Claris has been declared as one of ‘India's Best Companies To Work For’ and one of the best companies in ‘Healthcare’ industry in 2017, for the 8th year in a row, by The Economic Times & Great Place to Work® Institute, India.
Our conducive work environment, value-based work culture, and people-oriented work practices were recognised in the study. The awards were received by Shyam Sharma, President - HRM & Corp. Communication and Hardeep Nagar, Sr. GM - HRM & Corp. Communication during the ceremony held at ITC Grand Central, Mumbai on June 30, 2017. The Economic Times too published a special supplement on ‘India's Best Companies To Work For 2017' in its July 3, 2017 edition.
Earlier in the year, we had also been declared as a ‘Great Place to Work® Certified’ organisation by Great Place to Work® Institute, India. It is awarded to the organisations that are rated high in employee responses and people practices.
Over 7,000 organisations across more than 50 countries undergo a Great Place To Work® assessment each year, to measure the level of trust, pride, and camaraderie among their people. The 2017 India study adjudged about 600 organisations, spanning across 20 industries, making it the largest survey of workplace cultures in corporate India.
The consecutive 8th recognition on such a distinguished podium vouches once again that our belief ‘people are everything’ is indeed true to life!
President - HRM & Corp. Communication receives 'Most Influential HR Leaders in India' Award
Shyam Sharma, President - HRM & Corp. Communication, has been conferred 'Most Influential HR Leaders in India' award, during Silver Jubilee celebration of World HRD Congress at Hotel Taj Lands End, Mumbai on Feb 15, 2017.
The esteemed award recognises his strategic perspective, future orientation, integrity & ethics, and HR impact besides other criteria & competencies. The recognition presented is an outcome of a thorough research by a research cell. The researchers produced a shortlist of individuals, which was then reviewed and adjudged by an elite jury comprising Prof. Indira Parikh (Ex Dean - IIM-A), Dr. Arun Arora (Ex President & CEO - The Economic Times), and Dr. R. L. Bhatia (Founder - World CSR Day and World Sustainability), among other prominent professionals.
Claris receives Great Manager Awards 2016
Claris has received Great Manager Awards 2016, and has been featured in the Top 20 list of ‘Companies with Great Managers’.
An initiative by People Business, in partnership with The Times of India, this reputable award recognises the efforts of truly great managers of Claris, who drive meaningful results by aligning the people to the organisation’s vision, enabling performance, building effective teams, all the while maintaining individual credibility. The honour was presented to Claris after an understanding of the overall managerial effectiveness index through the members’ survey.
The recognition was conferred at an award ceremony held at Hotel Westin, Mumbai on Sep 30, 2016, and the award was received by Shyam Sharma, President - HRM & Corp. Communication and Chandan Purohit - President - Finance. The event brought together about 250 CEOs and CHROs, along with the best managers, from across the country.
Claris recognised among India's Top 50 Most Promising Brands
Claris has been recognised in the Top 50 ‘India’s Most Promising Brands 2016’, constituted by World Consulting and Research Corporation (WCRC), in association with iBrands 360. The acknowledgement was announced during the annual brand festival, WCRC IdeasFest 2016.
India’s Most Promising Brands 2016 is a brand project that represents the most credible, transparent, and differentiated standard of brand research. WCRC is a 360-degree business consulting company, whereas iBrands 360 is a specialised research company.
The list of Top 50 derived out of about 500 brands across industries, identified through research on several parameters. The brands in top 50 list showed tremendous promise and growth over the past few years, and created a significant impact on the minds of consumers.
The event, held at Grand Hyatt, Goa on Aug 30, 2016, was inaugurated by Deputy Chief Minister of Goa, Mr. Francis D'souza, and attended by business leaders from across the country. The event was also the launch-pad for ‘India’s Most Promising Brands Coffee Table Book’, which features Claris’ article.
Such recognition ascertains that our prime focus on management & quality excellence and people orientation has helped us attain a distinct brand image among the industry stalwarts!
Mr. Arjun Handa, Vice Chairman & MD, recognised as one of the 'Promising Entrepreneurs of India' by The Economic Times
Mr. Arjun Handa, Vice Chairman & MD, has been recognised as one of the 'Promising Entrepreneurs of India' by The Economic Times, for being a leader in bringing disruptive change.
The recognition was conferred at an event held on Jun 16, 2016 at Taj Palace, New Delhi.
India's Best Companies to Work for 2016
Claris has been ranked 1st in ‘Healthcare’ industry and among Top 50 in ‘India's Best Companies To Work For’ 2016 study, conducted by The Economic Times and Great Place To Work® Institute, India. This is the 7th year in a row that we have achieved recognition in this study.
More than 7,000 organisations across over 50 countries undergo a Great Place To Work® assessment every year, to measure the level of trust, pride, and camaraderie among people. This year, the India study adjudged about 800 organisations that spanned across 16 industries and included more than 1.5 lakh employees, making it the largest survey of workplace cultures in corporate India.
The awards were received by Arjun Handa, Vice Chairman & MD and Shyam Sharma, President - HRM & Corporate Communication during the ceremony held at Hotel Grand Hyatt, Mumbai on Jul 1, 2016. The Economic Times also published a special supplement on ‘India's Best Companies To Work For 2016' in its Jul 4, 2016 edition.
Such continual appreciation from industry stalwarts confirms that our members display high level of trust & bonding with one another, again reaffirming our belief that ‘people are everything’, who take pride in working for mission of saving human lives.
Claris receives Gold Award 2015 from MedAssets
Claris recently received Gold Supplier Award 2015 from MedAssets, a premier Group Purchasing Organisation (GPO) in the United States, during 2016 MedAssets Healthcare Business Summit held at Las Vegas, Nevada, USA in April 2016.
The award recognises us for providing high quality supplies, contributing to efficient healthcare operations, and creating market leading value.
Currently, there are 1,800 companies registered in supplier contracts with MedAssets; with achieving Silver Award in 2013 and Gold Award in 2014, we are honoured to receive this accolade as a hat-trick win.
Mr. Arjun Handa, Vice Chairman & MD, receives Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Award 2016
Mr. Arjun Handa, Vice Chairman & MD, has received ‘Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Award 2016’ in the ‘Most Promising’ category by Enterprise Asia*.
The trophy, certificate, and awards publication were presented at an award ceremony held on Mar 24, 2016 at JW Marriott, New Delhi, where the Chief Guest of the event was General V. K. Singh - Minister of State for External Affairs.
The Entrepreneurship Award has been bestowed upon Mr. Handa for his outstanding and exemplary achievements in entrepreneurship, having displayed promising accomplishments to advance Claris to be one of the leading businesses.
This prestigious award at global level aptly acknowledges his business acumen and visionary leadership, which has led Claris to grow worldwide.
*Enterprise Asia, founded in 2006, is a leading NGO for entrepreneurship development in Asia, having a network of over 8,000 members. Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Award recognises and honours business leaders who have shown outstanding performance and leadership.
Claris receives Global HR Excellence Awards
Claris has received ‘Best Workplace Practices Award’ and ‘HR Leadership Award’ at the 24th Global HR Excellence Awards, constituted by the World HRD Congress. The awards were conferred during the ceremony held at Taj Lands End, Mumbai on Feb 15, 2016.
The ‘Best Workplace Practices Award’ conferred to Claris is a recognition of our organisational values, work culture, and best of the people practices. This appreciation affirms our ideology that ‘people are everything’.
The ‘HR Leadership Award’ has been conferred to Mr. Shyam Sharma, President - HRM & Corp. Communication, for his valuable contribution in nurturing organisational culture and developing best workplace practices.
India's Best Companies to Work for 2015
Claris has been declared as one of ‘India's Best Companies to Work for’ and one of the best companies in ‘Healthcare’ industry in 2015, for the 6th year in a row, by The Economic Times & Great Place to Work® Institute, India. It is the largest and most comprehensive survey of workplace culture in corporate India, which surveyed over 700 organisations spanning 20 industries, to measure the level of trust, pride, and camaraderie among people.
The awards were received by Shyam Sharma, President - HRM & Corporate Communication, during the ceremony held at Hotel Trident, Mumbai on Jul 10, 2015. The Economic Times also released a special supplement on ‘India's Best Companies to Work for 2015' in its Jul 13, 2015 edition.
This laudable achievement is a reaffirmation of our unswerving belief that ‘people are everything’.
Claris Quarterly awarded Merit Certificate in ICE Awards '15
Claris has been conferred ‘Certificate of Merit’ for the newsletter ‘Claris Quarterly’ for the 2nd year in a row in In-house Communication Excellence (ICE) Awards 2015, instituted by Shailaja Nair Foundation*.
The awards were adjudged by eminent jury members and industry experts, and Claris Quarterly has taken a place amongst the top 100 meritorious magazines.
It is truly a laudable accomplishment to be appreciated by the industry experts at such a reputed podium.
*Shailaja Nair Foundation is a Mumbai-based NGO primarily working for social causes. It instituted the ICE Awards in 2009 to promote internal communication and recognise & honour the best creativity in content & design of in-house magazines.
Claris receives Gold Award 2014 from MedAssets
Claris received the Gold Supplier Award for the year 2014 from MedAssets, a premium Group Purchasing Organisation (GPO) in the United States. We were conferred the award for the market leading value, compliance with MedAssets reporting & payment, event participation, and clinical & healthcare improvement resources to MedAssets, and it was received at the MedAssets Healthcare Business Summit 2015.
The prestigious MedAssets Supplier Recognition Program provides recognition for suppliers that proactively and consistently bring market leading pricing, cost-reduction strategies, and value extending beyond price to the industry.
Claris wins Shram Award 2013-14
Claris has won ‘Shram Award* 2013-14’ which was conferred by Hon. Chief Minister of Gujarat, Anandi ben Patel on Dec 25, 2014 during “Shramyogi Kalyan Mela” at GMDC, Ahmedabad.
We are the one company from “pharmaceutical” industry and among the only 10 companies to receive this award.
The event was addressed by Hon. Prime Minister Narendra Modi through video conferencing and attended by dignitaries including Ahmedabad's Mayor Meenakshi ben Patel and Labour Commissioner Dr. Jayanti Ravi.
The award, Rajya Shram Puraskar certificate, and prize money for 2013-14 have been presented to Claris' technician Shankar Khaire for his innovation and achievement in increasing productivity.
*Shram Award has been constituted by Commissioner of Labour, Govt. of Gujarat to encourage & recognise innovative work done by industrial workmen (technicians) in the field of industrial peace, welfare, and productivity.
Claris receives Greentech Safety Award 2014
Claris has received ‘Silver Award’ in 13th Annual Greentech Safety Awards* 2014 in Pharmaceutical sector for outstanding achievement in Safety Management. This is the second time we have been bestowed with this award, first time being in the year 2010. The trophy was awarded on the basis of the nomination form, audit by a panel, and a presentation done by our Safety Manager.
The award presentation ceremony was organised at Novotel Airport Hotel, Hyderabad on Sep 14, 2014. The award was presented by Mr. Kamaleshwar Sharan, President - Greentech Foundation & Mr. Tamrong Koonopakarn, Vice President - Safety And Health At Work Promotion Association (SHAWPAT).
*Greentech Safety Award has been instituted by Greentech Foundation, a non-profit organisation committed to recognise and celebrate ethos of outstanding performance in safety management. This award is a unique form of benchmarking the stringent quality standard & credibility and honouring the proactive practices of the awardees, enhancing their esteem and global stature.
Claris receives Merit Award from SPC, Sri Lanka
Claris received Merit Award - Pharmaceuticals from State Pharmaceutical Corporation (SPC*), Sri Lanka for the year 2014. We were presented with the award for the 3rd time - receiving it in the year 2011, preceded by Best Supplier Award in the year 2010.
The award was conferred during 17th SPC Supplier's Convention 2014, organised at Jetwing Yala, Sri Lanka on Jul 18-19, 2014, where more than 150 suppliers from various countries across the globe were present. The award signifies the company's excellence on various parameters like supplies of different product range, timely delivery, quality compliances, etc.
*SPC was founded in 1971 and is the largest organisation supplying pharmaceuticals in Sri Lanka. The mission of SPC is to provide quality assured healthcare items that are safe and effective, at an affordable price, while educating the public on the rational use of drugs & maintaining good relationships with stakeholders.
India's Best Companies to Work for 2014
Claris has been declared one of "India's Best Companies to Work for 2014" and one of the Industry Best in "Healthcare", for the 5th year in a row by The Economic Times & Great Place to Work® Institute, India. It is certainly a commendable achievement and confirmation that “People are everything”.
The 2014 Study surveyed about 600 organisations spanning across 20 industries to measure the level of trust, pride, and camaraderie among people. The study also assessed organisational philosophy, values, and people-related policies and practices.
Claris Quarterly awarded Merit Certificate in ICE Awards '14
Claris participated in In-house Communication Excellence (ICE) Awards 2014, an initiative by Shailaja Nair Foundation, Mumbai through the ‘Claris Quarterly’ magazine.
They found our Quarterly very good in terms of design, content, and other aspects which connects management and members well with the families; and have awarded it a “Certificate of Merit”.
It is a commendable achievement to be recognised by industry experts.
Claris receives Silver Award 2013 from MedAssets
Claris received the Silver Supplier Award for the year 2013 from MedAssets, a premium Group Purchasing Organisation (GPO) in the United States. We were conferred the award for the consistent supply of contracted products and market leading prices at the MedAssets Healthcare Business Summit in April 2014.
The prestigious Medassets Supplier Recognition Program provides recognition for suppliers that proactively and consistently bring market-leading pricing, cost-reduction strategies, and value extending beyond price to the industry.
Claris in Inc. India Innovative 100 List
Inc. India, a premier print publication house, has released first-of-its-kind Inc. India Innovative 100 - 2013 list in December 2013 issue of monthly business magazine published by 9dot9 media.
Claris has found the place in the list, and has been conferred Certificate of Excellence for smart innovation in Marketing area.
India's Best Companies to Work for 2013
Claris has won 1st rank in 'Healthcare' for the 4th time in a row, and has achieved 15th rank in 'Top 100 Best Companies to Work for in India' in study conducted by The Economic Times and Great Place To Work ® Institute, India in 2013.
The 2013 study covered about 550 organizations across industries in India to measure the level of trust, pride and camaraderie within organizations. The awards were received by Mr. Shyam Sharma, President - HRM & Corporate Communication during the ceremony held at Hyatt Regency, Mumbai on June 21, 2013.
It is a remarkable moment for us to win a place continuously for 4 years in India’s biggest and most honored study on best workplaces. This recognition once again is a confirmation of our belief that People are Everything and the people-driven culture fits to our members as well as industry standards.
India's Best Companies to Work for 2012
Hat-trick!!! Claris has found the place of pride for the 3rd time in a row in 'The Best Place to Work for in India' study conducted by The Economic Times and Great Place To Work ® Institute, India. Besides, we have also struck hat-trick by winning 1st rank in 'Healthcare' sector for the third time consecutively in the study. We have also been bestowed with the 13th rank among Top 50 companies having 1000+ employees. The 2012 study surveyed above 500 organizations covering 80,000 respondents across industries in India.
The awards were presented to Mr. Shyam Sharma, President - HRM & Corporate Communication during the ceremony held at The Lalit Hotel, Mumbai on July 13, 2012. The Economic Times also released a special supplement on 'India's Best Companies To Work for 2012'
It is indeed a commendable achievement to win a place consecutively for 3 years in India’s largest and most prestigious study on best workplaces. Winning this award and maintaining 1st position in 'Healthcare' sector for the record 3rd time is surely a concrete validation of our belief that People are Everything.
India's Best Companies to Work for 2011
Claris has leaped to 9th rank from last year's 37th rank in "Best Companies to Work for" study conducted by the Economic Times and Great Place to Work ® Institute, India. Claris also maintained its 1st Rank in "Healthcare" sector. The 2011 Study surveyed about 500 organizations across industries to measure the level of trust, pride and camaraderie among people. The study also assessed organizational philosophy, values, and people related policies & practices to determine the Top 50 Best Companies to work for 2011 in the country.
The awards were received by Mr. Shyam Sharma, President - HRM & Corporate Communication in the ceremony held at Hyatt Regency, Mumbai on June 23, 2011. The study results were covered by The Economic Times on June 24, 2011 through its special supplement on "India's Best Companies to Work for 2011".
This recognition is a confirmation that Claris is on the correct path, and its people-driven policies & practices fit to its people as well as to industry standards. It is indeed a commendable achievement and testifies our belief that "People are Everything".
India's Best Companies to Work for 2010
Claris has won a place in the list of "India's Best Companies to Work for 2010". The Economic Times (ET) and Great Place to Work ® Institute (GPTW) in their 7th Study, have declared our 1st Rank in "Healthcare" sector, and overall 37th rank in the list of "Top 50 Best companies to Work for in India", identified from among total 427 participant companies from across the industries in India.
From Claris, Mr Shyam Sharma, President - HRM & Corporate Communication received the award during the ceremony held on 18th June, 2010 at Intercontinental The Lalit, Mumbai. The detailed study results were covered by The Economic Times on 21st June, 2010 through its special supplement on "India's Best Companies to Work for 2010".
Merit Award - 2011 from SPC, Sri Lanka
Claris has won the Merit Award – Pharmaceuticals from State Pharmaceutical Corporation (SPC), Sri Lanka for the year 2011.
SPC was founded in 1971 and is the largest organization supplying pharmaceuticals in Sri Lanka. This award recognizes & appreciates Claris' excellence in various parameters like - supplies of different product range, delivery on time, quality compliance etc.
The Merit Award was conferred to Claris during 14th SPC, Supplier's Convention 2011, organized at Hotel Cinnamon Lodge/Village – Habarana, Sri Lanka on 25th June 2011.
Best Supplier Award - 2010 from SPC, Sri Lanka
Claris has won the Best Supplier Award by State Pharmaceutical Corporation (SPC), Sri Lanka for the year 2009.
SPC was founded in 1971 and is the largest organization supplying pharmaceuticals in Sri Lanka. This award recognizes the company's excellence on various parameters like - supplies of different product range, delivery on time, quality compliance etc.
The Best Supplier Award was conferred to Claris during 13th SPC, Supplier's Convention 2010, organized at Mahawali Reach Hotel – Kandy, Sri Lanka between 11th - 13th June 2010.
Claris wins Greentech HR Excellence Awards 2010
Greentech Foundation, along with National Institute of Personnel Management (NIPM), a premier HR body and knowledge partner Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS), a premier B-School, conducted HR Excellence Awards in different categories.
Claris has won Silver Award for outstanding achievement in Training Excellence, and Mr. Shyam Sharma, President – HRM and Corporate Communication, Claris, has been declared winner as “HR Leader” for his outstanding achievement in the field of HRM.
The awards were conferred to Claris on September 17th, 2010 in Greentech HR Conference at Cidade De Goa, Goa.
Greentech Safety Award 2010
Claris has won "Silver Award" in Greentech Safety Award - 2010, for outstanding achievement in Safety Management in pharmaceutical sector. The Greentech Safety Awards has been instituted by Greentech Foundation, a non-profit organisation committed to recognize and celebrate ethos of outstanding performance in safety management. This Award is a unique form of benchmarking the stringent quality standards, credibility and honoring the proactive practices of the awardees enhancing their esteem and global stature.
Sr Safety Officer from Claris received the award in "Greentech FSS 2010" - the 9th Annual Greentech Fire, Safety & Security Conference held at Hotel Cidade De Goa, Goa between 24th to 26th May 2010.
India Manufacturing Excellence Awards 2009
Our state of the art manufacturing facility has for the third time in a row won 'Gold' in Healthcare - Large Enterprise Category of the India Manufacturing Excellence Awards (IMEA) 2009, commissioned by The Economic Times in partnership with Frost & Sullivan. The IMEA award was instituted in 2004 to recognize those companies across industries that have taken revolutionary strides towards adapting, modernising and optimising their systems and processes across value chain. The award was conferred during the ceremony organized on 27th January, 2010 at the InterContinental The Lalit, Mumbai.
IDMA - Quality Excellence Award - 2009
Indian Drug Manufacturers' Association (IDMA) Quality Excellence Awards were instituted in 1984 to appreciate and promote excellence among association members. Claris has for the 4th time bagged the IDMA Quality Excellence Award in 2009, in the category of formulations unit for annual turnover above Rs. 100 crores. This win has once again reinforced our quality standards and set a benchmark for ourselves.
CONCOR awards Claris
Container Corporation of India Ltd. (CONCOR) North West Region celebrated its 13th Annual Awards Ceremony on 1st September. CONCOR provides efficient and reliable multi-modal logistics support for the country's exports & imports and domestic trade & commerce.
At the Annual Awards ceremony, Excellence Awards were presented to various organizations & bodies for their achievement in 2008-09. It is a moment of great pride to share that Claris has been rated as the third highest exporter for 2008-09 by CONCOR. To add to the glory, we were the only pharmaceutical company to achieve a significantly high performance in exports. This shows that our integrated Supply Chain Management system strongly supports the front end business effort by ensuring efficiency, internal coordination, and faster throughput.
The Dollar Kings
Claris phenomenal growth story has been profiled in a book titled 'The Dollar Kings' The publication brought out by Divyabhaskar group, one of India's leading media houses, attempts to highlight leading corporate houses of Gujarat, whose contribution to exports has helped India position itself on the global exports radar.
The achievement reinforces the company?s prominence and stature in Indian industry
Gujarat Logistics Award
In a function held on 16th February 2008, by Container Corporation of India and the Economic Times and Impex Interim, we have bagged the 1st position in the International Supply Chain Category at the Gujarat Logistics Awards 2007. The award recognized Claris unique approach in building the best supply chain across the globe.