Key achievements

As pioneers in innovative healthcare, we also have the responsibility to generate value for all our stakeholders while being a good corporate citizen for the community in which we operate.

Key achievements are listed below -

 

GSK ranked #1 in Access to Medicines Index 2016.
GSK has been ranked first in the Access to Medicines Index for the fifth consecutive time. Our leadership position has been recognised in research & development, pricing, manufacturing and distribution of medicines, product donations.

The 2016 Index described GSK as the most access-oriented company. The Index particularly recognised our efforts to implement equitable pricing strategies for more medicines and our long-standing commitment to developing products and technologies for the benefit of global health. The Index also recognised that we have significantly changed our commercial model to lead the industry in modernising the way we sell and market our medicines. We have stopped paying doctors to speak on our behalf and our representatives no longer have individual sales targets.


GSK features prominently amongst the top 10 in sustainability index list
Firms that focus on manag­ing their environmental, social, and governance risks have given better returns than others that rank lower on these.

The Morningstar India Sustainability Index, which tracks the performance of Indian companies that exhib­it high ESG (environmental, social, and governance) lev­els, has returned 14.8 per cent in the four-year period between October 2012 and September 2016 compared with 13.7 per cent for the Morningstar India Index.


GSK leading the industry in first Access to Vaccines Index
The Access to Vaccines Index (ATVI) was published for the first time this week. Our longstanding commitments in vaccines to increasing innovation and access are recognised as leading the industry across all three areas: R&D; pricing and registration; and manufacturing and supply.


For more information please see the website and full report.


A. Vaidheesh, Vice President, South Asia & Managing Director India, recognised as one of Asia's most promising leaders in 2016 by Economic Times
At the recently concluded, Asian Business Leaders conclave, held in Malaysia on 14th & 15th December, A. Vaidheesh was recognised as one of Asia's most promising leaders in 2016 by Economic Times. 


GSK India wins FICCI CSR Award for its newborn survival project
A. Vaidheesh, Managing Director & VP - South Asia and Ransom D’Souza, Head - Corporate Communications & CSR receive the prestigious award from Rajashree Birla (Director of Aditya Birla Group of Companies) and Narendra Singh Tomar (Minister of Rural Development, Panchayati Raj, Drinking Water and Sanitation).


Bombay Chamber Civic Awards
GSK won the Bombay Chamber Civic Awards in Social Development Category for its CSR initiatives. A. Vaidheesh, Managing Director & VP - South Asia while receiving the award commented, "Our CSR initiatives are a small step towards our global commitment for enhancing access to medicines and we are greatly encouraged by this recognition."


Newborn Survival Project wins Scrip Awards
GSK India's CSR project on Newborn Survival Wins the Scrip Community Partnership of the Year Award 2016 in London.


GSK India receives CII National Human Resources Excellence Award 2016
GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals India has been honoured with a commendation for significant achievement in Human Resources Excellence by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in New Delhi.

Accepting the recognition on behalf of GSK India, Ronald Sequeira, HR, Country Head, said, "The changing business scenario, the challenge of attracting and retaining the right talent, and rapidly evolving technological innovations has turned the Human Resources function into a strategic business partner, contributing to organisational excellence and profitability. At GSK India, we are all too aware of this and are creating a framework for talent excellence that is path-breaking in the Indian pharmaceutical market."


Association of Business Communicators of India (ABCI) award
GSK won the Association of Business Communicators of India (ABCI) award in 'Social Responsibility Communication' category for its media awareness campaign on Congenital Hypothyroidism. This important disease awareness campaign, spread across 12 cities, is the first step towards influencing policy changes for mandating newborn screening in India.


GSK ranked #1 in the world for doing well by doing good
Our ranking reflects the dedication and commitment of our people around the world to modernise the way we do business. We’ve changed how we incentivise our sales professionals, furthered our partnership with Save the Children, gained approval for the World’s first Malaria vaccine, opened up access to our Intellectual Property and committed to reinvesting 20% of our profits in Least Developed Countries. But the journey doesn’t end there. We haven’t achieved these things overnight and FORTUNE’s recognition will only inspire us to keep going.


GSK India recognised as a "Best Healthcare Brand" at The Economic Times Best Healthcare Brands 2016
GSK was recognised as a ‘Best Healthcare Brand’ by "The Economic Times Best Healthcare Brands 2016" in the pharmaceutical category: We were recognised as a ‘Best Healthcare Brand’ by "The Economic Times Best Healthcare Brands 2016" in the pharmaceutical category. This recognition was presented by J.P. Nadda, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare and Jagdish Prasad, Director General of Health Services in New Delhi.


GSK ranked as the No. 1 Most Reputed Pharmaceutical brand amongst MNCs in India
GSK has ranked as the No.1 Most Reputed Pharmaceutical brand amongst MNC’s in India. The study was conducted by Bluebytes and TRA Research, across nine major Indian cities and GSK scored the highest in media perception among MNC pharma brands in the country.
The report is a study that highlights the Industry’s Reputation in terms of both Consumer and Media Perception. GSK had the highest Media Perception score among international pharmaceutical brands. Moreover, among the international brands, GSK scored the highest Respect Score, an important indicator of the awareness of the brand.
Mr. A. Vaidheesh, VP South Asia & Managing Director, India accepted the award presented by Mr. N. Chandramouli, CEO, TRA Research.


GSK wins The Economic Times Supply Chain award
GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals was felicitated at The Economic Times 3rd Annual Supply Chain Management Summit 2016 for exemplary supply chain management and logistics. The Economic Times awarded States and private companies, at the Summit at The Leela, Mumbai on June 24, 2016.
Raju Krishnaswamy, Regional Supply Chain Head, South Asia, GSK Pharmaceuticals, accepted the award on behalf of the company from Babul Supriyo, Honourable Union Minister of Urban Development, and for Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation. Also felicitated at the event were the Transport Ministers of the States of Rajasthan and Karnataka. Among the private companies who won the award were Sanofi, Britannia, Colgate Palmolive, Marico and Parle Agro and Hindalco.
The Economic Times Editorial had earlier shortlisted various organisations that stand out from their contemporaries in Supply Chain practices and it is a proud moment that GSK has been recognised for its best-in-class supply chain practices.


Ranked 2nd in the pharmaceuticals sector in the ‘Most Respected Companies’ in India by Businessworld


Adjudged as one of India's Most Admired Companies by Fortune India