Vodafone's Path Breaking Retail Initiative For Women Employees
Vodafone India, one of India's leading telecommunications service providers, in a unique step of women empowerment, has launched 'Vodafone Angel store' in Mumbai, which is managed and run completely by women employees.
- (1888PressRelease) October 17, 2012 - This initiative is in line with Vodafone's endeavor of encouraging diversity and inclusion at workplace by constantly improving and reinventing itself by offering its employees with best in industry workplace conditions.
Centrally located at Appasaheb Marathe Marg, Prabhadevi, the Vodafone Angel Store now has the distinction of being the first among Vodafone's retail outlets anywhere in the country, with only women staff members, including security, pantry staff, customer service resources as well as management level personnel. The store décor and interiors remain the same as they were, prior to its transformation as the 'Vodafone Angel store'. The Vodafone Angel Store will continue to provide the finest customer service, which has been a Vodafone tradition, catering to both - male and female customers.
Expressing great pride at having this unique Vodafone women employee initiative being launched in Mumbai, Arvind Vohra, Business Head - Mumbai Circle, Vodafone India said 'We believe economic empowerment of women is a great building block in social development. The Angel store is Vodafone's endeavour to provide our women employees with one of the most secure and productive working environments in the city. Vodafone India has always laid great emphasis on equal rights and opportunities for our employees and our policies encourage women employees to aspire for and achieve their career ambitions. We are confident the our Angel Store staff members will excel in their tasks and succeed in making this store one of the finest Vodafone stores in Mumbai.
About Vodafone India:
Vodafone India is a member of the Vodafone Group and commenced operations in 1994 when its predecessor Hutchison Telecom acquired the cellular license for Mumbai. The company with revenues of over INR 32,000 crores has operations across the country with over 153 million customers. Vodafone India has firmly established a strong position within the Vodafone Group too, making it the largest subscriber base globally. This journey is a strong testimony of Vodafone's success in a highly competitive and price sensitive market.
Vodafone India has been awarded the 'Best Marketing Company for 2011' in a survey conducted by a leading financial daily. The company received the 'Most Admired Telecom Operator' and 'Best 3G Operator' awards at the recent Telecom Operator Awards 2012. Vodafone Business Services received the "Best Enterprise Service Provider" at the Frost & Sullivan Awards 2012. The company has also received the globally recognized prestigious 'Product of the Year 2012' consumer award for Vodafone Apps Store in the Mobile Services Category. In another survey conducted by Nielsen, Vodafone India was the only telecom player in the Top 10 'Most Exciting Youth Brands' in India.
At Vodafone, sustainability is an integral part of the company's mission and strategy, shaping the conduct of business every day. Vodafone India, in line with its group philosophy has released the Corporate Sustainability Report for India - Footprints 2010-11. To view the online version of the report, please visit www.vodafone.in.
Vodafone India has been awarded the prestigious "Golden Peacock Award" for corporate social responsibility for 2012.
Vodafone Group is one of the world's largest mobile communications companies with revenue of £46.4bn and 404 million customers as on March 31, 2012. Vodafone currently has equity interests in over 30 countries across five continents and more than 40 partner networks worldwide. For more information, please visit www.vodafone.com