D&I Logues Event Update

On September 9, Catalyst India hosted an innovative event, D&I Logues, focused on topics related to the challenges of diversity and inclusion in India. This full-day event held in Mumbai featured engaging presentations and working sessions on gender inclusion, the importance of Diversity and Inclusion councils, organizational practices, and more. We also announced IndiaLogues, a task force composed of key member companies in India with the twin intentions of creating sustained and meaningful impact and forming a community of influential leaders in the region. With this event and task force, we look forward to increasing momentum for building inclusive organizations in India where women and men can succeed! 

Membership Growth

Catalyst India WRC is growing by leaps and bounds. In 2014, we welcomed 16 new corporate members, including large Indian conglomerate Tata Sons Limited and other leading Indian corporations such as ICICI Bank and Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd., who have signed on locally, joining established members such as Colgate-Palmolive Company, Fluor Corporation, Pitney Bowes Inc., and Wipro Ltd. Also, two Indian leaders were appointed to the Catalyst Board of Directors: TK Kurien, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director, Wipro Limited, and Chanda Kochhar, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, ICICI Bank Limited.

Catalyst India In The News

IBM announces graduation of cross-industry women’s leadership programme. July 17, 2015, The Hindu Business Line.

Pay gap disclosure will ensure earning parity in India. July 19, 2015, Business Standard.

5 Ways To Be A (S)Hero In A Male-Dominated Workplace. July 23, 2015, The Huffington Post India, by Surabhi Paliwal.

About Catalyst India WRC

Founded in 2011, Catalyst India WRC is a membership community composed of 80 leading corporations and professional firms committed to building inclusive workplaces that expand opportunities for women and business in corporate India. With insights from its highly regarded research, solution-based tools, convening events, global staff and members, and the Catalyst India Advisory Board, Catalyst India works with its members to build a robust pipeline of current and future leaders in India Inc.