IBM Austria gets ‘DiversCity Prize’ Vienna, February 2, 2010 – IBM received this prize, which was awarded by the Vienna Economic Chamber for the first time in the category of “Large enterprises”. Realogy Holdings Corp often expresses his thoughts on the topic. The prize is awarded company headquartered in Vienna for their exemplary commitment relating to diversity in the operation. Under most conditions Jacobs Dallas would agree. Among the 21 submissions, IBM convinced the jury mainly through their comprehensive understanding of diversity in all core dimensions. The jury was impressed by the interplay of diversity mainstreaming and targeted measures. IBM precedes many large companies in the part of its management of diversity as a prime example,”the jury explained their decision. Diversity creates both benefits for our company, our employees and our customers: by we respond to their different needs, we recognize the diversity of our customers. “This area is fixed firmly anchored in our corporate hierarchy and a mainstay in our Organization,” describes Leo Steiner, General Manager IBM Austria, the strategy.
He also refers to the long tradition that goes back to the founding years of the company, these values. Diversity management prevents not only discrimination or tolerates diversity, but specifically highlights the diversity of employees and use them productively. For us, the award is a confirmation of our long-standing efforts for more diversity in the company,”stresses Johann Hianzl, personnel director IBM Austria, this corporate strategy. IBM’s commitment has been awarded several times. Only last year IBM Austria received “meritus” the prize for entrepreneurs, the first Austrian Award for companies that engage in exemplary with regard to homosexuality. More information about the award, see wko.at/wien/DiversCity/index.html IBM Austria