The theme Wings of Collaboration is not only relevant for the Company inparticular but for humankind in general as well. We believe that collaboration is morethan a functional statement; it represents a safety net' which ensures that we arethe last person standing during challenging external realities and the first to run whensectoral circumstances improve. This spirit of collaboration does not operate as an islandwithin our Company. It is marked by various other values that come into play. It is markedby Humility to Learn' where there is no shame in admitting that we do not knowsomething or that someone else possesses a superior knowledge in a specific domain as longwe possess an insatiable desire to learn.
This collaborative spirit is also marked by the ability to Walk the Talk'. Weneed to earn our dependability by keeping the promises we make. Our Respect for All'ethic is a 360-degree inclusive definition that is helping build mutually-beneficialrelationships with all stakeholders. Our commitment to Celebrate Diversity' ishelping enrich our pool of perspectives drawn from people of different genders racesfaiths physical abilities and sexual orientation.
Our Passion for Excellence' is driving us to work harder than ever not becausewe are forced to but because we are inspired to. Our commitment to Agility withSpeed' has enhanced our responsiveness to a rapidly changing world through initiativesrelated to cutting-edge technologies resulting in quicker and informed decision-making. Iam pleased that the sum of these values was showcased in our ability to report a vigorousturnaround in the last quarter one of the best in our existence. I am optimistic thatthis represents only the beginning of a rewarding journey where we add attractive value inthe hands of those associated with our Company.
CK. Birla Chairman