ISLAMABAD: In recognition of its forward-looking HR practices and work culture, PTCL Group has won the prestigious Global Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Benchmark (GDEIB) award in five categories, according to a statement.
This achievement highlights the group’s position as a progressive and fully employee-centric organization with unique attributes that have also been previously validated, he added.
The Global Benchmarks for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (GDEIB) are global standards developed by the Center for Global Inclusion (CBI), with more than 112 experts from around the world. The standards help organizations around the world determine their strategy and measure progress in managing diversity and promoting inclusion in order to strive for excellence in their respective fields, the statement said.
This year, the PTCL Group won the prestigious award in five categories; thus reinforcing its reputation as one of the most progressive organizations in the country. Of these three; vision, strategy and business impact; Work-life integration, flexibility and benefits; and evaluation, measurement and research were classified as proactive, while the other two; DEI Communications and Community, Government Relations and Philanthropy have been categorized by progressive stage.
The GDEIB, “Diversity Hub”, a center of expertise with HR Metrics, Islamabad, organizes annual awards to celebrate the achievements of GDEIB organizations in 15 categories on a maturity scale of 1 to 5. Nominations are reviewed by a world-renowned jury. members through a democratic review process, the statement said.
“We are delighted to receive outstanding recognition at the GDEIB Awards for Diversity and Inclusion at PTCL. As an organization, we believe in the importance of sustained efforts to foster cultural and gender diversity and we continuously strive to provide an enabling environment for these changes to take root. We are pleased to have been able to provide a supportive and fair work environment and growth-oriented culture to our diverse teams,” said Syed Mazhar Hussain, Chief Human Resources Officer of PTCL and Ufone Group.