RIYADH : Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), a leading global IT services, consulting, and business solutions organization, has won the Bronze Trophy at the King Khalid Sustainability Award 2021 for its All-Women Center in Riyadh. The award was presented by Riyadh’s Acting Governor Prince Muhammad bin Abdulrahman bin Abdulaziz at an event held in Riyadh.
TCS Saudi Arabia won this coveted award for the second consecutive time. TCS was recognized for its efforts in ensuring global sustainability standards and practices across ethics, diversity, health and safety, responsible supply chain, talent development, quality, innovation, and business resilience.
Winners were identified based on a comprehensive evaluation by an independent advisory body working on behalf of King Khalid Foundation. TCS received a 90 percent overall score, based on a positive year-on-year trend on key performance indicators like greenhouse gas reduction.
“Our purpose-driven world view, deep roots in the community, and innovation efforts help us drive our sustainability agenda as well as help customers, partners and governments create a more sustainable future,” said Sumanta Roy, Head, TCS Middle East & Africa. “We are delighted that our All-Women Center has won this award for its sustainability practices. It encourages and inspires us even further to achieve zero emissions as a company by 2030.”
The All-Women Center is a venture by TCS with a unique business model developed to serve customer needs and help local communities. It harnesses the best of TCS’ expertise to train and develop professional capabilities in Saudi women to support them in pursuing fulfilling careers and realizing their potential in the Kingdom.
The center provides long term career opportunities in the fields of finance and accounting, human resource operations, supply chain management, IT and digital related services and helps customers across the globe.
TCS was named the Top Employer in the Middle East region by the Top Employers Institute for six consecutive years. Earlier this year, TCS won the Best Operational Excellence Award at the World Quality Congress. In the past, TCS had won eight significant awards at the Oman World Quality Congress.
The King Khalid Sustainability Award, led by the King Khalid Foundation under the patronage of King Salman aims to honor and support multi-industry private sector organizations/enterprises that adopt sustainability and social responsibility practices, and initiatives by integrating them into their core business strategies. The King Khalid Foundation has been recognizing private companies, NGOs, and entrepreneurs since 2008, with the goal of driving Saudi Arabia’s social, economic, and environmental progress.