Godrej Group was established in 1897 with operations in security equipment and vegetable soaps. Godrej Industries, the group's holding company, was founded in 1963 to consolidate its business operations. Today, Godrej operates in over 40 countries, and is India's largest producer of oleochemicals, its products are used in myriad applications including cosmetics, tyres, detergents, pharmaceuticals, cigarettes and toothpaste. The company's "No.1 soap" is one of India's oldest and most recognisable soap brands. In 2022, its subsidiary Godrej Agrovet signed MOUs with three state governments to increase oil palm cultivation by converting paddy fields.
RSPO Member : Yes
Supply chain position
Vertically integratedGrower. Processor of crude palm oil, palm kernel oil and palm cake. Refiner & trader. Manufacturer of consumer goods, animal feeds and oleochemicals.
Refineries / capacity
0Oleochemical plant with installed capacity for 65,000 MT fatty alcohols per year
YesNo deforestation, No peat, No exploitation
International, Indian, North American, Latin America, Asian, Australian, African
Godrej Agrovet Ltd, Godrej Consumer Products Limited, P.T. Megasari Makmur (Indonesian home and personal care products)
Crude palm oil; crude palm kernel oil; palm cake; bulk edible oils (including vanaspati and bakery fats); oleochemicals: fatty acids, glycerin, fatty alcohols and surfactants such as sodium lauryl sulphate, sodium lauryl ether sulphate & alpha olefin sulphonate