NEW YORK | MUMBAI: Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, won the North American Employee Engagement Awards as the ‘Employee Engagement Project of the Year’ and ‘Social Responsibility Project of the Year’. TCS emerged winners in two categories out of 16 possible winners. The North American Employee Engagement Awards ceremony was held in Chicago, the USA, on June 22, 2016.
The company won the Employee Engagement Project of the Year (for large public enterprise) following its innovative initiatives of promoting high impact employee engagement, senior management connections and employee development efforts. TCS won the Social Responsibility Project of the Year for its significant level of technology and employee volunteer investments, plus tangible results, particularly through its national computer science education advocacy and flagship community goIT program that teaches coding, robotics and design to middle and high school students in schools across 32 cities.
“Entries in this year’s awards showed a marked improvement in the standard of work being done in North America to improve the employee experience,” said Matt Manners, founder of the Employee Engagement Awards. “Congratulations to our winners, who have rightly been recognized for excellence in improvising employee engagement to drive well-being, better work environments and organizational success.”
The Employee Engagement Awards & Summit inspires and honors the people companies who reshape the way organizations think about and engage people to achieve their purpose. The program recognizes and celebrates the success of the companies who are making a real impact in employee engagement. The winners of the awards were selected by an exclusive panel of judges.
“It is an honor to receive ongoing industry recognition for the deep investments TCS makes in its North American workforce and the tangible impact we’re having in various local communities,” said Surya Kant, President, North America, UK and Europe, TCS. “This award reflects our culture of inclusion, personal growth and the difference we can collective make across the region, for employees, clients and society at large.”
TCS has received several industry awards in North America in 2016, previously being named as a Top Employer by the Top Employer Institute and winning the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces for the fourth consecutive year. It also won three Silver Stevies at the American Business Awards for excellence in CSR and its 2015 TCS New York City Marathon experience and official mobile app.