RuralShores has won the Bronze award in the Lifestyle and Social Impact category,by the internationally-renowned Edison Awards at Edison Awards Gala on April 26th2012 in New York, USA.
"The Edison Awards provide an exclusive platform for honoring innovation, recognizing innovators, and encouraging ongoing innovation among today's development teams, researchers, designers, 'intrapreneurs' and entrepreneurs,” said Tom Stat, Chairman of the Edison Awards’ Steering Committee. It’s exciting to see companies like RuralShores continuing Thomas Edison’s legacy of challenging conventional thinking.”
The ballot of nominees for the Edison Awards was judged by more than 3,000 senior business executives and academics from across the nation whose votes acknowledge the Finalists’ success in meeting the award criteria of Concept, Value, Delivery and Impact. The Panel includes members of the powerful Marketing Executives Networking Group (MENG), which has been partnered with the Edison Awards since 2009.
Winners of the Gold, Silver and Bronze Edison Awards were announced on April 26, 2012 at the historic Hotel Capitale ballroom in New York City.
The members of the Edison Awards Steering Committee are senior executives with diverse marketing, scientific, and business backgrounds who monitor the development and successful launch of innovative products each year. The Committee is responsible for bestowing the annual Edison Achievement Awards and serves as a guidepost in developing the list of nominees that is presented to the Edison Award judges.
The objective of the Innovation Initiative is to encourage innovative practices across the IT-ITES Industry and provide support for these by developing an ecosystem that is conducive to fostering innovativeness, technological advancement and the creation of IP. Through this initiative, NASSCOM seeks to position the Indian IT Industry as a thought leader engaged in technology advancement.
RuralShores was the runner up in the "Start Up" category in 2009 for its innovative Ruralshoring model.
RuralShores has been conferred the prestigious BEST BPO ORGANIZATION OF THE YEAR award by Asia's Best Employer Brand Awards at an official function in Singapore on July 19th 2012. The award was endorsed by the Asian Confederation of Businesses with CMO Asia as a strategic partner. Hosted by the Global employer branding leader, Universum, Employer Branding Institute, World HRD Congress and Stars of the Industry Group, Asia's Best Employer Brand Awards 2012 acknowledged 100 organizations across Asia that demonstrated excellence in building its brand and identity as an employer of choice visible through its Human Resource practices, polices and strategies.
RuralShores has won the Bronze Award in the Asian Innovation Awards held at Hong Kong on Nov 20. Out of the 12 finalists, only 3 companies received the honour (the other two are Singapore based companies). We are proud to be a winner among the 242 innovations in Asia Pacific region which competed for the coveted award.
The CSR Award recognizes outstanding contribution by an organization to a social cause / causes in the year. The social causes can include any applicable causes related to the society, communities, and environment. The winner of this award will have demonstrated institutionalization of CSR activities in a systematic and structured way, and have created an impact on any or all of the above-mentioned areas, while maintaining the goal of creation of business value.
RuralShores was the winner in the "Social Catalyst" category.