Thursday, March 29, 2012

BWI: WNS Wins the Alpha Social Responsibility Award

Press release from Business Wire India
Source: WNS
Thursday, March 29, 2012 02:00 PM IST (08:30 AM GMT)
Editors: General: Consumer interest, Social issues, WNS; Business: Business services, Information technology, Media & entertainment, Telecommunications; Technology
WNS Wins the Alpha Social Responsibility Award

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, Thursday, March 29, 2012 -- (Business Wire India) -- WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE: WNS), a leading provider of global Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) services, has been honored with the 'Alpha Social Responsibility Award' for exceptional contribution to under-privileged communities, within the auspices of the WNS Cares Foundation (WCF). The award, instituted by the Alpha Group of Institutions, was presented to WNS by His Excellency, The Governor of Tamil Nadu, Dr. K. Rosaiah in a ceremony held at the Alpha Arts & Science College, Chennai, on March, 20, 2012.

WCF has won this prestigious award for its commitment and responsiveness to the needs of different stakeholders, development of innovative models to fulfill social responsibilities and the integration of CSR concerns within corporate functioning.

"We are extremely proud to be recognized for our work in the area of social responsibility," said Keshav R. Murugesh, Group CEO, WNS. "We at WNS believe in the importance of empowering and helping the less-fortunate. We understand that knowledge is indispensable to nation-building, and that every child has the right to education. The 'WNS Cares Foundation' (WCF) was founded in 2011 to drive educational initiatives, and create a positive impact on the communities in which our WNS employees live and work. This award is dedicated to all our 22,000 employees, who have worked persistently to make our vision come to life," added Keshav.

With the aim of creating a better and sustainable future for under-privileged children and youth, WCF has impacted the lives of more than 23,000 beneficiaries, working closely with 39 schools across 17 locations within India and international locations, in the last one year since its inception. With its committed leadership and a motivated workforce, WCF has successfully launched more than 12 programs along with 21 libraries in these schools, and invested over 15,500 employee-volunteering hours through regular programs and school visits. Some of the key projects launched by WCF include: promoting computer- aided literacy through launch of computer centers; encouraging reading activities through libraries, dictionary and newspaper based programs; outdoor educational trips; sporting events; personality development workshops; and E-mentoring program.

About WNS Cares Foundation

WNS Cares Foundation (WCF), a registered non-profit organization, has been formed with a mission to 'Educate, Empower and Enrich' underprivileged children and youth. WCF, a group company of WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE: WNS), has a vision to serve society and create a strong foundation for sustainability initiatives at WNS. WCF offers a platform to WNS's employees and clients to make valuable contributions to society. For more information, visit

About WNS

WNS (Holdings) Limited, is a leading Global Business Process Outsourcing Company (BPO). WNS offers business value by combining operational excellence with deep domain expertise in key industry verticals including Insurance, Travel and Leisure, Manufacturing, Retail, Consumer Products and Telecom, Consulting and Professional Services, Healthcare, Banking and Financial Services, Utilities, and Shipping and Logistics industries. WNS delivers an entire spectrum of BPO services such as customer care, finance and accounting, legal services, procurement, research and analytics, technology services and industry specific back office and front office processes. WNS has over 22,500 professionals across 25 delivery centers worldwide including Costa Rica, India, Romania, Sri Lanka, The Philippines, The United Kingdom, The United States, as well as a subcontractor's delivery center in South Africa.

Safe Harbor Statement under the provisions of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995

This document includes information which may constitute forward-looking statements made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, the accuracy of which are necessarily subject to risks, uncertainties, and assumptions as to future events. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied are discussed in our most recent Form 20-F and other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. WNS undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

Sumi Gupta, Public Relations, WNS (Holdings) Limited, +91 (22) 40952263,;
David Mackey, Investor Relations, WNS (Holdings) Limited, +1 248 630 5197,


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