MUMBAI, October 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
- Recognized With the Distinctive "Excellence In Diversity & Inclusion" Award at the SHRM HR Awards 2015
- Conferred With the "Best in Diversity" Award by People Matters Media as Part of L&D Leadership League Awards 2015
Aegis Limited, a global outsourcing and technology services company, has announced today that it has been recognized with the distinctive, Excellence In Diversity & Inclusion award by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) at SHRM India Annual Conference 2015. Aegis has been honored for the 4th consecutive year with this esteemed recognition for its six-dimensional diversity framework by SHRM.
Aegis was also conferred with the Best in Diversity award by People Matters Media as part of L&D Leadership League Awards 2015.
SM Gupta, Global Chief People Officer, Aegis Limited said, "Diversity and Inclusion at Aegis goes much beyond being merely a CSR activity, and brings in numerous business advantages. It forms part of our DNA and is reflected very strongly in the organization culture and value system thus enabling the organization as an 'Employer of Choice."
Sandip Sen, Global CEO, Aegis Limited said, "The advantage of embracing diversity in our eco-system is directly co-related to our business performance. There is a strong sense of pride while receiving this award for it articulates Aegis commitment and displays the enormous success through diversity and inclusion."
The six distinct facets of Aegis' Diversity and Inclusion framework include Persons with Disabilities (PwDs), Gender Inclusivity, Inclusion of Socially and Economically Disadvantaged people, Culturally & Linguistically Diverse People, Mature Age People and Indigenous People.
Aegis currently employs over 562 differently-abled people which comprises of over 1.39% of its total workforce. Aegis maintains a healthy gender ratio of 66:34 and its presence in tier 3 and 4 cities provides an opportunity to employ socio-economic and culturally diverse people. The company employs 1.52% of its global workforce as mature age people and 96-99% as local indigenous people.
Achal Khanna, CEO, SHRM said, "It's amazing to see how Aegis is able to constantly live and deliver their Diversity & Inclusion promise year after year. SHRM would like to congratulate Aegis on their win and the remarkable commitment they have shown in this space. Their practices are unique and well integrated with their business model, which will definitely serve as a benchmark for other organizations."
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world's largest association devoted to human resource management. Representing more than 2, 75,000 members in over 160 countries, the Society serves the needs of HR professionals and advances the interests of the HR profession. Founded in 1948, SHRM has more than 575 affiliated chapters within the United States and subsidiary offices in China and India. SHRM's mission is to support the HR professional and advance the HR profession through globally recognized certifications, collaborative communities, comprehensive resources, research, professional development opportunities, academic alliances and advisory services. For more information, please visit http://www.shrmindia.org
About People Matters
People Matters is a leading knowledge and media platform in the Human Resources space. It strives to create an HR community of practice and excellence that fosters amalgamation of new ideas between HR managers, HR service providers and CXOs, leading to the growth of HR as a business critical function. People Matters' print, online, digital and events platforms provide thousands of HR stakeholders with information, best practices, trends and industry news. In a short span of 4 years, it has emerged as India's single point of reference for knowledge in the HR industry. Outreach through multiple media platforms has enabled People Matters to create a growing community of 76,000 people.
Aegis is a global outsourcing and technology services company committed to impacting clients' business outcomes by focusing on enhancing customer experience across all touch points and channels. Aegis has operations in 43 locations across 9 countries with more than 40,000 employees. Aegis services over 150 clients from verticals such as Banking and Financial Services, Insurance, Technology, Telecom, Healthcare, Travel & Hospitality, Consumer Goods, Retail, and Energy & Utilities. The company is wholly owned by Essar, a USD 35 billion conglomerate. For more information, write to us at email@example.com or visit http://www.aegisglobal.com.
Aegis Media Contacts
Danveer Bhasin, Associate Vice President, Global Marketing
Phone: +91 99301 35788
SOURCE Aegis Limited