Tata in Forbes top 20 most reputed firms
In Forbes list of world's 600 largest companies in terms of corporate reputation, Indian conglomerate, the Tata group ranks 20th.india Updated: Nov 25, 2006 21:30 IST
Eight Indian business houses have made to the Forbes list of world's most reputed companies, with the country's largest corporate conglomerate Tata group sharing space with the top 20 global firms.
Tatas, the largest Indian group in terms of revenues and market capitalisation, has been ranked at the 20th position among the most reputed company list of Forbes. Maruti Suzuki, Hero Honda Motors, HLL, ITC, SBI, Infosys and M&M have also managed to find place in the top 200 list.
Italian Food and Tobacco major Barilla Holdings has been ranked at the first position, followed by Denmark's consumer products firm Lego Holdings and German airline Lufthansa at the second and third positions.
Among other Indian companies, Maruti has been ranked at 91st position, Hero Honda Motors at 108th, FMCG major HLL at 116th, ITC and 137th, IT major Infosys at 155th and automotive giant Mahindra & Mahindra has been placed at 189th position.
Tata is the only Indian entity in the top 20 of the list of world's 600 largest companies in terms of corporate reputation.
The Tata group has more than over 90 operating companies, with strong international presence in Automobile, steel, IT and services sectors, with total revenue of $24 billion and a market capitalisation of $47 billion.