The Tata group's core purpose is to improve the quality of life of the communities it serves globally, through long-term stakeholder value creation.
Founded by Jamsetji Tata in 1868, the Tata group is a global enterprise headquartered in India, comprising over 100 operating companies in seven business sectors: communications and information technology, engineering, materials, services, energy, consumer products and chemicals. The group has operations in more than 100 countries across six continents, and its companies export products and services to 150 countries.
The revenue of Tata companies, taken together, was $103.27 billion (around Rs. 624,757 crore) in 2013-14, with 67.2 percent of this coming from businesses outside India. Tata companies employ over 581,470 people worldwide. Brand Finance, a UK-based consultancy firm, valued the Tata brand at $21.1 billion and ranked it 34th among the top 500 most valuable global brands in their BrandFinance® Global 500 2014 report.
Bombay House The Tata name has been respected for more than 140 years for its adherence to strong values and the group has always believed in returning wealth to the society it serves. Two-thirds of the equity of Tata Sons, the Tata group holding company, is held by philanthropic trusts that have created national institutions for science and technology, medical research, social studies and the performing arts.
Anchored in values and strong ethics, Tata companies are building multinational businesses that will achieve growth through excellence and innovation, while balancing the interests of shareholders, employees and civil society. Based on the performance of all Tata Group companies over the years, the Tata brand has come to stand for quality, trust, business leadership, the highest ethical standards and respect for all its stakeholders.