Tata Starbucks Private Limited announced that women now make up 29 percent of its workforce, a key gender diversity milestone toward its goal to achieve 40 percent gender diversity by 2022. Tata Starbucks continues to promote opportunities for women within the company, boosting the share of female partners (employees) from 14 percent in FY14 to 29 percent in FY19.
In addition, Tata Starbucks announced it has achieved 100 percent pay equity for women and men. Starbucks pay equity principles are based on equal footing, transparency, and accountability. Tata Starbucks continues to create opportunities for female partners through an ongoing series of initiatives focused on an inclusive and diverse workforce to drive business growth.
Talking about the achievement, Navin Gurnaney, CEO, Tata Starbucks Private Limited, said, “By investing in our partners and fostering diversity across our organization, the organization is able to reflect the demographics of the communities we serve across India.
He also added, “Diversity and inclusion are an integral part of our business that makes us a better organization.”
The company has achieved this result after years of work and commitment. And they are planning to bring more attention to this critical issue for women in the country.
“Starbucks has consistently led our industry on issues like pay equity, but there is still even more we can do ensure women in India excel in the workplace. To achieve 40 percent gender diversity by 2022, we are focused on achieving equal representation at the hiring stage by ensuring a balanced slate of candidates,” said, Naveen Kumar Nerlaje, Head of Partner Resources.