HCL Technologies (HCL) continues to win accolades for its efforts to support and promote women. Great Place to Work® has named HCL India’s Best Workplaces for Women 2021 in the Large Companies Category - Top 50, and The Economic Times has recognized HCL as one of the Best Workplace for Women. HCL was recognized for its focus on facilitating career advancement opportunities for women and empowering them to maximize their potential and aspirations through effective leadership development practices and programs.
As of Sept.30, 2021, women represent more than 27% of the company’s global talent base across 50 countries. The company embraces many wide-ranging initiatives that help further career advancement for women including employee resource groups, peer mentoring, coaching, transformational leadership, and learning and development platforms. The company also offers multiple career development programs with a unique blend of technical, functional and behavioral learning tracks.
Additionally, HCL has various platforms where internal and external senior women leaders connect, inspire and coach other employees through motivational sessions.
HCL’s efforts in recognizing diversity have received several awards and recognitions in the past, including winning the Brandon Hall Gold Award for Best Inclusion and Diversity Strategy and being named as the Working Mother & Avtar 100 Best Companies for Women in India. This year, HCL has also been included in Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index, a modified market capitalization-weighted index that aims to track the performance of public companies committed to transparency in gender data reporting.
As a global authority on workplace culture, Great Place to Work has studied employee experience and people practices across organizations for more than three decades. Every year, more than 10,000 organizations from more than 60 countries partner with Great Place to Work Institute for assessment, benchmarking and planning of actions to strengthen their workplace cultures.
The Economic Times’ “Best Workplaces for Women 2021” features companies that have stepped forward to make a difference and successfully created a new benchmark for diversity and inclusion in corporate India.
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