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Syngenta Pakistan Receives “Employer of Choice” Gender Diversity Award 2023


Syngenta Pakistan Limited, a prominent agriculture innovation and technology company, has honored with the “Employer of Choice” Gender Diversity Award 2023. The prestigious award has presented by the Pakistan Business Council (PBC) and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) during a high-profile award ceremony held in Karachi.

Recognition of Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

This esteemed accolade acknowledges Syngenta Pakistan’s steadfast dedication to Diversity & Inclusion (D&I). The company’s resolute commitment to gender diversity is evident through a series of initiatives that it has undertaken to foster inclusivity. Mr. Zeeshan Hasib Baig, the Country GM of Syngenta Pakistan, highlighted the significance of gender diversity as a pivotal driver of organizational success and societal well-being. He emphasized that gender diversity is not only a moral imperative but also a crucial business imperative. Mr. Baig reiterated his determination to spearhead transformative actions aimed at disrupting conventional norms and attaining heightened representation of women in leadership positions. He extended heartfelt congratulations to his team for this remarkable achievement.

Basis of the “Employer of Choice” Award

The “Employer of Choice” Gender Diversity Award by PBC and IFC has founded upon the Gender Diversity and Disclosure scorecard. This initiative encourages business leaders in Pakistan to voluntarily share their exemplary practices in gender diversity within the country’s private sector. Participating companies have meticulously assessed and scored based on five Gender Equity Principles (GEPs). These principles encompass various facets of gender mainstreaming practices, including Leadership and Accountability, Gender Diversity in Workforce Representation, Gender Pay Disparities in Compensation and Benefits, Cultivation of an Optimal Workplace Culture, and Provision of Coaching and Mentoring for Female Employees.

Celebrating Excellence in Gender Diversity

A total of ten distinguished employers have bestowed with the “Employer of Choice” Gender Diversity Award for the year 2023. This recognition stands as a testament to Syngenta Pakistan’s unwavering dedication to gender diversity and its proactive efforts to create a more inclusive and equitable work environment.

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