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First among equals

SAP Labs India’s HR policies are not only women-friendly but also nurture a secure ecosystem for all its employees

Photographs by RA Chandroo

Google won it in 2013, 2014 and 2016, Risk Management Solutions in 2015, and Intuit topped the list in 2017. For 2018 and 2019, however, SAP Labs India has emerged victorious on the Great Place to Work Institute’s (India) ranking of the Best Companies to Work For. Not that the Indian arm of the German software multinational has ever dropped below the seventh position in half a decade. This year, SAP Labs India has added another feather to its cap — the Best Place to Work for Women on the institute’s list. But, what makes it so good? We wanted to hear it from the women themselves, and that called for a quick trip to SAP Labs’ sprawling office in Whitefield, Bengaluru.