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WNS Wins the 2013 Golden Peacock Global Award for Corporate Social Responsibility

Thursday, January 23, 2014

MUMBAI, India--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 23, 2014--

WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE: WNS), a leading provider of global Business Process Management (BPM) services, has been recognized with the prestigious Golden Peacock Global Award for Corporate Social Responsibility for the second consecutive year. WNS received this award for its ongoing ‘Community Development and Outreach Program’, under the auspices of the WNS Cares Foundation (WCF).

His Excellency Nikhil Kumar, Hon'ble Governor of Kerala giving the award to Keshav R. Murugesh, Grou ...

His Excellency Nikhil Kumar, Hon'ble Governor of Kerala giving the award to Keshav R. Murugesh, Group CEO WNS, and Shamini R. Murugesh, Honorary Chief Mentor WNS Cares Foundation at the 8th International Conference on Corporate Social Responsibility held at Hotel ITC Windsor Manor in Bengaluru, India (Photo: Business Wire)

WNS strives to create a better and sustainable future for underprivileged children and youth at its locations across the globe through WCF. Since its inception in 2011, WCF has helped “Educate, Empower, and Enrich” more than 38,000 children across 57 schools and 20 locations, The foundation has rolled out many impactful programs, including the establishment of libraries and computer centers; book, dictionary and laptop donation drives; reading programs; sports activities; and e-mentoring programs.

“WNS has won this esteemed award for the second year in a row, reflecting our ongoing commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility. This recognition is a result of the dedicated efforts of the entire WNS family towards achieving our mission,” said Keshav R. Murugesh, Group CEO, WNS. “Among our many other activities, ‘Mobile Library’ is one of the most recent and unique initiatives. Through this program, we will work to ensure that underprivileged children get a chance to learn and read even if he / she cannot afford to attend a school. We have piloted this program in a few localities of Mumbai, India, and intend to globalize this initiative soon,” he added.

Globally, the Golden Peacock Awards for Corporate Social Responsibility are given to organizations that effectively manage social and environmental concerns in addition to economic goals, and are able to balance financial profits, economic value addition and social good.

About Golden Peacock Awards

The Golden Peacock Awards (GPA) are now considered the greatest global recognition of corporate excellence in areas of innovation, quality, training, governance, environment management and corporate social responsibility.

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

About WNS

WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE: WNS), is a leading global business process management 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, Healthcare and Utilities. WNS delivers an entire spectrum of business process management services such as finance and accounting, customer care, technology solutions, research and analytics and industry specific back office and front office processes. As of December 31, 2013, WNS had 26,578 professionals across 33 delivery centers worldwide including China, Costa Rica, India, Philippines, Poland, Romania, South Africa, Sri Lanka, United Kingdom and the United States. For more information, visit

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