India, October 12, 2021 - Guardian India Operations Private Limited, a subsidiary of The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America® (Guardian Life), a Fortune 250 company, one of the largest mutual life insurers and a leading provider of employee benefits in the US, has been recognized as one of ‘India’s Best Workplaces™ for Women 2021’ - Top 100 by the Great Place to Work® Institute, India, under the large organizations category. This recognition symbolizes building a High-Trust, High-Performance Culture™ that offers a workplace where women colleagues thrive, feel empowered, and build camaraderie in an inclusive environment and culture.

More than 700 organizations were evaluated and studied based on criteria from The Institute Gender Parity in Experience & Representation across various levels to arrive at India’s Best Workplaces™ for Women 2021. As a global authority on workplace culture, Great Place to Work® has been studying employee experience and people practices across organizations for over three decades. Every year, more than 10,000 organizations from over 60 countries partner with Great Place to Work® Institute for assessment, benchmarking and planning of actions to strengthen their workplace culture.

In India, the research conducted by Great Place to Work® has focused on the level of trust in workplaces, what drives employee experience, and its impact on the business outcomes. The research reveals that there is a clear and direct relationship between employee engagement and company performance, and that best workplaces consistently outperform.

“Inclusion and diversity is an important pillar of our success. We continually invest in and inspire - colleagues to progress into leadership roles and manage increased responsibilities across the organization. We are committed to drive a greater sense of inclusion across Guardian and foster an environment where every colleague feels valued, heard and respected.” said Dean Del Vecchio, Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer and Chief of Operations, Guardian Life.

"This recognition is a testimony to the programs and initiatives that helped in building an inclusive workplace in India and symbolizes our commitment to create a culture that focuses on inclusion, learning and innovation.” said Ajay Jain, Chief Executive Officer, Guardian India Operations Private Limited.

About Guardian India Operations Private Limited

Guardian India Operations Private Limited is a subsidiary of The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America® (Guardian) and provides IT and ITES services, consulting and business solutions to Guardian and its affiliates. In India, we are located in Chennai and Gurugram.

About The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America® (Guardian Life)

Every day, Guardian provides Americans the security they deserve through our insurance and wealth management products and services. Since our founding in 1860, our long-term view has helped our customers prepare for whatever life brings whether starting a family, planning for the future or taking care of employees. Today, we're a Fortune 250 mutual company and a leading provider of life, disability, dental, and other benefits for individuals, at the workplace and through government sponsored programs. The Guardian community of over 9,000 employees and our network of over 2,500 financial representatives is committed to serving with expertise when, where and how our clients need us. Our commitments rest on a strong financial foundation, which at year-end 2020 included $9.5 billion in capital and $1.7 billion in operating income. For more information, please visit or follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube.

About Great Place to Work®

Great Place to Work® Institute is a global management research and consulting firm dedicated towards enabling organizations achieve business objectives by building better workplaces. It is the global authority on High-Trust, High-Performance Culture™ for the workplace. Through proprietary assessment tools, advisory services, and certification programs, the institute recognizes the Best Workplaces across the globe. Great Place to Work® Institute works with over 10,000 organizations globally every year to help them assess, change, learn and share.

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