CACTUS named as one of India’s Best Workplaces™ for Women by Great Place to Work® (GPTW)

Cactus Communications

September 24, 2022

Cactus Communications (CACTUS), a science communications and technology company, has been recognized as one of India’s Best Workplaces™ for Women by Great Place to Work® (GPTW), 2022 edition. In a detailed study with 1100+ participating organizations, CACTUS has been named as one of the top 100 companies in the ‘large company’ category.

Abhishek Goel, Co-Founder, and CEO, CACTUS said, “For most organizations worldwide, achieving diversity, inclusivity, and equality with respect to women is a goal that requires a host of planned initiatives regularly but at CACTUS, from its very inception, intrinsic values woven into the cultural fabric have constantly ensured that we are not only a role-model in diversity and inclusivity but have become a workplace that is driven by women. So, this is an honor very dear to us.”

Commenting further on this achievement, Yashmi Pujara, CHRO, CACTUS added, “At CACTUS, women comprise 55% of our workforce and 57% of our managerial positions across functions and business units. It showcases that our culture empowers women and our women empower our culture. It has been less than a year since CACTUS went remote, with an aim to create a more inclusive environment encouraging work-life integration and giving the power of choice to all our employees. In the last two years, 63% of the new recruits were women and we have consistently seen more than 90% of women rejoining CACTUS after maternity leaves. So, we can safely say that we take every measure to support and empower women in this organization for them to build a long-term career with us.”

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