Bangalore, India - December 2, 2011:
Wipro Technologies, the Global Information Technology, Consulting and Outsourcing business of Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT), was awarded the prestigious NASSCOM Award for Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion, in the category - Best IT Services and Product Companies. This was presented at the NASSCOM Diversity and Inclusion Summit 2011 that was held from November 30 - December 01, 2011 at Bangalore.
NASSCOM Corporate Awards for Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion has been instituted to recognize and honor companies that have adopted and implemented policies and practices to promote inclusion, as well as enable employees to contribute towards the success of their enterprise across all levels. The awards recognize that the "culture of inclusion" has become a business imperative and recognition of these awards are sought after by companies, to enhance their positioning amongst the most desirable employers in the country.
Sunita Cherian, Vice President, Human Resources, Wipro said, "This award is a reflection of Wipro's commitment towards creating an inclusive environment in the organization. We aspire to create a sensitive organization where men and women alike can flourish and grow in their careers with a holistic approach towards performance and work. This commitment is also about creating a workplace where women continue to build their careers through different life-stages and as an organization we provide the right opportunities and support."
Wipro constantly works towards implementing innovative and extensive programs such as Women in Leadership, Mentoring for Success & Women of Wipro (WoW) Speaker Series to create a conducive environment for employees, irrespective of their background, to bring out their best and contribute towards the growth of the organization.
Wipro was also one of the finalists for categories such as Excellence in Gender Inclusivity Best BPO & ITES Company and Excellence Inclusivity for Persons with Disabilities - Effective implementation of practices and technology.
About Wipro Technologies
Wipro Technologies, the global IT business of Wipro Limited (NYSE:WIT) is a leading Information Technology, Consulting and Outsourcing company, that delivers solutions to enable its clients do business better. Wipro Technologies delivers winning business outcomes through its deep industry experience and a 360 degree view of "Business through Technology" – helping clients create successful and adaptive businesses. A company recognized globally for its comprehensive portfolio of services, a practitioner's approach to delivering innovation and an organization wide commitment to sustainability, Wipro Technologies has 120,000 employees and clients across 54 countries. For more information, please visit www.wipro.com
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