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Diversity, equity and inclusion have been deeply ingrained in the company culture. I am proud to say that we have built our brand collaboratively in an inclusive environment that nurtures expression
PITTSBURGH, PA, July 28, 2022 /24-7PressRelease/ -- COGENT Infotech, a global IT Consulting firm headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA , has won four Comparably Awards for "Best CEOs for Women", "Best CEOs for Diversity", "Best Leadership Teams", and "Best Career Growth." ranking 6th and 8th for women and diversity respectively. These awards are based on data compiled from 15 million employee ratings across 70,000 companies in a 12-month lookback period.
Since its inception in 2003, Cogent has laid great emphasis on maintaining Diversity, Equity & Inclusion as a part of its company culture. They have instituted various diversity initiatives for women, veterans, and actively engages with minority and diversity institutes, boards, and programs. This is exemplified with a 2:3 gender ratio and 32% women in leadership roles. Overall, 60% of their workforce belongs to minority groups across the US. Cogent has worked vociferously to develop and sustain a culture of inclusion, where every employee feels valued and revered for their ideas, background, and perspective.
Manu Mehta, President at Cogent Infotech, said, "Since our inception in 2003, diversity, equity and inclusion have been deeply ingrained in the company culture. I am proud to say that we have built our brand collaboratively in an inclusive environment that nurtures expression. We celebrate honesty and hard work through a performance-based culture where talent is paramount and overshadows demographical identity."
Comparably Awards is an annual series highlighting the best companies and CEOs in 16 different workplace culture categories throughout the year. Since launching in late 2017, the awards have always been based solely on sentiment feedback provided by current employees who anonymously rated their employers on Comparably.com
Nandan Banerjee, CEO of Cogent Infotech, said, "We're excited and honored to receive these recognitions through multiple initiatives, we have carefully built a company culture that encourages people to contribute to business success while owning their identities. At Cogent, diversity and women's participation are important for growth. We have made diversity, equity & inclusion one of the contributing pillars of our overall business strategy. However, we also believe this is just a milestone in an ongoing journey. We see this recognition as an impetus to work even harder towards consolidating diversity, equity & inclusion."
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