Technology giant Infosys has been ranked as the country's best company for investor-relations practices such as corporate governance, financial disclosure and online dissemination of shareholder-related information.
In the first-ever such rankings for India, compiled by Investor Relations Global Rankings (IRGR), Infosys has been ranked on the top in all the four categories -- corporate governance practices, financial disclosure procedures, IR website and online annual report.
Infosys was followed by Kotak Mahindra Bank, Persistent Systems, Hindustan Unilever and Nucleus Software Exports in the category of best corporate governance practices.
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Besides, IRGR has named Infosys, Wipro, Kotak Mahindra Bank, TCS and Firstsource Solutions as the best-ranked IR website companies.
Infosys is the only company named in the categories of best online annual report and best financial disclosure practices in India.
IRGR, a New York-based organisation which claims to have published such rankings across 35 countries since 1999, said that the Indian rankings were compiled jointly with its coordination group and supporting entities like KPMG, Arnold & Porter, MZ, and Sodali.
It said more than 80 Indian companies registered for the rankings and these also included Sun Pharma, Tata Steel, Aditya Birla Nuvo, Edelweiss Capital, Oberoi Realty, Godrej Consumer Goods, Godrej Properties, ONGC, NTPC, ICICI Bank, Pipavav Defence and Offshore and PFC.