India's 1st LGBT+ Workplace Equality Index, IWEI, launched

India's 1st LGBT+ Workplace Equality Index, IWEI, launched

Keshav Suri, hotelier and LGBT+ activist through his non-profit organisation-Keshav Foundation-collaborated with Stonewall UK, Pride Circle and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) to launch India Workplace Equality Index (IWEI) in the Indian corporate world.


It is touted as India’s first comprehensive benchmarking tool with which organisations can measure their progress on LGBT+ inclusion in the Indian context.


The first report virtually announced winners from among 65 companies which shared data on their diversity and inclusion practices.


The index measures nine areas: policies and benefits, employee lifecycle, employee network group, allies and role models, senior leadership, monitoring, procurement, community engagement and additional work.


Twenty-one firms won under the gold category, while 18 were placed under silver and 13 got bronze


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