Affirmative Action Policy

HUL is a signatory to the CII Code of Conduct on Affirmative Action.

HUL Policy on Affirmative Action

The Company believes that equal opportunity in employment for all sections of the society is a component of its growth and competitiveness. It further believes that inclusive growth is a component of growth and development of the country.

The Company affirms the recognition that diversity to reflect socially disadvantaged sections of the society in the workplace has a positive impact on business.

The Company does not practice nor support conscious discrimination in any form.

HUL does not bias employment away from applicants belonging to disadvantaged sections of society if such applicants possess competitive skills and job credentials as made public.

The Company’s selection of business partners is not based on any considerations other than normal business parameters. In case of equal business offers, the Company will select a business partner belonging to a socially disadvantaged section of society.

The Company has a written policy statement on Affirmative Action in the workplace.

The Company has an employment policy that is in the public domain. It will place such policies and employment opportunities on its website to encourage applications from socially disadvantaged sections of society.

The Company makes all efforts for upskilling and continual training of employees from socially disadvantaged sections of society in order to enhance their capabilities and competitive skills.

The Company has a partnership programme with educational institutions to support and aid students from socially disadvantaged sections of society.

The Executive Director, Human Resources is accountable to the CEO to oversee and promote its Affirmative Action policies and programmes. The ED HR will present a biannual report to the Board of the Company about such policies and programmes.

The Company further maintains records on Affirmative Action.

The Company makes available its learning and experiences as a good corporate citizen in Affirmative Action to other companies desiring to incorporate such policies in their own business.

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