Abbott India Limited
Founded in 1888, by Chicago based physician, Dr. Wallace Calvin Abbott, the organization has been devoted to discovering new medicines, new technologies, and new ways to manage health. Today, Abbott is a worldwide healthcare company whose products span the continuum of care – from diagnostics to devices, from nutrition to pharmaceutical therapies. It has 74,000 employees and operates in more than 150 countries. Headquartered in Mumbai, Abbott India Limited, is and equal opportunity employer and one of India’s fastest growing pharma companies.
Accor Hotels India
AccorHotels, formerly Accor S.A., is a French multinational hotel group, part of the CAC 40 index which operates in 94 countries. Headquartered in Paris, France, the group owns, operates and franchises 3,700 hotels in 5 continents representing several diverse brands, from budget and economy lodgings to five-star hotels. Set up as the SIEH Hotel Group in 1967 by Paul Dubrule and Gérard Pélisson, the Group, which had restaurant tickets and hotels, changed its name to the Accor Group in 1983. It has over 180,000 hoteliers with the same shared passion for welcoming across the globe and is known as a caring employer providing respect, training and career development for employees.
Accenture PLC is a multinational management consulting services company, headquartered in Dublin, Ireland. A Fortune Global 500 Company, it’s the world’s largest consulting firm by revenues, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology, and operations, helping improve clients’ productivity and efficiency. Accenture’s current clients include 94 of Fortune Global 100 and more than 80 percent of the Fortune Global 500 companies.
Adani Power Limited
Adani Power, headquartered at Ahmedabad, Gujarat and started as a power trading company in 1996 by Gautam Adani, started power generation in 2009 with a 330 MW plant, now 4620 MW, at Mundra. It is India’s largest private power producer, with a capacity of 10,440 MW and largest solar power producer, with a capacity of 40 MW. It was ranked 334th in India in the 2011 Fortune India 500 list. Adani Power builds talent from within, through an ‘employee-centric & inclusive approach’ to define the business outcomes, program for complete experience, and application of learning on the job, with measurement of effectiveness for their 3,179 employees.
Adobe Systems Inc., founded in 1982 by John Warnock and Charles Geschke, is a multinational computer software company headquartered in San Jose, California. Adobe has historically focused upon the creation of multimedia and creativity software, with a more-recent foray into rich Internet application software development. It is best known for Photoshop, an image editing software, Adobe Reader, the PDF and Adobe Creative Suite, as well as its successor, Adobe Creative Cloud. It has about 13,500 employees Adobe India focuses on ways to help employees reach their full potential and thereby maximize the success. In addition to numerous development offerings, Adobe’s Educational Assistance program reimburses up to Rs. 150,000 per year for business-related courses and certificate programs.
Aegis Ltd India
Aegis Limited is a global Outsourcing and Technology services company wholly owned by Essar Group. It was founded in the United States of America in 1985 and has its presence in 43 locations across 9 countries including India approximate strength of 40,000 plus employees spread across the globe. Aegis was acquired by Essar in 2004 and has since had revenue growth from USD 52 million in 2003 to over USD 1 billion in 2014. Aegis works with companies in Healthcare, BFSI, Technology, Travel & Hospitality, Telecom and Retail industries particularly in the areas such as customer lifecycle, finance and accounting, Sourcing and procurement, HR & Enterprise business services management. In 2008, Aegis merged and later acquired People Support, a BPO company founded in 1998 at Delaware. Aegis is known for its best in the industry HR practices.
Aditya Birla Finnncial Services Group
The Aditya Birla Financial Services Group (ABFSG) has built a significant presence across life insurance, asset management, NBFC, infrastructure project and structured finance, private equity, broking, wealth management and distribution, online money management, and general insurance advisory services. Across nine lines of business, ABFSG enjoys the trust of over 5.5 million customers, manages assets worth over Rs. 85,000 crore and takes prides in its talent pool of over 16,500 employees. It has a presence in more than 500 cities in India through 1,780 branches and over 200,000 channel partners.
Amazon.com, Inc., is a US e-commerce and cloud computing company with headquarters in Seattle, Washington. It is the largest Internet-based retailer in the world by total sales and market capitalization. Amazon.com started as an online bookstore, later diversifying to sell products from DVDs and video games, to electronics and furniture to name a few. It also produces consumer electronics with brands like Amazon Kindle e-readers, Fire tablets, and Fire TV, and is the world’s largest provider of cloud infrastructure services (IaaS). Building Operations Leadership (BOLD), its MBA hiring program is unique to India, and is now exploring other countries.
Apollo Tyres Ltd
Apollo Tyres Ltd, founded in 1976, with its corporate headquarters in Gurgaon, is the world’s 17th largest tyre manufacturer, with annual consolidated revenues of $ 2.5 billion in 2011, and plans to become the 10th biggest by 2016. The company’s transparent and merit derived reward and recognition programmes acknowledge both team and individual performers across the company, often leading to sharing of best practices across functions and geographies. Apollo Tyres India ranked 24 in a corporate survey for companies following best HR practices. Apollo Tyres is headed by CEO Onkar Singh Kanwar, who leads their 3677 employees across India.
The American Express
The American Express Company, popularly known as Amex, is a US multinational financial services corporation headquartered in New York City. Founded in 1850, it is is best known for its credit card, charge card, and traveller’s cheque businesses. Amex cards account for approximately 24 per cent of the total dollar volume of credit card transactions in the US. Fortune has listed Amex as one of the top 20 Most Admired Companies in the World. Their “Leadership – Inspiring Employee Engagement” program helps focus senior leaders on the skills needed to inspire employees to do their best work. Amex also rolled out a new leadership training course called “authentic Leadership” for mid-level managers for facilitating 9036 employees in Amex India.
Since its foundation in 1942 as a partnership firm by four friends, who were willing to take on the biggest paint companies in India at that time, Asian Paints has come a long way to become India’s largest and Asia’s second largest paint company, with a turnover of Rs. 155.34 billion. The leading paint brand operates in 19 countries and has 26 paint manufacturing facilities in the world, servicing consumers in over 65 countries. Asian Paints’ professional painting service is the answer to all painting requirements. Their aim is to make the painting experience easy, stress-free and satisfying for customers. Driven by its strong employee focus and innovative spirit, the company has been a respected employer and market leader in paints since 1967. Today, it is double the size of any other paint company in India. Asian Paints manufactures a wide range of paints for decorative and industrial use.
Ags Transact Technologies
AGS Transact Technologies, founded by Ravi B. Goyal as AGS Infotech Pvt. Ltd in 2002, provides automation, payment and other banking-related services. AGS started a relationship with Wincor Nixdorf and initiated operations in banking automation solutions. In 2009 it ventured into ATM outsourcing and managed service business. The brand ‘Genuine was launched under which AGS has entered in currency technology solutions in the year 2011. Keeping pace with growing importance and emerging need of online payments in eCommerce it started cashless payments through Transact Services Ltd. An equal opportunity employer AGS aspires to be a leader in payment solutions by delivering secure, innovative products that are that engage customers across the product value chain in a cost effective way.
Akamai Technologies, Inc., founded in 1998 by Daniel M. Lewin and Tom Leighton with Jonathan Seelig, Preetish Nijhawan and Randall Kaplan, is a cloud services provider headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Akamai is the global leader in content delivery network (CDN) services, making the Internet fast, reliable and secure for its customers. At Akamai, HR practices are of paramount importance for Business intelligence applications are increasingly affording senior HR professionals the ability to make fact-based decisions through HR-controlled information to track performance and quantify it in financial terms.
Apollo Munich Health Insurance is a trusted provider of health, travel and personal accident plans for individuals, families and corporate groups. Quality healthcare and Apollo have become synonymous in the Indian subcontinent. Apollo Munich Health Insurance is a joint venture between Apollo Hospitals Group and Munich Health, Munich Re’s newest business segment. Apollo Munich is poised to make good the conviction that Indian health insurance market is on the brink of explosive growth supported by 1,451 employees across India. Special service offerings of the leading company are Health Insurance Plans, Personal Accident Plans, Travel Insurance Plans, and Medical Insurance Plans. Apollo is ranked third in the insurance industry and recognized for its employee friendly work culture and scope for career development.
Founded in 1997, Aspire Systems is a software development services company having presence in US, UK, BeNeLux, Middle East and India. It offers services including outsourced product development, software testing, and infrastructure application support with Oracle services developed by over 1350 employees working across the globe. Aspire is a recipient of Deloitte Technology Fast 50 India Award in 2006, and has been voted as a Great Place to Work for in 2014. Aspire Systems is a a trusted technology partner for their customers. Aspire works with some of the world’s most innovative enterprises and independent software vendors, helping them leverage technology and outsourcing in their specific areas of expertise.
Axis Bank, the third largest private sector Indian bank India, offers financial services covering large and mid-corporates, MSME, agriculture and retail businesses. It has a large footprint of 2589 domestic branches (including extension counters) and 12,355 ATMs spread across the country as on 31st March 2015. The overseas operations of the bank are spread over branches at Singapore, Hong Kong, Dubai (at the DIFC), Colombo and Shanghai; representative offices at Dhaka, Dubai, and Abu Dhabi; and an overseas subsidiary at London, which focus on corporate lending, trade finance, syndication, investment banking and liability businesses. Their culture is evident from its Mumbai headquarters, equipped with an auditorium, a gym, a library, training rooms, in-house doctors and resting rooms.
Bajaj Electricals Ltd. is a consumer electrical manufacturing company based in Mumbai and part of the Rs. 380 billion Bajaj Group. It has diversified with interests in lighting, luminaries, appliances, fans, consumer durables, LPG based generators, engineering and projects including transmission line towers, telecommunications towers, highmast, poles and special projects. Some notable project includes lighting works at the Commonwealth Games stadium and the Bandra Worli Sea Link. Quality of a working life is maintained through a physical environment which is healthy, safe, comfortable and pleasant. Also, a useful range of employee services is promoted as it would enhance self-motivation and productivity.
Bajaj Finance is one of the most diversified NBFCs in the country, financing the widest set of outcomes. The cornerstone of its success lies in simply understanding customer’s issues, which allows Bajaj to create products and services which place the advantage in the market. The company through its joint ventures and subsidiaries employs over 20,000 employees and has established a nationwide presence across over 1400 locations. It has been awarded as ‘The best employer among NBFCs’ with some great HR policies having, 3,109 employees spread across branches in India. Bajaj Finance has been always ranked among organizations with the highest employee satisfaction.
Ballarpur Industries Limited
Ballarpur Industries Limited (BILT) is the flagship of the $4 bn Avantha Group and India’s largest manufacturer of writing and printing paper. The current chairman of the company is Gautam Thapar. Over the years, it has emerged as a more dynamic, focused corporate entity, leveraging its vast assets and knowledge pool to enhance shareholder value. BILT has created huge employment opportunity for people from all around since early days. It has always been a responsible corporate citizen adhering to sustainable business practices that are tuned to long term value creation. To fulfil this objective, it adheres to a strong set of values and continuously engages with all its stakeholders including shareholders, customers, partners, employees and society at large.
Bank of America
Bank of America is the largest bank holding company in the USA, by assets, and the second largest by market capitalization. Headquartered at Charlotte, North Carolina, it commenced operations in India through its Mumbai branch in 1964 and now has four other branches in New Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, and Bangaluru. They partner with 47 million individuals, businesses, and communities. Their benefits programs are designed to meet the diverse needs of employees at every stage of their life. BOA also offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage for employees and their eligible family.
Bharti Airtel Limited, headquartered in New Delhi, is a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa. It is one of the top four mobile service providers globally in terms of subscribers, and provides a broad portfolio of services to large enterprises, government, small & medium businesses and carrier customers. It is India’s leading and most trusted provider of communication and ICT services, offering services that include voice, data, network integration, data center & managed services, enterprise mobile applications and digital media. Airtel practices an Equal Opportunity Employment policy and encourages personnel on basis of merit. Airtel has bagged the CIPM Award for Best HR Practices.
BMW India Pvt Ltd and BMW Financial Services India are wholly owned subsidiaries of the BMW Group founded in 2006, with headquarters in Gurgaon. The wide range of BMW activities in India include the establishment of a manufacturing plant in Chennai, auto parts warehouse in Mumbai and development of a dealer organization across major metropolitan centres of the country. The total number of employees at BMW India is 650. More than 1,200 additional jobs have been created in the dealer and service network. The BMW Group increased its investment in BMW Financial Services India to Rs. 5.3 bn in 2012 from Rs. 2.3 bn in 2010. BMW India implements best HR practices for employee welfare and provides excellent career development opportunities.
Founded in 1976, by Sunil Bharti Mittal, Bharti has grown from being a manufacturer of bicycle parts to one of the largest and most respected business groups in India, foraying into retail by opening small and medium retail stores. Bharti also serves customers through its fresh and processed foods business. Recently the company has become more involved in the food economic sectors, with a joint partnership in the agricultural company FieldFresh. Future Group, that owns and operate Big Bazaar, combined retail operations with Bharti Retail in May 2015. The merger has created one of India’s biggest retail chains with more than 570 stores in 243 cities. Bharti has created world-class HR facilities to benefit the workforce of 5,451 employees.
Established by Nowrosjee Wadia in 1879 as a small operation of Indian spun cotton yarn dip dyed by hand, Bombay Dyeing has now grown to be one of the most respected and trusted brands in the country. Delivering the best designer products at an outstanding value for money has always been their forte. At Bombay Dyeing HR practices have been formulated and adhere to a set of strong corporate governance. The firm’s processes, customs, and policies are shaped and controlled by ethical principles. From these rules and principles of Corporate Governance emerge the pillars of Bombay Dyeing’s governance philosophy; namely trusteeship, transparency, empowerment and accountability, control and ethical corporate citizenship.
Brigade Group founded by M.R. Jaishankar in 1986, has property development as its main focus and is one of India’s leading property developers, headquartered in Bangalore, with branch offices in several cities in South India, a representative office in Dubai and an accredited agent in the USA having 555 employees. Brigade has a diverse multi-domain portfolio that covers property development, property management services, hospitality and education and their projects extend across several major cities in South India. Brigade won Forbes’ “200 Best Under a Billion” award in 2008 in which 15,000 companies in the Asia-Pacific region were considered, and follows best HR practices.
123 years ago, in a small house in central Kolkata, an intrepid baker made a batch of delicious, golden brown biscuits. These were meant for officers of the British Raj and their families. From there was born a long tradition of delectable baking – and its Indian custodian, Britannia. Britannia Industries Limited (A Wadia Enterprise), based in Bangalore, India, is an equal opportunity employer. Britannia was established in 1892, with an investment of Rs. 265. The company’s principal activity is the manufacture and sale of biscuits, bread, rusk, cakes and dairy products. It sells its Britannia and Tiger brands of biscuit throughout India. At present, 90% of Britannia’s annual revenue of Rs. 22 billion comes from biscuits. Britannia Industries is now considered amongst India’s 100 Most Trusted brands listed in The Brand Trust Report.
Capital Local Area Bank
Capital Local Area Bank, was the largest local area bank in the country before transitioning into a to small finance bank, in operation for 16 years. The bank had been operating in the three contiguous districts of Jalandhar, Kapurthala and Hoshiarpur in Punjab for the initial 13 years and pioneered in bringing modern banking facilities to rural areas at low cost. The focus to serve the common man and the local touch advantages gave it a competitive edge. The bank is providing a safe, efficient and service oriented repository of savings to the local community while reducing their dependence on moneylenders. The total business of the Bank at present has crossed Rs.3133 crores with more than 3, 73,000 accounts.
Cadence Design Systems
Cadence Design Systems, Inc, headquartered in San Jose, California, is an American electronic design automation (EDA) software and engineering services company, founded in 1988 by the merger of SDA Systems and ECAD, Inc. The company produces software and hardware for designing integrated circuits, systems on chips (SoCs) and printed circuit boards. Cadence India is present in Noida, Bangalore, Pune, and Hyderabad with 1,376 employees. Cadence insists on integrity and accountability, and employees appreciate the responsibility and opportunity that come with that trust. Its motto is One Cadence, One Team.
Capgemini India was established in 2001 with its first office located in Mumbai, and today operates as a world-class offshore centre through its unique ‘Rightshore Strategy’ serving global customers and Indian markets. Its local business services arm earned revenues of Rs. 6,305 crores with 15 per cent growth in 2014-15. Capgemini employs over 85,000 people across nine cities and has strong domain expertise to assist clients across the Government and public sector comprising energy and utilities, manufacturing, telecom and financial services with dedicated teams to service the local markets. At Capgemini HR leaders recognize that having the right talent is what drives their enterprise forward.
Cipla is a global pharmaceutical company whose goal is to ensure that no patient shall be denied access to high quality & affordable medicine and support. Cipla’s mission is to be a leading global healthcare company which meets every day needs of all the patients. The commitment to high quality standards has made Cipla the most trusted brand among healthcare professionals. Cipla today has 12 divisions reaching out to more than 20 specialties from general-practioners to super-specialists. Cipla is a market leader in therapies like Respiratory, Urology and Antiretroviral (ARV) with seven brands in the top 100 list. It has more than 28,000 employees in 170 countries across the globe. An equal opportunity employer, Cipla provides growth opportunities to all employees with innovative career development programs.
Citi began operations in India in 1902 in Kolkata and today is a significant foreign investor in the Indian financial market. As promoter-shareholder, Citi has played a leading role in establishing important market intermediaries such as depositories, credit bureau, clearing and payment institutions. Around the world, Citi strives to be a company where the best people want to work, people are hired and advanced on their merits, opportunities to develop are widely available, employees treat each other with dignity and a healthy work/life balance is encouraged. Citi India has been a leading off shoring unit for CitiGroup, providing employment opportunities in the areas of technology, processing, analytics and financial processes.
Cisco Systems, Inc. is an American technology company headquartered in San Jose, California, that designs, manufactures and sells networking equipment worldwide. It was founded in 1984 by Leonard Bosack, who was in charge of the Stanford University computer science department’s computers, and his wife Sandy Lerner. Cisco commenced India operations in 1995. The Cisco Global Development Center is in Bangalore and is the largest outside the US. Cisco HR professionals are valued as dynamic business leaders and drivers of shareholder value who collaborate with the businesses to define the human capital strategy and management strategy to meet Cisco’s financial and technology goals and objectives. HR provides the planning, decision-making, strategic analysis and support that drive organizational effectiveness and productivity throughout the company.
Citrus IT Solutions
Citrus Payment Solutions Pvt. Ltd is a financial technology company headquartered in Mumbai, founded by Jitendra Gupta in 2011. Team Citrus consists of people with the passion and experience to change the world of consumer payments in India. The company provides payments technology, and products for both businesses and consumers. Citrus Pay’s portfolio includes several top airlines, utilities, marketplaces. The company has about 10,000 merchants and manages around 12 per cent of the Internet commerce market, valued at $24 billion, in the country. Citrus Pay is associated with Pune Municipal Corporation, Delhi Metro, Delhi Jal Board, PVR, INOX, BookMyShow, ShopClues, Jet Airways, IndiGo, GoAir, Grofers, ZoomCar, and Airtel as their clients. Citrus follow best HR practices in the industry.
Cleartrip Pvt. Ltd. is a leading Indian online travel company providing online booking services for flights and train tickets, hotel reservations, and domestic and international holiday packages. Cleartrip was founded by Mathhew Spacie, Hrush Bhatt and Stuart Crighton in 2006. Motto of Clertrip has been “Making Travel Simple” since its inception. Cleartrip set up booking contracts with over 15,000 hotels across the globe, and reported approximately 15,000 air transactions and 2,000 hotel bookings on its portal. Cleartrip offers a range of holiday packages comprising flight-and-hotel combination deals for destinations around the world. They follow equal employment opportunity HR policies and believe in retaining talent with programs like providing On The Job Training and career enhancement opportunities.
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp began its journey as Dun & Bradstreet Satyam Software (DBSS) in 1996. It is an US multinational corporation providing customized information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services, headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey. Fortune magazine named it as the world’s fourth most admired IT Services Company in 2015. CTS India is delivering distinctly excellent services to clients in India by nurturing meaningful relationships, continuing investments in industry-leading processes and building strong local teams and capabilities. CTS believes in being a responsible corporate citizen that places high value on respect for individuals and sustainability. CTS upholds human rights in all their global operations, in line with the UN Global Compact and the principles set out by the International Labor Organization.
Citycom Network was established with the objective of providing best value data, voice and video, IT solution, wireless and DVR solution to clients in 1998. Citycom Network continuously thrives to excel in customer service and quick in adopting new technologies to ensure optimum performance of service. Excellent customer support and service has made them one of the most reliable Internet Service Providers (ISPs). An equal opportunity employer Citycom is cautious about employee welfare and introduces career development programs and opportunities to scale growth. Employees are given ample freedom to exert their skills and open framework to work as per their strengths. Management is encouraging towards new ideas and worth efforts are recognized and rewarded with accolades.
Claris Life-sciences Limited is a multi-business enterprise and the holding company of Claris Injectables. With strength of technical know-how and expertise in manufacturing and marketing injectables products, Claris’ growth is catapulted with the support of a team of scientists, pharmaceutical experts, and management professionals, who work to take the organization to newer heights. Claris manufactures and markets products across multiple delivery systems and therapeutic segments, including anesthesia and analgesics, blood products, anti-infectives, critical care, and nephrology. The primary concern at Claris is the quality of the products. A socially responsible organization, it supports several social causes aimed at promoting sports, health, education, and culture encompassing the broader spectrum of the society. It also conducts employee welfare programs to groom in-house talent.
Each day, the 38,000 employees worldwide of Colgate-Palmolive share a commitment to making effective products as well as enrich communities around the world. Colgate Pamolive India Ltd (CPIL) and Indian Dental Association organized dental health check across 33 schools, in five cities in 24 hours with 66,322 people involved, making it to the Guiness World Records in 2010. Colgate is committed to act with compassion, integrity, honesty and high ethics, to listen with respect to others and to respect differences. The Company is also committed to protect the global environment, to enhance the communities where Colgate people live and work, and to be compliant with government laws and regulations.
Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, is a multinational professional services firm headquartered in New York City. Deloitte is the second largest professional services network in the world by revenue and the largest by the number of professionals. With over 150 years of experience and commitment to making a real difference, Deloitte has grown in scale and diversity with more than 225,000 employees in 150 countries, providing audit, tax, legal, financial advisory, enterprise risk, and consulting services earning US$35.2 bn in revenues in 2015. Deloitte’s Total Rewards program reflects their continued commitment to employees providing comprehensive variety of programs and resources to support their health and well-being needs.
Deutsche Bank India
Deutsche Bank in India is a fully integrated financial services provider to Indian corporate, institutional and individual clients. Opening its first branch in India in 1980, it has over 11,000 employees in the country, operating branches in 16 cities. Deutsche Bank’s building on its dominant global markets and leading transaction banking franchises, and with over 500,000 individual customers. Their services include on-shore investment banking, institutional equities broking, asset and private wealth management, retail banking and business processes outsourcing. Parent Deutsche Bank AG is a German global banking and financial services company with its headquarters in Frankfurt. An Equal Opportunity Employer, it has more than 100,000 employees in over 70 countries and follows best HR practices across the globe in all their branches.
DHL is present in over 220 countries and territories across the globe, making it the most diversified logistics company in the world. With a workforce exceeding 340,000 employees, DHL provides solutions for number of logistics needs across the globe. DHL is part of the world’s leading postal and logistics company Deutsche Post DHL Group. A key to DHL’s success is to create a simple and unique experience by sector, making it easier for customers to do business. With their innovative and industry-specific state-of-the-art-solutions, DHL creates competitive advantage for customers worldwide. DHL India was awarded the Top Employers India 2015 and Top Employers Asia Pacific 2016 and Top Employers Global 2016 having 2000 employees across India.
Embassy Group, a leading development firm in real estate commenced its operations in 1993 led by Jitendra Virwani, Chairman and Managing Director of the group. The establishment has developed 37 MN SFT of Commercial, Residential, Retail, Hospitality and Industrial Warehouse spaces and holds an extensive land bank of 1,700 acres across the country. The operation spans across Indian and international markets that include Bangalore, Chennai, Pune, Coimbatore, Serbia in Eastern Europe and Malaysia. A pioneer in leasing office space and developing integrated office parks, the group has delivered 28 MN SFT of commercial properties. The group also owns and maintains a state of the art international riding academy – Embassy International Riding School in Bangalore. The facility provides training in Equestrian Sports and boasts of a highly accomplished team. Progressive Real Estate Company is known for its best HR Policies in the sector they operate in across the globe.
Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories
Reaching patients and understanding their needs is what drives personnel at Dr. Reddy’s, as they work each day with the purpose of improving access to medicines. Dr. Reddy’s Group creates products that improve their quality of life and address unmet needs. The Global Generics – India business was launched in 1986, with the brand Norilet which is a $300 mn franchise today. Covering the whole spectrum of disease areas, product range spans across gastroenterology, oncology, pain management, cardiovascular, dermatology, urology, nephrology, rheumatology and diabetes. Seven of Dr. Reddy’s legacy brands are in Top-300 of the Indian pharma market. Their belief is guided by principles of empathy and dynamism – which provide both guidance for current behaviour and inspiration for future actions for employee welfare.
Dunnhumby is a UK-based customer science company, formed by husband and wife team Edwina Dunn and Clive Humby in 1989 in Chiswick, West London. Dunnhumby’s strategic process, proprietary insights, and multichannel media capabilities build loyalty with customers to drive competitive advantage and sustained growth for clients. Dunnhumby has a great culture and work environment; as they continue to grow in India. That’s why they have created a People Team — it gives everyone a platform to provide input that can change things for the better and ultimately make Dunnhumby an even greater place to work. India is playing a vital role for more than 20 clients across the world at different stages of their journey with nearly 400-strong workforce in India.
EMC, founded in 1979 by Richard Egan and Roger Marino, is a global leader in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations and deliver information technology as a service (ITaaS). Headquartered in Hopkinton, Massachusetts. EMC has over 70,000 employees and is the world’s largest provider of data storage systems by market share having 5,762 employees in India. On October 12, 2015, Dell Inc. announced that it would acquire EMC in a cash-and-stock deal valued at $67 billion— the largest-ever acquisition in the technology industry. EMC ranks 128 in the Fortune 500 and had reported revenues of $24.4 billion in 2014, the largest revenue year in EMC’s 35-year history. EMC named Number 18 on World’s Best Multinational Workplaces list. EMC is an equal opportunity employer following most employee friendly policies for providing comprehensive growth to each individual impartially having 5762 workforce in India.
Encore Capital Group
Encore Capital Group’s wholly owned operating subsidiary, Midland Credit Management, Inc., was founded in 1953 and was incorporated in Kansas in 1953. Encore purchase defaulted consumer receivables portfolios from major banks, credit unions, and utility providers, and recover collectable debt from these accounts. Encore’s business model is highly lucrative as debt-collectors buy huge swaths of soured bills from lenders for pennies on the dollar. Encore’s success is fuelled by their demonstrated commitment to conducting business ethically and in ways that support consumers’ financial recovery, sophisticated and widespread use of analytics, significant investments in data and behavioral science, and cost advantages provided by a highly efficient operating model.
Equitas Micro Finance
Equitas Micro Finance was formed for the purpose of extending micro credit to people who are otherwise unable to access finance from the mainstream banking channels. The objective of the company is to make available finance at reasonable cost and in a transparent manner to such customers and aim to achieve acceptable returns on investment so that can continuously attract mainstream capital and human resources to better serve the chosen client segments. An equal opportunity employer, Equitas operates under the Grameen model with suitable adaptations. Equitas Development Initiatives Trust (EDIT) is a not for profit organization formed for the purpose of promoting education amongst poor children and also seek to play a positive role in the lives of ultra poor such as pavement dwellers and beggars.
Eveready was incorporated in in 1934, and became a part of the Williamson Magor Group in 1993. Eveready Industries India, Ltd (EIIL) (previously Union Carbide India, Limited) is the flagship company of the B.M. Khaitan Group. Eveready has emerged as one of India’s most preferred brands. Human resource, Eveready has taken care to create an atmosphere that not only attracts the best talents, but also nurtures and grooms them into leaders of standards matched by the best in Corporate India. It is a place where the dream-laden beginners can look forward to start a value-adding and rewarding career. Experienced middle-level executives can hope for a worthwhile career transition into an organizational experience marked by opportunities to practice creative leadership with autonomy and accountability.
FedEx Express, formerly Federal Express, is a cargo airline based in Memphis, Tennessee. Founded in 1971, FedEx Express delivers goods to more than 220 countries and territories, connecting markets that comprise more than 90 per cent of the world’s gross domestic product within one to three business days. Unmatched air route authorities and transportation infrastructure, combined with leading-edge information technologies, make FedEx Express the world’s largest express transportation company, providing fast and reliable services for more than 3.6 million shipments each business day. Throughout its long history, FedEx has been recognized for its globally-renowned employee relations, strategy and motivation. FedEx encourages employees to grow within the company and provide them with the necessary tools to develop their careers and managerial skills set within the business. FedEx Express India has 5303 employees for ensuring timely delivery.
Ericsson, founded in 1876 by Lars Magnus Ericsson and headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden is a Swedish multinational corporation that provides services, software and infrastructure in information and communications technology for telecommunications operators, traditional telecommunications and Internet Protocol (IP) networking equipment, mobile and fixed broadband, operations and business support services, cable television, IPTV, video systems, and an extensive services operation. Ericsson has over 110,000 and operates in around 180 countries with 20,713 employees in India.
Committed to innovative growth, Essar speaks the new language of success. The company has judiciously invested in the commodity, annuity and services businesses. Essar is a multinational corporation with annual revenues of $35 billion and investments in steel, energy, infrastructure and services. With operations in more than 29 countries, it employs over 60,000 people. Essar began as a construction company in 1969 and has diversified into manufacturing, services and retail over the years since then. Over the last decade, it has grown through strategic global acquisitions and partnerships, or through greenfield and brownfield development projects. Essar Group believes that people are greatest assets and are fundamental to the achievement of their aspirations. Essar priorities include employee retention, succession planning and nurturing and growing internal talent through various employee engagement initiatives coupled with enhanced focus on individual training needs.
Online shopping is equated with Flipkarting in India nowadays and that’s what is a clear example of the stupendous growth the online retailer has shown since starting as an online bookstore founded by IIM-A alumni Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal in 2007. Flipkart now employs over 33,000 people providing millions of products from national and international brands to billions of customers through its portal. Flipkart operates through a complex business structure including nine firms owned by holding company, registered in Singapore and India. It is driven by values of ownership, innovation, responsiveness, honesty and team spirit, trying to ensure that every employee embarks on a growth trajectory that is aligned to their core values.
Forbes Marshall is an Indian engineering and energy conservation solutions provider that makes steam engineering and control instrumentation products and solutions. Its origins trace to a venture by J. N. Marshall and Darius Forbes in Pune in the 1940s, with a factory established at Kasarwadi, Pune in 1958. It has four manufacturing units in India at Kasarwadi, Pimpri, Hyderabad and Chakan. Forbes Marshall is a leader in process efficiency and energy conservation, with over seven decades of experience. Forbes Marshall’s core values are family spirit, integrity, innovation and entrepreneurship and delivering value not only to their customers, but also society as a whole.
The Ford Motor Company (referred as Ford) founded by Henry Ford on June 16, 1903 is an American multinational automaker headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit. Since its entry in India in 1995, Ford has invested more than $ 2 billion to expand its manufacturing facilities and sales and service footprint to meet demand in one of the world’s fastest-growing auto markets. Ford manufactures and exports vehicles and engines made at its integrated manufacturing facilities in Chennai, Tamil Nadu and Sanand, Gujarat. Ford India produces its award-winning range of products including the Ford EcoSport and Ford Endeavour. Presently, Ford has more than 376 sales and service outlets in 209 cities across India. One successful approach to providing benefits to employees of a small business is to allocate a certain amount of money per employee for benefits. Each employee then chooses the package of benefits that suits him/her.
Fortis Healthcare Limited
Fortis Healthcare Limited (FHL), formerly Rancare Limited, incorporated in 1996, is a leading integrated healthcare service provider in India. The healthcare verticals of the company primarily comprise hospitals, diagnostics and day care specialty facilities in India, Dubai, Mauritius and Sri Lanka, with 54 healthcare facilities (including projects under development), approximately 10,000 potential beds and 260 diagnostic centres. The company’s multi specialty hospitals and super specialty hospitals primarily provide tertiary and quaternary healthcare services to patients primarily in the areas of cardiac, neuro sciences, orthopedics, cancer, and mother and child care.
Future Group is an Indian private conglomerate, headquartered in Mumbai and known for its prominence in retail and fashion sectors, with popular supermarket chains like Big Bazaar and Food Bazaar, lifestyle stores like Brand Factory, Central etc. It also has notable presence in integrated foods and FMCG manufacturing sectors. Through more than 17 million square feet of retail space, the group serves customers in more than 240 cities across the country. Future Group employs 36,000 people across the country, creating fresh employment, impacting livelihoods, empowering local communities and fostering mutual growth.
Gabriel India Limited, the flagship of Anand, established in 1961 by Deep Anand, is the pioneer of ride control products in India. As the leading manufacturer in the country, Gabriel supplies to every major OEM in India, along with a strong focus on the aftermarket and exports. The company has a comprehensive portfolio of products that have applications in 2-wheelers, 3-wheelers, passenger vehicles, commercial vehicles and the railways. Today Gabriel brand is synonymous with Shock Absorbers in India. Over the last 50 years, Gabriel has established itself as a provider of innovative and proprietary products. Gabriel India are famous for providing their employees eith best career growth opportunities coupled with best in the industry HR policies and practices.
Genpact Limited is a multinational digitallypowered business process management and services provider, registered in Bermuda with executive headquarters in New York. started as a part of General Electric in 1997, Genpact became an independent company in 2005, and a publiclytraded company listed on NYSE in 2007. Genpact has more than 65,000 employees and clients from 25 countries, including more than 100 of the Fortune Global 500. Genpact Human Resource Outsourcing (HRO) services help HR leaders shed administrative worries to focus on strategic talent initiatives that drive sustainable growth. Genpact’s strong HR analytics root out cost and decrease attrition rates, while simplified working models for HR operations support new skills, new demographics, remote, mobile, and virtual working environments, and emerging markets.
GlaxoSmithKline is a science-led global healthcare company with a mission to help people do more, feel better, and live longer. With the combined heritage of Glaxo Wellcome plc and SmithKline Beecham plc, GSK has played a pivotal role in the growth of the global healthcare industry for almost a century. GSK is committed to bring the latest in pharmaceuticals and healthcare solutions, both from parent company as well as through licensing opportunities. Leveraging science to enhance the quality of life, GSK India has an extensive product portfolio that includes prescription medicines and vaccines. GSK put people at the heart of everything they do, with the goal of benefitting employees across the globe with uniform HR Policies and welfare programs practiced diligently at GSK.
Godfrey Phillips India
Godfrey Phillips India Limited, a flagship company of the K.K. Modi Group, is one of India’s largest cigarette manufacturers, with brands like Four Square, Red & White, and Cavanders, as well as the recently launched Hawk Eye brand of premium cigarettes. They export their brands, like Jaisalmer, Stellar and Black Jack among others, all over the globe. And under a license agreement with Philip Morris, they also manufacture and market Marlboro cigarettes in India. The company has an annual turnover of approximately Rs. 4,400 crore ($650 million), according to the 201415 estimate. It practices best in industry HR policies for employee welfare.
Godrej Consumer Products
Godrej Consumer Products Limited (GCPL), a part of the 119-year old Godrej Group, is an Indian consumer goods company based in Mumbai. GCPL’s products include soap, hair colourants, toiletries and liquid detergents. GCPL has manufacturing facilities in in India and grouped into four operating clusters. The company launched a 100 Leaders Program, which focused on 100 key employees who could be potential leaders amongst their 2,228 employees. GCPL also developed the Godrej Fellows Program where they picked 12-16 people under 30 each year who have unconventional ideas to change and improve Godrej.
Godrej Properties Limited is a real estate company with its head office in Mumbai. A subsidiary of Godrej Industries Ltd, the company was established in 1990 under the leadership of Adi Godrej. The company brings the Godrej Group philosophy of innovation, sustainability and excellence to the real estate industry. Each Godrej Properties development combines a 119 year legacy of excellence and trust. Godrej Properties is currently developing residential, commercial and township projects spread across approximately 11.89 million square meters in 12 cities. Godrej Group has introduced an Employee Value Proposition, which includes new policies for gender diversity, sick leaves and health insurance and doing away with attendance recordings, as it looks to build a strong employer brand to attract young and diverse talent.
Google needs no introduction. In the age of Internet, Googling is termed as synonym to web search. It is an American multinational technology company specializing in Internet-related services and products led by Indian-born CEO Sundar Pichai. These include online advertising technologies, search, cloud computing, and software. Founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin while they were PhD students at Stanford University, Google was incorporated as a privately held company in 1998. Google’s success is based on its high quality human resources. The company emphasizes excellence among its employees. Google’s human resource management also includes carefully selected strategies, methods, and techniques for recruitment and selection, and for the retention of high quality workers.
Gozoop, an independent Indian digital agency was cofounded in 2010 by Rohan Bhansali, Ahmed Naqvi and Dushyant Bhatia with the aim of building a company with a great work culture, one where employees are happy and find meaning in what they do. Gozoop is a global digital products and services company digital media agency headquartered in Mumbai. It is India’s largest independent digital media agency offering services like social media marketing, search engine optimization, online reputation management, online advertising, social commerce, web design and web development. With more than 150 digital intrapreneurs, Gozoop showcases the power of a happy and motivated work force. Sustaining and building a happy and progressive work culture has rewarded Gozoop with the lowest attrition within the industry. Gozoop firmly believes in hiring character over talent.
A technical collaboration between Grindwell and the then world leader in abrasives – Norton Company, USA, resulted into formation of Grindwell Norton Ltd. (GNO) in 1967. GNO’s Project Engineering Group (PEG), with its portfolio of diverse projects, is a proven engineering resource for Saint-Gobain companies. People practices at Grindwell Norton are aligned with the global practices of Saint-Gobain and are continuously adapted to make them contemporary and relevant to the Indian context and the Company’s changing business needs. It gives its employees the advantages of a diverse multinational organization blended with the flexibility, agility and ‘family feeling’ of a small company where each person is valued, cared for and treated with respect. GNO had featured in Forbes Asia’s “Best Under a Billion” list in 2006, one among only 23 Indian companies listed among the top 200 companies, with sales of under a billion dollars, in the Asia-Pacific Region.
GroupM is the leading global media investment management group handling over 32 per cent of the world’s media billings making it the world’s largest media investment management operation. It is headquartered in New York City with over 21,000 employees and 400 global offices in 81 countries. GroupM was formed in 2003 by WPP Group to serve as the parent company of WPP’s media agencies. GroupM invests in people, content, technology and data to make its agencies optimally effective and efficient for clients, providing intelligence to find or create valuable audiences and outcomes. GroupM enables its agencies so they can help clients build their businesses and lead in their respective industries. The media major’s leadership, inventiveness and scale drive success for their global clients, partners and people. GroupM encourage employee welfare program for developing business in turn with all their agencies aligned with centralized HR policies.
Hardcastle Restaurants Pvt. Ltd. (HRPL) operates in the Quick Service Restaurants sub-segment of the informal eating out industry. HRPL is a master franchisee, which operates McDonald’s branded restaurants in west and south India. Under the master franchisee arrangement with the McDonald’s Corporation, HRPL is responsible for providing capital for all business operations, including the real estate interest. McDonald’s Corporation offers technical, operational and business support. HRPL owns or secures long-term leases for all its restaurant sites to ensure long-term occupancy rights and to control related costs. HRPL constantly focuses on customers by managing operations at the local level, including marketing campaigns and special offers, menu management and limited time offers and monitoring customer satisfaction.
HCL Technologies Limited, a subsidiary of HCL Enterprise, is a multinational IT services company founded by Shiv Nadar in 1976, headquartered in Noida. HCL offers services in IT consulting, enterprise transformation, engineering and R&D, and BPO operates across number of industry verticals. HCL Technologies is one of only eight 21st century listed technology companies in the world to cross $1bn in net profit, $6bn in revenue and $15bn in market capitalization. The company has also won international recognition for its ground-breaking “Employees First” management philosophy, designed to empower and energize employees by making management as accountable to employees.
HCL Infosystems Ltd. is India’s leading distribution and IT services company serving telecom, it, office automation and consumer electronics sectors covering more than 15000 towns across 664 districts in India. Its distribution business has an unparalleled network reaching more than 100,000 retail outlets, over 800 direct and micro distributors and over 12400 channel partners across India. The Company has offerings such as enterprise application services, system integration services, office automation services, life cycle services and after-sales support services earning Rs. 6,270 Crores revenues in 2014-15. HCL Infosystems won the award for ‘Best Achievement of Integrating Lean and Six Sigma’, 2015. It practices best HR practices to lead by example in human capital development.
HCL BPO Services is the BPO wing of HCL Technologies, a subsidiary of HCL Enterprise. The company has offices in 34 countries including the USA, France, Germany, and Northern Ireland. The management’s role at HCL is to empower employees to believe in the power of ideas – a culture called Ideapreneurship. Over the years, HCL have seen these values manifest in the form of platforms such as the Value Portal, where front line employees have generated and implemented ideas that have unlocked close to $600mn of unforeseen business value for customers.
HDFC Bank, an Indian banking and financial services company headquartered in Mumbai, was incorporated in 1994. The bank had a nationwide distribution network of 4,281 branches and 11,843 ATMs in 2,505 cities. It is the second largest private bank in India by assets and the largest by market capitalization. According to the Brand Trust Report 2015, HDFC was ranked 58th among India’s most trusted brands. HDFC won the 2012 Celent Model Bank Award in the “Customer Service Initiative” category for delivering great customer experience across channels including branch, phone banking, contact centres and all integrated banking services. An equal opportunity employer, HDFC always keeps track of employee welfare and provides several in house career development programs.
Hibu India Pvt Ltd
Hibu, formerly Yell Group PLC, is a multinational directories and Internet services company headquartered in Reading, Berkshire, UK. Hibu India use cutting-edge digital and print marketing solutions to help small and medium-sized businesses reachtheir customers, and help them grow their business. It offers a full range of digital marketing solutions, including websites, search engine marketing and display advertising campaigns, as well as traditional printed directories. As an equal opportunity employer, Hibu actively encourages people with disabilities. Attracting, developing and retaining the best talent is key to the success of Hibu.
Honeywell International, Inc. is an American multinational conglomerate company that produces a variety of commercial and consumer products, engineering services and aerospace systems for a wide variety of customers, from private consumers to major corporations and governments. Honeywell products are manufactured for better efficiencies, reduced emissions and manufacturing costs and increased fuel economies – all while maintaining power. Honeywell Aerospace is a global provider of integrated avionics, engines, systems and service solutions for aircraft manufacturers. An equal opportunity employer, Honeywell has ranked in the Fortune Global 100 list consecutively.
Hdfc Standard Life Insurance
Established in 2000, HDFC Life is a leading long-term life insurance solutions provider in India, offering a range of individual and group insurance solutions that meet various customer needs such as protection, pension, savings, investment and health. HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company Limited (‘HDFC Life’) is a partnership between HDFC Ltd. and Standard Life, a global long term investment savings player. HDFC Life strives to benefit customers through about 500 branches in India touching customers in over 900 cities and towns, supported by over 9,000 distributor touch-points and a strong base of financial consultants. HDFC Life has always believed in the long-term sustainable growth for employees, and has been conferred with the prestigious ‘Golden Peacock HR Excellence Award’ in 2013.
Hindustan Unilever Limited
Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) is an Indian consumer goods company based in Mumbai owned by Anglo-Dutch Company Unilever (67 per cent controlling share). HUL was established in 1933 as Lever Brothers and, in 1956, became known as Hindustan Lever Limited, as a result of a merger between Lever Brothers, Hindustan Vanaspati Mfg. Co. Ltd. and United Traders Ltd. It employs over 16,000 workers, whilst also indirectly employing of over 65,000 people. The Hindustan Unilever’s distribution covers over 2 million retail outlets across India directly, and its products are available in over 6.4 million outlets in the country with over 700 million Indian consumers using its them including Ponds, Lux, Pepsodent, Close Up, Dove, Sunsilk, Lakme, Lifebuoy, Rin and others. In 2014 HUL earned the highest recognition of ‘Leadership in HR Excellence’ across industries at the 5th Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) National HR Excellence Awards.
Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India
Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt. Ltd., established in India in 1999, is a subsidiary of Honda Motor Company Ltd., Japan. Honda is the world’s largest manufacturer of two wheelers. Since its establishment in 1999 at Manesar, spread over 52 acres including a covered area of about 100,000 sq. meters, Honda has lived up to its reputation of offering the highest quality at the most reasonable price. Honda has become the largest two wheeler manufacturer as well as the second largest two-wheelers company in India. An equal opportunity employer HMSI provides plenty of opportunities to grow to their employees and also deploy career development programs for retaining employees.
Housing.com is a Mumbai-based online real estate search portal which allows customers to search for housing based on geography, number of rooms, and various other filters like vicinity. The company has mapped 6,000 brokers and serves 40 cities in India including Chennai, Mumbai, Bangalore, Kolkata and Delhi. A group of twelve students from the IIT Bombay, including Rahul Yadav, Advitiya Sharma and others, founded it in June 2012. Housing.com created its Data Science Lab in four cities: Bangalore, Gurgaon, Pune, Hyderabad utilizing these funds. Housing has incorporated innovative on boarding policy for freshers hiring and has several perks available for employees rare to find in a start ups.
ICICI Bank is an Indian multinational banking and financial services company headquartered in Mumbai. In 2014, it was the second largest bank in India in terms of assets and third in term of market capitalisation. It offers a wide range of banking products and financial services for corporate and retail customers through a variety of delivery channels and specialized subsidiaries. The bank has a network of 4,183 branches and 13,498 ATMs, and has a presence in 17 countries. ICICI practice growth centric HR policies and provide open framework for employees across the branches. ICICI Bank has won two awards in the categories of Best Retail Bank in India and Best Employee Engagement Initiative in Asia Pacific, Middle-East and Africa at the Asian Banker Excellence in Retail Financial Services International Awards 2016.
Hyatt Hotels & Resorts
Hyatt Hotels Corporation is a Chicago-based international owner, operator, and franchiser of hotels, resorts, and vacation properties established in 1957. Hyatt Group is a global hospitality company with widely recognized, industry leading brands and a commitment to excellence. Hyatt continuously listens, learns and evolves to both meet and anticipate the needs of their esteemed guests with engaged, fulfilled and ready to take on the world staff. A key part of Hyatt’s diversity and inclusion efforts has been the establishment of affinity groups or Diversity Business Resource Groups (DRBG), formal or informal gatherings of colleagues who share a common cultural heritage, race, gender, age or interest.
Renowned as one of world’s most admired organizations over the years, IBM India Private Limited is the Indian subsidiary of IBM, having offices in Bangalore, Ahmedabad, Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Hyderabad and other major cities. IBM has the largest number of employees in India, close to a third of its 430,000 employees world over, earning the IT giant Rs. 20,442 crore revenues in the year 2014-15 with nine per cent growth. IBM’s Pre-Employment Connections site has been designed to improve on-boarding experience by providing employees with the tools and resources to get connected. IBM has retained its position as one of the World’s top employers of choice over the years because of its three-fold initiatives for the employees.
Idea Cellular (AdItya Birla Group)
Idea Cellular is an Aditya Birla Group Company, India’s first truly multinational corporation. Idea is a pan-India integrated GSM operator offering 2G and 3G services, and has its own NLD and ILD operations, and ISP license. Conscious about HR policies, Idea Cellular has deployed Talent Management Development assessment centres (DACs). DACs have been designed to support managers in assessing and developing their capabilities. It also introduced Individual Development Plan (IDP), a developmental goal for an individual, in terms of priorities for learning and development experiences to move to the next career stage. A three-tier annual talent review process is held the unit level, business level and group level, ensures a focused approach to the implementation of lDP.
Impetus Technologies, founded in 1991 by Praveen Kankariya in Indore to develop software products and offer product design and development services, is a privately held product development, software services and solutions company, headquartered in Los Gatos, California with development centers in NOIDA, Indore, Gurgaon, and Bengaluru. Impetus has partnered with industry-leading vendors (Hadoop distribution, NoSQL database, and other Big Data solution providers) to deliver a comprehensive streaming data analytics solution. Impetus works in domains including mobile and wireless, digital media, performance marketing, Internet advertising, network security, telecom, finance, healthcare, CRM and others. Impetus is focused on creating new ways of analyzing data for businesses helping them gain key business insights across the enterprise with more than 1600 employees globally. Impetus is the winner of the ‘Dream Companies to Work For’ in IT by the World HRD Congress in 2015 also featuring in Top 50 Best IT Companies to Work For in India in the same year.
Indofil Industries Limited
Indofil Industries Ltd, a research-led and fully integrated chemical company, has emerged as a successful and vibrant enterprise, riding high on a simple philosophy of retaining loyalty and enlarging the fold of satisfied customers.Established five decades ago and headquartered in Mumbai, it belongs to the renowned K. K. Modi Group of Companies. The vision of INDOFIL is to focus on specific opportunities, drive growth and enhance value for customers. It has a highly skilled and successful workforce that believes in learning and working with the customers as partners – thus developing the products and services around core issues, to meet their future needs. INDOFIL has a very strong domestic base and a well-recognized international presence. INDOFIL encourages the use of these media and associated services for employees to make communication more efficient and effective.
Indus Towers is an independently managed company offering passive infrastructure services to all telecom operators and other wireless services providers such as broadband service providers. Indus Towers was incorporated in 2007 with an objective to provide shared telecom infrastructure to telecom operators on a non-discriminatory basis, it promoted under a joint venture between Bharti Group, Vodafone India and Aditya Birla Telecom. Indus has the widest coverage in India and has already achieved 248,611 tenancies, a first in the telecom tower industry globally. Indus Towers won esteemed Global Gallup Great Workplace award for three consecutive years since 2014.
Infosys is a global leader in consulting, technology, outsourcing and next-generation services. The IT major enables clients, in more than 50 countries, to step ahead of emerging business trends and outperform the competition. With $9.21 bn in LTM Q3 FY16 revenues and over 193,000 employees, Infosys helps enterprises generate value through strategic consulting, operational leadership, and the co-creation of breakthrough solutions, including those in mobility, sustainability, big data, and cloud computing. Infosys won a leading Green energy award in 2014 and has been ranked a “Leader in the Winner’s Circle – Excellent at Innovation and Execution,” in HfS’s Research Blueprint: Design Thinking in the As-A-service Economy.
INOX Leisure Limited
INOX Leisure Limited is the diversification venture of the INOX group into entertainment and is a subsidiary of Gujarat Fluorochemicals Ltd, headquartered in Mumbai. INOX Leisure’s mission is to be the leader in the cinema exhibition industry, right from the quality and choice of the cinema to varied services offered. With strong financial backing, impeccable track record and strong corporate ethos, an equal opportunity employer, INOX has established a strong presence in the cinema exhibition industry in a very short span by deploying employee welfare programs. INOX currently operates 108 multiplexes and 425 screens in 57 cities making it a truly pan-Indian multiplex chain. All INOX cinemas have state of the art facilities in terms of modern projection and acoustic systems, interiors of international standards, and most importantly high service standards upheld by a young and vibrant team.
Intel Corporation is an American multinational Technology Company headquartered in Santa Clara, California. Intel is one of the world’s largest and highest valued semiconductor chip makers, based on revenue. It is the inventor of the x86 series of microprocessors, the processors found in most personal computers. Intel supplies processors for computer system manufacturers such as Apple, Samsung, HP and Dell. Intel also makes motherboard chipsets, network interface controllers and integrated circuits, flash memory, graphics chips, embedded processors and other devices related to communications and computing. Intel Corporation was founded in 1968, by semiconductor pioneers Robert Noyce and Gordon Moore and widely associated with the executive leadership and vision of Andrew Grove, Intel combines advanced chip design capability with a leading-edge manufacturing capability.
On 4th April 1946, Pan American World Airways launched their international hotel brand InterContinental Hotels. Their first offering to the world was in 1949 in Belém Brazil, post that IHG brand extended a trailblazing portfolio across the world with more than 674,000 guest rooms globally, serving over 150 million guests each year. The IHG Academy, a collaboration between individuals, IHG hotels, corporate offices, local education providers and community organizations, provides local people with opportunities to develop skills and improve their employment prospects.
Established in 1989 and headquartered in Gurgaon, InterGlobe Enterprises today has a network of 126 offices across 59 cities globally. InterGlobe employs over 20,000 professionals across its multiple business ventures including civil aviation (IndiGo), airline management, travel commerce solutions, IT and BPM services, hospitality, advanced pilot training and aircraft maintenance engineering. It has 126 offices worldwide. The leadership of the company is approachable and available for employees across levels, locations and roles. Consequently, the work environment is friendly and congenial and there is a transparent flow of information across hierarchies.
Intuit India started in April 2005 is a fully owned subsidiary of Intuit Inc. USA, located in Bangalore and currently has more than 500 employees. Intuit Technology Services Ltd founded in 1983 by Scott Cook and Tom Proulx in Palo Alto, California is an American software company that develops financial and tax preparation software and related services for small businesses, accountants and individuals. Intuit develops the personal finance programs Quicken and TurboTax, and small business accounting program QuickBooks. As a growing global technology company, Intuit has crafted a remote work program that keeps distributed employees engaged and connected.
Indian Oil Corporation (IndianOil) Ltd is India’s largest commercial enterprise, with a sales turnover of Rs. 4,50,756 crore and profits of Rs. 5,273 crore for the year 2014-15. IOCL is ranked 119th among the world’s largest corporates in the Fortune ‘Global 500’ listing for the year 2015. As India’s flagship national oil company, with a 33,000-strong work-force currently, IndianOil has been meeting India’s energy demands for over half a century. IOCL conducts discipline-specific training workshops from time to time so that employees can constantly strengthen individual capacities for organizational effectiveness. In 1995 IOCL set up the Indian Oil Institute of Petroleum Management (IIPM) as an apex centre for learning. IIPM also offers a one-year MBA programme in Petroleum Management.
ITC is one of India’s foremost multi-business enterprise with a market capitalisation of $ 40 billion and a turnover of $8 billion. ITC is rated among the World’s Best Big Companies, Asia’s ‘Fab 50’ and the World’s Most Reputable Companies by Forbes magazine and as ‘India’s Most Admired Company’. The HR department at ITC follows a proactive approach to future strategic issues instead of being just a hire and fire function. The vision and mission of ITC plays a crucial role for designing the annual business strategy that serves as a framework for the year’s targets and goals for the company’s multiple divisions. ITC believes that all its employees must live with social and economic dignity and freedom, regardless of nationality, gender, race, economic status or religion.
Jindal Power Limited (JPL), a subsidiary of Jindal Steel & Power Limited, is a leading power company in India across the energy spectrum – thermal, hydro and renewable. JPL has been contributing significantly to the growing needs of power in the country. Employees form the major intellectual capital of Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL). Being an equal opportunity employer, JSPL encourages leadership and innovation. As JPLlooks to expand its business both at an international and domestic level, it aims to develop a skilled and cohesive workforce. The company provides an open and dynamic work environment to all its employees.
JLT India Pvt. Ltd. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group, one of the world’s leading global insurance broking, employee benefits and consultancy firms. Set up in May 2007 as the Global Shared Services Centre for the group, JLT India has since then positioned itself to become a knowledge hub for the group and is the first entity to achieve the international standard for business continuity management. JLT India has achieved thirdparty certification to give customers and stakeholders greater confidence in the quality of their business continuity planning. JLT is one of the world’s leading providers of insurance, reinsurance and employee benefits related advice, brokerage and associated services. JLT owns offices in 40 territories with some 10,777 employees, enabling the global insurance brand to offer risk management and employee benefit solutions in 135 countries. The employee benefits business globally contributes approximately 26 per cent of the Group’s revenues and is primarily supported, operationally, from India.
JM Financial Asset Management
JM Financial Asset Reconstruction Company Private Limited is the asset reconstruction and securitisation business of the JM Financial Group. Its focus lies in acquisition of non-performing and distressed assets from banks and other financial institutions. Over the years, the brand has successfully acquired and restructured a wide variety of NPAs across sectors and geographies. Their business strategy is a mix of both portfolio as well as single credits. The company has always sought to be a value-driven organization, where their values direct growth and success for employees. JM Financial was awarded the ‘Best Corporate and Institutional Bank –Domestic’ and ‘Best Equity House’ in 2015.
JM Financial Services
JM Financial is an integrated financial services group, offering a wide range of services to a significant clientele that includes corporations, financial institutions, high net-worth individuals and retail investors. The group has interests in investment banking, institutional equity sales, trading, research and broking, private and corporate wealth management, equity broking, portfolio management, and asset management. JM service their investors through three distinct businesses, which draws on the full spectrum of the group’s resources; research base and expertise to generate investment ideas for clients. JM Financial Services Ltd was awarded the Best Performing National Financial Advisor-Institutional.
KPMG was formed in 1987 with the merger of Peat Marwick International (PMI) and Klynveld Main Goerdeler (KMG) and their individual member firms. KPMG is a professional service company, and was established in India in 1993. It has rapidly built a significant competitive presence in the country, offering a full range of services, including financial and business advisory, tax and regulatory, and risk advisory services. In India, KPMG has a client base of over 2700 companies. Human Resources function at KPMG is now recognized as a strategic enabler, aimed at delivering sustainable organizational change and enhancing business performance.
Johnson & Johnson
Three brothers, Robert Wood, James Wood and Edward Mead Johnson, founded Johnson & Johnson in New Brunswick, USA. The motto “Caring for the world, one person at a time” inspires and unites the people of Johnson & Johnson. J&J embrace research and science – bringing innovative ideas, products and services. Employees of the Johnson & Johnson family of work with partners in health care to touch the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world. It is the world’s sixth-largest consumer health company, most comprehensive medical devices business, world’s sixth-largest biologics company, and fifth-largest pharmaceuticals company.
JP Morgan Chase India
JP Morgan is a global leader in financial services, offering solutions to the world’s most important corporations, governments and institutions in more than 100 countries. The firm and its foundation give approximately $200 million annually to nonprofit organizations around the world. JP Morgan Chase’s presence in India began in 1922, when a heritage firm took an ownership interest in a merchant bank in Calcutta. Today, it provides clients in India a comprehensive range of corporate and investment banking and asset management services. JP Morgan’s global service centers in Mumbai, Bangalore and Hyderabad support operations globally. JPMorgan Chase is committed to providing an inclusive and nondiscriminatory working environment in which all employees are valued and empowered to succeed. They focus on helping employees develop throughout their careers and partner with business leaders on business strategy.
Kanan Devan Hills Plantations
The Kanan Devan Hills Plantations Company (P) Ltd succeeded Tata Tea Limited in April, 2005, when the latter exited most of its plantations in Munnar to focus on the growth of its branded tea business. Known for an exemplary plantation model, with nearly all its employees being shareholders, KDHP is the “first ever employee owned plantation company in India” with close to 12,000 employees. With seven tea gardens and 16 tea manufacturing units with an annual production of 22 million kilograms of tea, KDHP is today the largest in South India. KDHP is the first tea plantation to implement a formalized participatory management structure that fosters an ‘employee-centric environment.’ The unique model involves a large number of employees from all categories to discuss all matters of importance and suggest improvements for the betterment of the organization.
Keysight Technologies is a US company that is a leader in manufacturing test and measurement equipment and software. In 2014, Keysight was spun off from Agilent Technologies, bringing with it the product lines focused on electronics and radio, leaving Agilent with the chemical and bio-analytical products. Keysight’s products include hardware and software for benchtop, modular, and field instruments. Instruments include oscilloscopes, multimeters, logic analyzers, signal generators, spectrum analyzers, vector network analyzers, atomic force microscopes (AFM), automated optical inspection, automated X-ray inspection (5DX) and other high end equipments. Keysight mainly serves the telecommunications, aerospace/defense, industrial, computer, and semiconductor industries Keysight received the 2014 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Market Leadership with $300 million in instrumentation software revenue.
Founded in 1973 in Bahrain, the Landmark Group has successfully grown into one of the largest and most successful retail organizations in the Middle East, Africa and Indian subcontinent. An international, diversified retail and hospitality conglomerate that encourages entrepreneurship to consistently deliver exceptional value, the group operates over 2000 outlets encompassing over 30 million square feet. The group employs over 55,000 people. The Landmark Group is a people-driven organization with a high value on innovation and a passion for excellence. Their core values are reflected in leadership, fostering growth in the varied sectors into which Landmark has entered successfully over nearly three decades. The Landmark Group has grown consistently in every market condition displaying stability of performance and high value for customers across the globe.
Larsen & Toubro Limited
Larsen & Toubro Limited is an Indian multi-national conglomerate headquartered in Mumbai. It was founded by Danish engineers taking refuge in India, as well as an Indian financing partner. The company has business interests in engineering, construction, manufacturing goods, information technology, and financial services, and also has an office in the Middle-East and other parts of Asia. L&T is a major technology, engineering, construction, manufacturing and financial services conglomerate, with global operations. L&T’s HR policies and practices are designed to enable employees to realize their full potential. From mentor-buddy systems to welldefined leadership development programmes, they continually innovate and institutionalize HR practices that are at par with the best in the world.
Lemon Tree Hotel
Fresh, spirited and youthful, the Lemon Tree Hotel Company (LTH) is India’s fastest growing chain of hotels in categories upscale, midscale and economy. This award winning Indian hotel chain was founded in 2002 and currently owns and operates 29 hotels in 18 cities with over 3200 rooms managed by 3500 employees. This rapid growth has turned into making the group the third largest hotel chain in India by owned rooms. LTH is run by a group of experienced hotel professionals who have worked with leading luxury hotel brands and across industries including consulting, FMCG, banking and insurance, telecom, automobiles and offshore business processing. LTH keeps the highest standards of corporate behaviour towards their employees for sustainable, profitable growth and creating long-term value for all stake holders.
Established in 1980, the privately held Lodha Group is a leading real estate player in India and amongst the world’s select multinational developers. The company is one of the most profitable in India, achieving net sales of Rs. 7,790 crore in the year 2014-15. The group is currently developing an estimated 43 million sq ft of prime real estate with the largest land reserves in MMR, and has 28 ongoing projects across London, Mumbai, Pune and Hyderabad and expanding in Bangalore. The group is one of the largest corporate entities in Mumbai, with over 3,870 direct associates and over 25,000 workmen at its sites. They have a large technical manpower with over 1,800 engineers, over 800 management professionals, 150 designers and architects supporting an 1,800 strong construction management team.
Lifestyle International Pvt Ltd.
Lifestyle International (P) Ltd, a part of the Dubai based retail and hospitality conglomerate Landmark Group, started operations in India in 1999. It comprises Lifestyle stores, Home Centre and Max (Value fashion chain) along with International fashion apparel brand Bossini. Present across major metros, Lifestyle is rapidly expanding its footprint. Working towards employer branding, Lifestyle strengthens its HR team with people from across the industries. The company defines how it wants to be viewed as an employer, devises a plan and works towards making this vision a reality.
Lupin is a fully integrated pharmaceutical company with an unrivaled position in the US, India and Japan. Forty six years on, what has stayed with Lupin is belonging to an industry that makes a difference in the lives of people. Growth of this pharma giant is built on a backbone of cutting-edge research, world-class manufacturing facilities and a truly global supply chain. The seeds of Lupin’s business start at their R&D programs, this is reflected in the choices that Lupin made in terms of products. The Buddy Programme of Lupin, that connects the new employees with some of their seniors who guide them and facilitate their integration into the company culture and values, is noteworthy.
Mahindra & Mahindra
Mahindra & Mahindra works with the “Many companies, One Mahindra” agenda. Today, it is a $17.8 billion global federation of companies. Famous for their rugged and reliable automobiles, M&M is also known for innovative IT solutions with Tech Mahindra. M&M operate in 20 key industries, providing insightful and ingenious solutions that are global in their ramifications. Group companies act as a federation, with an optimum balance of entrepreneurial independence and synergy. Mahindra & Mahindra is re-engineering its HR processes to create high-performing team and ensure high level of productivity.
Make My Trip
Nurtured from the seed of a single idea – to empower the traveller – MakeMyTrip went on to pioneer the entire online travel industry in India. Founded in 2000 by Deep Kalra, MakeMyTrip has revolutionised the travel industry over the years. Created to empower the Indian traveller with instant booking and comprehensive choices, the company began its journey in the USIndia travel market. MakeMyTrip has been amongst the most sought after companies by potential employees. As a guiding philosophy, MakeMyTrip welcomes people with new ideas and a desire to make a difference. They empower, encourage and prepare employees to take risks.
Marks & Spencer India
Founded in 1884, M&S has grown from a single market stall to an international, multi-channel retailer. M&S sell high quality products to 33 million customers through their 914 UK stores coupled with e-commerce platform. The M&S Company Archive is a vital business asset of over 70,000 historical items and acts to collect preserve and utilize material relating to all aspects of their history. M&S currently run over 48 stores across 20 Indian cities. As a part of their HR strategy, in 2011 M&S launched an international graduate program, recruiting graduates from India, China, Hong Kong, Greece and Poland.
Mahindra Intertrade Ltd
Steel trading continued to be a core activity for the M&M group, post independence, and was handled by its Intertrade Division. Post liberalization, a need to provide value-added services for steel processing gave birth to Mahindra Steel Service Centre Ltd. at Kanhe (near Pune). MSSCL focused on Just–in–Time (JIT) delivery of processed steel. Later named Mahindra Intertrade, the company has won accolades in CII 7th National Cluster Summit being 1st in Total Employee Involvement and 2nd in the Energy efficiency category.
Marico Limited is one of India’s leading consumer products companies operating in the beauty and wellness space. Empowered with freedom and opportunity to their employees, Marico Ltd works to make a difference to the lives of all stakeholders – members, associates, consumers, investors and the society at large. Present in 25 countries across emerging markets of Asia and Africa, Marico has nurtured multiple brands in the categories of hair care, skin care, health foods, male grooming, and fabric care. Marico’s growth story rests on an empowering work culture that encourages members to take complete ownership and make a difference.
Marriott International Inc. is a global leading lodging company with more than 4,200 properties in 79 countries and territories including in New Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai, Pune and others with 6500 employees in India. The group reported revenues of close to $14 billion in 2015. Beginning in 2012, Marrioitt has integrated human rights and the protection of children training into on boarding process for all new employees. Marriott’s concern for employees starts with its “Guarantee of Fair Treatment” policy, an internal, decentralized means for all employees to express problems and have them resolved in a timely manner.
Make a Difference
Make a Difference is a registered society under the Travancore Cochin Literary, Scientific and Charitable Societies Registration Act, 1955. MAD is designed and run by young adults who recruit other outstanding college students like themselves, to mentor and teach children who haven’t had the same chances. MAD follows all financial regulations set forth for non-profits by the Government of India, and is audited annually. MAD reaches out to over 4,250 children in 81 shelters across 23 cities in India, through a highly efficient 4,300 strong volunteer network. Volunteers commit a year and spend between 2 and 10 hours every week mentoring, teaching and interacting with children.
Max Life Insurance
Max Life Insurance, the leading non-bank promoted private life insurers, is a joint venture between Max Financial Services Ltd and Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Co. Ltd. The group offers comprehensive long term savings, protection and retirement solutions through its high quality agency distribution and multichannel distribution partners. In the financial year 2015, Max Life recorded Gross Written Premium of Rs. 8,172 crore with sum assured of rs. 2, 26,701 crore and asset under management of rs. 31,220 crore. The company has a strong customer-centric approach focused on advice-based sales and quality service.
McAfee, Inc., an American global computer security software company headquartered in Santa Clara, California; is the world’s largest dedicated security technology company. The company has been a wholly owned subsidiary of Intel since 2011 and now forms part of its Intel Security division. With its security connected strategy, innovative approach to hardware-enhanced security, and unique global threat intelligence, Intel Security is intensely focused on developing proactive, proven security solutions and services that protect systems, networks, and mobile devices for business and personal use around the world. The company understands and values its employees’ hard work and commitment contributes to its daily success.
Mother Dairy was commissioned in 1974 as a wholly owned subsidiary of the National Dairy Development Board under Operation Flood, the world’s biggest dairy development program launched to make India a milk sufficient. Over the years, Mother Dairy has strived to ahcieve this through innovations and programs. Conscious about employee welfare, Mother Dairy took technology from TCS for a centralized, webenabled platform, with standardized HR processes with an integrated employee and manager self-service portal, the Human Capital Management (HCM) Platform.
Microsoft India Private Limited is a subsidiary of American software giant Microsoft Corporation, headquartered in Hyderabad, India. The company first entered the Indian market in 1990 and has since worked closely with the Indian government, the IT industry, academia and the local developer community. Microsoft currently has offices in the 13 cities. Microsoft in India employs about 6,500 people and has six business units representing the complete Microsoft product portfolio. For trainees, Microsoft India conducts the Leap Engineer Acceleration Program (LEAP) to impart technical and personal skills required to carry out the job.
Founded in 1901 by John Francis Queeny, Monsanto Company is a publicly traded American multinational agrochemical and agricultural biotechnology corporation headquartered in Creve Coeur, Missouri. It is a leading producer of genetically engineered (GE) seed and Roundup, a glyphosate-based herbicide. Monsanto is a sustainable agriculture company that delivers agricultural products that support farmers all around the world. Monsanto India is committed to conducting business with honesty and integrity and maintains a global code of business conduct and employee welfare programs applicable to all subsidiaries.
Mercedes-Benz is a global automobile manufacturer and a division of Daimler AG. The brand is known for luxury vehicles, buses, coaches, and trucks. Mercedes-Benz India’s engagement covers several domains like local production, making available imported cars, commercial vehicle operations, global sourcing of auto components, captive automotive technology research and development. They are an equal opportunity employer, providing ample scope for career development to their employees.
“Welcome to possible” is more than a slogan for Mindtree, it reflects the IT brand’s approach to every engagement. Mindtree delivers digital transformation and technology services from ideation to execution, enabling clients to outperform the competition. Mindtree takes an agile, collaborative approach to creating customized solutions across the digital value chain. Mindtree’s deep expertise in infrastructure and applications management helps optimize IT into a strategic asset. It believes in the power of people and the HR function at Mindtree not only promotes diversity at the workplace, but also be adept in using virtual collaboration tools.
Moser Baer India
Moser Baer India Limited, headquartered in New Delhi, is a leading global techmanufacturing company. Established in 1983, the company is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of optical storage media. It has a presence in over 100 countries, serviced through 15 marketing offices and representatives in India, US, Europe, Japan, Russia, Ukraine, Egypt, Argentina, Chile, Malaysia and has tie-ups with many global optical media storage business manufacturers. Moser baer believes in the culture of participative management and practices ‘Open Door Policy’ for all associates.
METRO Cash & Carry
The global pioneer in cash & carry wholesaling, METRO Cash & Carry, headquartered in Dusseldorf, Germany, provide self-service businessto-business wholesale. METRO is the largest sales division of the € 59 billion METRO Group, one of the world’s leading international trading and retail companies represented in 25 countries with over 750 self-service wholesale stores and about 110,000 employees worldwide. The wholesale company achieved sales of about € 30 billion in 2014-15. India is a key market in the company’s global expansion strategy. Its HR Policies are focused towards addressing the growing gap between demand and supply of trained manpower.
Mondelez International is an A m e r i c a n multinational confectionery, food, and beverage conglomerate based in Illinois which employs about 107,000 people around the world. It consists of the global snack and food brands of the former Kraft Foods Inc after the October 2012 spin-off of its North American grocery operations. An equal opportunity employer which takes care of their employees spread across the world, Mondelez International’s portfolio includes several billion-dollar brands such as Oreo, Chips Ahoy!, TUC, Belvita, Triscuit, LU, Club Social, Barni, and Peek Freans, Milka, Terry’s, Toblerone, Cadbury and other famous brands.
MSM Media Distribution
MSM Media Distribution Pvt. Ltd, the wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Entertainment Network handles diversified interests in India. Initially, the corporation was formed to run its television broadcasting business but since then MSM has expanded to overlook other businesses including a motion pictures, television distribution business and digital entertainment business. Apart from the flagship ‘Sony’ brand the group also owns independent brands like AXN and Animax which includes 45 SD channels, 20 HD channels, 1 SD channels and 32 upcoming HD channels.
Nestle’s relationship with India dates back to 1912, when it began trading as The Nestlé Anglo-Swiss Condensed Milk Company (Export) Limited, importing and selling finished products in the Indian market. Operating eight factories and a widespread network of co-packers, Nestlé India provides consumers in India with products of global standards. The company banks on honesty, integrity and fairness in all aspects of its business. This has earned it a place amongst India’s ‘Most Respected Companies’ and amongst the ‘Top Wealth Creators of India’. At Nestle, training programs are developed capitalizing on the availability of local, regional or global resources of the group.
Nippon Paint India
Nippon Paint was founded by brothers Haruta and Jujiro Moteki as ‘Komyosha’ in Japan in 1881, and was Japan’s first paint manufacturing company. Nippon Paint has over 130 years of experience in the paint industry; it is the number one paint manufacturer in Asia, and among the leading paint manufacturers of the world. Nippon Paint produces high-quality paints and coats for automotive, industrial and decorative sectors. Over the years, Nippon Paint has perfected its products by means of breakthrough paint technology, with an emphasis on innovation and eco-friendliness. Nippon follow best HR practices to retain and encourage employees.
Novartis was created in 1996 through a merger of Ciba-Geigy and Sandoz. Novartis is on a mission to discover new ways to improve and extend people’s lives and address some of society’s most challenging healthcare issues. The team also aims to provide best in the industry services that rewards those who invest their money, time and ideas in company. Novartis India have strategy is to use science-based innovation to deliver better patient outcomes. The company aims to lead in growing areas of healthcare. In the context of an increasingly challenging healthcare environment, the brand is reinforcing collaborative growth in corporate culture, boosting skills and building a diverse workforce with talented leaders.
NTPC is India’s largest energy conglomerate and a dominant power major with presence in the entire value chain of the power generation business. To strengthen its core business, the corporation has diversified into the fields of consultancy, power trading, training of power professionals, rural electrification, ash utilization and coal mining as well. The company is deeply passionate about ensuring the holistic development of all its employees as distinct individuals and good citizens. NTPC strongly believes in achieving organizational excellence and follows a “People First” approach to leverage the potential of its over 25,000 employees. NTPC recently was the recipient of the SCOPE Meritorious Award for Best Practices in HRM.
Throughout the world, leading organizations count on NetApp for software, systems, and services to manage and store their data. Customers also benefit from NetApp’s open collaboration with other technology leaders to create the specific solutions. Ever since its inception, NetApp’s founders laid a major emphasis on developing a healthy work environment and making the company employee friendly. High importance was given to trust and integrity, team spirit and ambition to achieve higher goals.
New Holland India
Founded in 1895 in Pennsylvania, New Holland Machine Company changed hands many times before finally being acquired by Fiat in 1991. Their products include tractors, combine harvesters, balers, forage harvesters, self-propelled sprayers, haying tools, seeding equipment, hobby tractors, utility vehicles and implements, as well as grape harvesters. HR mandate at New Holland is that management shall promote employee morale, foster transparent exchange of ideas, and provide leadership and guidance in accordance with business and ethical principles. Leaders are expected to lead by example.
Oberoi Hotels And Resorts
The Oberoi Group founded by Rai Bahadur MS Oberoi, with his son PRS Oberoi in 1934. It operates 30 hotels, Nile Cruisers and a Motor Vessel in the backwaters of Kerala. The Group has presence in six countries under the luxury ‘Oberoi’ and five-star ‘Trident’ brand. Oberoi Hotels & Resorts is synonymous the world over with providing the right blend of service, luxury and quiet efficiency. Internationally acclaimed for allround excellence and unparalleled levels of service, Oberoi Hotels & Resorts have received innumerable awards and accolades. It has been ranked Asia’s leading luxury hotel brand at the World Travel Awards. Across The Oberoi Group, there are approximately 13,500 employees. The core values of The Oberoi Group are articulated through dharma, which was developed by their employees. Dharma articulates Oberoi’s commitment to display core values through their action and behavior. Elements of dharma include conduct of the highest ethical standards.
Ola has brought technology and transport together to build mobility for a billion people in India. The Ola Cabs mobile app has redefined point-to-point transportation in more than 100 cities across India. With multiple categories of cabs – Mini, Sedan, Prime – available at the tap of a button, Ola has changed the way people travel. Categories like Share, Pool and Shuttle have made daily commute effortless and eco-friendly. Ola has partnered with local and traditional transport services like auto rickshaws, Mumbai’s Kaali-Peeli and Kolkata’s yellow taxis, making them an integral part of Ola journey. They also enabled TaxiForSure services on the Ola Cabs app to make more cabs available for users. Ola has empowered several driver-entrepreneurs with great earning opportunities and support systems like Ola Pragati. The Ola team is constantly innovating to bring new and affordable ways to travel focusing on improving the transportation landscape while contributing to social and economic growth.
OYO Room is an innovative start up by very young entrepreneur Ritesh Aggarwal, who started the venture at 22, implementing the concept of ‘Budget Hotels’ in India. OYO Rooms is India’s largest branded network of hotels spread across has over 10,000 hotels with more than 100,000 rooms in more than 250 cities offering standardized stay experiences at unmatched prices making it India’s largest hotel room aggregator. Through the fellowship Ritesh received a support grant of $100,000 to pursue his start-up idea. OYO has spirited team of motivated and skilled people who love to think ‘out-of-the-box’ and make a difference with their work every single day. They are out to disrupt the hospitality industry and solve people’s problems when staying away from home.
The Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited is a PSU under the administrative control of the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas. It is India’s largest oil and gas exploration and production company and produces around 70 per cent of India’s crude oil and around 60 per cent of its natural gas. With a market capitalisation of over Rs. 2 trillion, it is one of India’s most valuable publicly-traded companies. ONGC was set up under the visionary leadership of Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru. As the company aspires to be a global leader in “Integrated” energy business through sustainable growth, knowledge excellence and exemplary governance practices, their progressive and innovative Human Resources Policies and systems have created an enabling milieu which facilitates recruitment, retention and nurturing of world class human capital for leadership in energy business.
OSSCube, founded by Lavanya Rastogi and Vineet Agrawal in 2006, is a business solution provider that focuses on using open source technologies. The company develops and integrates open source solutions such as Drupal Commerce, Zend Technologies, Magento, and Talend. OSSCube was named as one of Inc. Magazine’s fastest growing companies in America for both 2014 and 2015; it has worked with companies that include Google, LinkedIn, bigadda.com, Yahoo, and Trend Micro. OSSCube serve clients with projects in numerous industries including travel, e-commerce, construction, and healthcare. OSSCube human resource policies are inspired by the key essence of open source technologies; openness, freedom, and transparency.
“Making your day better in small but meaningful ways” is simple agenda Procter & Gamble (P&G) works towards producing world class products distributed world over. Global leader in FMCG, they are also an equal opportunity employer and ensure employees’ growth by empowering them. Working for P&G means pushing the boundaries of market research to better understand the communities and consumers. The R&D facility at P&G conducts thousands of research studies each year to stay ahead of the curve. The insights gained not only identify new innovations, but also help brand better communication with consumers.
PayPal Holding, Inc. is an American company operating a worldwide online payments system taken over by eBay in 2002. Established in 1998 by Elon Musk, Peter Thiel and partners PayPal had its IPO in 2002. PayPal moved $228 billion in 26 currencies across more than 190 nations, generating total revenue of $7.9 billion. Boasting for 184 million active customer accounts, PayPal is a truly global payments platform that is available to people in more than 200 markets. PayPal is one of the world’s largest Internet payment companies with around 2200 employees in India. PayPal is recognized for creating a global platform for its employees, felicitated by awards for ‘High Impact Global Roles.
People Combine Educational Initiative
“To Inspire and Enrich human lives with imagination and creativity” is a philosophy engrained in every single human resource at People Combine Educational Initiative, creating a vibrant culture and a healthy organization. The company is cautious about improvement of the quality of life of employees and their HR policies are designed to create an environment of empowerment, intellectual challenge and wealth sharing.
‘Pursuing Innovation’ is basic to Pfizer’s culture. It shapes the firm’s strategy, defines its purpose, and governs every facet of their operations from R&D that leads to pharmaceutical inventions, to the transfer of knowledge to patients and providers. Pfizer scientists have produced innovative breakthroughs in a wide range of research areas, like depression, high cholesterol, HIV, systemic fungal infections and others. The company was awarded the FICCI SEDF Certificate of Commendation for its social responsibility efforts. Leading Pharma Research Company recognizes that people are the cornerstone of Pfizer’s success. Leaders empower those around them by sharing knowledge and rewarding outstanding individual effort. Pfizer encourage leadership at all levels of the organization and are dedicated to providing opportunities for leaders to grow and develop.
Philips India Limited, a subsidiary of Royal Philips of the Netherlands, founded in 1891 by Gerard Philips and his father Frederik, is a diversified technology company, focused on improving people’s lives through meaningful innovation in the areas of Healthcare, Consumer Lifestyle and Lighting. Since the introduction of the first Philips light bulb more than 120 years ago, innovation and a people-centric approach have always been at the core of Philip being on mission to improve the quality of people’s lives through technology-enabled meaningful innovations as co-creator and strategic partner for the Philips businesses and complementary open innovation ecosystem. Philips believes that the best way to succeed is through deep understanding of people’s needs and desires. Regardless of the location and level employees operate, each day will offer new opportunities for them to apply skills in creating growth for business while developing them in chosen field of interest.
Radio City 91.1 FM
Radio City 91.1 FM, a 100 per cent subsidiary of Jagran Prakashan Ltd. is India’s leading FM brand. The station has ruled the airwaves, by being No.1 in Mumbai & Bangalore for over 318 weeks and consistent No.2 across all operating markets, reaching out to over 2.2 crore listeners across the country. It is the first FM station to launch Internet radio streams in India with 21 stations. Radio City 91.1 FM believes that a strong workplace culture is based on trusting relationships with the employees.
Pernod Ricard India
Pernod Ricard is a French company that produces distilled beverages. The company’s eponymous products, Pernod Anise and Ricard Pastis, are both anise-flavoured liqueurs. The company also produces several other types of pastis. Pernod Ricard owns the distilled beverage division of the former corporation Seagram (including brands like Chivas Regal), along with many other holdings. Pernod Recard India follows best HR practices for all the employees and offers employee engagement programs.
Pitney Bowes India
Pitney Bowes Inc. is an American provider of global eCommerce solutions, shipping and mailing products, location intelligence, customer engagement and customer information management solutions. Based in Stamford, Connecticut, the company has approximately 16,100 employees worldwide, and follows best HR practices for encouraging employees to perform better. It is a global technology company offering innovative products and solutions that enable commerce in the areas of customer information management, location intelligence, customer engagement, shipping and mailing, and global e-Commerce. More than 1.5 million clients in 100 countries around the world rely on products, solutions and services from Pitney Bowes. Pitney Bowes’ intellectual property portfolio includes more than 3,500 patents worldwide in areas such as ticketing, cellular phone payment, shipping, laser printing, encryption and mail production and processing. The IPO Association has consistently ranked Pitney Bowes in the top 200 companies receiving U.S. patents.
Raychem RPG Pvt Ltd.
Raychem RPG (P) Ltd., incorporated in 1989, is a 50:50 joint venture between TE Connectivity, USA and RPG Enterprises, India. The group has more than 15 companies managing diverse business interests in the areas of automotive tyres, infrastructure, IT, pharmaceuticals, power ancillaries & plantations. The group is also making a concerted effort to keep in touch with ex-employees for rehiring. It taps this pool through emails and alumni meets, which is attended by even chairman Harsh Goenka.
Incorporated as the Raymond Woollen Mill in 1925, Raymond Ltd is the largest integrated manufacturer of worsted fabric in the world. With a capacity of 38 million meters in wool & wool-blended fabrics, Raymond commands over 60 per cent of the market in worsted suiting in India and exports to over 55 countries including USA, Canada, Japan and the Middle East. Over the years the 80-yearold company with over 25,000 employees across different units ranging from engineering to apparel, including around 3,000 in the managerial cadre practice ‘Equal Opportunity Employer’ strategy for encouraging personnel for growth.
RedBus is an Indian bus ticket booking provider through its website, iOS and Android apps. redBus was acquired by the Ibibo Group in 2015 for $100 million. The group owns the B2C online travel aggregator Goibibo , and online bus ticketing platform Redbus.in, and has a 51 per cent stake in the B2B travel website travelboutiqueonline.com. The company also owns a minority stake in Naspers’ payment gateway business PayU Global. redBus was named one of the top five most trusted e-commerce brands in India in The Brand Trust Report India Study 2013. Also, Businessworld voted former CEO Phanindra Reddy Sama as one of the top 5 promising entrepreneurs in India.
Reliance Industries Limited
“Growth is Life” aptly captures the everevolving spirit of Reliance. Reliance activities span hydrocarbon exploration and production, petroleum refining and marketing, petrochemicals, retail and telecommunications. In each of these areas, Reliance is committed to innovation-led, exponential growth. Its vision has pushed it to become the largest polyester yarn and fibre producer in the world. Reliance is adopting various innovative human resource practices after the due research and careful analysis.
Reliance Commercial Finance
Reliance Commercial Finance is a member of the Reliance Capital family with an operational presence over 80 locations in India and their product suite comprises of business expansion loans, property loans, vehicle loans, construction equipment loans, infrastructure, microfinance and agriculture loans. Reliance Capital also ranks among the top private sector financial services and banking groups, in terms of net worth in India. The Group enjoys the unparalleled trust, faith and confidence of its customers, and is one of the largest employers in the country with a young, highly-trained and motivated workforce, with an average age of 35 years.
RPG Life Sciences
RPG Life Sciences, a part of the Rs. 20,050 crore RPG Enterprises, is an integrated pharmaceutical company operating in the domestic and international markets in the branded formulations, global generics, synthetic and fermentation APIs space. The company is a research based, pharmaceutical company, producing a wide range of quality, affordable medicines. Its brands are highly trusted by healthcare professionals and patients. With eyes firmly set on the future, RPG Life Sciences is equipped to explore opportunities in the market place to achieve stakeholders delight. It aims to be a key player through world-class manufacturing, quality control and excellent services.
Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) is the largest steel-making company in India and one of the seven Maharatna’s of the country’s Central Public Sector Enterprises. SAIL produces iron and steel at five integrated plants and three special steel plants, located principally in the eastern and central regions of India. SAIL has won the prestigious SCOPE Award for Best Practices in Human Resource Management for the year 2011-12 and has, over the years, built world-class systems and practices in varied domains of HRM. These HR practices have helped SAIL transform into a vibrant, engaged and knowledge-driven organization that is geared and oriented to face the challenges of the future. By striving to better its HR practices, SAIL has been able to develop a culture of all-round excellence.
“Making a Better World” through innovative, reliable products and services is motto of Samsung India. With talented people, a responsible approach to business and global citizenship and collaboration with partners and customers, Samsung is taking the world in imaginative new directions. From beginnings as a small trading company, Samsung has evolved to be a world-class corporation with businesses that span advance technology, semiconductors, skyscraper and plant construction, petrochemical, fashion, medicine, finance, hotels and more. Samsung Electronics embraces its roles and responsibilities as a global corporate citizen driven by high ethical standards and a commitment to lawful business practices. Samsung achieves these goals based on the unique strengths that underpin Samsung excellence- People. At Samsung, Human Resource function is dedicated to encouraging a creative culture and giving employees wealth of opportunities to reach their full potential.
SAP is undoubtedly at the centre of the technology revolution being the market leader in enterprise application software. The company has over 293,500 clients in 190 countries. SAP India is the fastest growing subsidiary of SAP SE which began its operations in 1996 with headquarters in Bangalore and offices in Mumbai, New Delhi, Kolkata, and a direct presence in nine other cities. It has shown Rs. 9,896 crore revenues with 4 per cent growth. With a goal of ‘building the best people managers’ in the industry, SAP launched ManaGeRIGHT with a cross-functional, cross-departmental group of colleagues. This programme is a customized, structured and sustainable skill-development framework focusing on unique learning methodologies and unconventional delivery of training.
Shriram Value Services Ltd
Shriram Value Services (SVS) is an IT & BPO subsidiary of Shriram Group with a strong technology and domain expertise in lending, insurance, HR, supply chain management, ecommerce and analytics. SVS engage with clients in delivering strategic IT programs and platforms that enable their business innovation and transformation. With deep industry experience, SVS strives to help clients maximize productivity, increase operational efficiency, and improve profitability. Shriram provides call center services from two different location handling calls in 11 regional languages. SVS offer an array of Human Resource Management services to reduce the costs of traditional HR models, while providing the highest quality HR outsourcing services. Lower costs and better HR results, that’s a winning combination.
Sentiss Pharma , incorporated in 1990; is committed to providing the best quality pharmaceutical products primarily in the ophthalmic, ENT and inhalation segments. Over the past 25 years exhibiting commitment and showcasing winning culture, Sentiss has evolved meticulously and is known world over for its exceptional service offerings in space of pharmaceuticals. Sentiss’ footprint on the world map is a testimony to its quality philosophy and practice of product differentiation. Sentiss strives to be a global leader in its core segment and continues to expand its operations in Russia, CIS, Europe, USA and Indian markets. . Sentiss has a quality workforce of over 700 employees across multiple geographies.
Shopper’s Stop was established in 1991, by the K. Raheja Corp. Group of companies. Being amongst India’s biggest hospitality and real estate players, the group crossed yet another milestone with its lifestyle venture. With a mission statement “Nothing but the best” Shopper’s Stop provides the best value in terms of products and services. Extending operations online in the advent of emerging eCommerce space Shoppersstop.com offers a truly remarkable shopping experience on the Internet. An equal opportunity employer Shoppers Stop Ltd has been awarded “the Hall of Fame” and “the Emerging Market Retailer of the Year Award”, by World Retail Congress at Barcelona, on April 10, 2008.
Silver Spark Apparel Ltd.
Silver Spark Apparel Ltd. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Raymond Ltd, marking the group’s foray into the global apparel outsourcing market. Silver Spark manufactures suits and formal trousers catering largely to export markets. It has stateof-the-art manufacturing facilities at the company’s Doddaballapur plant, which produces 0.4 million suits, jackets and 2.0 million trousers annually. Set-up at a total project cost of $10 million, the plant’s forte lies in the manufacture of jackets, which are at par with highly rated jackets from Italy or Japan. Fully compliant with international quality norms, the facility was audited and approved for commercial production by major American and Japanese menswear buyers. They practice innovative HR Policies for all their group companies.
Starwood Hotels And Resorts India Pvt Ltd
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with more than 1,300 properties in some 100 countries and approximately 188,000 employees. Starwood is a fully integrated owner, operator and franchisor of hotels, resorts and residences under renowned brands. The Company also boasts one of the industry’s leading loyalty programs, Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG). Human Resources at Starwood Hotels & Resorts India Ltd is a dynamic function that provides strategic leadership and direction on all aspects of the associate experience that impact organization’s business performance.
Singer Sewing Machine Company was established in USA by Sir Isaac Merritt Singer in the year 1851. The Company later changed its name to “Singer India Limited” (SIL) and established headquarters at New Delhi. The company’s products are marketed under the Brand “Singer” & “Merritt”. The company celebrated many firsts, including the world’s first Zig-Zag machine, the Fashion Maker. Singer seeks motivated individuals with the necessary skills who have self-confidence and passion to succeed and contribute to growth. Employees are given an atmosphere of trust and confidence with a high degree of operational freedom and expert guidance. HR function at Singer strive for staff management primarily from within own ranks by identifying employees with leadership potential and developing their skills.
SKS Micro Finance
Bharat Financial Inclusion Limited, founded in 1997 by Vikram Akula, is a non-banking finance company regulated by the Reserve Bank of India. The company’s mission is to provide financial services to the poor to help to alleviate poverty. BFIL believes that microfinance is an effective tool that spreads economic opportunity by giving needy people access to financial services, such as credit and insurance. SKS distributes small loans that begin at Rs. 2,000 to poor women so they can start and expand simple businesses and increase their incomes. Their micro-enterprises range from raising cows and goats in order to sell their milk, to opening a village tea stall.
Started as a discount site to provide best deals to customers online, SnapDeal has plethora of products across categories like mobiles, electronics, home and kitchen, sports, books, restaurants, entertainment and spas with fashion accessories, apparel and footwear. Kunal Bahl with school friend Rohit Bansal have founded SnapDeal in 2010. It expanded in September 2011 to become an online marketplace and has grown to become one of the largest online marketplaces in India offering over 30 million products and a reach of 6,000 towns and cities across the country with 275,000 sellers.
State Bank of India
State Bank of India is an Indian multinational, public sector banking and financial services company. It is a government-owned corporation with its headquarters in Mumbai. The bank is actively involved since 1973 in non-profit activity called Community Services Banking. All branches and administrative offices throughout the country sponsor and participate in large number of welfare activities and social causes. SBI won the World HRD Congress Award for Organization with innovative HR Practices, 2014 and also bagged the Golden Peacock Award for HR excellence in 2013.
Sun Phrama Industries
Sun Phrama is a pharma research and drug discovery company formed in 2007, when India’s leading speciality pharma company, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., separated out its active projects into a new company. A team of scientists has been working on projects which are now at different stages of preclinical and clinical development. Sun Pharma continues to invest independently in generic research, both for process development for API and formulation development for dosage forms. Sun Pharma regards the diversity of their employees as a tremendous asset; Pharma giant is firmly committed to providing equal opportunity in all aspects. It received accolades for Excellence in CSR in “India Pharma Awards – 2015.
Renowned for its high-quality, high-performance kitchen and home appliances, Sunflame is clearly the preferred choice of homes across India. At Sunflame, team follow glorious dream of making life easier in every kitchen and every home of India by creating appliances that are unmatched in styling and performance. Sunflame pledge to make this dream a reality through the power of commitment to excellence. With leading-edge technical superiority and innovation as the cornerstones of corporate philosophy, Sunflame assures its customers consistent quality and dependability. Sunflame believes that any corporation is best defined by its people. Their employees in turn have complete trust in the company and their brand. This trust drives them to be enthusiastic, committed and hardworking.
Established in 1995 by Tulsi Tanti, Suzlon Energy Limited, is a wind turbine supplier based in Pune. Today Suzlon is present in 19 countries across 6 continents. Suzlon Group is one of the leading renewable energy solutions providers and has installed 15.5 GW of wind energy capacity globally. With a support network of 7,500 employees of diverse nationalities, Suzlon house one of the largest in-house R&D set-ups with facilities in Germany, the Netherlands, Denmark and India. Suzlon’s forte is their end-to-end offering in wind and solar energy, which provides customers with everything from land acquisition to lifecycle asset management and design to construction. This has been a commitment that Suzlon Group has been living up to in the last 21 years of operations. Suzlon gives equal opportunity to all without any discrimination. HR policies too do not discriminate amongst the employees and the company provides equal opportunities to all.
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)
Tata Consultancy Services Limited (TCS) is an Indian multinational information technology (IT) service, consulting and business solutions company headquartered in Mumbai. It is a subsidiary of the Tata Group and operates in 46 countries. TCS is one of the largest Indian companies by market capitalization ($80 billion) and is now placed among the ‘Big 4’ most valuable IT services brands worldwide. True certainty of success comes from working with a partner you trust to provide the insight, support and expertise that propels a business forward. The Tata Group company views their employees as their assets, so they have concentrated on the efficient utilization of those assets. The human resource plan includes the assigned skill sets of the resources for a project and the degree in which they will be used.
Tata Motors Limited, a $42 billion organization, is a leading global automobile manufacturer with a portfolio that covers a wide range of cars, sports vehicles, buses, trucks and defence vehicles. Tata Motor’s marque can be found on and off-road in over 175 countries around the globe. Sustainability and the spirit of ‘giving back to society’ is a core philosophy and good corporate citizenship is strongly embedded in Tata’s DNA. Tata Motors believes in a progressive people culture and ensures that a judicious mix of people is maintained in workforce. A regular and consistent recruitment programme at engineering and management institutes ensures a steady stream of high quality people getting inducted to fuel the growth plans.
Tata Communications is a global company with its roots in the emerging markets. Headquartered in Mumbai and Singapore, it has more than 8,000 employees across 38 countries. The $3.2 billion company is listed on the BSE and the NSE of India and is the flagship telecoms arm of the $103.3 billion Tata Group. The company’s infrastructure includes sub-sea, terrestrial communications networks, data centers and it provides fixed line and wireless services. Tata Communication has excellent HR practices, making it one of the best employers with employee empowerment initiatives and career development programs.
Tavisca Solutions, established in 2008, has a vision to build world class products and solve key problems in online travel interfaces. Founded by seven inspired entrepreneurs, Tavisca has evolved into a team of over 300 dedicated travel technology specialists with three state-of-the-art development centers located in India and the US. Tavisca provide solutions over a wide range of areas including solution definition, creative design, product development and mobile application development, serving several sectors. At Tavisca, efforts are geared towards a single focus of reducing the cost vs. capability ratio. Their products are the right mix of business solutions and technical finesse.
Teleperformance India, established in 2001, is the leading provider of outstanding Omnichannel Customer Experience at every single opportunity. Known for its quality offering and outstanding people practices, Teleperformance India evolved into the preferred offshore contact center outsourcing option for English speaking nations. It is also a well recognized name within the domestic market for its full suite of solutions extended in English and 11 regional languages. Mr. Mehta believes that the fabric of HR needs to change as when there is an overdrive of process, it kills experience. This is why the Indian arm of the $3.7 billion firm reengineered its people practices to become one of the most progressive.
Established in 1907 as Asia’s first integrated private sector steel company, Tata Steel Group is among the top-ten global steel companies with an annual crude steel capacity of nearly 30 million tonnes per annum. It is now the world’s second-most geographically-diversified steel producer. The Group recorded a turnover of Rs. 139,504 crores in FY 15. With operations in 26 countries, commercial presence in over 50 countries and 80,000 employees across five continents; What sets the Tata Steel Group apart is not just extent or magnitude of its operations – it is the excellence of its people, innovative approach, and overall conduct. With the Tata Steel group rapidly evolving and expanding its reach strategically and geographically, there is need to prepare its leaders, both current and future, to overcome adversities. Consequently, leadership development across all levels is the focus of its employee policies, along with people development and growth.
Tavant Technologies, Inc. is an IT Services and Solutions company, founded in 2000 as Haathi.com by four industry professionals and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California. Tavant has been recognized globally for its innovative solutions, people practices, growth and for its contribution to the open source forum. Tavant specializes in building solutions and providing end-to-end services in the domain of service operations, consumer lending, eBusiness, eMedia, interactive entertainment and trading & securities. IDC and Dataquest recognized Tavant as one of the Best IT Employers four years in-a-row – 2007 to 2010. Tavant focus on and drives to invest more in employee engagement.
Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited
Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited, a joint venture between Tata Power and the Government of Delhi, has been acknowledged for its consumer friendly practices. Tata Power-DDL is carrying forward the philosophy and legacy of the Tata Group by giving back to the society through its community development initiatives. The Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) division of Tata Power DDL has been redefined and renamed as “Social Innovation Group (SIG)” and is responsible to deliver services to the disadvantaged section of the society. This concept originated from their continued commitment towards good corporate citizenship. Tata Power DDL is known to have most employee friendly HR Policies and open work environment.
Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt Ltd (TKMPL) is a subsidiary of Toyota Motor Corporation of Japan, for the manufacture and sales of Toyota cars in India. Toyota Motor Corporation entered India in 1997 in a joint venture with the Kirloskar Group. It is currently the 4th largest car maker in India. The company TKMPL according to its mission statement aims to play a major role in the development of the automotive industry and the creation of employment opportunities, not only through its dealer network, but also through ancillary industries with a business philosophy of “Putting Customer First”. At Toyota, the philosophy of Mutual Trust and Respect is at the core. TKMPL employees are vital and inevitably the most valuable asset. Leading auto giant aim to provide a stable employment and world-class working conditions balanced with the progress of the company.
The Indian Hotels Company Ltd (IHCL) Taj Group
The Indian Hotels Company Ltd (IHCL) and its subsidiaries, collectively known as Taj Group, is one of Asia’s largest and finest group of hotels. The company opened its first property, the iconic Taj Mahal Palace in 1903. Headquartered at Oxford House in Mumbai, The Taj, a symbol of Indian hospitality completed its centenary year in 2003. Taj Group operates 108 hotels across India and 17 hotels in the UK, USA, Africa, Maldives, Malaysia, Bhutan, Sri Lanka and the Middle East, and employed over 13000 people. An equal opportunity employer exemplifies “Atithi Devo Bhava” beautifully showcased by the employees.
Titan brought about a paradigm shift in the Indian watch market when it introduced its futuristic quartz technology, complemented by international styling. Titan is the fifth largest watch manufacturer in the world. The success story began in 1984 with a joint venture between the Tata Group and the Tamil Nadu Industrial Development Corporation. With a license for premium fashion watches of global brands, Titan repeated its pioneering act and brought international brands into the Indian market. At Titan, people are given the space and opportunity to grow. The people at Titan Industries are encouraged to innovate, to dare to try, to make mistakes and learn from them.
The Oberoi Group
The foundations of the Oberoi Group dates back to 1934 when Rai Bahadur Mohan Singh Oberoi, the founder chairman of the group bought from an Englishman two properties – The Clarke’s in Delhi and The Clarke’s in Shimla. In the following years Mr. Oberoi, assisted by his two sons, Tilak Raj Singh and Prithvi Raj Singh continued the expansion of their group with properties both in India and abroad. Having head offices in Delhi, it owns and operates over 30 luxury hotels and two river cruise ships in six countries. The Group is also engaged in flight catering, airport restaurants, travel and tour services, car rentals, project management and corporate air charters. EIH Ltd and EIH Associated Hotels are the two major holding companies of The Oberoi Group which facilitate employees throughout their hotels spread across the globe with most rewarding HR practices.
Ujjivan Financial Services Pvt Ltd
Ujjivan started operations as an NBFC in 2005 with the mission of providing a full range of financial services to the economically active poor who are not adequately served by financial institutions. Presently, their operations are spread across 24 states and union territories, and 209 districts across India, making financial major the largest MFI in terms of geographical spread. Ujjivan serves over 2.77 million active customers through 469 branches and 7,786 employees with Gross AUM stands at Rs. 40.88 billion as on September 2015 making it one of India’s leading Micro Finance Institutions.
United Breweries Group
It all began with 5 breweries in South India, the oldest of which, Castle Breweries, dates back to 1857. Its core business includes beverages, electrical and chemical fertilizers. The company markets beer under the Kingfisher brand, and owns various other brands of alcoholic beverages. The company has annual sales of over $4.5 billion and a market capitalization of approximately $12 billion. The company was bought by the late Mr. Vittal Mallya in 1947, and since then, has consistently tasted success and never looked back. It helps employees with open work environment and better compensation and perks.
Making its mark in the international grid of automobile components manufacturing, UNO MINDA steers ahead as a leading Tier 1 supplier of Proprietary Automotive Solutions to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). Incepted way back in 1958 with a meager start-up capital and now notching up a group turnover beyond $662 million, speaks volumes of the conglomerate that it is today. UNO MINDA is a people oriented and people driven organization. An equal opportunity employer, the Group is known for attracting and nurturing talent.
VIP Industries Ltd
VIP Industries has sold over 60 million pieces of luggage to people around the world and have subsequently become the foremost manufacturer of hard and soft luggage in Asia. VIP Industries Ltd is world’s second largest luggage maker based in Mumbai. The company manufactures plastic moulded suitcases, handbags, briefcases, vanity cases and luggage. It acquired UK luggage brand Carlton in 2004. In 2004, VIP Industries were conferred with the Golden Peacock Award for Innovation. VIP Industries were the joint winners of the ‘Rajiv Gandhi National Quality Award’ in 2003, for being one of the best Large Scale Manufacturing Industries in India.
United Colors of Benetton
Benetton Group is a global fashion brand, based in Ponzano Veneto, Italy. The name comes from the Benetton family who founded the company in 1965. Benetton has a network of about 5,000 stores and has always been at the cutting edge with its revolutionary approach to point of sale, with an absolutely unique production and commercial network and with a universal form of communication. An equal opportunity employer, Benetton always has encouraged fare scope for career development. Working in Benetton Group means contributing to and participating in the success of the company.
Venus Remedies, an established brand in pharma industry is a fully integrated company, known around the globe for its research and development initiatives and breakthroughs. It is supported by world class manufacturing facilities accredited with national and international certifications, state-ofthe-art research centre, rich intellectual property wealth, a strong marketing network worldwide coupled with dedicated and highly efficient professionals. Regular training opportunities are an investment that allow employees to prosper while giving the business a highly skilled workforce.
Polaris Consulting and Services Ltd is a provider of financial technology products, legacy modernization services and consulting for core banking, corporate banking, wealth & asset management and insurance. VirtusaPolaris, their new marketfacing brand, represents the combined strengths of Virtusa and Polaris, including strong software engineering heritage, deep domain expertise and focus on applying innovation. VirtusaPolaris serves Global 2000 companies and leading software vendors in banking & financial services, insurance, telecommunications, technology and media, information & education industries. VirtusaPolaris practice best HR policies across the group of companies.
Vodafone Group plc, a British multinational telecommunications company, has its headquarters in London and with its registered office in Newbury, Berkshire. Vodafone owns and operates networks in 26 countries and has partner networks in over 50 additional countries. Vodafone India has 12,321 employees. Being considerate about HR Policies Vodafone is driven to empower people and help them perform at their best. In Vodafone HR function aims at creating a work environment where values are supported, respect for diversity is ensured; people are treated with respect and dignity, while equal opportunities are provided to all.
Wipro Limited is an Indian multinational digital strategy, IT consulting and system integration services company headquartered in Bangalore. The company has 170,664 employees working for about 900 of the Fortune 1000 corporations and has operations in 67 countries. On 31 March 2015, its market capitalization was around $35 billion, making it one of India’s largest publicly traded companies. Wipro has received the ‘2013 ESCAP-Sasakawa Award for Disability-Inclusive Business in Asia and the Pacific’, in the category ‘Disability-Inclusive Multinational Enterprise’.
Wipro Limited incorporated on 29 December 1945, in Mumbai by Mohamed Premji as ventured into IT is an indian information technology services corporation headquartered in Bangalore. With market capitalization of $45 Billion, Wipro was the seventh largest IT Corporation in the World in 2015. Azim Premji, current Chairman, Stanford University alumnus has ventured business into IT domain in 1980 extending service portfolio providing array of comprehensive IT solutions and services, including Systems Integration, Consulting, Information Systems outsourcing, IT-enabled services; along with re-seller of desktops, servers, notebooks, networking solutions and packaged software for international brands supported by over 170,000 workforce serving clients in 45 countries.
Welspun is global textile force with innovation leadership and strong consumer focus. The brand’s journey began 27 years ago with a vision for zero discharge manufacturing facilities that respect & maintain the delicate ecological balance. Welspun is India’s first company to start selling carbon credits and is ranked no 1 in “Top 15 Home Textile Supplier Giants to USA”. The company’s highly effective Corporate Social Value initiatives centers on three core areas- Education, Empowerment & Health and Environment. Welspun believes 24,000 employees are their most important assets.
Whirlpool entered India in the late 1980s under a joint venture with TVS group and established the first Whirlpool manufacturing facility in Pondicherry for washing machines. In 1995 Whirlpool acquired Kelvinator India Limited and marked an entry into the refrigerator market as well. In 1996, Kelvinator and TVS acquisitions were merged to create, Whirlpool of India Limited. Whirlpool India practices employer branding– an employment experience which defines its identity in HR function and positions the brand positively in the minds of their employees.
Zomato is a restaurant search and discovery service founded in 2008 by Deepinder Goyal and Pankaj Chaddah. It currently operates in 23 countries, including India, Australia and the US. It features restaurant information such as scanned menus and photos sourced by local street teams, as well as user reviews and ratings. The company also provides cashless payment, online ordering, white-label apps, table reservation, and point-of-sale systems. The company currently employs over 650 people across geographies. Due to the challenge of finding people to take up leadership positions as they scale up operations, Zomato has also launched a leadership program. Their aim is to identify people who have run their own ventures and have the requisite skill sets to lead a business.
ZS is the world’s largest firm focused exclusively on helping companies improve overall performance and grow revenue and market share through end-to-end sales and marketing solutions ranging from customer insights and strategy to analytics, operations and technology. It operates in 22 offices worldwide, draws on deep industry and domain expertise to deliver impact where it matters for clients across multiple industries with more than 4,500 professionals. An equal opportunity employer, ZS leads several employee engagement programs for welfare of their personnel for long term association and career development.