- Honored for the 3rd consecutive year for its Six-dimensional diversity framework
Aegis Limited, a global outsourcing and technology services company has announced that it has been recognized with the distinctive HR Excellence Award 2014 by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). Aegis has been honored for the 3rd consecutive year with the esteemed ‘Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion’ Award 2014 for its Six-dimensional diversity framework by SHRM.
SHRM – The Society for Human Resource Management is the world’s largest professional, not-for-profit Human Resource association with more than 275,000 members in over 160 countries. SHRM’s mission is to service and advance the HR profession through globally recognized certifications, collaborative communities, comprehensive research, academic alliances and advisory services. SHRM provides a platform for thought leadership, sharing of best practices and professional networking within the Indian and global HR communities in order to take the profession higher through continuous and collaborative learning.
SM Gupta, Global Chief People Officer at Aegis said “Diversity and Inclusion has been a way of life at Aegis. We have institutionalized various enablers in terms of policies, practices and initiatives to seamlessly incorporate them in our ecosystem. This achievement encourages us further in our endeavor to build and sustain One World, One Aegis”.
Sandip Sen, Global CEO at Aegis said “Shrinking world, demographic transformation, constant renovation of the global markets, diverse customer base, growing competition, and government mandates have made diversity and inclusion a business imperative. 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 as it displays the enormous success that we have achieved in a short span of time”.
The six distinct facets of Aegis’ Diversity and Inclusivity 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.
SHRM CEO, Achal Khanna said “SHRM would like to congratulate Aegis on their win and the commitment they have shown in this space. They have successfully managed to build a sustainable business model by integrating excellent Diversity & Inclusion practices, which will serve as a benchmark for other organizations”.