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Tieto once again recognized for efforts in gender equality

12 January 2017

End of 2016, Tieto India was named among the 100 Best Companies for Women in India on ‘Working Mother and AVTAR 100 Best Companies for Women in India’ list. The study aims to identify best practices and policies followed by companies for increasing women's workforce participation. It was conducted amongst 350 biggest employers in the country and lists the top 100. Tieto has been established in India since 2005 and has around 2,400 employees in the country. Globally Tieto employees around 13,000 people.

A year earlier Tieto Sweden received the gender equality certification from EDGE as the first IT company in the world.

“We are extremely happy and proud to have received such recognitions. Diversity and driving equal opportunities is highly important for us as a company. We want to be an employer that provides everyone equal opportunities to succeed and develop in their work”, states Katariina Kravi, global head of Human Resources at Tieto.

In addition to company’s internal efforts, Tieto also actively participates in related external initiatives and ecosystems. For example in Finland Tieto is contributing to The Federation of the Finnish Technology Industries’ Women in Tech network activities and is participating in the Finland 100 jubilee year by bringing together students, decision makers and business partners to discuss and ideate around changes in the working life and professions of the future.

Further details:                                                      

Working Mother & AVTAR 100 Best Companies for Women in India: http://www.avtariwin.com/best-companies-2016-top-100

EDGE – The Global Business Certification for Gender Equality: http://www.edge-cert.org/

Late-November 2016 Tieto organized a seminar for the Women in Tech network at the company’s new headquarters. Tieto’s Katariina Kravi, head of HR and Ksenia Avetisova from Customer Experience Management gave presentations on ‘Future of work'. A 2-minute summary video is available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gfoQKRm2xS8&t=7s 

More information:

Katariina Kravi, head of Human Resources, Tieto, katariina.kravi[a]tieto.com, tel. +358 20 727 9785

Tieto aims to capture the significant opportunities of the data-driven world and turn them into lifelong value for people, business and society. We aim to be our customers’ first choice for business renewal. In addition to our expertise in software and professional services, we also take strong advantage of ecosystem and innovation possibilities. www.tieto.com  

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