MUMBAI, India, Apr 26, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) --WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE: WNS), a leading provider of global
Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) services, has been recognized by
Institute Of Directors (IOD), with the Golden Peacock Global Award for
Corporate Social Responsibility 2012. WNS has won this prestigious
global award for its ongoing 'Community Development and Outreach
Program,' under the auspices of the WNS Cares Foundation (WCF). WCF
endeavors towards creating a better and sustainable future for
underprivileged children and youth at WNS's locations across the globe.
The award was presented to WNS in a gala award ceremony by His
Excellency, Humaid Mohammed Obaid Al Qutami, Minister of Education,
Government of UAE at the 7th International Conference on Social
Responsibility held between April 24 and April 26, 2012, in Dubai.
Keshav R. Murugesh, WNS's Group CEO, also participated in the summit as
the Chair Person and chief moderator of the key note session on "Social
Innovation - The Driver of Economic Growth."
WCF received this award for its noteworthy contribution towards the
education of underprivileged children. Over 120 activities have been
conducted by WCF in a short span of 14 months, helping more than 23,000
beneficiaries in 17 locations. Programs have included establishment of
libraries & computer centers; book, dictionary and laptop donation
drives; reading programs; sports activities, and mentoring programs.
"We are pleased to announce that WNS is a winner of the Golden Peacock
Global Award for Social Responsibility for 2011-2012. WNS was adjudged
the winner of the Social Responsibility Global award for continuous and
significant contribution through WCF towards education of
underprivileged children," said Manoj K Raut, CEO and Director,
Institute of Directors. "Congratulations to WNS and the WCF team for
their commendable effort in supporting the less-privileged community,"
"Winning this prestigious honor in the area of Corporate Social
Responsibility is a matter of great pride for us," said Keshav R.
Murugesh, Group CEO, WNS. "Since the inception of WCF in 2011, the
entire WNS family has worked together as one team, towards achieving our
mission to 'Educate Empower Enrich' underprivileged children and youth,
as we strongly believe and understand the importance of knowledge and
education in positively shaping the society around us. Every child has
the right to education, and we at WNS will continue our efforts to make
an impact in the communities in which we live and work."
The Golden Peacock Awards (GPA) is a set of prestigious national and
global awards designed to improve productivity and quality in
organizations. The Golden Peacock Awards are now considered the greatest
recognition of corporate excellence in areas of innovation, quality,
training, governance, environment management and corporate social
responsibility. The Golden Peacock Global Award for Corporate Social
Responsibility are to stimulate and help organizations to rapidly
accelerate the pace of stake-holder oriented improvement process. It is
a powerful self-assessment process and a way to build an organizations'
brand equity on 'Corporate Social Responsibility.' The preparation for
the award helps to inspire and align the entire workforce and management
functions to this end. The knowledge gained by the organization in
describing and self-assessing its operations would lead to improved
organizational performance in this field.
About WNS Cares Foundation
WNS Cares Foundation (WCF), a registered non-profit organization, has
been formed with a mission to 'Educate, Empower and Enrich'
underprivileged children and youth. WCF, a group company of WNS
(Holdings) Limited (NYSE: WNS), has a vision to serve society and create
a strong foundation for sustainability initiatives at WNS. WCF offers a
platform to WNS's employees and clients to make valuable contributions
to society. For more information, visit www.wnscares.org.
WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE: WNS) is a leading global business process
outsourcing company. WNS offers business value to 200+ global clients by
combining operational excellence with deep domain expertise in key
industry verticals including Travel, Insurance, Banking and Financial
Services, Manufacturing, Retail and Consumer Packaged Goods, Shipping
and Logistics and Healthcare and Utilities. WNS delivers an entire
spectrum of business process outsourcing services such as finance and
accounting, customer care, technology solutions, research and analytics
and industry specific back office and front office processes. WNS has
over 23,000 professionals across 25 delivery centers worldwide including
Costa Rica, India, Philippines, Romania, Sri Lanka and United Kingdom.
For more information, visit www.wns.com.
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