The Centre of Excellence in Responsible Business (CERB) – a Pakistan Business Council (PBC) outreach project – has recently arranged a webinar in partnership with Indus Motor Company (IMC) to celebrate National Working Women’s Day.
A webinar focusing on the UN SDG – 8 (Decent Work and Economic Growth) recognized the important role played by women in Pakistan in the socio-economic development of the region. Under its CERB Leadership Initiative, IMC has been listed as the market leader for SDG – 8 by the PBC.
Anam Fatima Khan from IMC, Neelofar Hameed from HBL and Maliha Hussain from Mehergarh were among the panelists who shared their experiences and best practices in their respective organizations with regard to ‘decent work’.
Anam Fatima Khan stressed that IMC, as a manufacturing industry pioneer, has maintained a firm commitment to providing a decent and stable workplace for all its employees.
CEO Indus Motor Company, Ali Asghar Jamali in his closing remarks observed that ”With 49 percent of the country’s total population comprising of women, Pakistan has witnessed constant growth of women participation in the workforce. It is important to consistently set the tone through top management for women empowerment and ensure that appropriate policies, procedures and systems are in place at the Company, so that women feel comfortable working at IMC at all times.”