In a recent survey conducted by Nielsen (2012), that tracked the reputation of 32 companies in India based on what they offered in terms of service, product quality, financial performance and talent pool, Tata Motors has emerged as the most reputed company in India followed by Aditya Birla Nuvo and Bharti Airtel.
Tata Motors was ranked second in the last year's (2011) list. Tata Steel dropped from the first position to fifth this year, while Wipro slipped from fourth to seventh position. ITC, ICICI Bank and Hero MotoCorp Ltd are the new entrants in the list of top reputed names.Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL), Wipro and HDFC Bank also figured in the list of top firms.
The survey covered the top listed companies of India across industries based on market capitalisation, sales and assets. Over 1,700 respondents, consisting of stakeholders, financial community, investors, top level management across corporates, and the general consumer, were consulted for the survey.