Schneider Electric India – the global specialist in energy management and automation was conferred Aon Best Employers Award for the year 2017. Aon Hewitt, is the global leaders in human resource solutions. The award comes as a recognition of the futuristic and impactful people practices of the company which have been instrumental in inspiring strong commitment, deeper engagement and superior performance from the workforce. The award was received by Anil Chaudhry, Country President and Managing Director, Schneider Electric India along with Rachna Mukherjee, CHRO, Schneider Electric India, at an award ceremony in Mumbai.
Receiving the award on behalf of Schneider Electric in India, Chaudhry, Country President and Managing Director, Schneider Electric, India, stated, “I express my gratitude to all the employees on their engagement, commitment and hard work to make Schneider Electric a great company and a great place to work.”
As per the Press Release, the recognition comes to Schneider Electric after a robust six-month long evaluation process. It is an outcome of a rigorous analysis to measure the alignment between ‘Intent-Design-Experience’, assessed through CEO survey and interview, people practices survey and employee opinion survey for all participating organisations. A shortlisted set is taken through an intense on-site audit to validate the details provided. The selection also took into consideration successful people initiatives on talent, succession, well-being and diversity & inclusion that Schneider Electric has been undertaking over the years. The final analysis of the shortlisted organisations was conducted by an external panel of jury made up of corporates, academicians and industry leaders.
Sharing her delight on receiving the award, Mukherjee, Chief Human Resource Officer, Schneider Electric India said, “It gives us immense pleasure to be honoured at this platform which recognises our commitment to our most valuable assets which is our employees. An organisation requires a holistic approach for the employees to feel engaged, motivated and recognised to deliver high performance for the organisation, the award acknowledges this. We embrace the responsibility it puts on us to make our people practice stronger year on year. I would like to thank our employees for making this possible.”
The underlying tenet at Schneider Electric has been to nurture a culture of authentic and inspiring leadership and practices that empower employees. Schneider Electric India’s talent and career priority helps nurture and encourage internal talent. It also attracts the best and diverse external talent with its promising Employer Value Proposition that is structured on the 8 pillars of Meaningful purpose, Unique company, Diverse & Inclusive, Well-being, High performance culture, strong belief in people, Authentic leadership and Technology & digital. The organisation’s policies are focused towards creating a high-performance culture by empowering its employees with the right tools and policies and addressing the requirements of successful operation in a digitised world.
On the occasion, Tarandeep Singh, Partner and Chief of Commercial Excellence, Aon Hewitt, said, “Congratulations to Schneider Electric for its people initiatives and its efforts in creating a best in class and engaged work environment. It is a well-deserved recognition for Schneider Electric’s outstanding people priorities journey over the years.”