The Tata group has emerged as the world’s sixth most reputed company, but the country’s most valued firm Reliance Industries failed to make the grade in the annual Global 200: The World’s Best Corporate Reputations list, compiled by US-based Reputation Institute.
5.Johnson & Johnson
Tatas is ranked higher than companies such as Walt Disney, Marks and Spencers, Xerox, Colgate-Palmolive, Sony, Honda, General Electric (GE), all of which are in the top 50.
The other Indian companies in the list are:
77. Maruti Udyog (Suzuki) Ltd
107. State Bank of India
131. Hindustan Lever Ltd
147. Hero Honda Motors
161. Life Insurance Corp of India
169. Bajaj Auto
191. Mahindra and Mahindra
199. Indian Oil Corp
Other Indian companies that were considered for the list, but failed to make it are ICICI Bank, Bharti Airtel, BSNL, Wipro, Grasim Industries, ITC, BPCL. Air India was claimed to have the weakest reputation among the companies from India.
The overall rankings are based on the companies’ performance on seven dimensions — workplace, citizenship, governance, products/services, innovation, leadership and performance.