Eligibility criteria: Women must form at least 10% of the workforce; minimum 70% of the women, and all employees must share a positive perception of the workplace; and the organisations must meet the minimum qualifying criteria on the assessment of their people practices, evaluated through a proprietary tool. To pick the Top 15, two-third weightage was given to the experience of women employees and one-third weightage to people practices specifically for women employees.
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American Express’ India arm has started a unique initiative to seamlessly integrate women back into the workforce after their career break. The global service company’s ReNEW hires women for a six-month contractual project. The company hires them as full-time employees if they meet the evaluation criteria after they complete the project. The company has also started a programme to connect senior women leaders of various organisations called Reach Out. American Express has collaborated with five like-minded multinational organisations — PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), PepsiCo, Microsoft, Tata Sons and Reckitt Benckiser — for this. Through the platform, senior women leaders can share, network and learn by c