|By Business Wire||
|March 6, 2014 06:35 AM EST||
WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE: WNS), a leading provider of global Business Process Management (BPM) services, has been recognized for the second consecutive year with the coveted Asia Responsible Entrepreneurship Award (AREA) 2014 – South Asia. WNS received the award in the ‘Social Empowerment’ category for its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative run through the WNS Cares Foundation (WCF).
“We’re honored to receive this esteemed award recognizing WNS’s commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility. WNS and the WCF continue to work towards providing education to underprivileged communities across the globe. Under the banner of ‘Educate, Empower and Enrich,’ our volunteers strive to provide better opportunities for children through unique training and educational initiatives including the establishment of Learning Centers. The key to these programs is the support and involvement of WNS employees across all of our global locations,” said Keshav R. Murugesh, Group CEO, WNS.
In less than three years, WCF has partnered with 63 schools. Thirty-seven libraries and computer centers enable over 38,000 children in nine countries including India, the United States, the UK, Costa Rica, Poland, Romania, South Africa, Sri Lanka and the Philippines.
About Asia Responsible Entrepreneurship Awards
Enterprise Asia’s Asia Responsible Entrepreneurship Awards program (AREA) recognizes and honors Asian businesses for championing sustainable and responsible entrepreneurship in the following categories: Green Leadership, Investment in People, Health Promotion, Social Empowerment, SME CSR and Responsible Business Leadership.
About WNS Cares Foundation
WNS Cares Foundation (WCF), a registered non-profit organization, has been formed with a mission to ‘Educate, Empower and Enrich’ underprivileged children and youth. WCF, a group company of WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE: WNS), has a vision to serve society and create a strong foundation for sustainability initiatives at WNS. WCF offers a platform to WNS’s employees and clients to make valuable contributions to society. For more information, visit www.wnscaresfoundation.org.
WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE: WNS) is a leading global business process management company. WNS offers business value to 200+ global clients by combining operational excellence with deep domain expertise in key industry verticals including Travel, Insurance, Banking and Financial Services, Manufacturing, Retail and Consumer Packaged Goods, Shipping and Logistics, Healthcare and Utilities. WNS delivers an entire spectrum of business process management services such as finance and accounting, customer care, technology solutions, research and analytics and industry specific back office and front office processes. As of December 31, 2013, WNS had 26,578 professionals across 33 delivery centers worldwide including China, Costa Rica, India, Philippines, Poland, Romania, South Africa, Sri Lanka, United Kingdom and the United States. For more information, visit www.wns.com.
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