Edelweiss Financial Services Limited, employing over 10.700 number of people, in which women represent 21% of the total work force, the annual Sustainability Report said.
“We have one of the better female workforce participation rates in the financial services industry in India.”, the company said.
19% of the total 1,773 contract staff are females at the company. 5.2% of the workforce is less than 25 years of age. 6.7% of employees belong to a Leadership Group at Edelweiss, report said.
A women majority body, the ESG Council comprises of heads of various enterprise units including HR, Admin, Compliance and Governance, Marketing, Corporate Development and Investor Relations.
The Board of Governance comprises of 13 members, of which 3 are women directors.
Edelweiss Group, one of India’s leading diversified financial services conglomerates, published its annual Sustainability Report, reaffirming its commitment to a sustainable future.
Vidya Shah, Chairperson of the ESG Council at Edelweiss Group & CEO, EdelGive Foundation, said, “We are firm believers in doing business the ESG way. Sustainability principles are embedded in our business operations and we strive to have a positive impact on the communities we operate in. While the current report is an entirely organic effort put together by our ESG leaders and teams, these benchmarks reflect our resoluteness of purpose and our ambition to measure our progress, year on year. We seek to get our Sustainability Report assured by an independent external advisor in the next few years, as we remain steadfast in our ESG journey.” she added.