A culture of collaborative teamwork fosters improved performance at all levels.
by Indrapal Singh (Editor),
Nalini Kala (Edit Board), Gillian Dennett (Edit Board)
Progress lies not in enhancing what is, but in advancing what will be.
Khalil Gibran

‘Imprints Of Progress’ is the theme of this edition of CHANGE, that marks the end of the 125th year of Godrej & Boyce. This theme aligns well with our purpose ‘Pioneering Progress For Generations’ and it allows us to showcase the progress made by our businesses. The stories of Godrej Construction, Storage Solutions, Process Equipment and Locks & Architectural Fitting Solutions are about their respective journesy forward on their growth trajectories. Their accounts are also about new areas explored with a view to future growth and new capabilities developed in order to gain from exploiting emerging opportunities. Also, these stories have many innovative ideas, which if implemented effectively can lead to good progress. It will be useful for you to read these stories carefully and connect with the persons concerned for sifting out ideas that can be deployed in your business for improved outcomes. The story of Tooling Solutions is about how automation can improve customer satisfaction as well as improve quality and output at a minimal investment. The digital squad of Godrej Commercial shares with us several initiatives taken by them to develop digital solutions for improving operations and productivity. Further, as generative AI has been in the news in a big way, read all about Chat GPT, one of the most promising tools, in an article by Bismita Naik and Imroz Farooq. Tejashree chronicles how our ‘Good & Green’ initiative, over the years, has made a positive impact on its pillars of Green Products, Employability, and Greener India. In the same context, Milind Dulke shares with us the progress made in developing safe and green energy-storing batteries at G&B. Godrej Memorial Hospital has recently offered tests based on ‘genome sequencing’, which are amongst the most advanced, available in India. Opting for these tests in good times can be lifesaving, advises Colonel Verma. That curated sound can be a great healer, narrates Farid. He also shares his experience as to how he recovered from a critical illness by opting for sound therapy in time. Today, sound therapy is resorted to as an alternate therapy for chronic diseases at many leading medical institutions, worldwide. Godrej Infotech was declared a great place to work by the leading consulting firm Great Place to Work®, after several rigorous evaluations, writes Vaishali. Kritika, tells us how Palaash, a counseling initiative of UHS has helped the students overcome mental barriers and improve their learning outcomes.
Besides the above, we also have all our regular features for you to know more about the happenings at G&B.

Happy Reading!