THE ITC VISION »
Sustain ITC's position as one of India's most valuable corporations through world class performance, creating growing value for the Indian economy and the Company's stakeholders
THE ITC MISSION »
To enhance the wealth generating capability of the enterprise in a globalising environment, delivering superior and sustainable stakeholder value
Core Values
 
ITC's Core Values are aimed at developing a customer-focused, high-performance organisation which creates value for all its stakeholders:
Trusteeship
As professional managers, we are conscious that ITC has been given to us in "trust" by all our stakeholders. We will actualise stakeholder value and interest on a long term sustainable basis.
Customer Focus
We are always customer focused and will deliver what the customer needs in terms of value, quality and satisfaction.
Respect For People
We are result oriented, setting high performance standards for ourselves as individuals and teams.
We will simultaneously respect and value people and uphold humanness and human dignity.
We acknowledge that every individual brings different perspectives and capabilities to the team and that a strong team is founded on a variety of perspectives.
We want individuals to dream, value differences, create and experiment in pursuit of opportunities and achieve leadership through teamwork.
Excellence
We do what is right, do it well and win. We will strive for excellence in whatever we do.
Innovation
We will constantly pursue newer and better processes, products, services and management practices.
Nation Orientation
We are aware of our responsibility to generate economic value for the Nation. In pursuit of our goals, we will make no compromise in complying with applicable laws and regulations at all levels.



I TC: Organisational Profile
right000 ITC Limited is one of India's foremost private sector companies with a market capitalisation in excess of US $ 16 billion and a turnover of more than US $ 3.5 billion. ITC ranks third in pre-tax profits among India's private sector corporations. ITC is ranked among the World's Best Big Companies and Asia's 'Fabulous 50' by Forbes magazine, among India's Most Respected Companies by BusinessWorld magazine and among India's Most Valuable Companies by Business Today magazine.
   ITC has been ranked among Asia's 'Fabulous 50' by Forbes magazine  
ITC has a diversified presence in Cigarettes, Hotels, Paperboards & Specialty Papers, Packaging, Agri Business, Packaged Foods & Confectionery, Branded Apparel, Greeting Cards, Safety Matches and other FMCG products. While ITC is an outstanding market leader in its traditional businesses of Cigarettes, Hotels , Paperboards, Packaging and Agri -Exports, it is rapidly gaining market share even in its nascent businesses of Packaged Foods & Confectionery, Branded Apparel and Greeting Cards & Stationery. The Company's successful strategy of creating multiple drivers of growth leveraging the diverse competencies residing in its portfolio of businesses is evident in its impressive track record of growth in the last decade and its strong debt-free balance sheet.



Report Parameters
Report Scope/Profile
This is ITC's third Sustainability Report. The data and performance indicators in this Report cover the period April 1, 2005 to March 31, 2006, except for the sections on Highlights, Awards and Certifications which include more recent updates. The Company publishes the Sustainability Report annually and the immediately preceding Sustainability Report was published in 2005 covering the period April 1, 2004 to March 31, 2005.
The reporting principles and methodology of this Report are in accordance with GRI guidelines' 3rd revision - G3. The relevant technical protocols have been followed for reporting the core indicators as well as the additional indicators.
ITC is headquartered at: Virginia House, 37 J L Nehru Road, Kolkata 700 071. For additional copies of this Report or any clarifications, please write to Corporate Communications Department at the above address or e-mail:  [email protected] .   
Explanation of Processes
The Report covers performance of all the businesses and units directly under ITC Limited. The Company's businesses/units are required to assess their set of stakeholders, who either have a major interest in or are substantially affected by the performance of any of these businesses or units. Businesses and their units regularly engage with various stakeholders and a summary of this engagement is provided elsewhere in the Report.
Sustainability and sustainable development are integral parts of ITC's ethos, which find expression in