Gender parity bid: 45% of Accenture workers are women in India

The IT services giant is working in key segments in the country such as retail, telecom, energy, auto, banking, and so on



Surajeet Das Gupta New Delhi
Global proffesional services and consultancy giant Accenture is closing in on its gender diversity target, with women accounting for 45 per cent of its workforce in India. Accenture’s aim is to reach equal gender representation globally.

The company also has women in 24 per cent of its senior leadership positions (managing directors) in India. Currently, it employees over 250,000 people in the country, their largest anywhere in the world. In 2017 the company had set a goal of achieving 50: 50 workforce by 2025.  

Explaining its gender goals, Piyush Singh, senior managing director, India market unit lead, says:  “We had adopted the goal of gender equality much ahead of our peers. We are not very far away from our global goal and

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First Published: Jan 29 2022 | 6:04 AM IST

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