BANGALORE — SAP Asia Pacific and Japan announced that SAP Labs India has won the CMO Asia’s ‘Best Organization for Women Talent Development’ award across Asia for its contribution to the empowerment of women in industry. The award specifically recognizes the efforts undertaken at SAP Labs India to engage women successfully and have cheered and supported the development of women professionally.
CMO Asia is a peer networking body dedicated to knowledge exchange through leadership and networking amongst decision makers across industry segments. CMO Asia’s ‘Best Organization for Women Talent Development’ identifies and recognizes organizations that have provided valuable service by contributing to the empowerment of the modern woman in industry. This is measured by the recruitment, retention, training and progression of women in all levels and sectors of the organization.
“CMO Asia’s recognition validates our commitment to the empowerment of our women employees,” said Bhuvaneswar Naik, Vice President Human Resources, SAP India. ”At SAP there is a strong emphasis to nurture and inspire young women employees to develop their skills, abilities and career, which has resulted in a significant growth of women leaders.”
Women constitute a sizable 33 percent of the workforce at SAP Labs India. The company undertakes several initiatives to help women employees in their career and personal life. These include
- Experiential learning –an initiative where eminent women speakers from all walks of life address women employees;
- Mentorship for Women in Leadership – a platform for women in the mid-management level to connect with successful leaders of the organization;
- Business Women’s Network – for building relationships and career development support, and
- SAPlings – an on-premise child care center.
SAP Labs India has bagged several awards for its HR excellence and Diversity initiatives. A few of the recent wins include ‘Creating a Conducive Work Environment for Women’ from the NCR Chapter of National HRD Networks, ‘Global HR Excellence’ award by World HRD Congress, the Zinnov award for the ‘Most Successful Attrition Management’ and the ‘NASSCOM Excellence Award’ for Gender Inclusivity.
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