Sony Pictures Networks India honored for Diversity and Inclusion efforts

Sony Pictures Network India has been recognized among 100 Best companies for Women in India by Working Mother and AVTAR as an exemplar of inclusion in their Most Inclusive Companies index which marks the fourth year of SPN being featured on the AVTAR list for Top 100 Best Companies for Women.

The awards are conducted by AVTAR – a pioneer in gender diversity and inclusion in India and Working Mother – a celebrated and prestigious global gender parity champion in the United States. SPN over the last 25 years has built an inclusive, diverse, and admirable environment extracting the very best with over 30% women representation among the network’s employees while continuing to play an active role in the dialogue on gender equality.

SPN Apex Diversity and Inclusion Council, ‘Live Your Dream’, ‘Dastangoi’ and SPNI Pitchers’ are some of the innovative and noteworthy efforts which position the network as a coveted employer in the industry.

SPN provides its employees enhanced maternity benefits (fertility treatments), universal primary caregiver leave (26 weeks – childbirth, adoption, and surrogacy), free near-site creche, preferential parking for expectant and new mothers, mother’s room, and medical insurance. SPN is among one of the first movers-in securing mental and physical well being with people-friendly initiatives such as scheduled downtime, mandatory leaves, and introduction of COVID-19 reimbursements and insurance.

“I am humbled that SPN is recognised as a leader in championing the cause of gender parity. We will continue to accelerate our efforts in inclusion and diversity so that we can support the tangible change in society.”


N.P. Singh, Managing Director and CEO, Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN)

With the recognition in the Most Inclusive Companies Index, we are encouraged to push further with our diversity and inclusion initiatives at SPN. We endeavour to build on our reputation of remaining a people-first organization that welcomes diverse talent. This recognition acknowledges the incremental changes we make year on year and fuels our fire to remain ahead of the curve,” said Manu Wadhwa, Chief Human Resource Officer, Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN)

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