KONE Elevator India, a leading elevator and escalator manufacturer and a wholly owned subsidiary of Finland-based KONE Corporation, bagged the ‘ET Best Places to Work for Women 2021’ Award, at a virtual felicitation ceremony on April 30, 2021. It has also been featured in the 1st Edition of the coffee table book by The Economic Times titled “Best Workplaces for Women 2021” which was also formally released on the same day.
This recognition is a testament of diversity and inclusion being an integral part of KONE Culture. KONE globally places a great emphasis on hiring and providing equal opportunities for women and KONE India shares this vision.
Speaking at the event, Amit Gossain, Managing Director, KONE Elevator India said, “This is an acknowledgement of our pioneering initiatives that help our women colleagues build a successful career, and offer them a well chalked-out growth path. We will continue to create an atmosphere of inclusion and gender equality and we hope that this will encourage more women to join and stay on in our team.”
“At KONE we believe that when we start treating each other as equal and stop having preconceived notions about gender, we build teams that are inherently comfortable working together. Consequently, everyone feels appreciated and supported, resulting in high levels of job satisfaction. And, needless to say, happy employees lead to satisfied customers,” Amit added.
KONE India is proud to be recognised as a great place to work, where employees feel valued, have equal opportunities and benefits regardless of their gender. This recognition is felicitated to brands that are shortlisted after a thorough qualification criteria like working hours flexibility, remote working, representation of women in all hierarchy levels, etc.