SOURCE: UST Global

Gutenberg Communications

September 12, 2013 15:12 ET

UST Global CEO Receives "Good Guys Award" 2013 for Promoting Equality in the Workplace Recognized by the US National Women's Political Caucus

Company to Provide IT Training to One Million Employable Youth and Women Across the Globe

ALISO VIEJO, CA--(Marketwired - September 12, 2013) - UST Global, an information technology solutions and services company for Global 1000 enterprises, has announced that CEO Sajan Pillai has been awarded the "Good Guys Award" 2013 by the National Women's Political Caucus (NWPC), a Washington-based multicultural, intergenerational, and multi-issue grassroots organization.

Sajan was also appreciated for his efforts as a business leader to promote equality in the workplace. Key to building a healthy pipeline of high potential leaders and in keeping with its commitment towards workforce development, UST Global has several initiatives that help ensure equal representation and opportunities for women across its centers. A notable one is NowU -- Network of Women Ussociates -- the charter for this global program, is helping women within the company and in the community to achieve their highest potential by providing access to other women in leadership roles through mentorships, as well as ensuring opportunities for learning, growth & recognition.

The average percentage of women employees at UST Global is 30% globally and 33% in India, on an average globally, women make up about 25% of the IT workforce.*

Speaking on the achievement, Sajan Pillai said, "Looking beyond business and resource development, we at UST Global are deeply committed towards building sustainable partnerships with communities, clients and employees. Building from the roots up, we believe that education plays a very crucial role towards empowerment and we have made concentrated efforts over the past couple of years to train and nurture talent within the organization. It is through the encouragement of individual success, that all can share in a sustainable future."

UST Global has also recently unrolled its plans for providing technology training to thousands of citizens from countries such as United States, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, Greece, United Kingdom and India and has plans to make 1,00,000 engineers industry-ready over the next 3 years.

Sajan was also recently listed among the 'top 100 CEO Leaders' by STEMConnector® for promoting STEM education among potentially employable youth in different parts of the world.

About UST Global

UST Global® (www.ust-global.com) provides information technology solutions and services for Global 1000 enterprises. It delivers business value through a combination of process excellence, quality frameworks, and service delivery innovation. Its client-centric Global Engagement Model (GEM) ensures 24/7 delivery of services through onshore, near shore and offshore centers. It offers consulting, tech build, application development and maintenance, infrastructure, QA and testing, ecommerce, business intelligence, data management, social media solutions and BPO services. It serves clients in the healthcare, insurance, retail, financial services, manufacturing, media, utility and energy industries. Headquartered in Aliso Viejo, California, UST Global and its offices in the United States, United Kingdom, India, Malaysia, Philippines and Mexico transform global innovation through technology, jobs and training.

*Source: http://www.ncwit.org/sites/default/files/legacy/pdf/NCWIT_TheFacts_rev2010.pdf.

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