Wipro is certified Top Employer in Europe by the Top Employers Institute and ranks fifth
Wipro achieved certifications in five markets, ranking in the top five in each with an average score of 96% across Europe
LONDON & BANGALORE, India, January 20, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), one of the world’s leading information technology, consulting and business process services companies, today announced that it has been recognized by the Top Employers Institute as one of the best employers in Europe. This was Wipro’s first year applying for certification in Europe, earning it fifth place out of more than 1,800 companies worldwide.
Additionally, Wipro has achieved certification in France (ranked 2n/a on the market), Switzerland (3rd), the Netherlands (4and), Germany (5and) and the United Kingdom (5and), with scores above 95% in each region. Wipro performed well in most categories, but significantly outperformed the benchmark in Career, Work Environment, Diversity & Inclusion, and Digital HR.
The 30-year-old Top Employers Institute reviews submissions in several key HR practices, including human resources strategy, work environment, talent acquisition, learning and development, well- being, diversity and inclusion. The process is long, making the certification one of the most prestigious in the field of human resources.
David Plink, CEO, Top Employers Institute said: “Despite another challenging year for businesses and people around the world, Wipro showed that across Europe it is consistently focused on supporting its teams. This was the first year we had opportunity to rate Wipro’s European markets, and it’s a real testament to their commitment to putting people first that they have received such high rankings in each of the five markets.”
A number of new initiatives contributed to the success of Wipro’s inclusion in this year’s list of Certified Companies. One of the biggest has been Wipro’s use of technology to streamline processes, facilitate online learning and training, empower employees to work with greater autonomy throughout the pandemic, and provide empathy. and support throughout the pandemic. The well-being and care of people is at the heart of Wipro’s strategy.
Deepak Parija, CHRO, Europe, Wipro Limited commented, “Being certified by the Top Employers Institute is a proud moment and a milestone for Wipro. As we embrace the future, this reaffirms our commitment to building a value-driven, best-in-class, diverse and inclusive organization. A culture where our teams can be themselves, and where they have the flexibility and support to pursue their career ambitions, learn and, most importantly, a place where they feel they can belong.”
Pierre Bruno, CEO, Europe, Wipro Limited said: “We are a company that prides itself on the experience of its employees and it is great to see that this has now been recognized. We want to empower our employees and support them throughout their careers, and this certification is recognition that we are on the right track.”
About Wipro Limited
Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO) is a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company. We harness the power of cognitive computing, hyper-automation, robotics, cloud, analytics and emerging technologies to help our clients adapt to the digital world and succeed. A company recognized globally for its comprehensive portfolio of services, strong commitment to sustainability and good corporate citizenship, we have more than 220,000 employees dedicated to serving customers on six continents. Together, we discover ideas and connect the dots to build a better and bolder future.
About the Top Employers Institute Certification Program
Founded 30 years ago, the Top Employers Institute has certified over 1,600 organizations in 120 countries/regions, positively impacting the lives of seven million employees worldwide. The Institute certifies the excellence of HR practices and contributes to accelerating the impact of these practices to improve the world of work. The Top Employers Institute Certification Program enables participating organizations to be validated, certified and recognized as top employers. The HR Best Practices Survey is a periodically conducted analysis consisting of more than 100 questions on 600 people development practices covering the following topics: talent strategy, workforce planning, talent acquisition, onboarding, learning and developing skills, performance management, leadership development, career and succession management, compensation and benefits and culture.
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