TCS Named America’s Most Community-Minded Information Technology Company
Myequity news service | Date : 22-06-2018 12:30:00 IST
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, was recognized in "The 2018 Civic 50" as one of America’s 50 most community-minded companies by Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service. The Civic 50 provides a national standard for superior corporate citizenship and showcases how companies can use their time, skills and other resources to improve the quality of life in the communities where they do business and drive noticeable change.
“In the fifth year of honoring the most community-minded companies in the nation, The Civic 50 truly highlights the commitment to community and civic engagement of America’s leading brands,” said Jennifer Lawson, president of networks at Points of Light. “By elevating critical stakeholder voices from employees, customers and communities into their mission statements, The Civic 50 companies are putting themselves at the center of change to create more enduring and sustainable business models.”
TCS’ flagship student engagement program, goIT, has engaged more than 13,000 middle and high school students across 54 cities in the United States and Canada with hands-on experiences in computer science, inspiring them towards tech careers in all sectors. Launched in March 2017, Ignite My Future in School will engage 20,000 teachers and more than one million students over the next five years to prepare them for 21st century careers. In partnership with Discovery Education, Ignite My Future in School will enable educators, administrators and school districts to become ambassadors of a transdisciplinary approach and introduce computational thinking within the context of core subjects such as English, mathematics, social studies, science, and the arts.
TCS has been a leading STEM education proponent for the past decade, through highly scalable cross-sector initiatives such as US2020, Million Women Mentors (MWM) and national partnerships with STEMConnector, Npower, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation. TCS is a founder and technology partner of MWM, which has generated 1.8 million pledges and 850,000+ mentoring engagements to date between career professionals and young women keen to succeed in STEM careers.
The Civic 50 winners are public and private companies with U.S. operations and revenues of $1 billion or more, and are selected based on four dimensions of their U.S. community engagement programs: Investment, Integration, Institutionalization and Impact. Administered by True Impact, the Civic 50 is the only survey and ranking system that exclusively measures corporate involvement in communities.
Tata Consultancy Services is an IT services, consulting and business solutions organization that delivers real results to global business, ensuring a level of certainty no other firm can match. TCS offers a consulting-led, integrated portfolio of IT, BPS, infrastructure, engineering and assurance services. This is delivered through its unique Global Network Delivery Model™, recognized as the benchmark of excellence in software development. A part of the Tata group, India’s largest industrial conglomerate, TCS has over 394,000 of the world’s best-trained consultants in 46 countries.
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