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February 24, 2015

Thomson Reuters India Wins Award for Promoting Employment for People with Disabilities in India

Thomson Reuters recognized at Global CSR Excellence and Leadership Awards

MUMBAI – Thomson Reuters India was recognized for promoting employment for people with disabilities at the 4th annual Global CSR Excellence and Leadership Awards held on February 18, 2015 at Taj Lands End, Mumbai. The award recognizes innovative strategies and initiatives that organizations adapt to help advance people with disabilities in the workplace and in the community.

The World CSR Congress, guided by CSR executives, experts and media from around the globe, shares best practices in CSR and sustainability, and Thomson Reuters accepted the honor where leaders from more than 130 countries had gathered for discussions around this year’s theme, "Connecting Minds: Creating The Future".

"We are extremely pleased to be recognized by the World CSR Congress for promoting employment for people with disabilities," said Pradeep Lankapalli, managing director, India and head of global operation centers, Thomson Reuters. "Creating an inclusive workplace is an integral part of our company’s values and leveraging the unique strengths of our diverse talent is critical to the success of our business," he added.

Thomson Reuters has a long history of fostering a creative and diverse workplace for employees around the globe. In India, it has invested in infrastructure to make its offices accessible, developed a disability etiquette guide to facilitate greater understanding in the workplace, and partnered with NGOs to share best practices and establish strategic channels for recruitment.

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