Cummins India, engages in design, manufacturing,
distribution, and servicing engines and related technologies in India, is
recently felicitated with the, EXCON
Women Building India Awards- Inclusive Workplace- Equal Opportunity Award. The
award was presented by Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Road, Transport
& Highways and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MEME) and B S
Yediyurappa, Chief Minister, Karnataka.
Cummins India was recognised for its leadership and deep
commitment towards diversity and inclusion at workplace. Challenging the
impossible and breaking the frontiers of gender inequality, Cummins innovated,
included and initiated every potential measure for impactful investments that
have promoted the participation of women at all levels in their
Cummins not only promoted gender balanced leadership
within the organisation from talent visibility to talent development, but also
ensures to create a stronger community.
Cummins today has 33 per cent women in their workforce. A
remarkable 42 per cent women are in leadership roles and an 88 per cent utilisation
of onsite creches. Beyond developing gender neutral policies and guidelines,
Cummins has ergonomically designed workstations that enable women to
participate in all the shifts on the shop floor.
Diversity & inclusion is about recognizing and valuing
our differences and using those differences to deliver superior results. It is
about reflecting and understanding the communities in which we operate around
the world. It is about genuinely valuing the perspectives and experiences of
all people – not regardless of their differences but because of their
Diversity & inclusion is an opportunity for advantage.
It allows us to attract and retain a truly global workforce and be successful
in our business. Only with a diverse and inclusive workforce will we bring the
right combination of perspectives, insights and skills to solve the challenges
of our stakeholders.