The objectives of the ERG are enumerated below:
To create a safe and inclusive workplace for employees
To recognize the choice of individual to be ‘self’ and enable them bring their whole selves to work
To promote education and learning on sexual orientation and gender identity
To foster an inclusive workplace through implementation of non-discrimination policies at workplace
Awareness programs and events are held to foster inclusion. To create a culture of appreciation for all, we have hosted a learning series, celebrated important milestones and shared personal stories through human libraries and blogs. Interviews with experts and famous personalities from the community are hosted on InfyTV. We also organize industry roundtables for sharing and learning from the practices adopted by various organizations for the inclusion of the LGBTQIA+ community.
June is celebrated to recognize the impact LGBTQIA+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, Queer and other gender minorities) people have on the world. To mark this month, Infosys celebrated Pride Month 2020. The celebrations included leadership talks & Blogs from across the board.
Infosys Hyderabad, India celebrated the months by conducting various engagement activities, i.e. Rainbow Dressing, Paint for PRIDE, watch movies on PRIDE. In India, various units contributed to the inclusion journey by sensitization mails/ Quizzes/ Puzzles/ Panel Discussions which were very well received.
Infosys USA, organized a webinar on ‘LGBTQ+ Spotlight Panel of Industry Leaders’.
Apart from these internal celebrations, we were also a reward partner & participating organization in the unique #21 Days Ally Challenge organized by Pride Circle. We grabbed the 17th spot out of 108 participating companies.
It’s our responsibility to create an inclusive and welcoming environment for each other. This #NationalComingOutDay, Infosys celebrates every individual and their whole selves. Because it's only when we make it okay, will they be okay coming out as who they truly are.
The inclusive work environment at Infosys extends to a host of Health Insurance Benefits including partner insurance, gender confirmation surgeries, mental health and coverage for surrogacy and egg freezing procedures.
Scored 95 out of 100 on the Corporate Equality Index (CEI)