Awards

Founder-Chairman
Chairman and MD
RF Founder-Chairperson
Corporate
Reliance Foundation
Energy
Petrochemicals
Retail
Jio
Media & Entertainment
Innovation

Dhirubhai H. Ambani
Founder-Chairman, RIL

2016

Posthumously conferred the Padma Vibhushan, India’s second highest civilian honour, by the Hon’ble Former President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee

2011

Posthumously awarded the 'ABLF Global Asian Award' at the Asian Business Leadership Forum Awards

2002

Commemorative postal stamp is released by the Philately Department, Department of Posts, on Dhirubhai Ambani’s 70th birth anniversary

2001

The Economic Times confers ‘Lifetime Achievement Award for Corporate Excellence’

2000

Voted as ‘Creator of Wealth of the Century’ in The Times of India (TOI) poll

2000

Bombay Municipal Corporation (BMC) confers ‘First Citizen’s Award’; hosts civic reception in his honour

2000

The Chemtech Foundation confers ‘Man of the Century’ award

2000

Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) confers ‘Indian Entrepreneur of the 20th Century’ award

1998

Named ‘Star of Asia’ by Business Week, USA

1998

Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, USA confers the Dean’s Medal in recognition of Dhirubhai Ambani’s leadership and extraordinary achievements

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Mukesh D. Ambani
Chairman & Managing Director, RIL

2024

Ranked #1 among Indian CEOs and #2 globally in the Brand Guardianship Index 2024 by Brand Finance

2023

Tops India Today 'High & Mighty 2023 – 50 Power People' list

2023

Among the top 10 in the Indian Express ‘Most Powerful Indians List 2023’

2023

Ranked #1 among Indian CEOs; #2 globally in world’s top CEOs list in Brand Guardianship Index 2023 by Brand Finance

2022

Among the top 10 in the Indian Express ‘Most Powerful Indians List 2022’. Ambani was also among the Indian Express top 10 Most Powerful Indians in 2021, 2019, 2018, 2017, and 2016

2021

Ranked among Top 5 'World’s Most Famous, Most Reputable CEOs' in the global Brand Guardianship Index 2021 by Brand Finance

2021

Tops India Today 'High & Mighty 2021 – 50 Power People' list

2020

'Iconic Business Leader of the Decade' Award, CNBC-TV18 India Business Leaders Awards

2020

Featured on India Today's 'Power List 2020'

2019

TIME 100 'Most Influential People'

2019

Foreign Policy’s 'Top 100 Global Thinkers'

2018

On the Forbes ‘World’s Most Powerful People’ list for 2018

2018

Fortune – 'World’s 50 Greatest Leaders'

2017

Economic Times 'Business Leader of the Year'

2017

Only Indian to be featured on Forbes 'Global Game Changers List'

2016

'Doctor of Philosophy (Honoris Causa)' – Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee

2016

'Foreign Member' – US National Academy of Engineering

2016

'Othmer Gold Medal' – Chemical Heritage Foundation, USA

2015

'Honorary Doctor of Science' – Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai

2013

‘Entrepreneur of the Decade’ – All-India Management Association

2013

‘Global Challenger’ – Boston Consulting Group

2013

One of ‘25 Greatest Global Living Legends’ – NDTV

2011

One of ‘100 Most Influential People in the World’- TIME magazine

2010

'5th best performing CEO in the world' - Harvard Business Review ranking of top 50 global CEOs

2010

'Businessman of the Year' - Financial Chronicle

2010

'Business Leader of the Year' - NDTV India

2010

'Global Leadership Award' - Business Council for International Understanding (BCIU)

2010

'School of Engineering and Applied Science Dean's Medal' - University of Pennsylvania

2000

Ernst & Young 'Entrepreneur of the Year'

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Nita M. Ambani
Founder-Chairperson, Reliance Foundation

2023

Recognised among 'Top 100 Women Achievers in India' by India Today

2023

Awarded 'Sports Leader of the Year - Female' for exemplary leadership in driving India’s sports story by CII Scorecard 2023

2023

Honoured with the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) 2023 Global Leadership Award for Philanthropy and CSR

2023

Named among ‘Fortune India Most Powerful Women’

2022

Among Fortune India’s ‘Most Powerful Women’. Nita Ambani was also on the list for 2021 and 2020

2021

Among ‘Top Philanthropic Leaders in India’ in the Indiaspora Philanthropy Leaders List

2021

On Business Today's ‘Most Powerful Women in Business’ list

2020

Recognised as only Indian to be featured in Town & Country ‘Top Global Philanthropists’

2020

Featured on India Today’s ‘Power List 2020’

2020

Business Today’s ‘India’s Most Powerful Women’ list

2019

Named ‘Best Corporate Promoter of Indian Sports’ by Times of India (TOI)

2018

Named ‘Best Corporate Promoter of Indian Sports’ by Times of India (TOI)

2017

Receives ‘Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Award’ from the Hon’ble Former President of India, Ramnath Kovind, for Reliance Foundation’s outstanding work in sports for development

2017

Honoured by the Metropolitan Museum of Art for philanthropic work; becomes first Asian to receive this accolade

2017

Receives ‘Pravinchandra V Gandhi Award for Excellence in Public Life’ from the Rotary Club of Bombay

2017

Named ‘The Global Philanthropist and Leader of the Year Award’ by Vogue India magazine

2016

Named ‘Asia's 50 Most Powerful Businesswomen’ by Forbes Asia

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Corporate

2024

Among world’s most valuable brands in ‘Brand Finance Global 500 2024’ list

2024

RIL among Great Place to Work’s top 50 ‘India's Best Workplaces™ in Manufacturing 2024’

2023

RIL is top-ranked Indian company on Forbes’ ‘World’s Best Employers 2023’ list

2023

RIL ranked #88 on Fortune Global 500 list; is top-ranked Indian company

2023

RIL ranks #45 in Forbes Global 2000; is top-ranked Indian company on the list

2023

RIL ranks 2nd in Interbrand’s ‘Best Indian Brands 2023’

2023

RIL certified as ‘Great Place to Work®’ for 2023-2024

2023

RIL is named ‘Most Respected Company’ in India by BW Businessworld

2023

RIL ranks among LinkedIn's 'Top 25 Best Workplaces to Grow Your Career in India'

2023

Reliance among ‘India’s Best Employers Among Nation-Builders 2023’ by Great Place to Work® Institute

2023

2023 Platinum ‘Arogya Healthy Workplaces Award’ for RIL's exemplary commitment to employee health and wellness

2023

Reliance receives ‘SHRM HR Excellence Award 2023’ for Excellence in Leveraging HR Technology

2022

RIL is most valuable company in ‘2022 Burgundy Private Hurun India 500’ report

2022

RIL is top-ranked company on BT500 ‘India’s Most Valuable Companies 2022’ list

2022

Reliance among ‘India’s Best Employers Among Nation-Builders 2022’ by Great Place to Work® Institute

2022

RIL emerges as India’s Best Employer; ranks 20th out of 800 companies globally on Forbes ‘World’s Best Employers 2022’ list

2022

Reliance is India’s most visible corporate in media, topping Wizikey’s ‘Newsmakers Rankings 2022’

2022

Reliance ranks 104th on Fortune ‘Global 500’ list 2022

2022

RIL recognised by AmbitionBox among the top 25 ‘Best Places to Work in India’ in the 'Mega Companies category'

2022

RIL ranks #53 in Forbes Global 2000

2022

RIL ranks among LinkedIn's 'Top 25 best workplaces to grow your career in India'

2022

RIL recognised among BW Businessworld's 'India's Most Sustainable Companies'

2021

RIL debuts on Great Place to Work® 'India's Best Workplaces in Manufacturing 2021' list

2021

Reliance on ‘India’s Best Employers Among Nation-Builders 2021’ by Great Place to Work® Institute

2021

RIL is top-ranked Indian company in Fortune’s Global 500 list of ‘World’s Largest Companies’

2021

RIL is top-ranked Indian company on Forbes' ‘World's Best Employers 2021’ list

2021

RIL is Great Place to Work® certified by the Great Place to Work® Institute

2020

Reliance Industries tops 'Fortune India 500' list for second year in a row

2020

Reliance Industries named among 'World's Best Employers 2020' by Forbes

2020

RIL is Great Place to Work - Certified by the Great Place to Work® Institute

Reliance Foundation &
Corporate Social Responsibility

2023

Awarded 'Best Corporate Promoting Sports in India' for setting a benchmark for excellence in sports by CII Scorecard 2023

2023

‘Best Solution for Community Care in COVID-19’ award at 10th Edition of Original National Awards for Excellence in CSR & Sustainability

2023

RF Disaster Management team receives ‘Best CSR Impact Award’ at UBS Forums – 8th Edition Corporate Social Responsibility Summit & Awards 2023

2023

Sir H N Reliance Foundation Hospital’s health outreach team is recognised at the Glenmark Nutrition Awards on February 2, 2023

2023

Reliance Foundation-produced film ‘Women transforming lives with technology’ receives ‘Best CSR Film’ award at 2nd Socio CSR Film Festivals and Awards

2022

Sir H N Reliance Foundation Hospital recognized for ‘Excellence in Services as Multi-Specialty Hospital’ at the Times Healthcare Leaders 2022 awards

2022

Reliance Foundation awarded Gold Medal by Shri Biswa Bhusan Harichandran, Hon'ble Governor of Andhra Pradesh and President - IRCS Andhra Pradesh, for COVID-19 efforts

2022

RF receives 'Innovative Digital Extension Services for Disaster Management' award from Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) – TATA Communications Centre for Digital Transformation

2022

RFS Koparkhairane, KDARFS Jamnagar, and RFS Surat rank No 2 Co-Ed Day School in their respective cities in ‘Top Schools’ in EducationWorld Rankings 2022-23

2022

Reliance Foundation receives ‘Green NGO of the Year’ - Silver Award at International Advertising Association (IAA) Olive Crown Awards

2022

Reliance Foundation conferred ‘Sports for Social Change’ award by the Hindu Group

2021

Reliance receives Golden Peacock Award for Corporate Social Responsibility

2021

Reliance Foundation receives ‘Award for Corporate Leadership in ESG’ from the CSR Journal – Excellence Awards 2021

2021

Sir H N Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre (RFH) recognised for the ‘Best Vaccine Delivery Programme by a Private Hospital’ at the India Today Healthgiri Awards

2021

RF and Jio receive ‘D&I Project of the Year award’ for launching HerCircle

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Energy

2023

Jio-bp recognised in ‘Innovation Management (Hydrocarbons)’ for commitment to a digital-focused mindset at Golden Peacock Awards

2023

RIL Jamnagar receives ‘Energy and Environment Foundation (EEF) Global Environment Award 2023’

2023

RIL recognized as ‘Large-cap Energy Firm of the Year’ at the Gulf Energy Information Excellence Awards 2023

2022

Jio-bp receives Golden Peacock Award for Excellence in Corporate Governance

2021

Jamnagar DTA refinery receives ‘Best-in-class Safety Excellence Award’ & the ‘National Award for Excellence in Manufacturing’ by World Manufacturing Congress & Awards

2021

SEZ refinery wins the prestigious ‘Refinery of the Year’ award from Federation of Indian Petroleum Industry (FIPI) in 2020-21

2021

R Cluster field development awarded ‘Best Managed Project of the Year’ & 'Special award for significant increase in gas production' by Federation of Indian Petroleum Industry (FIPI)

2021

Jamnagar Manufacturing Division awarded ‘Manufacturing ICON Award’ by the World Manufacturing Congress & Awards

2012

Jamnagar Refinery listed among the world’s top five manufacturing units by Discovery Channel

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Petrochemicals

2023

RIL receives ‘Company of the Year’ and ‘DigiTech Front Runner of the Year’ at Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) Chemicals and Petrochemicals Awards 2023

2023

RIL’s Nagothane Manufacturing Division wins three awards at National Awards for Manufacturing Competitiveness by International Research Institute for Manufacturing (IRIM)

2023

Reliance receives six gold awards for its exports performance at The Synthetic & Rayon Textiles Export Promotion Council (SRTEPC) Export Awards

2022

RIL receives ‘Company of the Year’ and six other awards at Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) Chemicals and Petrochemicals Awards 2022

2022

RIL wins 'Plastic Packaging Waste Recycling Product Leadership Award 2022' from Frost & Sullivan

2022

Reliance receives 'Green Brand of the Year' - Gold at International Advertising Association (IAA) Olive Crown Awards

2021

RIL recognised with several awards at Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI): India@75 - Chemicals & Petrochemicals Industry Awards and FICCI Chemicals & Petrochemicals Awards

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Retail

2024

Reliance Retail is ‘Great Place to Work’ certified for January 2024 – January 2025

2023

Reliance Retail among ‘India's Best Companies to Work For – Top 100’ by Great Place to Work® Institute

2023

Reliance Retail receives Association for Talent Development (ATD) BEST Award 2023; second consecutive time in a row

2023

Reliance Retail certified as ‘The Economic Times Future Ready Organization’ for 2023-2024

2023

Reliance Retail recognised for ‘Brand Marketing Campaign – Technology Se Rishta Jodo’ at The Iconic Platinum Awards (TIPA)

2023

Reliance Retail recognised as ‘Best Consumer Durables Information Technology (CDIT) Retailer’ at The Iconic Platinum Awards (TIPA)

2023

Great Place to Work® Certification

2022

Reliance Retail ranks #1 in the 'Best Places to Work' in Retail sector in the Mega Companies category by Retail AmbitionBox

2022

56th in list of top global retailers; ranked 2nd fastest growing retailer in the world in Deloitte 2022 report

2022

The Economic Times Future Ready Organisations 2022-2023

2022

‘India’s Best Workplaces™ in Retail 2022’ from Great Place to Work® Institute

2022

‘India's 10 Best Workplaces™ in Retail 2022’ from Great Place to Work® Institute

2022

Great Place to Work® Certification

2022

Ranked 4th out of 72 organisations in Association for Talent Development (ATD) BEST Awards 2022

2022

Receives ‘Skill Category Award’, ‘Customer Service Award’, ‘Special Category’ award at Trust for Retailers and Retail Associates of India (TRRAIN) Retail Awards

2022

Ranked 3rd amongst most innovative firms in Asia-Pacific by Fast Company Business Media

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Jio

2024

Among the world’s 25 strongest brands in Brand Finance Global 500 2024 list

2023

RJIL gets highest ‘A’ rating on Climate Disclosure Project (CDP) Score Report 2023; only Indian company with this score in “Media, Telecommunications & Data Centre Services” category

2023

Jio receives ‘Great Place to Work’ certification for November 2023 - November 2024

2023

Emerges as No. 1 network in India in Ookla report; wins all nine awards for Mobile Networks, including all awards for 5G networks – a first for any service provider anywhere in the world

2023

Wins DEI Inspire Award 2023 at Global Inclusion Summit 2023 for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion practices

2023

Jio ranks 5th in Interbrand’s ‘Best Indian Brands 2023’

2023

Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited certified as ‘The Economic Times Future Ready Organization’ for 2023-2024

2023

Jio Platforms receives Small Cell Forum (SCF) Award for Excellence in Commercial Deployment by a Service Provider

2023

Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited recognised as ‘Winner – Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Performance Award in Telecom Services’ at the 3rd ESG Summit and Awards 2023 by Transformance Forums

2023

Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited recognised with ‘Best Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Performance Award in E-waste Management (Telecom Services Industry)’ at the 3rd ESG Summit and Awards 2023 by Transformance Forums

2023

Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited recognised for ‘Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) initiative’ at the Economic Times Telecom Awards 2023

2023

JioFiber recognised as ‘Project Delivery Excellence Company of the Year’ at the Economic Times Telecom Awards 2023

2022

Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited receives Gold for ‘Most Valuable Employer During COVID-19’ at Economic Times Human Capital Awards 2022

2022

Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited wins Gold for ‘Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion Practices’ at Economic Times Human Capital Awards 2022

2022

Jio receives ‘Aegis Graham Bell Award for Innovation in 5G Automation'

2022

Jio Platforms receives 'Small Cell Forum (SCF) Award' for 5G Radio Products and Solutions

2021

Jio Platforms among ‘TIME100 Most Influential Companies’

2021

‘India’s Strongest Brand’, ‘5th strongest global brand’ & ‘Strongest Telecom Operator in the World’ by Brand Finance

2021

Reliance Jio was selected as the Digital Enterprise of the Year by Drivers of Digital Awards and Summit

2021

Reliance Jio wins a Gold Medal in the ‘Most Admired Brand of the Year’ category at the ACEF-Global Customer Engagement Forum & Awards

2021

Wins gold award at the Economic Times ‘Human Capital Awards’

2021

Recognised as ‘D&I Company of the Year in Telecom’ at the D&I Summit & Awards

2021

Jio is only Indian telecom company to receive leadership-level A- rating in CDP 2021 environmental leaders list

2018

Reliance Jio ranks India’s #1 and world’s #17 Most Innovative Company by Fast Company

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Media & Entertainment

2021-22

CNBC TV18 wins ‘Gold for English Business News Channel of the Year’ at Exchange4media News Broadcasting Awards (ENBA)

2021-22

CNN News18's 'The Race for Whitehouse’ wins Gold for the Best International News Coverage English at Exchange4media News Broadcasting Awards (ENBA)

2021-22

Colors Tamil wins the ‘Promax Gold Award’ for Best Launch Campaign for its show 'Kodeeswari'

2021-22

News18 India wins the Silver Special Award for ‘Hindi Channel of the Year for Fact Checking Practice’ at Exchange4media News Broadcasting Awards (ENBA)

2021-22

News18 India wins the Exchange4media News Broadcasting Awards (ENBA) Gold award for Best Spot News Reporting in Hindi for the show 'Operation Giddh'

2022

Mission Paani recognised as ‘The Best Media Initiative’ at the 3rd National Water Awards - 2020 in the presence of the Honourable President of India

2021-22

CNBC TV18's show 'India Business Hour' wins ‘Best News Programme at Asian Academy Creative Awards’ and Gold at the Exchange4media News Broadcasting Awards (ENBA) for the ‘Best English Business Programme’

2021-22

Voot wins the award for ‘Best Digital Brand Campaign of The Year’ at OTT & Digital Marketing Innovation Awards for The Gone Game Social Media Marketing Campaign by Reinvent Digital

2020-21

News18 Network’s Corona Wall wins ‘Best Technological Innovation in News Television (English)’ at the News Television Awards by Indian Television

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Innovation

2021

Product Innovator of the Year (Runner-up) – Impact Copolymers for Automotive Industrial & Household Applications at Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) Chemicals & Petrochemicals Awards

2021

RIL receives ‘Global Waste Management Best Technology of the Year Awards’ for Reliance Catalytic Hydrothermal Liquefaction (RCAT-HTL) at World Waste-to-Wealth Summit

2021

RIL receives ‘FIPI Innovator of the Year (Team) Award’ for Linear Low Density Polyethylene (LLDPE) Grades for Film, Roto Molding and Drip Lateral Application using Indigenous Silica Supported Catalyst

2021

RIL receives ‘CII Innovation Award’ on Novel Adsorbent for Dowtherm, NMP Purification & RELOX catalyst commercialization

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