As part of the company’s mission to advance its impact sourcing mission, Global Business Process Solutions provider – Firstsource Solutions Limited – has extended its partnership with enterprise automation software company – UiPath. During UiPath’s customer and partner event, Forward IV, the world’s most immersive gathering of automation experts, Firstsource’s Chief Digital Officer Sundara Sukavanam highlighted this strategic partnership that aims to give the economically disadvantaged career opportunities.

Firstsource’s Chief Digital Officer Sundara Sukavanam said, “As a purpose-driven company, the partnership strongly aligns with our commitment to being there for people in the moments that matter. We believe that the synergies between the two companies will create a positive impact on communities with limited opportunities by creating a talent pool that is geared to succeed in a digital-first world.”

Providing high-paying opportunities to people historically restricted by financial or geographic limitations is a core purpose for Firstsource, a purpose-driven business. UiPath’s leading automation platform and academy will help Firstsource and UiPath provide training on fast-growing automation technologies and cultivate a digital mindset. Graduating students will have the opportunity to work on real-world automation solutions across various industries.

Bala Arumugam, Senior Vice President, Global Services, UiPath, said, “At UiPath, we have always believed that empowering the current and future workforce with automation is the key to the growth of an individual as well as businesses. Through this partnership, our goal is to provide people with opportunities for accreditation in next-gen technologies.”

In practice, impact sourcing, which employs people who traditionally have limited employment opportunities, benefits businesses, and society in a number of ways, including increased access to talent, higher employee engagement levels, and economic prosperity and growth for both individuals and communities.