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Integrating two worlds: Global business with local communities

2020-03-06T11:45:14+00:00September 20th, 2017|2018/2017, Flagship Scheme, India Investment Journal September Edition, Year|

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) observers weigh up how CSR in India is different from the rest of the world.

A majority of Fortune 500 companies have a base in India and according to a Bain analysis report, between 1991 and 2012, the number of MNCs in India more than quadrupled. And over 20 years, total MNC revenue grew at a compound annual rate of 18 per cent — faster than the overall economy.

Innovation is in the Godrej DNA

2018-08-01T12:14:55+00:00April 11th, 2017|2017/2018, April 2017, December 2017, Emerging Markets, India & The World, INDIA-AFRICA, Special Edition – May 2017, Year|

Vivek Gambhir is Managing Director, Godrej Consumer Products Limited (GCPL), and the key architect of the firm’s 3x3 strategy to drive international expansion. He talks ‘India Global Business’ through the strategy and the consumer giant’s over-arching goals with a specific eye on emerging markets like Africa.  How would you describe GCPL's Africa strategy and how does it fit into the 3X3 plans? Over the past few years, we have been scaling up our international presence with acquisitions that fit well [...]

Global expansion is a marathon, not a sprint

2018-09-27T13:22:59+00:00October 17th, 2016|2016, Emerging Markets, October 2016, Year|

Mumbai-headquartered Marico Limited is a consumer goods company providing products and services in the area of health and beauty. Vivek Karve, the chief financial officer (CFO) of the firm, speaks exclusively to ‘India Global Business’ about the firm’s global expansion strategy, why Africa has been a focal point for some of its well-known brands and what other Indian firms with global ambitions can learn from its success story.

Robotics: A much needed panacea

2018-12-04T12:05:50+00:00July 8th, 2016|2016, Digital India, India Investment Journal June/July Edition, Year|

A logistics expert presents some insights into how automation is transforming the instant delivery landscape in India. Ever wondered how a product ordered on a popular e-commerce site reaches you the same day? Before arrival, it exchanges several hands and passes through multiple touch points. So, if the packet is on or before time, the credit goes to the logistics management by the seller company. On the other hand, if it is not on time or has wrong items in [...]