Mumbai– Disclosures on complaints under the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013, during FY 18-19, Cipla Limited, an 84 years old pharma company, has reported 12 complaints of sexual harassment during the year 2018-19.
As per the report there was one reported case of discrimination that stands resolved and closed as of 31st March 2019.
‘We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to promoting diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Our Code of Conduct ensures that there is no bias towards gender, race, religion, ethnicity, nationality, age, disability, HIV status, family status or sexual orientation’, company said.
‘This has helped us attract and retain people from diverse backgrounds, experience and expertise who are the bedrock of our success, it said.
For dealing with such issues, the company has implemented anti-discrimination and anti-harassment policies that are applied on everyone who is involved in company’s operations.
13% women contribute in Cipla global workforce.
The Company has in place a policy on Prevention of Sexual Harassment at Workplace.
A total of five cases were reported under the Prevention of Sexual Harassment Policy during FY18, and all of them have been investigated satisfactorily and closed, report said.