Wipro wins “NASSCOM Corporate Award for Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion 2014”
Bangalore, India, January 23, 2015: Wipro, a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company today announced that it has received the ‘NASSCOM Corporate Award for Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion 2014’, in the ‘Work in the Persons with Disability (PwD)’ category.
The NASSCOM Corporate Awards for Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion honor companies that have made a significant breakthrough in promoting diversity & inclusion. The award was presented to Wipro at the recently held NASSCOM Diversity and Inclusion Summit 2015 in Bangalore.
The NASSCOM Diversity and Inclusion Initiative team has been working closely with IT companies, Government and NGOs in their diversity and inclusion journey. The team provides platforms for sharing best practices and encourages companies and individuals to excel in their diversity goals and initiatives. The theme for this year’s summit was ‘Empowering Inclusion’, which brought together speakers from all walks of life to discuss initiatives that encourage inclusion, and share their views on driving the inclusivity journey to the next level across the industry.
Ayaskant Sarangi, Vice President – Human Resources, Wipro Ltd said, “This award is a reflection of our sustained efforts in making Wipro more inclusive and creating meaningful careers for persons with disabilities. It also recognizes the contribution of many people, and we hope that this would spur us on to even greater accountability and momentum in the world of inclusion.”
Sunita Cherian, Vice President – Human Resources and Head – Diversity, Wipro Ltd said, “We are extremely proud that Wipro has bagged the ‘NASSCOM Corporate Awards for Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion 2014’. Our efforts to empower employees and provide them with meaningful opportunities for learning and growth have been the key to winning this award every year since 2010.”