Demonstrating its commitment towards gender diversity in the workforce, Runaya Group, one of the leading & fast-growing manufacturing start-ups by the second-generation entrepreneurs from Vedanta, today announced reaching a milestone of having 60% women as its direct workforce and on-boarding 2% employees from the transgender community as a mark to celebrate the Pride Month, and strengthen and promote an inclusive work culture within the organisation and into its supply chain through partners.
In addition, Runaya will also onboard people from all geographies of the country with a view to maintain a healthy geographical mix. Furthermore, as a responsible corporate of the country, the company will also encourage hiring from ex-army backgrounds.
The company currently boasts of a rich culture with more than 60% of women in their direct workforce, and about 30% of women in the indirect workforce. Runaya also plans to include 1% specially abled people into its workforce to further bolster inclusivity, across all their locations.
The company also held various internal events as well as training sessions to celebrate the month while pledging to increase the number of employees from the LGBTQAI+ community.
Pride month is the entire month of June dedicated to the uplifting of LGBTQIA+ voices, a celebration of their culture, and the support of their rights.
Commenting on this, Naivedya Agarwal, Founder & CEO, said, “Our ethos lies in being a diverse and unbiased organization. It is a matter of great honor and joy for us as we embrace and celebrate our fellow members from the LGBTQIA+ community. We take immense pride in the fact that the majority of our workforce comprises women. It is our responsibility as a brand to give equal opportunities to every individual irrespective of their gender, or preference. We look forward to the contribution of these talented folks towards Runaya’s pledge to save the earth through its sustainable solutions for partners.”
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