Malabar Gold & Diamonds wins Two Awards at the 48th IGJA 2021 held in India
Highest Employment on Company Rolls and Global Retailer of the Year awarded to the brand
08th August 2022: Malabar Gold & Diamonds, one of the largest jewellery retailers globally with a strong retail networkof over 285 outlets across 10 countries, has won awards in two categories – Highest Employment on the Company Rollsand Global Retailer of the Year award at the 48th India Gem & Jewellery Awards (IGJA) 2021 organised by Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) in India. IGJA awards are known as one of the most prestigious awards in the gems and jewellery industry in the country.
GJEPC has been organising this prestigious Annual Awards for the gems and jewellery industry since 1973 to honour the exemplary achievements of leading exporters and for their outstanding export performance besides felicitating the top importers and banks that are financing the trade, amongst others. Ernst & Young LLP, one of the world’s leading multinational professional services providers, is the Knowledge Partner for IGJA
Mr. Asher O, Managing Director- India Operations, Malabar Gold & Diamonds and Mr. KP Abdul Salam, Vice Chairman, Malabar Group received the awards at the awards night held at Grand Hyatt, Mumbai.
“It’s a great honour to win the prestigious awards at the 48th IGJA 2021. The awards recognise our robust global presence and our commitment to building an efficient workforce to serve our customers with a world-class shopping experience,” said Mr.MP Ahammed, Chairman, Malabar Group.
A diversified conglomerate with operations in 10 countries, Malabar Group currently has over 14,000 employees. The group offers a healthy work environment and its employees the opportunity to become investors. It promotes diversity, equality, growth, entrepreneurial spirit, and work flexibility among its employees. Malabar Group has more than 285 showrooms across 10 countries and epitomizes the vision of Make In India, Market To The World.
Malabar Gold & Diamonds is the flagship company of Malabar Group, a leading diversified Indian business conglomerate.
Established in 1993 in the Indian state of Kerala, Malabar Gold & Diamonds today has a strong retail network of over 285 outlets spread across 10 countries in addition to multiple offices, design centers, wholesale units and factories spread across India, Middle East, Far East & USA. With an annual turnover of $4.51 billion, the company currently ranks one among the largest jewellery retailers globally.
With 14 manufacturing units in India and GCC – the company currently has 12 exclusive jewellery brands to cater to the discerning needs of customers. With headquarters in Kerala and branches across India, Middle East, Far East and USA, Malabar Group is best known for its activities in the field of gold, diamonds, silver and lifestyle articles.
Malabar Group also operates MGD – Lifestyle Jewellery, a retail concept offering trendy and light weight jewellery that represents the independent and the modern woman through its designs and collections.
The group, owned by over 4,000 shareholders excels in quality products and services, has more than 14,000 professionals from over 26 countries working for its continued success.
Malabar Gold & Diamonds also features an online store www.malabargoldanddiamonds.com providing customers with the opportunity to purchase their favoritejewelry at any time and on any day from the comfort of their homes.
CSR has been the primary commitment of the group since its inception; integrating ESG (Environmental, Social & Governance) principles into the core business. The key CSR focus areas of Malabar Group are Health, Education, Women Empowerment, Housing, and the Environment. The ESG goals of the organization are periodically strengthened by integrating responsibility and sustainability to remain a socially conscious and responsible organization. The group contributes 5% of its profit to such initiatives in the same country of operation.