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Recognitions

Over the years, HCL Technologies has earned an array of awards and citations that bear testimony to the company’s pursuit of operational and managerial excellence.We feel honored to be repeatedly recognized for our service capabilities, management philosophy, employee engagement policies and innovation.

The company has also won international recognition for its ground-breaking “Employees First” management philosophy, designed to empower and energize employees in the service of customers by making management as accountable to employees as employees are to management. Here are some of the awards, honors and recognition that HCL Technologies has received.

2015

Won Bronze award for the ‘Best Certification Program for our Managerial Excellence Program’

Won Bronze award for the ‘Best Certification Program for our Managerial Excellence Program’ from Brandon Hall Group at 2014 Excellence in Learning Awards

HCL won the award for “Best in Career Mobility”

HCL won the award for “Best in Career Mobility” in the People Matters L&D Leadership League Awards

Winner at the Best Talent Management Practices in Asia

Winner at the Best Talent Management Practices in Asia Study for our Career and Performance Management Practices

HCL applauded for its Strong Commitment to HR Excellence

HCL applauded for its Strong Commitment to HR Excellence

Won “Most innovative Deployment of HR technology”

Won “Most innovative Deployment of HR technology” for the gamification of its onboarding process organized by HR Excellence Awards, London

HR Best Practices publication 2015

HCL has been listed in the HR Best Practices publication 2015.

Education project "HCL Gurukul”

One of the top three winners in the National CSR Case Contest “CSR Initiatives- a Key differentiator” for education project "HCL Gurukul”

Top Employer in UK for the Ninth consecutive year

HCL Certified as Top Employer in UK for the Ninth consecutive year. HCL’s Culture of Ideapreneurship has been awarded.

HCL ranked 9th among 100 companies for Sustainability and Community Development

HCL ranked 9th among 100 companies for Sustainability and Community Development in Asia in the Inaugural Channel News Asia Sustainability Ranking for 2014

Go-Mobile Project recognized as best in class

Go-Mobile Project recognized as best in class. It is envisioned to yield high productivity by adding flexibility, freedom and speed to information accessibility.

HCL awarded the TISS Leap Vault Award

HCL awarded the TISS Leap Vault Award for its innovative Learning practices by the CLO Awards Forum

2014

CRY Best Employee Engagement Award

Won the “CRY Best Employee Engagement Award” - ‘Power of 1’

Most Desired Place to Work in Poland by Universum-2014

Ranked 59th among 100 Most Desired Place to Work in Poland by Universum - 2014

Britain’s Top Employers

Won Britain’s Top Employers for the 8th Consecutive Year 2013

Excellence in Training Award

L& D won Excellence in Training Award by Employer Branding Awards (EBA) & the Global HR Excellence Awards by the World HRD Congress World HRD congress.

Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) assessment

Received a score of 70 on the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) assessment and has moved into the c(CDLI) this year

HCL rated 19th among the Top 40 Indian Brands

HCL rated 19th among the Top 40 Indian Brands

ideapreneurship™

ideapreneurship™, HCL’s culture of grassroots innovation, featured as a case study in the Cambridge University Students’ Union (CUSU) publication titled Strategies for Success

Excellence in Innovation award under “Best Innovative Project of the Year”

TechCEED won Excellence in Innovation award under “Best Innovative Project of the Year” category by World Innovation congress.

ASTD Excellence in Practice Award-2013

Won ASTD Excellence in Practice Award-2013 for achieving scalable, sustainable and business relevant training by leveraging employee expertise

Champion of Women's Empowerment Principles by the UN Women and UN Global Compact

Recognized as a Champion of Women's Empowerment Principles by the UN Women and UN Global Compact

Britain’s Top Employers

HCL recognized as Britain’s Top Employer for the Eighth Consecutive Year

Top 100 Ideal Employers by Universum in 2014

HCL Technologies in Poland, voted amongst the Top 100 Ideal Employers by Universum in 2014. We are currently at the 59th MOST DESRIRED PLACE TO WORK AT in Poland.

Asian Learning and Development Leadership Awards 2013

Won 5 awards under Asian Learning and Development Leadership Awards 2013

  • Innovation in Learning- TechCEED
  • Excellence in Content Development-Internal Technical Certifications
  • Best Learning Program- Best special skills training – PMStEP
  • Best Training initiative for IT and software – TechACE
  • Excellence in T&D award - An overall award for best results-based training – TechCEED
Best in Technology and Talent Analytics at Talent Acquisition (TA) Leadership League Awards 2013 organized by People Matters.

Won Best in Technology and Talent Analytics at Talent Acquisition (TA) Leadership League Awards 2013 organized by People Matters.

HCL Honored with 2014 CGT Readers’ Choice Award

Consumer Goods Technology: HCL Honored with 2014 CGT Readers’ Choice Award

2013-14 RASBIC Awards

Won six awards at the 2013-14 RASBIC Awards – Best Use of Technology for Recruiting – iTAP

  • Most Innovative Recruiting and Staffing Program/ Initiative – PEP-C Re-Engineering
  • Innovation In Recruitment - Gamification
  • Best B-School Recruiting Program – MAD LTD
  • Best Social Networking Recruitment Effort – StartApp
  • Best Overall Staffing and Recruiting Organization of the year
Award for BEST IN CAREER MOBILITY

Award for BEST IN CAREER MOBILITY @ L&D Leadership League Awards 2014 by People Matters & Deloitte

AIMA

Won AIMA Award – Best Breakthrough HR Practices- Gamification

  • Best Breakthrough Marketing Practices- Coolest Interview Ever

2013

Recognized as One of Britain’s Top Employers for the Seventh Consecutive Year

For the seventh consecutive year, HCL has been recognized as one of Britain’s top employers for its outstanding employee offerings.

Leading independent business research organization CRF Institute presented the award to HCL, which is one of two companies headquartered in India to be featured in the list.

Britain's Top Employers’2013

One of Britain's Top Employers’2013 for outstanding employee offerings for the seventh consecutive year in recognition of innovative Employees First, Customers Second principles .

Asia-Pacific Enterprise Leadership Awards (APELA) 2013

Asia-Pacific Enterprise Leadership Awards (APELA) 2013 for Corporate Social Responsibility.

Wins the ICSI National Award for Excellence in Corporate Governance, for 2012

This prestigious award recognizes companies that adhere to excellent governance practices in both letter and spirit, thereby creating an atmosphere of good corporate citizenry. Read more >

CLO Learning in Practice Silver Collaboration Award

CLO Learning in Practice Silver Collaboration Award along with other companies like McDonald’s Corp., IBM, BAE systems & Hilton

Ranks among the Top 10 Solution Providers in Consumer Goods Technology’s 2013 Readers’ Choice Awards

HCL ranked among the top 10 solutions providers in the outsourcing category in Consumer Goods Technology’s 2013 Readers’ Choice Awards.

The 2013 Readers’ Choice Survey indicates how the consumer goods industry is approaching technology adoption. Consumer Goods Technology (CGT), an integrated media brand, is a leading resource for consumer goods executives.

2012 Optimas Award

2012 Optimas Award recognized for workforce-management leadership and the Working Across Borders program, an HR led initiative with an aim to incubate an inclusive work-culture

Asia Pacific HRM Congress Award and Asian HR Leadership Award in Sep’12

Asia Pacific HRM Congress Award and Asian HR Leadership Award in Sep’12 for “Pulse” as a unique employee proposition which acts as Organization health meter that resulted in higher employee satisfaction scores, higher employee engagement, improved employee experience and therefore lower attrition.

In Forbes Asia’s Fab 50 list for the fourth consecutive year

HCL has made it to the prestigious Forbes annual “2013 Asia’s Fab 50” list. This recognition highlights the region’s best-of-the-best that meets a revenue or market capitalization threshold of $3 billion.

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Indian Human Capital Award

Indian Human Capital Award for Best L&D Strategy

Joins the Information Technology Advisory Board of SSON

HCL is the only Indian IT services provider to be chosen to serve on the panel of Shared Services & Outsourcing Network (SSON). SSON is a global forum that supports the shared services and outsourcing community.

ASTD Excellence in Practice Award

ASTD Excellence in Practice Award for the Business Aligned Training Academy Model

Asia’s Best Employer Branding Awards

Asia’s Best Employer Branding Awards for Excellence in training by TechCEED.

Good Corporate Citizen Award
HCL Wins Good Corporate Citizen Award
Wins IT Europa European IT Excellence Awards 2013

HCL won this award in the Mobility and Communication Solution of the Year category, for the PUMA (Providing Users Mobile Access) mobile data solution program implemented at the Police Service in Northern Ireland.

The European IT & Software Excellence Awards are the only pan-European awards that recognize the crucial role that ISVs, solution providers, and systems integrators play in the delivery of real-world solutions. Read more >

ASTD Excellence in Practice citations

ASTD Excellence in Practice citations for PMStEP and Scalable sustainable business relevant training

Asian L&D Leadership Awards

Asian L&D Leadership Awards for Innovation in learning, Best learning team & Best deployment of Learning Management Systems

ITSMA’S Diamond and Gold Awards

HCL wins ITSMA’S Diamond and Gold Awards for Marketing Excellence

Conferred the United Nations-Women Empowerment (UN-WEP) Leadership Award 2013

HCL was the only Indian company on the Honor Roll of the UN-WEP (Women Empowerment) Leadership Awards for 2013. This award salutes business leaders for their exceptional championship of gender equality and support for women’s empowerment. 

2013 Bersin & Associates What Works Award

2013 Bersin & Associates What Works Award for TechACE

Honor Roll of the UN-WEP (Women Empowerment) Leadership Awards 2013

On the Honor Roll of the UN-WEP (Women Empowerment) Leadership Awards 2013, acknowledging our women empowerment programs at work and community.

We are the only India-based company to make it to the Honor list.

2013 BNP Paribas Grand Prix

Shiv Nadar Awarded 2013 BNP Paribas Grand Prix for Individual Philanthropy

Wins the Asia-Pacific Enterprise Leadership Award (APELA) 2013

This prestigious award honors the achievements of companies in the areas of sustainable development, corporate responsibility, and/or corporate social responsibility. 

ET Now Talent & HR Leadership Awards

ET Now Talent & HR Leadership Awards for Most Innovative Talent Management Program/Initiative  (PMStEP); Learning & Talent Initiative Excellence (TechACE); Learning & Talent Technology Excellence (iLearn)

2012

Britain’s Top Employers

Recognized as one of Britain’s Top Employers for the 5th consecutive year, for its innovative Employees First philosophy.

By providing support, knowledge, recognition, empowerment, and opportunities for transformation, HCL ensures its employees are excelling professionally and contributing to the company’s growth.

(Conducted by Corporate Research Foundation, UK – an independent international organization that researches best practices of high-performing companies)

NASSCOM HR Award

Won the NASSCOM HR Award in the Glocalisers category, for socially responsible business with its commitment to hire 10,000 local employees in Europe and the US. (Of the 31 countries in which HCL operates, 19 have workforces that are more than 50% local.)

HCL Wins Nasscom Innovation Award 2012

Won the Nasscom Innovation Award 2012 for Market Facing Innovation, in recognition of “distinctive external facing business models and processes that make an effective impact on clients.” 

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Global Outsourcing 100

Ranked #3 in the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals’ Global Outsourcing 100 list of the world’s top outsourcing providers.

(IAOP is the global, standard-setting organization and advocate for the outsourcing profession). 

Forrester Groundswell Award

Awarded the Forrester Groundswell Award  for the second year in a row, in the B2B category, for “fostering CXO intimacy through its Customer Advisory Council.” (In 2011, HCL won in the Innovation category.)

Forbes’s prestigious Asia’s Fab 50

Included in Forbes’s prestigious Asia’s Fab 50 list of the 50 best publicly traded companies in Asia-Pacific.

(HCL is one of only 11 Indian companies to make it to the Fab 50 List  and among only four Indian companies to be part of this group for the past three years. HCL is also one of only two IT services providers to appear in this prestigious listing in 2011 and 2012).

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Optimas Award for Global Outlook

Won Workforce Management magazine’s 2012 Optimas Award for Global Outlook, in recognition of its Working Across Borders program, aimed at incubating an inclusive work culture. (HCL won the 2008 Optimas Award for Innovation, in recognition of its workforce practices.)

National Outsourcing Association (NOA)

Named the Outsourcing Service Provider of the Year by the National Outsourcing Association (NOA), in recognition of HCL’s  commitment to customers and employees, as well as its excellence in driving innovation in the industry.

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HCL Technologies: Optimas Award Winner for Global Outlook

Although it has offices in 26 countries, senior managers at HCL Technologies believe there should be no borders separating its 84,000 employees.

In 2010 the company launched its Working Across Borders initiative, designed to foster knowledge and understanding among its diverse staff, as well as provide insight into the corporate culture itself. HCL has found that its best performers "have the ability to integrate and assimilate in the environment they're working in," says Prithvi Shergill, chief human resources officer for the company based in Noida, India.

To develop those skills among all its employees, the vast majority of whom have been hired locally, the Working Across Borders program relies on four pillars: knowledge, awareness, learning and assimilation.

WorldBlu lists HCL as one of the Most Democratic Workplaces in the World

For the fourth time in a row, WorldBlu lists HCL as one of the Most Democratic Workplaces in the World.

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WHC

Adjudged HR Company of the Decade by Shine.com and World HRD Congress, receiving honors as HR Company of the Decade, HR Leader of the Year, and Best Learning and Development Strategy. 

Won the Nasscom Innovation Award 2012

Won the Nasscom Innovation Award 2012 for Market Facing Innovation, in recognition of “distinctive external facing business models and processes that make an effective impact on clients.” 

HCL wins NASSCOM HR Award

NASSCOM EXemplary Talent (NExT) Practices Awards were established in 2011 to recognize innovative talent initiatives that are geared towards business needs of the Indian IT-BPO sector and the future readiness for its talent pool. HCL won this based on our commitment to being a Socially Responsible Business, for which we are on track to hire 10,000 local HCLites in Europe and US; in addition to this, our current presence in 31 countries and the fact that in 19 of these countries we have more than 50 percent local workforce. This figure of local workforce is 80 percent if we consider senior leadership in all countries where we are present.

Our balanced global presence is fueled by a three-pronged approach of:

  • Rebadging
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Local Hiring

HCL submitted the nominations supported by strong case studies and emerged as a winner in the 'Glocalisers' category. The participation was open to all members and non-members of NASSCOM. All participating companies had to submit a case to support their nomination/s and entries were shortlisted by NASSCOM and their knowledge partner Mercer. The shortlisted companies were then invited to present their nomination/s to an independent Jury in the final round in Bangalore.

Every year, the NASSCOM NExT awards aim to pick up key themes that are likely to play a crucial role in the Indian IT-BPO industry maintaining its leadership position in the global market and also to recognize unique HR initiatives by industry players.

NASSCOM
Ranked among the Top five IT-BPO employers in India for the second straight year.

2011

Asian Human Capital Summit Award

Won the Asian Human Capital Summit Award for its innovative and effective people practices centered on its Employees First, Customers Second philosophy.

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Marketing Excellence Award

Received the  Information Technology Services Marketing Association’s Diamond Award for Marketing Excellence in building client loyalty and trust  through its Customer Advisory Council.

HCL’s Customer Advisory Council (CAC) is a  global, collaborative forum in which 80 of HCL’s Fortune 500 C-level customers and thought leaders convene on a regular basis to advise HCL on industry trends, changing business priorities, and its strategic direction (including brand positioning, M&A validation, and go-to-market strategies). HCL translates the advice into actionable plans that create more value for customers.

(ITSMA  is the only independent body in tech marketing)

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Darden School of Business

The subject of a Darden School of Business case study on the impact created by HCL through its Employees First, Customers Second philosophy.

Fortune’s Dream Team of senior executives

The only Asian company featured on Fortune’s Dream Team of senior executives.

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Silicon India-Mentor Graphics Leadership Awards

Won the Leadership Award for the Best Electronic System Design Company in the Embedded Systems and Very-Large-Scale Integration (VLSI) industry segment for the second consecutive year at the Silicon India-Mentor Graphics Leadership Awards.

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Business Today magazine

Ranked by Business Today magazine as one of the Top 25 Best Companies To Work For.

HCL features among the top players across industries and has been praised for its unique work culture.

TPI

Won TPI’s Americas Paragon Award for Innovation Excellence and was recognized as “one of the most innovative R&D players.”

 

2010

Datamonitor’s Black Book of Outsourcing

Ranked #1 in traditional IT Outsourcing by Datamonitor’s Black Book of Outsourcing. HCL ranked #1 in both Tier 1 Traditional IT Infrastructure Outsourcing and Remote Infrastructure Management Outsourcing (RIMO) in the 2009-10 survey.

HCL won the top slot because of its focus on innovation, training, and building long-lasting client relationships by ensuring great customer experience. 

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2009

Hewitt Best Employers in Asia

Named by Hewitt one of the Best Employers in Asia and ranked #1 in India for creating a positive work experience for employees and also for its long-term approach amid challenging conditions.

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THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

Ranked among the top ten outsourcers with the “highest accountability, transparency and trust.”

FT ArcelorMittal Boldness in Business Award

Won the FT ArcelorMittal Boldness in Business Award for its strategic acquisition of AXON, its Employees First philosophy, and exceptional contribution to client success.

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Most Admired Knowledge Enterprise (MAKE)

Recognized as a Most Admired Knowledge Enterprise (MAKE) in India for maximizing enterprise intellectual capital.

For HCL, winning this prestigious award is a recognition of the company’s human capital thought leadership, as exemplified in its Employees First philosophy.

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Global Services 100 2009 HCL Technologies leaders in Human Capital Development

Declared a Leader in human capital development and ranked 3rd among the 100 Best Global IT Service Provider Companies that made it to the Global Services 100 list.

HCL’s Employees First philosophy was a key factor in winning this award. 

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NASSCOM features HCL’s transparency in its Human Resource strategy in the time of the global economic slowdown

“The annual ‘Directions’ meet with employees is yet another example of how HCL is fostering transparency to make it part of its DNA and culture. Under the aegis of this platform, the company’s senior leadership, including the CEO, travel to different centres in India and abroad for a unique face-to-face interaction with all employees and talk about the company’s performance in the previous year, future strategies and arrive at decision in the most collaborative fashion. HCL’s leadership had gauged the economic condition way back in September 2008 itself and discussed the scenario and its implications on the organisation in detail with employees at Directions 2009.

Taking into account the current scenario, and the need to involve employees in the ideation process, HCL’s CEO has also begun the process of reverse blogging, where a blog is posted on critical issues relevant in the existing scenario and employees respond with their own solutions and recommendations.”

Golden Peacock Eco-Innovation Award

Awarded the Golden Peacock Eco-Innovation Award for its Green Datacenter Service.

HCL ISD’s Green Datacenter offering was chosen from among more than 100 corporate entries through a stringent selection process.

 (The annual Golden Peacock Awards, instituted by the Institute of Directors (IoD) in 1991, are one of the most prestigious citations in the Indian industry.)

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Golden Peacock Innovation Award

Awarded the Golden Peacock Innovation Award in the IT category for MTaaS™, HCL’s Business Service Management centric service delivery platform.

MTaaS™ is a first-of-its-kind private cloud-based platform that redefines the delivery of infrastructure management services. 

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2008

HCL Technologies is ranked as the Most Innovative Company in the world for its workforce practices

HCL was the only India-based company to receive the award

HCL Technologies wins the prestigious “Workforce Optimas Awards” in the Innovation category. The showcase of Employee First Philosophy won HCL this award.

**The winners exemplify the skill and ingenuity it takes for organizations to succeed in the 21st century. They have reinvented the workplace, streamlined government HR processes, created innovative partnerships, confronted talent shortages, saved a corporate reputation, nurtured a learning environment in a fast-paced business setting, transformed a call center environment by investing in employees and much more.**

– Workforce Management editors

BusinessWeek

Named by BusinessWeek as one of the world’s five most influential up-and-coming companies, along with Craigslist, Facebook, Li & Fung, and SKS Microfinance. 

2007

Harvard Business School

Subject of Harvard Business School case study on business transformation, highlighting the Employees First philosophy.

2006

FORTUNE

Acknowledged by Fortune as having the “World’s Most Modern Management.”

CLO Learning in Practice Awards 2013

Won CLO Learning in Practice Awards 2013-

  • Gold Business Impact Award
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  • Silver Strategy Award
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