Telenor Pakistan recognized for workplace diversity initiatives

Telenor Pakistan 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.

The company 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 on 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.

The telecom giant has introduced a number of initiatives including ‘Naya Aghaaz’, to foster gender parity at the workplace. The initiatives contribute towards helping women undertake their jobs with maximum ease and convenience.

Telenor Pakistan 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 perfect 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 and the ‘Best Place to Work’ by Pakistan Society of Human Resources Management (PSHRM).


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