Cementing its stature as an ‘Employer of Choice’, Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) has been featured amongst the Top 50 in India’s Best Workplaces for Women 2020 by Great Place to Work® Institute. This is the third accolade for the conglomerate, earlier in June 2020 they were honoured with India’s Best Companies to Work For 2020 and India’s Best Workplaces in Media 2020 lists by the Great Place to Work® Institute.
Through its rigorous and objective methodology, the Great Place to Work® Institute helps organizations identify, create, and sustain great workplaces worldwide through the development of high-trust cultures. In this year’s study spanning 800 organizations and 21 industries, SPN leads the way in ensuring gender parity and inclusion of women at work.
At SPN, people, passion, and purpose are aligned to enable employees to ‘Tell stories Beyond the Ordinary’. It is a strategic priority for the network to provide a conducive environment for our employees, especially the women workforce to help them to excel in their personal and professional careers.
At SPN, inclusion is a strong cultural thread that drives employees to push the envelope in generating pathbreaking, premium, progressive content. As an ‘Employer of Choice,’ SPN has regularly featured among 100 Best Companies for Women in India by Working Mother & AVTAR. Its ‘wellbeing’, ‘meaning at work’, and learning practices are recognized by Chambers D&I (APAC), UK, BW BusinessWorld, and PeopleStrong.
Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN), is an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation, Japan.
SPN has several 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; AXN and AXN HD, the channels showcasing the best in Reality, Entertainment and Drama; Sony BBC Earth and Sony BBC Earth HD, the premium factual entertainment channels, Sony AATH, the Bangla entertainment channel; YAY!, the kids entertainment channel; sports entertainment channels – SONY SIX, SONY SIX HD, SONY TEN 1, SONY TEN 1 HD, SONY TEN 2, SONY TEN 2 HD, SONY TEN 3, SONY TEN 3 HD; Sony मराठी, the Marathi general entertainment channel; SonyLIV – the digital entertainment VOD platform; SPN Productions, the networks’ film production arm and Studio NEXT the independent production venture for original content and IPs for TV and digital media. SPN reaches out to over 700 million viewers in India and is available in 167 countries.
The network is recognized as an employer of choice within and outside the media industry. SPN is a recipient of several awards, including the Great Place to Work®, ‘Aon Best Employers India’ awards in recognition of SPN’s unique workplace culture and exceptional people practices, consistently ranking amongst India’s Top 10 Companies with Best Health & Wellness Practices by SHRM & CGP Partners and listed by Working Mother & AVTAR as one of the 100 Best Companies for Women in India.
Sony Pictures Networks India Private Limited is in its 25th year of operations in India. It has a subsidiary, MSM-Worldwide Factual Media Private Limited and an affiliate, Bangla Entertainment Private Limited in India.