Cognizant, a BPO company which has strong presence in the APAC Region, North America, India, and Europe has expanded its operations to the Philippines in December 2009 to provide business process services to global clients. From its initial 700-seater operations in Taguig City, yesterday, a new center was formally opened in the Ortigas business district.
The company got several awards already, in April 2011, Cognizant won the prestigious Philippines’ International ICT Award for Best New BPO Locator of the Year. Cognizant is working closely with academia in the Philippines to develop talent across a full range of services, and has an active campus recruitment program in the country.
The new center in Ortigas will house additional 1,000 professionals. It is aimed to deliver a full range of applications, IT infrastructure, and business process services to global clients in the financial services, healthcare, manufacturing and logistics, retail, hospitality, telecommunications, and consumer goods industries.
As part of its corporate social responsibility program, Cognizant is running several community initiatives. Key among them are conducting classes, setting up libraries, and organizing health camps in local schools to develop talent at the grassroots level. The company has also adopted Eusebio C. Santos Elementary School, a public school located in Taguig.
The new center is located Hanston Square building. Hanston Square is located at 17 San Miguel Avenue, Ortigas Center, Pasig City (near Shaw Boulevard).