Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), the global leader in IT services, consulting and business solutions has won the Top Women Award for Corporate Citizenship. The company was recognized for its role in advancing women to the forefront of the South African economy.
Hosted by Standard Bank, the award celebrates top women leaders and the companies behind them. These annual awards honor and applaud outstanding leadership, inspiration, vision and innovation, and organizations that play a role in promoting women to leadership roles. This year, the awards saw over 800 participants, 20 judges, and 24 award categories. The jury consisted of mainly women leaders from different wakes of life including activists, directors, founders of women empowered companies, and thought leaders.
Our diversity and inclusion policies and practices have resulted in a vibrant workplace culture that attracts the best talent and empowers individuals to stretch themselves and realize their potential, while setting benchmarks in customer satisfaction
TCS’s workforce currently comprises of 36.4 percent of women, making the company one of the largest employers of women in the world. The company has a well-defined and progressive Diversity and Inclusion Policy with a focus on gender diversity, persons with disability and neuro diversity, sexual orientation, diversity of the mind, and generational diversity.
TCS leads several women-focused community development programs in the areas of education, STEM, health and entrepreneurship across the world. Sumanta Roy, Head, TCS Middle East, Africa, and Mediterranean, said: “We are proud to be an employer of choice for a diverse workforce in South Africa and globally. Our diversity and inclusion policies and practices have resulted in a vibrant workplace culture that attracts the best talent and empowers individuals to stretch themselves and realize their potential, while setting benchmarks in customer satisfaction.”