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Press Releases from Avasant LLC (10 total)

Unique Digital Jobs Program in Jamaica Generates High Value Opportunities for Ov …

Los Angeles, CA: On Saturday September 3, 2016 Avasant Foundation celebrated the fourth and final graduation of its Digital Youth Employment Initiative that has trained a total of 123 youth in Kingston and Montego Bay, Jamaica. Minister of Education, Youth and Information, the Hon. Minister Ruel Reid, endorsed the program as a Keynote Speaker at the ceremony by saying, “Such initiatives fill the gap and help to get disadvantaged youths into

Opportunities for youth in digital learning and employment initiative

Kingston, Jamaica (August 15, 2016) - Over the last 12 months, Avasant Foundation, has been implementing its Digital Learning and Employment program in Jamaica. The program will see approximately 120 young people being trained for jobs in the Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) sector under the Digital Youth Employment Initiative. The project is being implemented by the American-based foundation in partnership with the University of Technology (UTech), and through support from Jamaica

Avasant Ranks in Vault Consulting 50 “Best to Work For” Survey 2014

LOS ANGELES, California – August 22, 2013: Avasant, a premier management consulting and sourcing advisory firm, is ranked among the top consulting firms in Vault Consulting's 2014 50 “Best to Work For” ratings, an annual management and strategy consulting survey by Vault. Vault also recognized Avasant as a top IT consulting firm in its 2013 survey. Strong leadership and the quality of life offered to its advisors led to Avasant's

Avasant achieves the United Nations Global Compact Active (GCA) level

Los Angeles, CA, USA, Oct. 5, 2012 - Today Avasant announced its renewed commitment to the UN Global Compact and its 10 principles to make our world one that fosters the collaborative progress of businesses and society. Avasant has incorporated the principles of the United Nations Global Compact into its business strategy and day-to-day operations. The company recently issued its Communication on Progress (COP) committing to the ten principles defined

Avasant Releases Impact Sourcing Report

Los Angeles, CA, USA – September 19, 2012 – Avasant today announced the release of a research report titled “Incentives & Opportunities for Scaling the ‘Impact Sourcing’ Sector”. Avasant carried out this study with the support of the Rockefeller Foundation with the goal of providing recommendations for governments and industry to implement and scale Impact Sourcing based on global best practices that align policies and incentives to industry needs. The

Avasant is shortlisted by NOA for Corporate Social Responsibility in Outsourcing

Los Angeles, USA: Sep. 07, 2012- National Outsourcing Association Awards (NOAAs) has shortlisted Avasant as a nominee for its Corporate Social Responsibility Award. Specifically, Avasant is being recognized for its Impact Sourcing initiative with The Rockefeller Foundation. At the heart of “Impact Sourcing” is the goal to create jobs for individuals with limited opportunity and in rural or economically depressed communities. These jobs of the future would principally

Avasant Chairs California Cloud Computing Seminar

Los Angeles, USA: May 2, 2012: Avasant Chaired the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) Southern California Cloud Computing Seminar “Driving Value: Leveraging the Cloud” on March 28, 2012. The seminar was held at the Office of Morrison & Foerster and was attended by CIOs and senior-level decision makers from the industry. As organizations gear up to respond to the global economic challenge, and try to drive economic efficiencies in their

Avasant President and Managing Partner addresses Global Services Forum organized …

Los Angeles, USA: April 19, 2012: Avasant President and Managing Partner, Dr. Pradeep K. Mukherji addresses Global Services Forum organized by United Nations Conference on Trade And Development (UNCTAD) in Qatar, Doha on April 19, 2012. UNCTAD organized Global Services Forum as one of the pre-events of ongoing UNCTAD XIII. The event was aimed at raising the profile of services and services trade in promoting inclusive and sustainable development. The

Avasant sponsors the Nearshore Nexus 2012 Conference in New York

Los Angeles, USA: April 19, 2012: Avasant is proud to sponsor the Nearshore Nexus 2012 Conference held on April 19, 2012 in New York. Avasant Global CEO, Kevin S. Parikh delivered a keynote speech at the conference on “Next Wave of Globalization X in Latin America”. The event provided a platform to buyers of outsourcing services to connect, share and explore best practices in outsourcing industry. The primary focus of

Avasant proudly sponsors the 2012 IAOP World Summit

Los Angeles, USA: February 22, 2012: In the recently concluded, IAOP Outsourcing World Summit 2012 from February 20-22 at Orlando, Florida, Avasant proudly participated as a leading sponsor. At the 15th edition of the Outsourcing industry’s premier event, Avasant CEO, Mr. Kevin S. Parikh chaired the Globalization Track and also provided a keynote presentation. Avasant also hosted a “Wine Tasting Reception” and the “Transboundary Breakfast Event” which focused on Impact