NTT DATA Singapore Receives Awards for Exemplary Work in Inclusive Hiring

Singapore, [July 6, 2023] - NTT DATA Singapore (NTT DATA) is proud to announce its recent accolades in recognition of its outstanding efforts and commitment to inclusive hiring. The company has received prestigious awards and industry recognition for its initiatives that promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace. These awards are a testament to NTT DATA’s dedication to fostering an inclusive work environment and empowering individuals from diverse backgrounds

Krishnappan Ramanathan, Managing Director of NTT DATA Singapore, expressed his pride and gratitude regarding the awards, stating, "These accolades are a testament to our strong belief in the power of diversity and inclusion. We are honoured to receive this prestigious recognition for our inclusive hiring initiatives. At NTT DATA Singapore, we strive to foster an inclusive workplace that embraces diverse talents and perspectives, driving innovation and enabling us to deliver exceptional solutions for our clients. "

The first recognition comes from the recent SG Enabling Awards ceremony, attended by Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for Economic Policies, Heng Swee Kiat. The award acknowledges NTT DATA's unwavering commitment to inclusive hiring and celebrates the company's exceptional efforts in providing opportunities for individuals with disabilities, ensuring they can contribute their unique talents and perspectives to the workforce.

Most recently, the company's participation in the TomoWork Talent Acceleration Program, a mentorship program for young students with disabilities held at Republic Polytechnic and attended by Minister for National Development, Desmond Lee, further demonstrates NTT DATA Singapore's dedication to nurturing youth development and providing equal opportunities for growth and development to prepare them for joining the workforce.

Another notable accolade was received from the NTT DATA Group Awards ceremony in Tokyo, which recognizes NTT DATA Singapore's exemplary work in creating an inclusive workplace that values diversity and provides equal opportunities for all employees. NTT DATA Singapore's efforts in promoting diversity and inclusion align with various Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), including Goal 5 (Gender Equality), Goal 8 (Decent Work and Economic Growth), and Goal 10 (Reduced Inequalities) for which serves as a fundamental pillar of the company's values.

Jean Chua, Head of Branding and Communications, who spearheads Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) efforts at NTT DATA, stated, “We are honoured and thrilled to receive these prestigious awards, which serve as a powerful testament to our unwavering commitment to diversity and inclusion. They inspire us to continue our commitment to building a culture of inclusivity and empowering individuals from all backgrounds. Through our mentorship programs, we are dedicated to enabling young talents, providing them with the necessary support and opportunities to thrive in their professional journeys. These accolades reaffirm our strong belief in the transformative power of being inclusive in the workplace and inspire us to continue fostering an inclusive work environment where everyone can reach their full potential."

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NTT DATA is a top 10 global IT services provider, headquartered in Tokyo and operating in more than 50 countries. For us, work is not only for technological innovation, but also about connecting people to create better solutions for everyday life. NTT DATA offers an advanced portfolio of consulting, application, business process, cloud, and infrastructure services to businesses and governments worldwide. Our roots cross continents and cultures, dating back five decades. Since the foundation of NTT DATA, we have made sustainable business growth through our DNA to be people oriented. Through our long-term perspective, we hope to make a big difference in this world by getting the small things right. This pedigree yields a characteristic unique to NTT DATA: the opportunity for a global brand with the creative energy and enthusiasm of an entrepreneur.
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