Shell India received United Nation’s Best Innovative Practices award for “Women at Workplace” category at the United Nations Global Compact Network India (UNGCNI) Gender Equality Summit 2018.
This is a recognition of Shell’s ongoing efforts in creating a more diverse and inclusive workplace where women are consistently provided opportunities to advance their careers whilst maintaining a healthy work-life balance.
Celebrating the recognition, Shell Lubricants India Cluster Country Head Ms. Mansi Tripathy said, “Shell has a proud heritage of celebrating diversity and fostering inclusion. Our global theme of ‘Balance means Business’ is built on the foundation that better gender balance leads to greater business performance.”
The UNGCNI’s case study competition drew participation from over 30 organizations from across Corporates, NGOs, Semi government, Start-ups and B Schools.
The winners of the award were judged on the basis of a case study highlighting organization diversity & inclusion (D&I) practices. Shell India’s presentation on, “Balance means Business” highlighted the company’s 3C model (Compliance, Care & Choice) through real life experiences of its women employees who shared personal stories to bring to life the impact of Shell’s policies on their careers as well as the role of leaders and enabling environment.
Shell’s focus on other aspects of diversity ranging from opportunities for especially abled people, differential lifestyle choices and orientation including for LGBTQ especially struck a chord with the jury.