New Delhi, 17 August 2009: ITC Infotech, Bangalore, a global IT services company and a fully owned subsidiary of ITC Ltd., has become the first Indian IT company to receive the prestigious Social Accountability (SA) 8000:2008 certification. SA8000 is widely accepted as the most viable and comprehensive international workplace management system.
Mr. Sanjiv Puri, Managing Director, ITC Infotech, said, "This is another significant step in our journey towards excellence in sustainability and reflects our deep commitment to adopting global best practices at the workplace."
SA 8000 focuses on improving working conditions globally by providing universal standards in all business and country sectors, to work in parallel with human rights and labor organizations worldwide, thereby ensuring that the business and consumer community benefit through a "win-win" approach.
Mr. Anand Talwar, Vice President, Talent Management, ITC Infotech, said, "The benefits of adopting SA 8000 are significant, and this certification will further enhance our competitiveness."