Infosys Awarded the ‘2022 Advancement of Women in India Award’

Infosys has been awarded the ‘Advancement of Women in India Award’ at the 2022 Community Business Awards Ceremony. The recognition emphasizes Infosys’ efforts toward maintaining gender diversity as well as encouraging the participation of women in technology roles, management, and leadership. The award also highlights Infosys’ policies and investments which focus on learning, development, and impactful interventions for women to help navigate their professional and personal life.

The Community Business Awards celebrates responsible and inclusive business practices in Asia. The Advancement of Women in India Award recognizes a specific corporate initiative that has had a positive and measurable impact on supporting and promoting the advancement of women in the workplace in India. The award is a comprehensive benchmarking tool for India's employers to measure progress on advancement of women at various levels and examines areas such as the strategy, proactive measures taken and approach towards sustainability. The 2022 Community Business Virtual Awards Ceremony saw over 2000 participants come together to celebrate the winners.

At Infosys, we work to build and sustain an inclusive, non-discriminatory, and equal opportunity workplace. Our ESG Ambition commits to strengthening diversity, equity and inclusion in the corporation and achieving 45% women in our workforce by 2030. To achieve this, Infosys has introduced a plethora of programs which help in the advancement of women. Some of these programs include, ‘IWin’, an exclusive learning, networking, and collaboration platform. Infosys also has a program for ‘Women in Executive Leadership (WIEL)’, which is an exclusive intervention targeted to strengthen women in the leadership talent pipeline, and provides online learning modules, facilitator-led sessions, expert-led workshops on identified topics, and project work. Apart from this, a program called ‘#IamTheFuture’, organized by the Infosys Leadership Institute is focused on training women for leadership roles and accelerating their readiness for these roles. Designed as a year-long program, in partnership with Stanford GSB, it provides holistic development opportunities for our women leaders globally. 'Restart with Infosys’ is an initiative that focuses on hiring women from career breaks, irrespective of the duration or reason for the break. A program called ‘Orbit Next’ is focused on strengthening the talent pipeline of women in middle management.

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