HIL Ltd., India’s leading and Asia’s most trusted building material company, today announced that the company is certified as Great Place to Work by Great Place to Work Institute®. HIL earned this credential on five dimensions of creating and sustaining a high-trust and high-performance culture – Fairness, Credibility, Respect, Pride and Camaraderie. The company achieved this certification based on extremely high satisfaction scored provided by its employees through a survey.
Great Place to Work® is the global authority in creating, assessing and identifying the Best Workplaces world over. Every year, more than 10,000 organisations from over 60 countries partner with Great Place to Work® Institute for assessment, benchmarking and planning actions to strengthen their workplace culture. In India, more than 900 organisations applied to Great Place to Work® Institute to undertake the assessment this year, making it the largest Study in the space of Workplace Recognition. The Institute uses 2 lenses to evaluate and identify the best cultures. The first lens measures the quality of employee experience through their globally validated survey instrument known as Trust Index©. The second lens is called Culture Audit©, a proprietary tool of the Institute that evaluates the people practices of an organisation, covering the entire employee life-cycle.
HIL is committed towards building a culture which attracts best talent in the industry and have a motivated workforce, towards building a global company contributing towards a better world. The company has a highly engaged workforce that is updated on all company news on social media as well as internally through email and messages in an appropriate and timely fashion. HIL has a strong belief in transparent communication and in order to strengthen that, the company has a MD connect portal through which employees can connect with the MD directly to share their views and opinions. The company also recognizes the efforts and invaluable support of the employees and their families through various programs and initiatives thereby inculcating a ONE HIL culture.
HIL believes that diversity and inclusion bring business merit to the company’s performance and morale of employees and is committed to grow the ratio of female employees. In this direction, HIL recently introduced a pioneering special medical leave policy focused towards their women employees, which allows them to take one medical leave in a month without giving any clarification to the company. Additionally, with the employee engagement program – JOSH – HIL aims to bring all the employees together which infuses more energy through the fun that people have along with the work.
Commenting on the achievement Mr. Dhirup Roy Choudhary, MD & CEO, HIL said, “We are extremely proud of this recognition as it is a testimony to our talented people and a culture that ignites quest for excellence. We strive to create an environment that promotes growth, leadership, and teamwork to deliver our brand philosophy “Together, we Build”. We look forward to continuing to invest in our employees, and build people practices that strengthen our employees’ development and happiness at work.”