Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN), India’s leading entertainment and sports broadcast network has been recognised for the fourth consecutive year as an employer with the Best Health and Wellness Initiatives. Awarded by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and Chestnut Global Partners (a leading global Employee Assistance Program service provider), SPN features among the 10 best companies in India for its health and wellness initiatives.
The SHRM India HR Awards have been instituted as an exemplary platform to recognize organizations that put people first, deliver future focused excellence in the field of People Management, and understand the importance of human capital as a key contributor to business outcomes.
Over the years SPN has created top-notch employee experiences and hasformulated innovative policies and practices(several of which are industry firsts), to nurturethe health and wellness of itsemployees. Some of these initiatives and benefits include a 100-day fitness challenge, employee assistance program, mother’sroom, employee managed groups,mixed martial arts, desktop yoga and flexible annual health checkups alongwith several other engagement initiatives. These have contributed topositioningSPN as an employer of choice, resulting in consistently high employee engagement survey scores and an enviable voluntary attrition rate. SPN has been recognized as one of India’s Best Employers by AON in 2017, and its Distribution business ranks 5th amongst India’s Great Mid-Sized Workplaces.
NP Singh, CEO, Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN):
“Receiving this recognitionfor the fourth time in a row is a matter of immense pride for the entire network. At SPN, we strive to provide innovative options to support our employees and help them stay physically, mentally and emotionally fit. Our employees are the foundation of ourcompany and it is our earnest attempt to create a conducive environment for them. We will continueour efforts to Go-Beyond and deliver enriching career and wellness experiences to our people.”
Smriti K. Singh, CHRO, Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN):
“At SPN, we value our talentand it is our constant endeavor to formulate policies and practices thatenhancethe wellness of our employees. SPN’s commitment to the holistic wellness of ouremployees is a cornerstone of our mission to ensure a happy, healthy and engaged workforce at SPN. We are honoured to receive this recognition yet again. We will continue to strive hard and Go-Beyondto ensure that our employees are healthy and able to be at their best every day at work.”
About Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN)
Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN), is a subsidiary of Sony Corporation which owns and operates the Sony Entertainment network of television channels.
SPN comprises 31 channels including Sony Entertainment Television (SET and SET HD), one of India’s leading Hindi general entertainment television channels; MAX, India’s premium Hindi movies and special events channel; MAX 2, another Hindi movie channel showcasing great India Cinema; MAX HD, a high definition Hindi movie channel airing premium quality films; WAH, the FTA channel for Hindi movies; SAB and SAB HD the family-oriented Hindi comedy entertainment channels; PAL, a genre leader in rural Hindi speaking markets (HSM) showcasing the best of Hindi general entertainment and Hindi movies from SPN’s content library; PIX and PIX HD, the English movie channels; LePlex HD showing critically-acclaimed Hollywood films; AXN and AXN HD, the action and adventure-oriented English entertainment channels; Sony BBC Earth and Sony BBC Earth HD, the premium factual entertainment channels, Sony AATH, the Bangla entertainment channel; MIX a refreshing Hindi music channel; ROX HD, a channel for contemporary Hindi music; YAY!, the kids entertainment channel; Sports Network comprising 11 sports entertainment channels – SONY SIX, SONY SIX HD, SONY ESPN, SONY ESPN HD, SONY TEN 1, SONY TEN 1 HD, SONY TEN 2, SONY TEN 2 HD, SONY TEN 3, SONY TEN 3 HD, SONY TEN GOLF HD; SonyLIV – the digital entertainment VOD platform, SPN Productions, the networks’ film production arm and Sony Pictures Networks Distribution Pvt Ltd. (SPND) that distributes the networks television channels across different genres and languages through multiple content delivery platforms. SPN reaches out to over 700 million viewers in India and is available in 167 countries.
The network has been awarded the elite title of ‘Aon Best Employers India’ in the 2017 edition in recognition of SPN’s unique workplace culture and exceptional people practices.
Sony Pictures Networks India is in its 22nd year of operations in India.