Godrej Sustainability Report

One of the largest privately-held diversi ed industrial corporations in India, the Company celebrated its centenary in 1997. In 1897 a young man named Ardeshir Godrej gave up law and turned to lock Ardeshir went on to make safes and security equipment of the highest order, and then stunned the world by creating toilet soap from vegetable oil. His brother Pirojsha Godrej carried Ardeshir's dream forward, leading Godrej towards becoming a vibrant, multi-business enterprise. Pirojsha laid the foundation for the sprawling VISION, MISSION AND VALUES MISSION VISION VALUES industrial garden township (ISO 14001-certi ed) now called Pirojshanagar at Vikhroli in Mumbai. Godrej touches the lives of millions of Indians every day. To them, it is a symbol of enduring ideals in a changing world. Today, the Company has 14 diverse business divisions o ering consumer, o ce, and industrial products and services of the highest quality to every corner of India and across the globe. Enriching Quality of Life Everyday Everywhere • Integrity • Trust • To Serve • Respect • Environment Godrej in Every Home and Workplace COMPANY PROFILE 11