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Bite The Caste Bullet [India]

Author: Naren Karunakaran, Outlook Business [India], Published on: 2 May 2009

“I was the one who was against caste profiling and kept it at bay in the group for decades,” confesses Irani [Director, Tata Sons], who also heads the council for affirmative action of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). But in finally doing so now, the Tatas have shattered prevalent mores of the Indian private sector, which has been running scared of the dreaded c-word...[also refers to Forbes Marshall Group, Bajaj Auto, Kamani Tubes, General Motors, Ford, Verizon, Wal-Mart, Johnson Controls, PepsiCo, P&G, IBM, HSBC, Suryatech Solar Systems]

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Related companies: Bagir Bajaj Auto Barclays Forbes Marshall Ford General Motors HSBC IBM Johnson Controls PepsiCo PricewaterhouseCoopers Procter & Gamble Shell Standard Chartered Tata Group Verizon Walmart