Tata Consultancy Services (BSE: 532540, NSE:TCS), a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, announced that it received four Stevies® at the 2019 American Business Awards®, the nation's premier business awards program. TCS was recognized with Gold Stevies for Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year and Fastest Growing Tech Company of the Year, a Silver Stevie for Mobile Marketing Campaign of the Year, and a Bronze Stevie for Human Resources Department of the Year.
More than 3,800 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration, and more than 200 executive professionals worldwide participated in the judging process to select this year's Stevie Award winners.
TCS received a Gold Stevie in the Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year category for its Ignite My Future in School program, a first-of-its-kind, multi-million dollar initiative that leverages computational thinking and online curriculum resources as a catalyst to transform the way K-12 students learn across America. Since the program's launch in 2017, more than 8,000 teachers and 467,000 students, in 81 school districts across the US, have already benefited from the program - being far ahead in its goal to engage 20,0OO educators and one million students by 2O21.
TCS also received a Gold Stevie in the Fastest Growing Tech Company of the Year category, given its doubledigit growth year-over-year, strategic partnerships with the World Economic Forum and the European Business Summit, and alliances with notable academic institutes such as Cornell Tech and Carnegie Mellon University. Additionally, Brand Finance recognized TCS as a Top 100 Brand in the US across all industries - for the fifth consecutive year - and as a Top 15 Brand based in New York State for the second consecutive year. "TCS prides itself in helping US businesses navigate and digitally transform utilizing our Business 4.0™ thought leadership framework, having an unwavering commitment to be a good corporate citizen and being an employer of choice," said Surya Kant, Country Head, TCS North America, UK and Europe. "Winning multiple Stevies across categories from the American Business Awards is a testament to our commitment to putting our customers, employees and communities first."
TCS received a Silver Stevie in the in the Mobile Marketing Campaign of the Year category for its 2018 TCS New York City Marathon App. Since TCS became title sponsor in 2014, the official race app continues to break global download records, with an incredible 436K downloads in 2018, representing a 30 percent increase from 2017. Driving the high engagement were features such as the ability to track up to 20 runners in real-time, a Spectator Planning Tool that allows users to create itineraries of various locations to cheer on runners, and 150K Digital Cheer Cards created and shared during the race. The iOS version of the app ranked #1 among top free sports and free apps overall in the App Store on race day.
TCS also received a Bronze Stevie in the category, Human Resources Department of the Year for its focused development of a diverse workforce, which comprises 147 different nationalities operating in 46 countries. The implementation of structured diversity programs globally has helped TCS achieve a strength of over 150,000 women employees, making it the world's largest private sector employer of women in technology. TCS was also recognized for its campus recruitment, hiring practices and training programs that help employees in their development and growth at the company.
"The nominations submitted to the 2019 American Business Awards were outstanding, They illustrate the continued vibrancy of innovation and high level of achievement across the American economic landscape," said Michael Gallagher, President and Founder, Stevie Awards.
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