Technology and consultancy services provider, Wipro Limited, announced it has been featured on the 2023 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI), its fourth consecutive listing.
The India-based company joins 483 other firms from 50 countries and regions worldwide on the index that tracks the performance of public companies dedicated to transparent data reporting on gender and inclusivity.
The index measures across five key pillars including female leadership and talent pipeline, equal pay and gender pay parity, inclusive culture, anti-sexual harassment policies and pro-women brand.
The firm attributed its fourth-straight inclusion in the index ranking to several of its initiatives and programs driving gender diversity and inclusivity across the workplace and in leadership roles.
“We are honoured to be included in the Index for the fourth consecutive year with a significant progress over the last 2 years,” Sunita Cherian, Chief Culture Officer & Senior Vice President, Corporate Human Resources at Wipro Limited, said.
“At Wipro, we are focused on ensuring that inclusion is deeply ingrained within our culture and our policies reflect the essence of our strong inclusive mindset. I would define our inclusion journey as an ongoing process, fully recognising the need to preserve our commitment while strengthening it so that everyone at Wipro, feels included, valued and accepted.”
The firm’s Women of Wipro (WOW) program has supported the career goals of female executives and has helped to encourage an equal opportunity workplace culture, as well as higher levels of participation by female leaders across the business.
It also runs a flagship sponsorship program called Enrich for “high-potential women leaders” and a second-career program called Begin Again, offering women the opportunity to get back into the workforce after taking a career break.
Wipro has also been a signatory of the Women Empowerment Principles established by the United Nations Global Compact and United Nations Women since 2012.