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Company: HCL Technologies Ltd.
Category: Most Innovative Work-From-Home Plan

Nomination Title: #Smartdigitalworkplace



HCL continues broad, vigorous and proactive efforts to safeguard employees, minimize impact to clients, reduce financial risk to HCL, maintain supply chain resilience and provide support to the communities lived and served around the world.

Remote working strategies:

Employee Wellness: Our core expertise in technology helped us to contribute and fight the spread of COVID- 19 through below measures:

SARAS - COVID- 19 Self- Risk Assessment tool

COVID Help Desk - Track and monitor HCL’s reported cases with 24X7 free healthcare services

Virtual Life Coach service – Expert advice on confidential emotional and psychological support

Well- being sessions through Live channels

#TakeCareHCL: Series of employee communications and virtual engagement initiatives educating employees with COVID- 19 information and foster employee comfort with empathetic messages, appreciation, and encouragement

1mn hits with 120’000 unique users accessed portal

Maintaining Business Normalcy:

Remote working: 99.9% of employees working from home (WFH)

Launched home internet policy

Desktop / Laptop & BCP assets (like inverters) issued

Employee productivity tracked through digital dashboard

Fluid Enterprise: Enabled SMART Digital Workplace

Employee benefit policies & practices

My Time’: Enables employee to reserve an hour daily to fulfill their home/family needs

Policy revisions:

Mobile/broadband reimbursement benefits

Corporate medical insurance policy

Enabled pandemic leave category

Survey to capture employee pulse on remote working

Introduced new expense type to claim COVID related expenses

Employee compensation/pay: No major implication on compensation; enabled salary transfers 3 days before the actual credit date

Automate process for issuing advance for emergency evacuation

Provident fund withdrawal to meet exigencies

Enabled Virtual onboarding

#Smartdigitalworkplace: Comprehensive document on HCL's pioneering strategy on enabling employees to work from home, various initiatives & outcomes during the pandemic

#TakeCareHCL mailer campaign: Snapshot of few mailer campaigns released to employees which empowered employees to seamlessly WFH.

#TakecareHCL microsite: Screenshot of our internal microsite on our campaign #TakecareHCL which is one stop destination to all COVID- 19 related offerings & information

#TakecareHCL_Healthcare Toolkit: Screenshot of our internal microsite which helped HCL to assure employee wellbeing across the organization

Expressions - Employee Engagement magazine: A captivating magazine on virtual employee engagement initiatives which covers employee and Leaders Speak

Inspiring Stories - Snapshot: Snapshot of mailer communication released to employees which covered employee stories about positivity which helped us create an optimistic environment

Virtual Achievers League Snippets: Snippet of our flagship rewards & recognition event - "Achievers League” launched virtually across the organization - reflecting no adversity can stop us from recognizing our employees and keeping them motivated.

Webapage Links:

1. HCL Tech website on COVID response - https://www.hcltech.com/one-hcl

2. LinkedIn Post on HCL reinforcing humanity - https://www.linkedin.com/posts/hcl-technologies_hclq1-covid19-activity-6690338494750957568-3ekY

3. LinkedIn Post on HCL's Code for COVID- 19 hackathon - https://www.linkedin.com/posts/hcl-technologies_hclq1-covid19-activity-6690227442952486912-YZ4b

4. LinkedIn Post on HCL Business Continuity & Crisis Management Services - https://www.linkedin.com/posts/hcl-technologies_business-continuity-crisis-management-services-activity-6689536637174648832-VqEr

5. LinkedIn Post on HCL's 6 step guide to making WFH secure - https://www.linkedin.com/posts/hcl-technologies_onehcl-cybersecuritywithhcl-activity-6679754618316087296-wnue

6. LinkedIn Post on HCL Technologies redefning workplace- https://www.linkedin.com/posts/hcl-technologies_hcl-technologies-achieves-100000-users-actively-activity-6681979428723019777-5rLW