Randi Bryant is first chief diversity officer for Freshworks

In line with its goal to focus on diversity in the workspace, SaaS software company, Freshworks Inc. has appointed DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion)...

Airbnb bats for D&I, will include more women, minorities in workforce

Airbnb has pledged to integrate more minorities from underrepresented communities in the US. It will also ensure that 50 per cent of its global...

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,...

Financial inclusion for women through Project Kirana

Project Kirana launched by MasterCard, a global payments tech and USAID, a development agency, will enroll as many as 3000 women in Uttar Pradesh. The...

More firms are promoting D&I heads across the globe

Maggie Farrell is appointed the D&I and human resources manager of construction service firm, SM Wilson & Co., while Candice Eaton Gaul moves up...

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...

ABB to have 25% women in managerial roles

As part of its Global Diversity & Inclusion Strategy 2030, ABB is working to double the percentage of women managers across its offices, globally,...

Google to set up DEI Advisory Council, will strengthen D&I agenda

Taking forward its commitment to making the workplace more friendly and to uphold its D&I agenda, Google will set up a Diversity, Equity and...

How work-from-home is fighting ableism

Teen Vogue, an American online publication, interviewed people on the concept of remote working. One employee diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis claimed that the WFH...

Amazon India launches 2nd all-women delivery station, promotes diversity

E-commerce company, Amazon, has established a delivery station in Kadi, in the Mehsana district of Gujarat, which is managed entirely by women. A total...

Why ‘belongingness’ is high on the HR agenda

Most organisations are actively pursuing diverse representation at the workplace, but this alone will not necessarily ensure that all employees feel included. Creating a...

Microaggression: Threat to inclusion at the workplace

An older colleague mentions to a younger co-worker that she is very hardworking for her age. A young person asks an older person if...

IKEA India celebrates Equality Day

Ahead of International Women’s Day on March 8, IKEA India observed Equality Day on March 3, at its corporate office in Bangalore, to celebrate...

IPM India drives forward the D&I agenda

IPM India has seen change in the organisational culture as the leadership team has spearheaded a movement to make the workplace more diverse and...

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...

Employee Clubs: Good for organisational culture

We all have been part of groups, clubs or societies in college and school. Generally, such groups come together because the members have common...

Women form 37% of leadership and 29.2% of workforce at Microsoft

According to Microsoft’s Diversity and Inclusion Report 2019, 29.2 per cent of its global workforce comprises women. The figure has increased by 1.2 percentage...

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...

Citigroup and Star India do their bit for inclusion and diversity

Citigroup has upheld its inclusiveness mission by ensuring that its employee benefits and policies cover the domestic partners, including live-in partners of all its...

Google employees  protest against mass layoffs

Google, the tech giant, recently fired approximately 12,000 employees in January, which resulted in protests from workers in both the US coasts. The workers...

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SC ruling on VRS employees and pay revision

The Supreme Court of India has recently issued a ruling that employees who took advantage of a Voluntary Retirement Scheme (VRS) cannot claim the...

How ChatGPT can benefit HR

People are raving about the AI chat bot, ChatGPT. Its interactive features and in-depth responses have taken the internet by storm. While the bot...

Chinese crane manufacturer distributes Rs 70 crore as bonus

A Chinese company sparked controversy by piling up 61 million yuan (around $9 million) in banknotes on a stage and giving it to employees...

How laid-off tech talent can be leveraged by non-tech sectors

In recent months, the tech industry has seen a significant number of layoffs as companies adjust to the economic impact of the pandemic. While...

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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...