WNS Wins the Prestigious Asia Responsible Entrepreneurship Award (AREA) for Social Empowerment

WNS Wins the Prestigious Asia Responsible Entrepreneurship Award (AREA) for Social Empowerment

Recognized for Ability to Empower Communities that are Socially Excluded

MUMBAI, India--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYS: WNS) , a leading provider of global Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) services, has been recognized with the prestigious Asia Responsible Entrepreneurship Award (AREA) for Social Empowerment, for 2012 - 2013. WNS, through the WNS Cares Foundation (WCF), was given this award based on its work in helping empower individuals or communities that are disadvantaged or discriminated against. The recipients must have a clear "Social Empowerment Mission" and must have programs and projects in place that support this mission.


"WNS is committed to a culture of corporate social responsibility, and to creating a sustainability footprint that transcends generations," said Keshav R. Murugesh, Group CEO, WNS. "WCF is working relentlessly towards taking education to the underprivileged communities of those countries where WNS is present as a business entity. We believe that our mission to "Educate, Empower and Enrich" will empower not one but many generations of the future. It is an honor and a privilege to be the only BPO winning the ARE award this year," he added.

Since inception in 2011, the WNS Cares Foundation has touched the lives of almost 30,000 beneficiaries worldwide. The geographical reach of WCF spans nineteen cities across the globe, including programs in Costa Rica, India, North America, The Philippines, Romania, Sri Lanka, South Africa and the UK. While WCF has customized projects and programs for each of its international locations, the common thread that runs through all its programs is to give every child an equal opportunity in this world. WCF aims to create a better and sustainable future for underprivileged children and youth. WCF also imparts education in its holistic form and not just academic knowledge, thereby equipping children and youth with real-life skills.

Enterprise Asia's Asia Responsible Entrepreneurship Awards program (AREA) recognizes and honors Asian businesses for championing sustainable and responsible entrepreneurship in the following categories: Green Leadership, Investment in People, Health Promotion, Social Empowerment, SME CSR and Responsible Business Leadership.

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 (NYS: 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 www.wnscares.org.

About WNS

WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYS: WNS) , is a leading global business process outsourcing company. WNS offers business value to 200+ global clients by combining operational excellence with deep domain expertise in key industry verticals including Travel, Insurance, Banking and Financial Services, Manufacturing, Retail and Consumer Packaged Goods, Shipping and Logistics and Healthcare and Utilities. WNS delivers an entire spectrum of business process outsourcing services such as finance and accounting, customer care, technology solutions, research and analytics and industry specific back office and front office processes. As of December 31, 2012, WNS had 25,931 professionals across 30 delivery centers worldwide including Costa Rica, India, the Philippines, Poland, Romania, South Africa, Sri Lanka, the United Kingdom and the United States. For more information, visit www.wns.com.

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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.



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