Monthly Archives: September 2015

SL sets out development till 2030 by committing to new SDGs Monday, 28 September 2015 00:00 By Uditha Jayasinghe in New York   President Maithripala Sirisena among 70 global leaders to pledge commitment to improve gender rights at UN  Special attention to war widows and others vulnerable to conflict  Admits country has a long way to go before equality […]

SRI LANKA BUSINESS AND BIODIVERSITY PLATFORM 2nd Meeting of Members and CEO Forum… Coming up!   The Advisory Committee and Secretariat of the Sri Lanka Business and Biodiversity (SL B&B) Platform eagerly look forward to the Second Meeting of Members and CEO Forum scheduled for the 6th of October 2015 from 5.00 pm onwards at […]

Ma’s Food provides sustainable future for agriculture in Sri Lanka Ma’s Food Processing (Pvt.) Ltd, a leading food manufacturer known for its commitment to the environment and the community for over 25 years, has been moving more and more of its products in line with organic farming and production principles over the last 10 years. […]

Click here to view more Sri Lanka must consider environmental impact with future energy mix: CEB Author LBO Posted on September 21, 2015  Sep 21, 2015 (LBO) – Sri Lanka needs to be aware of and concerned about the dangers of the environmental impact when developing its future electricity generation plans, a recent CEB report […]

Receives 2015 ACEF award for ‘Best Sustainability-Green Initiative’ The Commercial Bank of Ceylon’s efforts to make its operations more ecofriendly have been acknowledged internationally with the award for ‘Best Sustainability – Green Initiative’ at the 2015 Asian Customer Engagement Forum (ACEF) Awards in Mumbai. The only award presented by ACEF in the sustainability category, the […]

CLICK HERE TO READ MORE   Three of the top winners of the ‘Best Corporate Citizens Sustainability Award’, an annual event organized by the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce says taking part in the competition has helped them to gauge their standing in comparison to peers in the industry, when it comes to ‘sustainability’ practices.   […]

  During the period when Sri Lanka was a British colony, large tracts of forest lands were converted to monocultures. These forests which once provided habitats to numerous species were converted to commercialized tea plantations. With population growth and shrinking forest cover, the biodiversity of the lands which were converted in to tea plantations have […]

 Beyond Zero Emissions Forum on Sept 17 The Sri Lanka Business and Biodiversity (SL B&B) Platform of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce (CCC), in collaboration with the Federation of Environmental Organizations, Eco-V and Journeys for Climate Justice, is organizing a joint forum. It is titled ‘Beyond Zero Emissions: A Practical Approach to Combating Climate Change […]

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