As an equal opportunity employer, promote a culture of transparency, empowerment and meritocracy Reliance Industries Limited empowers women by advancing opportunities in the Company’s activities and aspire to achieve 15% women employees by 2030.
Its Reliance Retail’s 24% employees are women. Its 51.6% employees are millennials under the age of 30 years. Average age of employees is 27 years. India’s largest private company has 1,95,618 employees in FY 2019-20, annual report said.
During the reporting period, there were no cases of child labour, forced labour, involuntary labour, sexual harassment and discriminatory employment.
As per the requirements of the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition & Redressal) Act, 2013 (POSH Act) and Rules made thereunder, the Company has formed an Internal Committee to address complaints pertaining to sexual harassment in the workplace.
The Company policy mandates prevention of sexual harassment and to ensure a free and fair enquiry process with clear timelines for resolution. To build awareness, the Company has been conducting online training programmes on a periodic basis.
An internal complaints committee has been set up at all operations locations where employees can register their complaint against sexual harassment. This is supported by the Anti-Sexual Harassment Policy, which ensures a free and fair enquiry process with clear timelines for resolution.
There is also a mandatory learning program in place on “Creating a Respectful Workplace” for all employees. Reliance continues to report its progress against the 10 principles of UNGC in the Sustainability report. The 10 principles cover the topics of human rights, labour, anti-corruption and environment.
The Company is committed to provide a work environment that ensures every employee is treated with dignity, respect and afforded equal treatment.
Reliance, is committed to attracting the best talent, empowering them with opportunities for continuous learning and, developing an organisational culture wherein every individual personifies the 3Ps – Purpose, Passion and Perseverance. The benefits of competitive advantages and the synergies that exist between them are only realised through the 3Ps. The result is a workforce with unmatched capabilities, anchored in a culture of grit and excellence.
RIL has developed a maternity support programme with reasonable adjustments such as reserved parking for pregnant women employees and employees with disability, specific learning sessions and Employee Resource Group (ERG) for new parents. The leave policies include 182 days of Maternity Leave followed by 6 months of half day leave policy for new mothers, 84 days leave policy for adoptive parents and commissioning mothers respectively.