Telenor Pakistan recognized for its initiatives for fostering workplace diversity and inclusion
Karachi – March 7, 2018: Telenor Pakistan – one of the leading telecom and digital services provider has been recognized at the Diversity and Inclusion Conference 2018, held by Center for Global Inclusion in Karachi for setting excellent benchmarks in developing and implementing diversity and inclusion practices in its work culture.
Telenor Pakistan received the ‘Best Practice Award’ in the category ‘Flexibility, Work life Integration and Benefits’ at the conference. CEO Telenor Pakistan, Irfan Wahab Khan received the award from Ms. Roshan Khursheed, Chairperson Poverty Alleviation Fund (PEI) and Acting Chairperson National Commission for Human Development.
Telenor Pakistan prides itself in being the frontrunner for fostering an inclusive and enabling culture that facilitates effective participation of women and persons with disabilities in the country’s socio – economic development.
Telenor effectively leverages the power of diversity to optimize its functions and improve its productivity. Telenor, not only intends to further its ambitions of inclusion within the company, but also aspires for gender diversity across businesses. The company has developed an extremely inclusive workplace culture that is worth following for the rest of the industry.
Telenor Pakistan has introduced a number of initiatives including ‘Naya Aghaaz’, to foster gender parity at workplace. The initiatives contribute towards helping women undertake their jobs with maximum ease and convenience. The company was the first to introduce flexible working hours for women, besides providing basic amenities like daycare services, driving classes and paid maternity leaves to further facilitate women so that they can maintain a prefect work – life balance.
Telenor Pakistan’s efforts for building and promoting a diverse and inclusive work culture have been recognized earlier as well. The telco was declared the ‘Most Preferred Employer’ by Rozee.pk and the ‘Best Place to Work’ by Pakistan Society of Human Resources Management (PSHRM).