Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS) a leading IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, has been recognized with the 'Top Workforce' award at the third annual Diversity and Inclusion (DANDI) Awards held in New York on December 1, 2014.
TCS earned the award for its efforts in building the premier diverse workforce in its industry, employing individuals from 119 nationalities, of which more than 100,000 are women. Moreover, looking beyond its own workforce, TCS also contributed heavily toward the promotion of education, inspiration and mentoring for women and underserved groups through strategic partnerships with national and respected STEM advocacy institutions and campaigns, including: US2020, STEMconnector®, Million Women Mentors, NPower, NCWIT, and Teach For America (TFA).
“We are honored to be recognized as the Top Workforce by the DANDI Awards,” said Surya Kant, President North America, U.K. and Europe, TCS. “This recognition underscores our fundamental belief that diversity of talent, offerings, and solutions breed innovation and serve as the lifeblood of what TCS can deliver to its customers. We encourage these qualities within our own company, nurturing and training the next generation of leading technology professionals across the globe.”
Founded in 2012, each year the DANDIs recognize and honor those who represent exemplary commitment and focus on diversity and inclusion. The mission of the DANDI Awards is to celebrate the contributions of individuals, groups or organizations that are truly making a difference towards creating a diverse and inclusive world. This year’s awards celebrated 36 companies in 12 categories for their contributions in diversity and inclusion across all industries.