Mr. Naik: About India Today Copenhagen Tomorrow

Mr. Anil Manibhai Naik is the Executive Chairman of Larsen & Toubro Limited, India’s largest infrastructure company with over 45,000 employees. In September 2012, Forbes placed Larsen & Toubro as no. 9 on a list of The World’s Most Innovative Companies.

Mr. Naik is a very influencial man in India who has received numerous awards for his exemplary business leadership. He is also Honorary Consul General for Denmark.

In this short video clip, Mr. Naik recommends the ‘India Today Copenhagen Tomorrow’ initiative:

“ ‘India Today Copenhagen Tomorrow’ is a very, very important step towards achieving the objective of building a business and cultural relationship between Denmark and India — people to people, country to country, and to exploit its fullest potential, what both nations want. This event will be an important milestone towards achieving that,” he says.


Mr. A. M. Naik – audio recording of DCI’s interview with Mr. Naik in its full length (25 minutes)



Sustainability as a business strategy
In another excerpt of the interview with Mr. Naik, he talks about sustainability as a business strategy:
See video

More information about Mr. Naik can be found on

The video interview was recorded at Larsen & Toubro in Mumbai, India, on 4 May 2012, by Olaf Gerlach Hansen and Mik Aidt of the Danish Cultural Institute. It is available in high resolution for professional tv broadcasting.



In close cooperation with Larsen & Toubro Limited in India and the Holck-Larsen Foundation, the Danish Cultural Institute has taken initiative to launch a competition for Danish and Indian students.

The honorary patron of the competition is Mr. Naik who is also Honorary Chair of ‘India Today Copenhagen Tomorrow’.



What is Larsen & Toubro?

In this video-clip, the independent writer and journalist Shastri Ramachandaran explains about how the company Larsen & Toubro is perceived in India and what this means in an Indian-Danish context.


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