IHCL RECEIVES RECOGNITION AT THE BOMBAY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY’S - DIVERSITY, EQUITY & INCLUSION AWARDS
MUMBAI, AUGUST 22, 2023: Indian Hotels Company (IHCL), India’s largest hospitality company, has been recognized at the Bombay Chamber of Commerce & Industry (BCCI) - DEI Awards for its extensive Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) programmes.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Gaurav Pokhariyal, Executive Vice President – Human Resources, IHCL, said, “Diversity and Inclusion is one of the significant pillars under IHCL’s ESG+ framework of Paathya. We are committed to creating an equitable workplace by advancing gender equality and supporting the recruitment of differently abled. Furthermore, we have committed to filling 50% of our available vacancies with women candidates during campus recruitment. Some of our industry-leading policies include extended maternity leave, crèche facilities, healthcare benefits including IVF treatments, and skilling of under-served communities and regions. We are delighted with the recognition of our commitment to positive social impact.”
The DEI Awards, a collaborative effort between the Bombay Chamber of Commerce & Industry and Ernst & Young as the thought partner, was established with the objective of recognizing enterprises that have implemented remarkable and extraordinary strategies designed to cultivate a work environment where every individual is appreciated, embraced, and actively involved, irrespective of their distinctions.
About The Indian Hotels Company Limited
The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) and its subsidiaries bring together a group of brands and businesses that offer a fusion of warm Indian hospitality and world-class service. These include Taj – the iconic brand for the most discerning travellers and ranked as India’s Strongest Brand 2023 as per Brand Finance; SeleQtions, a named collection of hotels; Vivanta, sophisticated upscale hotels; and Ginger, which is revolutionising the lean luxe segment.
Incorporated by the founder of the Tata Group, Jamsetji Tata, the Company opened its first hotel - The Taj Mahal Palace, in Bombay in 1903. IHCL has a portfolio of 270 hotels including 80 under development globally across 4 continents, 11 countries and in over 100 locations. The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) is India’s largest hospitality company by market capitalization. It is listed on the BSE and NSE.
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