Group: Company Profile
Ardeshir godrej &
1894 – Ardeshir Godrej, was a
1895 – Vision oF “ Made in
India “ products.
Brand. Godrej group came
1902 - Godrej makes its first Indian Safe.
1910 –Boyce Join hands with Ardeshir.
Boyce decided to leave the company. But the
name was retained.
“Godrej & Boyce Manufacturing Company”.
1928 - May 1- Ardeshir
transferred the ownership
to his brother Pirojsha.
Pirojsha Godrej carried
Ardeshir Godrej’s dream
forward making Godrej
group- a global
his MBA from the MIT
School of Management,
India, he joined the family
Head of 113 year old, $ 2.6 billion
Recently made acquisitions in
Indonesia, Argentina & Nigeria.
Bought Sara lee’s 51% stake in
their JV that makes household
In addition to the most competitive pay
packages godrej offers a host of add-ons that
makes it not only the most exciting place to
work in India but also the most rewarding.
Team members can avail
Accommodation in the Godrej colony,
with club facilities, school and medical care.
There’s also our rewarding Employee Stock
Scheme and a Group Insurance Scheme.
when work gets too much, go off on a walk
through Godrej’s green campus: flexitime at
work is for kicking off your shoes and smelling
How CSR Activities Started at
• In 1920, founder Ardeshir Godrej gave a donation of
Rs. 3 lakhs to the Tilak Swaraj Fund – For upliftment of
• 25% of the shares of the Godrej Group’s holding
company Godrej & Boyce are held in a trust that invests
back in the environment, healthcare and education.
Day’s Celebration and Initiatives
World Wetlands Day 2011 Celebration by Godrej Mangrove Centre
Wildlife Week Celebrations 2010
Vanamahotsav – 2010
Earth Day Celebration 23rd April, 2010
Wildlife Photography Contest
Wildlife Week Celebration – 2009
World Environment Day- 5th June 2009
Earth Day Celebration- 22 April 2009
Campaign on Segregation of Waste in Station side and Creek side colonies
Flamingo watch organized for Nisarg and Green Club
Godrej appliances launched India’s first 100% green
refrigerators in 2002 and till today it’s the only
company to have green refrigerator.
Godrej refrigerators were conferred the national
energy conservation award 2009 by Govt. of India.
Tsunami Rehabilitation Project
ALERT India: Is engaged in the early detection of
Long term employment for the visually disabled.
Vatsalya Trust: Charitable organization dedicated to the
care and rehabilitation of destitute children
Supports following organizations
World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)
Friends of Trees
Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS)
Table for Two: Targeted at addressing hunger and malnutrition in the
Some interesting facts about godrej
Godrej touches the lives of 470 million Indians everyday.
40% of Indian Population uses atleast one Godrej products
every single day.
Godrej sells 6 billion candies a year, that’s approximately one
candy for every man, woman and child on the planet.
Godrej produce over 1 billion cakes of soaps a year
Business Week lists GCPL amongst Asia’s 100 fastest growing
Three out of every four Indian banks are secured by Godrej.
Godrej sells one refrigerator every 30 seconds in India.
Godrej & Boyce Mfg Company – the last manufacturers of
typewriters in the world.
Godrej made the first 100% CFC free refrigerators which ignited
the go-green revolution in industry.
Godrej Interio is the India’s Largest furniture brand.
Godrej Locks is celebrated over the years (112 years)
for the trust bestowed by its customers across the globe.
Godrej Material Handling is India’s Largest manufacturer
of lift trucks.