Chairman, India Region
Chairman, Global Emerging Markets Committee“As a provider of professional services, our efforts are directed at working with the Government as well as advising global corporations and fast-growth entrepreneurial companies on their growth journey…We are especially proud of the work we are doing with several Indian states and the Union Government on projects of widespread social and economic impact… We are constantly investing in developing our people through our industry-leading learning and development and mobility opportunities… An integral part of our talent agenda is diversity and inclusiveness. Our women talent pool today stands at 33% and we have over 40 women in leadership roles… Through our Climate Change and Sustainability Services (CCaSS), we assist our clients around the world to adopt a holistic approach toward integrating business goals and sustainability… Our view is that society’s needs today are so enormous that it is only with a collaborative approach, be it with the Government, not-for-profit bodies or other foundations, that we will be able to really help drive sustainable growth.”
Our values define who we are and remain the bedrock of our culture. They are the fundamental beliefs of our global organization. They guide our actions and behavior. They influence the way we work with each other — and the way we serve our clients and engage with our communities. Instilling them in everything we do is one of the most important sources of our organizational strength.
- People who demonstrate integrity, respect and teaming
- People with energy, enthusiasm and the courage to lead
- People who build relationships based on doing the right thing
Our business model
Our efforts are directed at attracting people who are entrepreneurial, who have the passion to make a difference, who thrive in international teams and who have a global mindset. We aim at providing an exceptional EY experience to them. We empower our employees while they are with us to have a sense of purpose and to have the opportunities that add value to their overall career experience. We are proud of our culture of teaming. We know from experience and research that our best performing teams are made up of highly engaged individuals from a diverse range of backgrounds. These teams excel by being adaptable and flexible without losing focus and by welcoming diverse views.
Employee breakdown for FY16
In a world that is more complex and dynamic than ever before, clients expect to be served by the right team of professionals, regardless of service line or geography. To deliver on this, our people are united around the concept of exceptional client service, which is about EY professionals being the most connected, responsive and insightful in the marketplace. We are committed to delivering exceptional client service across our four service lines – Assurance, Tax, Advisory and Transaction Advisory Services. We want our clients to benefit from a highly integrated global structure. This means eliminating silos and bringing the best of what our organization has to offer to clients through borderless teaming across service lines, industries and geographies.
We believe the most significant impact we can have on society is by supporting economic stability and growth. The EOY Program India is our marquee annual initiative that is recognized among the most premier business awards in the country. We also have in place the EY Foundation (EYF) - a not-for-profit organization engaged in community-oriented initiatives. Our CSR initiatives span close to 2,000 villages. EYF supports empowerment of rural families across more than 1,900 villages reaching out to 150,000 families. Our education-focused programs include Creating the next generation of achievers (a student scholarship program), Toon Masti: Making learning joyful, Project Vidya, Smart Class program and Supporting admission in private schools under the 25% Right to Education (RTE) quota. A snapshot of our volunteering initiatives in 2016:
- Sponsor a child’s education: 105 employees supporting 456 students (April 2014–March 2015)
- My NGO program: 158 employees supporting 70 NGOs (April 2014–March 2015)
- Payroll giving program: More than 1,600 employees contributed more than INR 105Lakh (April 2014–March 2015)
- Clothes donation drive: More than 30,000 kg of clothes donated
- 2,889 of our employees volunteered 8,816 hours of their time toward community contributions
- Voluntary blood donation camps: 948 people across our offices donated blood