Wipro acknowledged at ASSOCHAM Diversity & Inclusion Excellence Awards 2020

CioreviewIndia team | Wednesday, 10 March 2021, 05:26 IST

WiproWipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, declared that it has been acknowledged at the ASSOCHAM Diversity & Inclusion Excellence Awards, 2020 as the victor for ‘Best Employer for Persons with Disabilities’. Wipro has also been honoured second runner-up for ‘Best Employer for Diversity & Inclusion’ in the category for organizations with more than 5000 employees.

The ASSOCHAM (Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India) Diversity & Inclusion Excellence Awards recognise the efforts of organizations and their leadership to promote Diversity and Inclusivity (D&I) at the workplace. The awards consider more than 80 organizations on the comprehensiveness of their move towards equality, diversity and fairness in all aspects of business.

“At Wipro, inclusion is a way of life. We integrate diversity effortlessly into our teams and nurture a sense of belonging that helps cultivate a truly progressive work environment. We have created a combination of focussed interventions and programs, equitable practices and inclusive policies. Our efforts aim to sustain a work culture where every individual is respected and can be their true self. We are happy to be recognized by ASSOCHAM for our D&I initiatives,” said Sunita Cherian, Chief Culture Officer & Senior Vice President, Corporate Human Resources, Wipro Limited.

At Wipro, the disability inclusion charter focuses on careers, recruitment, engagement, accessibility, training and enablement. The proposals are designed to foster an inclusive work environment for employees with disabilities, by strengthening the ecosystem through inclusive systems, policies and procedures. In 2020, Wipro united the global movement for The Valuable500, a business to business initiative that seeks to be a catalyst for disability inclusion. Across the charter of D&I, the organization has also identified certain key pillars like gender inclusion, disability inclusion, LGBTQ+ inclusion and racial and ethnic inclusion, which are built on comprehensive strategic frameworks aimed at forming an inclusive work culture for all.

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