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Wipro Technologies ranked 2nd globally by US Diversity Council

Wipro Technologies, the global IT, Consulting and Outsourcing business of Wipro Limited, on Tuesday announced it has been ranked second in the list of Top 25 US diversity councils, by The Association of Diversity Councils.

india Updated: Apr 19, 2011 21:03 IST

Wipro Technologies, the global IT, Consulting and Outsourcing business of Wipro Limited, on Tuesday announced it has been ranked second in the list of Top 25 US diversity councils, by The Association of Diversity Councils.

The Association is a practice group of diversity and inclusion consulting and training firm PRISM International, Inc. The rankings were announced recently. The first rank went to the US Navy.

"This recognition is another feather in our Diversity cap. Diversity is embedded in Wipro's DNA, globally, and we imbibe the cultures of the geographies we operate in. This sense of inclusiveness nurtures a culture of greater creativity and innovation", said Pratik Kumar, Executive Vice President, Human Resources, Wipro Limited, in a statement.

Its employee base of about 120,000 includes people from 74 nationalities, spread across 54 countries.

Wipro's Diversity council is a 14-member council formed with the objective of creating a dynamic and powerful 'socio business network' which fosters a sensitive and equal opportunity environment that allows every individual to realise their fullest potential.

In its third year, the diversity coundil Award honors outstanding contributions and achievements of diversity council groups that lead organisational diversity processes and demonstrate results in their Workforce, Workplace and Marketplace.

An independent jury panel evaluated the applications.