The India Workplace Equality Index (IWEI) is India’s only comprehensive benchmarking tool for companies to measure their progress on LGBT+ inclusion. The IWEI conducts an in-depth study to measure where your organization stands on the spectrum of inclusion and allows organizations to navigate the challenges of embedding LGBT+ inclusion and provides them with a clear roadmap to follow, with a planning structure, best practices, guidelines, and more.

Over the past 3 editions, we’ve helped organizations gauge what they are doing right, where they can improve, and how they can make their workplace diverse and LGBT+ inclusive.

The IWEI also has a supplementary & voluntary Employee Feedback Survey which helps reflect the lived experiences of your employees.
It allows organizations to assess if their workplace practices are enabling LGBT+ employees to be themselves and helping them to realize their full potential.
The survey also assesses whether non-LGBT+ employees feel empowered to be good allies.
Results of the survey do not affect the IWEI Employer Score and are shared in the customized debrief report.

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Measuring Inclusion

The Index studies 9 parameters across different areas of employment policy and practice. Each entrant compiles a submission, accompanied by supporting evidence, which demonstrates their organisation’s performance against the set of best-practice criteria. The IWEI team then conducts a thorough review of each submission to give companies a holistic picture of where they stand on inclusion.

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The IWEI Calendar

The Index is an 8-month long process:

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Sponsors & Partners

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Badge & Lanyard

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Speaker Gifts

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Seating

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Attendee Gifts Partner

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Supplier Diversity Partner

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Hospitality Partner

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Awards

Ally Trailblazer of the Year - 2023

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Prachi Rastogi

Diversity and Inclusion LeaderIBM

LGBT+ Trailblazer of the Year - 2023

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Ruku Arora

Director- Indirect Procurement Services, Walmart Global Tech

Pride ERG of the Year - 2023

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Embrace

Cognizant

DEI Champion of the Year - 2023

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Zoya

Diversity and Inclusion Lead, Godrej Properties Limited

Pride Executive Sponsor of the Year - 2023

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Chris Patton

CEO and Regional Managing Director - Audit & Assurance, Deloitte in India

Testimonials

Past Editions

What's New

Join us for the IWEI Awards Ceremony & Report Launch Ceremony:

24th November, 2023 | 2PM - 8PM IST | Hotel LaLit Ashok, Bangalore 

See you next year!!

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