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THE GODREJ GROUP
• The Godrej group is an Indian conglomerate
headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
• It was founded by Ardeshir Godrej and Pirojsha
Godrej in 1897.
The group is headed by Adi Godrej and his brother
in law and cousin, nadir Godrej and Jamshyd
• Since its establishment , the Godrej group has
grown in India from the days of the charkha to
nights at the call centres.
• One of the India’s most trusted brand, with
revenue of 21600 cr (2013)
• Enjoys trust of over 470 million Indians
every single day.
• With 7 major companies, turnover crosses 2.6
• 20% of business is done overseas.
• Present in more than 60 countries.
• Godrej ensures that consumers feel like at
home with Godrej no matter where they
1894 – Lawyer (Fresh out of
College) : Gave up the law and
joins as assistant to Chemist.
1895 - Investment of Rs 3000
1895 – Vision on ‚ Made in India ‚
1897 -Started Manufacturing Locks under
‚Anchor‛ Brand. Godrej group came into
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 company rechristened as :
‚Godrej & Boyce Manufacturing Company‛.
1928 - May 1- Ardeshir
forward making Godrej
group- a global multibusiness
• Adi Godrej- undergraduate
his MBA from the MIT Sloan
School of Management,
• After his return to India, he
joined the family business.
$ 2.6 billion
Indonesia, Argentina &
Bought Sara lee’s 51%
stake in their JV that
Godrej in every home and every
Enriching quality of life everyday
Integrity, trust, serving
• The Management
Philosophy of Godrej can be expressed
in a single word: "PRIDE‚
– Respect for people.
– Extraordinary Creativity.
Strong R& D and
Strong in Ethics
Lack of innovation
No connect with youth
from private labels
Cost of raw materials
and other inputs
Lack of access to
1897: Ardeshir Godrej
learns the first
lesson of success:
Two of his businesses
Then he started lock
1918: Godrej went
against tide of Raj and
launched first animal
fat free soap
A revolutionary act
1923: Made first
It has been timeless
icon of a father’s love
for his daughter.
It’s the wedding
present that says ‚
keep my daughter
safe, You are my
1944: A truck carrying
cargo caught fire and
explosion took away
lives and destroyed
One of the few things to
survive were Godrej
So if Godrej says they
can withstand biggest
explosions they really
the Godrej to make
ballot boxes for the
Within days 1.7 billion
1958: first refrigerator
1972: first employee count:
Today it’s 26,000
1986: Launched hair
numbers of which
are sold daily.
1997: Godrej group
turned 100 years
2008: helped Indians
to go over the
launch vehicle and
lunar orbiter for
mission to moon)
Godrej, a sky
scrapper in Bombay.
1 acre used as plot.
8 acres of land
turned into gardens
Awards and achievements
In April 2013 Godrej was awarded the Entrepreneur
of the Year Award at The Asian Awards.
He was awarded the Padma Bhushan, India's third
highest civilian award, in 2013.
He was awarded the prestigious Ernst & Young
Entrepreneur of the Year India Award in February
Award - Most
the year: 2013
Reader’s digest most trusted
brand for 3 consecutive years:
2006, 2007, 2008
CREATE: CONSUMER PRODUCTS LTD. CO.
• Largest domestic home & personal care
company in India.
• Strategy: superior quality affordable
• Leading positions in core categories (hair
colours, household insecticides, and liquid
detergents) in the domestic market .
• Strong positions in one or more core
categories in overseas markets – home
care, hair care and personal wash
• Focus on emerging markets in
Asia, Africa and Latin America
• Three core categories – Home Care, Hair
Care, Personal Wash (TILL 2012)
3 X 3 strategy
• In 2013 one more addition to core
categories: air care
One of India’s leading manufacturers of oleochemicals and pioneer in surfactants.
Caters to the raw material needs of consumer
goods sectors – Personal care, home care, tyre
industry and specialised applications .
Exports to over 60 countries across 6 continents.
Operate from two plants: Valia (Gujarat) and
Vikhroli (Maharashtra) .
New plant in Ambernath (Maharashtra) expected
to be commissioned in FY 14
CREATE: REAL ESTATE
• Established in
1990, Godrej Properties
Limited is the first real
• The company focuses on
• During FY 2012-13 Godrej
Properties had 13
across the country
Nature’s Basket ltd.
Started in 2005 as a fresh food retailer ; morphed
into fine food retailer in 2008
One of India’s leading fine beverages and gourmet
food retail chains and a strong player in this space
Caters to up-market urban consumers for world
food, ingredients, organic foods, health foods and
beverages including wines and beer
Awarded the ‘Most Admired foreign foods retailer
of the year in the Foreign Foods Category’ at
prestigious Coca Cola Golden Spoon Awards in 2011
and in 2012
GODREJ HERSHEY LIMITED
Established in 2007, joint venture between The
Hershey Company (USA) and the Godrej
Industries Limited, with Godrej currently
holding a 43.4% stake.
JV operates in multiple categories, such as
confectionary, beverages, and grocery items
, with brands such as Maha Lacto, Maha
Chocolate Eclairs, Nutrine and others
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
• *PBDIT: profit before deduction of interest and tax
• * PBT: profit before tax
SOME INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT GODREJ
Godrej touches the lives of 470 million
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
Business Week lists GCPL amongst Asia’s 100
fastest growing Companies.
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
Godrej Locks is celebrated over the
years (112 years) for the trust
bestowed by its customers across the
Godrej Material Handling is India’s
Largest manufacturer of lift trucks.
Your pain, pains
makes you go
from ouch to
The Western bank of the
Thane Creek is the single
largest mangrove belt in
206 species of birds, 30
species of reptiles, 13
species of crabs, 7 species
of prawns and 20 species
We teach our kids
not just how to
numbers, but we
also train them for
India’s future of
we serve community
We keep Mumbai’s old
because we support
Brighter living is a unique
vision with an inclusive
approach aimed at creating a
Developed with intelligent
technologies , Godrej seek to
design and deliver
products which are energy
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
Godrej and Boyce received the
leader in energy efficiency and
Since Godrej believe in protecting the
environment Godrej believe in 3 R’s in their
processes- reduce reuse and recycle.
As a initiative Godrej has taken step towards
reusing discarded materials as a resource for
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 developing