Awards

At Grasim, we have a culture of excellence that has been perfected over the years. This quest for excellence has been appreciated in the form of several awards and recognitions, ranking Grasim amongst India's largest private sector companies.

Grasim
  • Forbes magazine ranks Grasim at 1,380 in its listing of the 'Forbes 2000 Best Companies'.
  • Forbes magazine ranks Grasim among the fabulous 50 companies in Asia.
  • Ranked 2nd for Best Corporate Governance Practices in Asia-Pacific by IR Global Rankings. Also, ranked best company in corporate governance practices in basic materials industry, globally.
  • Ranked as the Best Investor Relations Company - Building Materials in Asia by Institutional Investors Magazine.
  • Global Cement Award for the lowest injury incidence rate presented to Grasim South, Reddipalayam.
  • National Award for Quality Excellence in Indian Cement Industry presented to Grasim Cement, Raipur.
Grasim, Harihar Polyfibres
2007
  • IMC Ramakrishna Bajaj National Quality Special Award for performance excellence 2007 in the manufacturing category.
Grasim, Nagda 2006
  • Greentech Environmental Excellence Award by Greentech Foundation.
  • Distinguished Achiever Award to Mr. Ravi Uppal from the Aditya Birla Group.
  • Young Achiever Award to Mr. Rakesh Jha from the Aditya Birla Group.
2005
  • Environmental and Ecological Gold Award by Greenland Society.
  • Golden Peacock Eco-Innovation Award by IOD.
  • Safety awards for longest accident-free period (Membrane Cell) and lowest average frequency rate (CSA plant) by the Government of India.
  • CII National Energy Management Award for the most energy efficient unit.
  • Certificate for Strong Commitment to Excel CII-Exim Bank Award for business excellence.
  • Rajiv Ratna National Award — Best Chief Executive Gold Award by Greenland Society.
  • Greentech Environment Excellence Award by the Greentech Foundation.
  • Rajiv Ratna National Award – Best Pollution Control Implementation Gold Award by Greenland Society.
  • Greentech Safety Gold Award by the Greentech Foundation.
  • National Safety Award by the Government of India.
  • Indira Gandhi Memorial National Award by the Greenland Society.
  • Vishkarma National Award by the Government of India.
2004
  • Grasim, Nagda received the FICCI Annual Award 2003-2004 in recognition of corporate initiative in rural development.
Vikram Cement
  • TERI CSR Award presented to Vikram Cement.
  • Social Awareness Award won by Vikram Cement.
  • The first Indian unit to win the coveted TPM award from the Japan Institute of Plant Maintenance, Tokyo, in 1995.
  • The Ramakrishna Bajaj National Quality award in 1998.
  • The first cement unit in the world to receive IQRS level 5 rating from DNV, The Netherlands.
  • The first cement unit in India to be certified ISO 14001 (1997) and OHSA 18001 (certifications from DNV, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, in 2001).
  • SA 8000 certification achieved.
Aditya Cement
  • TERI CSR Award presented to Aditya Cement.
  • Social Awareness Award won by Aditya Cement.
2004
  • Aditya Limestone Mines wins the following awards at the Mines Safety Week 2004, Udaipur:
    • - Mines machinery and maintenance: first.
    • - Safety, occupational health and VTC: first.
    • - Mine working: second.
    • - Environment protection, publicity, propaganda and housekeeping: second.
    • - Overall performance: second.
2001
  • First in India to be certified ISO 9001:2000, by DNV, The Netherlands (2001).
  • TPM Excellence award, first category, by JIPM, Tokyo.
2000
  • National energy conservation award by Ministry of Power, Government of India.
  • Best energy efficient unit award by CII.
  • IQRS level 6 rating from DNV, The Netherlands.
1999
  • Best productivity award by the National Productivity Council.
Rajashree Cement 2004
  • Birla Super Cement received the Environment Excellence Award under the silver category by GreenTech Foundation.
  • Birla Super Cement certified with the OHSAS 18001:1999 for their occupational health and safety management system by Det Norske Veritas (DNV).
2001
  • National award for 'Quality excellence in the Indian Cement Industry' from the National Council for Cement and Building Materials.
1999
  • IMC Ramakrishna Bajaj National Quality award (certificates of merit).
1995
  • Jamnalal Bajaj Uchit Vyavahar Puraskar for fair business practices.
1993
  • Rajiv Gandhi National Quality award.
Viscose Staple Fibre
  • Asian Corporate Social Responsibility Award presented to Staple Fibre Division for its "Healthcare" programmes.
  • The CII - Leadership and Excellence Award in Safety, Health and Environment presented to Staple Fibre Division, Nagda.
  • The Asian Corporate Social Responsibility Award presented to Staple Fibre Division, Nagda.
  • The 2004 Stockholm Industry Water Award presented to Staple Fibre Division, Nagda.
2004
  • The 2004 Stockholm Industry Water award.
2003
  • Deming Quality Control award.
  • IMC Ramkrishna Bajaj National Quality award.
  • IMC Ramkrishna Bajaj National Quality award — commendation certificate for Grasilene Division.
  • CII Exim Bank award — commendation for business excellence.
  • Greentech Gold award for environmental excellence.
2002
  • Chairman's Gold award for manufacturing excellence.
  • CII Exim Bank award — commendation for commitment of TQM.
  • Rajiv Gandhi National Quality award — best of all.
  • ISO - 9001 certification.
  • ISO - 14001 certification.
2001
  • Rajiv Gandhi National Quality award — commendation certificate.
  • Corporate Citizen award for excellent contribution in the area of social development.
2000
  • Chairman's Silver award for manufacturing excellence.
  • Rajiv Gandhi National Quality award — commendation certificate.
Birla White
  • Birla White wins The Golden Peacock Award for Corporate Social Responsibility.
Birla Cellulosic, Kharach
  • The Deming Quality Award presented to Birla Cellulosic, Kharach.
  • The CII - Leadership and Excellence Award in Safety, Health and Environment presented to Staple Fibre Division, Nagda.
  • The IMC Ramkrishna Bajaj National Quality Award presented to Birla Cellulosic, Kharach.
VSF, Harihar
  • Golden Peacock Environment Management Award presented to the VSF unit at Harihar.