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2019 D&I in India Award Finalists

Focus Area | Tackling Workplace Inequality
Community Business is delighted to have received 104 nominations from individuals, companies, and organisations for the eight categories under our 2019 D&I in India Best Practice Awards. The details of the finalists for each award are listed below.

The winners will be announced at our 2019 D&I in India Best Practice Conference & Awards Ceremony on Wednesday 30 October 2019. 

Finalists are listed in alphabetical order by first name or organisation name.

2019 Employee Network Award

To recognise an employee network that has played a proactive role in promoting diversity and inclusion in the workplace as well as aligned its activities to the priorities of the business in India.

Finalists: 

AIG Analytics and Services Private Limited for India Young Professionals Employee Resource Group (IYP ERG) 

EY for EY Women’s India Network (EYWIN) 

HSBC for BALANCE

2019 Advancement of Women Award

To recogise a specific initiative that has had a positive and measurable impact on supporting and promoting the advancement of women in the workplace in India.

Finalists: 

EY for Power-Presence-Purpose 

GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Limited for WAVE 

Intel for Women at Intel India (WIN)  

Sodexo On-site Services for Project Pragati and SoTogether Gender Network

2019 Disability Confidence Award

To recognise an organisation that has demonstrated a comprehensive and proactive approach to building disability confidence and creating a more inclusive workplace for people with disabilities in India. 

Finalists: 

EY 

HSBC

RBS

2019 LGBT+ Inclusion Award

To recognise an organisation that has demonstrated a comprehensive and proactive approach to creating an inclusive workplace for LGBT+ employees in India. 

Finalists: 

Capgemini Technology Services India Limited 

Goldman Sachs 

RBS

The Lalit Suri Hospitality Group 

2019 D&I Business Leader Award (NEW)

To recognise a business leader/senior executive who has demonstrated personal passion and used his/her influence to promote diversity and inclusion in the workplace and beyond in India. 

Finalists:  

Keshav Suri from The Lalit Suri Hospitality Group & the Keshav Suri Foundation 

Mano Mathews from Northern Trust  

Swayta Murarka from HSBC

2019 D&I Champion of Change Award (NEW)

To recognise an HR/D&I corporate professional who has been a visible and committed champion of change in advancing diversity and inclusion in the workplace and beyond in India. 

Finalists:  

Aritra Kanjilal from The Nielson Company   

Arnav Srinivasan from Refinitiv  

Mellener Anne Coelho from Northern Trust 

Tina Vinod from ThoughtWorks Technologies India Pvt. Ltd. 

2019 D&I Pioneering Initiative Award (NEW)

To recognise a specific initiative that demonstrates a bold, new, different or creative approach to promoting and/or advancing diversity and inclusion in the workplace in India. 

Finalists:  

Akamai Technologies for The #ThinkEqual Challenge 

RRD Global Outsourcing Solutions for Heart of Leadership (HoL)  

Tata Consultancy Services Limited for Allies of Diversity Conclave

2019 Promoting Social Inclusion Award (NEW)

 

To recognise a corporate initiative that has had a positive and measurable impact in promoting the social inclusion of a diverse or under-represented group in the wider community* in India.  

*Note, this is not a workplace initiative 

Finalists:  

AIG Analytics and Services Private Limited for Project AbhIGna

JLL for Project Unnati 

Mastercard for Girls4Tech

Société Générale​ Global Solution Centre for Women Skilling Program