Godrej Sustainability Report

JAMSHYD GODREJ Jamshyd Godrej is the CMD of Godrej & Boyce Mfg. Co. Ltd., the holding company of the Godrej Group. He is the President of World Wide Fund for Nature - India, Chairperson of the Board of Directors of Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation and Director of World Resources Institute, USA. He is also a member of Toyota Motor’s Global Advisory Board, past President of CII and IMTMA. For his contributions to Indian industry, he has received several awards and recognitions including the Padma Bhushan in 2003. ADI GODREJ Adi Godrej is the Chairman of the Godrej Group and a Non-Executive Non-Independent Director of the Company. He has been president of several Indian trade and industrial bodies and associations. He is a recipient of several awards and recognitions including the Rajiv Gandhi award 2002, AIMA-JRD Tata Corporate Leadership award 2010, the Padma Bhushan 2012 and the All India Management Association – Business Leader of the Year 2015, among others. NADIR GODREJ Nadir Godrej is a Non-Executive Non-Independent Director of the Company. He is also a Managing Director of Godrej Industries Ltd., Chairman of Godrej Agrovet Ltd. He is the President of the Indo French Technical Association and the Alliance Francaise Mumbai. For his contribution to Indo-French relations, the French Government has honored Mr.Godrej with the awards of "Chevalier de L'Ordre National due Merite" and "The National Order of the Legion of Honour". VIJAY CRISHNA Vijay Crishna is the Executive Director of Lawkim Motors Group. He joined Lawkim Ltd, in 1977 after eight years of management experience in Kolkata and five years in the advertising industry in Mumbai. Vijay is also a Director of Godrej Industries Ltd., Godrej Agrovet Ltd. and Precision Wires India Ltd. ANIL VERMA Anil G. Verma joined Godrej & Boyce in 1983 and is currently serving as its Executive Director & President. He is an Executive Committee Member of the Employer's Federation of India (EFI), on the Advisory Board of the CII Institute of Quality, is the Chairman of the CII National Taskforce on Industrial Safety and serves on Board of Governors of the National Safety Council of India (NSCI). G&B strongly believes in the commitment of ensuring highest standards of governance. The Company believes that a framework based on core values of trust, integrity and respect not only enhances shareholder value, but also develops trust amongst stakeholders and ensures the sustainability and long-term continuity of the business. Stemming from these values, the corporate governance framework at G&B branches out into a set of policies and processes that allows the organisation to grow in a fair and transparent manner. The Board of Directors of the Company is at the core of its corporate governance system and it supervises how the management serves and protects the long-term interests of all its stakeholders. Operating within the framework of a well-defined responsibility matrix, the Board is entrusted with the crucial responsibility of management, general affairs, direction and performance of the Company and has been vested with requisite powers, authorities and duties. 21 BOARD OF DIRECTORS