Adani Enterprises- Mining was awarded with ‘India’s Great Place to Work 2019’ certification by the Great Place to Work® Institute in the category- Mid-size Organisations on Friday, July 19 in Mumbai. AEL-Mining is the only mining company in the list of top 50 organisations and received this accolade for the second time demonstrating sustained efforts in creating a congenial workplace for employees.
The Great Place to Work Institute, a global management consulting firm focused on enabling organisations to achieve business objectives by building better workplaces, assesses more than 700 companies across industries every year in India. It recognises the best based on an employee survey and people practices, in line with practices adopted by global organisations. In the Mid-size Workplacescategory, companies with 100-500 employees are evaluated and the top 50 Medium organisations from over 20 industry sectors are recognised. Some other companies that received the recognition this year included Mahindra Inter-trade, Bharti Realty, JM Financial Asset Management, SAS R&D (India) amongst others.
“Our motto is not to make a great workplace but to ensure everyone in the organisation enjoys work, feels valued, respected and rewarded accordingly. Organisations adopt different initiatives and methods to engage with employees but we have taken measures to give a sense of warmth, belongingness, and empowerment to employees,” said Vinay Prakash, CEO, Adani Enterprises- Coal & Mining. He added that the recognition in 2017 as one of the ‘Top 50Great Places to Work’ strengthened the brand and credibility for a wider set of stakeholders.
Great Place to Work Institute’s proprietary and globally validated framework is considered the Gold Standard in workplace culture assessment and is endorsed by over 10,000 organisations in more than 58 countries. The certification is a credible and quality source for any organisation as an ‘Employer-of-Choice’.Survey assessment is done on 5 dimensions including Fairness, Respect, Credibility, Pride, and Camaraderie. People practices implemented in the organisation are evaluated through a culture audit covering 9 distinct practice areas. The metrics used by the institution are used by business leaders and researchers to establish standards of a great workplace.
“Adani Group’s values are aligned with Indian cultural values believing in aspirations and happiness of one big family,” said Amitabh Mishra, Head of HR for Adani Enterprises- Coal & Mining. He added that the recognition has helped the organisation to set and achieve newer and higher benchmarks when it comes to evolving from ‘Good to Great Workplace’.
About Adani Group
Headquartered in Ahmedabad, India, Adani Group is one of India’s largest integrated infrastructure conglomerates with interests in Resources (coal mining and trading), Logistics (ports, logistics, shipping, and rail), Energy (renewable and thermal power generation, transmission, and distribution), and Agro (commodities, edible oil, food products, cold storage, and grain silos), Real Estate, Public Transport Infrastructure, Consumer Finance and Defence. Adani owes its success and leadership position to its core philosophy of ‘Nation Building’ and ‘Growth with Goodness’ – a guiding principle for sustainable growth. The Group is committed to protecting the environment and improving communities through its CSR program based on the principles of sustainability, diversity and shared values.