Bharti Foundation wins ‘Best Innovative Practices – Women at Workplace’ award
Bharti Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Bharti Enterprises was presented ‘Best Innovative Practices Award – Women at Workplace’ in NGO Sector by Global Compact Network India (GCNI), a local arm of United Nations Global Compact, New York at the recently conducted third edition of its Gender Equality Summit in New Delhi.
The 3rd Gender Equality Summit that coincided with the International Women’s day, linked the international theme with the Indian perspective. The event witnessed key discussions, presentations and evaluation on strategies adopted by leadership to promote a gender-neutral culture across hierarchies within the organizations and value chains, insights on unique policies, practices, and programs that are structured to encourage participation and representation by women. Over 250 leaders across the sectors attended the event.
The eminent jury evaluated the case-study presented by Bharti Foundation on the basis of a robust evaluation matrix. The ground-breaking innovations, the pioneering work and the way forward for the future made the Bharti Foundation’s entry a winning one. The Foundation follows a four-pronged approach, which includes providing an enabling environment, safety and security, celebrating diversity, and driving talent development for its women employees.