~Bags the Corporate Organization – CSR category Award~
National, 18th June, 2018: Tata Power, India’s largest integrated Power Ccompany announced its win at the recently held Sandvik India Gender Award (SIGA) 2018 in Pune under the Corporate Organization – CSR category. The award recognized Tata Power’s excellence and commitment towards gender equality and diversity in its operational areas. The award was presented by Ms. Vandana Chavan, Ex- Mayor, Pune to Mr. Atul Karwatkar, Senior Specialist, Maval Tata Power.
The Sandvik Gender Equality Award is a unique platform recognizing individuals who demonstrate exemplary leadership in promoting gender equality across the organization. The award saw a participation of 384 entries under eight categories including Individual, NGO, Social Venture, Corporate Policy, CSR, CBO and Government Sectors. The grand jury for the awards were Ulrika Sundberg, Consul General of Sweden, Erwin Steinhauser, Managing Director, Sandvik India and Mr. Ajit Chaudhary, Tata Sons along with other eminent panelists.
Speaking on the achievement, Mr Praveer Sinha, CEO & Managing Director, Tata Power said, “It gives us immense pleasure to be elected as one of the leading Corporate Organization under the CSR category out of the 24 panellists. Such platforms highlight our efforts in bringing a holistic transformation by promoting gender equality and diversity. We will continue to promote this ideology and revolutionize the mind-set of society at large.”
Praising Tata Power’s achievement in building an organisation with a focussed approach to promote gender diversity, Mr. Erwin Steinhauser said, “As an ambassador of Sandvik India, it gives me great pride to award Tata Power for their exemplary dedication in promoting gender equality. By developing women’s potential by utilizing their talents and skills, they have fortified gender equality in opportunities and benefits generating higher economic growth.”
The awardees went through a selection process of three crucial stages and were awarded on the basis of criteria like fostering and promoting an inclusive approach in the communities, challenging and overcoming conscious and subconscious bias, developing a gender-balanced leadership in the workplace and helping women achieve their ambitions personally and professionally.
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