Broadridge Financial Solutions India Receives Second Consecutive NASSCOM
Corporate Award for Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion
NASSCOM Award Follows Broadridge's Receipt of U.S. Human Rights Campaign
Recognitionfor LGBT Workplace Inclusion
LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Jan. 29, 2013
LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/-- Broadridge Financial
Solutions (India) Private Limited, a subsidiary of Broadridge Financial
Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: BR), is pleased to announce that it was honored for the
second consecutive year with a National Association of Software and Services
Companies (NASSCOM) Corporate Award for Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion,
India's only award that honors IT-BPO companies that adopt and implement
policies and practices to promote inclusion.
Recognized in the category of Best IT Services Company in India with less than
5,000 employees, Broadridge India received the NASSCOM award for adopting and
implementing inclusive policies, and for its efforts to promote gender
empowerment and women leadership.
The IT-BPO industry in India, 30% of which is comprised of women, is
increasingly dedicating efforts to inclusion and safety initiatives to create
conducive work environments for women in particular. NASSCOM is taking a lead
role in enhancing awareness that it is the fundamental right of every woman to
work and it is the responsibility of the entire ecosystem - industry,
organizations, governments and law enforcement agencies - to ensure safe and
secure working environments.
Commenting on the award, Mr. V Laxmikanth, Managing Director, Broadridge India
said, "It is truly an honor for our organization to be recognized by NASSCOM
for the second consecutive year for our diversity and inclusion efforts." Mr.
Laxmikanth continued, "Gender inclusivity is an integral part of the
Broadridge value system and has been instilled in every member of the
Diversity and inclusion is a particular emphasis in Broadridge's global
associate engagement strategy. Going beyond fundamental diversity issues, its
policies and practices encourage understanding and sensitivity to all the
physical, social, cultural and intellectual differences of its associates.
Recently, Broadridge was recognized as one of the 2012 Best Places to Work for
lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) equality by the Human Rights
Campaign (HRC), receiving a perfect score of 100 on the HRC Corporate Equality
Index (CEI), the premiere national benchmark for LGBT workplace inclusion.
"Inclusion at Broadridge is about creating a work environment that brings out
the best in all of us," stated Maryjo Charbonnier, Chief Human Resources
Officer, Broadridge. Broadridge's diversity and inclusion initiatives empower
international business units to create their own programs that take into
account local cultures and conditions, while operating under the same
overarching guiding principles for all of Broadridge. Ms. Charbonnier added,
"Broadridge continues to see positive outcomes from its inclusivity
initiatives. Creating an inclusive workplace has helped foster associate
engagement and enabled more effective responses to our diverse world of
About Broadridge Financial Solutions
Broadridge is a technology services company focused on global capital markets.
Broadridge is the market leader enabling secure and accurate processing of
information for communications and securities transactions among issuers,
investors and financial intermediaries. Broadridge builds the infrastructure
that underpins proxy services for over 90% of public companies and mutual
funds in North America; processes more than $4.5 trillion in fixed income and
equity trades per day; and saves companies billions annually through its
technology solutions. For more information about Broadridge please visit
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