Savills, an international real-estate advisory firm has been Great Place to Work®-Certified in India from February 2022 to February 2023. The company has received its third accreditation within three years of its full-fledged operations in India. Today, Savills employs over 450 employees in India and aims to continue its growth journey.
The certification recognises Savills India’s commitment to building a diverse and inclusive culture through initiatives like formulating a diversity and inclusion policy and launching a dedicated committee under the same. Under its wellness@work initiative, regular sessions on physical & mental health were conducted to ensure constant personal and professional development of employees. Through its ‘Together in Tough Times’ programme the company extended support to its workforce and their families during the pandemic.
Great Place to Work ® is the global authority on workplace culture. Since 1992, they have surveyed more than 100 million employees worldwide and used those deep insights to define what makes a great workplace: trust. Their employee survey platform empowers leaders with the feedback, real-time reporting, and insights they need to make strategic people decisions. The Institute serves businesses, non-profits and government agencies in more than 60 countries and has conducted pioneering research on the characteristics of great workplaces for over three decades.
Commenting on this accomplishment, Anurag Mathur, CEO, Savills India said, “We are honoured to be recognised for the third time in a row by Great Place to Work®. This is a reflection of our values and the culture that we have incorporated, as we collectively build this organisation with our people at the centre of everything. As a company we take immense pride in this moment, while continuing to accelerate our business and magnify our footprint.”
Speaking on receiving the certification, Kaushik Chakraborty, Director – Human Resources, Savills India said, “Being certified as a Great Place to Work® for the third consecutive year, displays our commitment to create, nurture and provide a conducive
work environment. We are constantly striving to deliver our people with opportunities to grow and fulfil their professional as well as individual goals. We are honoured to receive this recognition and will continue to evolve with the times to nurture and empower our workforce.”
He added, “Over the last three years, we have introduced several path-breaking practices and initiatives like the launch of our India Leadership Team – a next level leadership team to collaborate with the senior management on projects of strategic importance and participate in management decisions as and when required. At Savills, we are constantly innovating and implementing policies to nurture talent, encourage teamwork, leadership capabilities and create an enabling workplace for all.”
In India, the institute partners with more than 1100 organisations annually across over 22 industries to help them build High-Trust, High-Performance Cultures™ designed to deliver sustained business results. Hundreds of CEOs and CXOs from India Inc. are part of the great place community that is committed to the vision of making India a great place to work FOR ALL.
The Institute’s research shows that great workplaces are characterised by great leadership, consistent employee experience, and sustainable financial performance. These organisations are able to deliver a consistent experience to all their employees
irrespective of their role, gender, tenure or level in the organisation. Their leaders believe in the vision of creating and sustaining a Great Place to Work FOR ALL and role model being ‘FOR ALL’ Leaders.