Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has received the Thomas Bata award for company of the year from the Canada-India Business Council, an organization committed to advancing business, investment and trade opportunities between the two nations.
The company was recognized for its exemplary achievements in Canada, most notably the company's stellar business growth and impressive corporate social responsibility initiatives. With Canadian roots reaching back over 27 years, the company has developed its solid reputation by partnering with many of the country's most innovative and influential companies. The company is also among the top ten IT service providers in Canada and the number one job creator in the sector- having added almost 1,500 net new jobs to the Canadian economy over a five-year period.
The company has invested more than one billion dollars in Canada over the last three years through the creation of innovation labs, growing and reskilling its workforce, and its ongoing work with schools to promote STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education. Its country-wide flagship program, goIT exposes students to icon-based programming languages and hands-on design thinking projects, and helps them develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills. goIT is provided at no cost and also includes focused programming for girls and First Nations communities.
TCS is an IT services, consulting and business solutions provider that has been partnering with the world’s largest businesses in their transformation journeys for the last fifty years.