Monthly Archives: November 2017

Our Heartiest Congratulations to all our members who were recognized for their distinguished work in sustainability and conservation at the Best Corporate Citizen Sustainability Awards night held on the 28th of November 2017 at the Cinnamon Grand Colombo. Organized by the The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce, we are proud to acknowledge that most of the […]

Aitken Spence PLC won the coveted ‘Best Corporate Citizen Sustainability Award 2017’ an annual event organised by the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce, the country’s premier business chamber to recognise sustainable champions of the local corporate world, while Hatton National Bank PLC and Cargills (Ceylon) PLC became the first and second runner up of the competition, […]

Mr Mohammed Rafiq – an international environmental expert, led interested BSL members through a training session on how to focus on, action and monitor company initiatives on the biodiversity related SDGs. This specially tailored half day training was held on 23rd November 2017. Following interactive modes of imparting knowledge, Mr Rafiq provided simple yet focused […]

Dilmah Founder Merrill J. Fernando was joined by his sons and scientists from universities and NGOs in Sri Lanka recently in inaugurating the first private sector initiative to research climate change and guide planters and farmers in building resilience to the extreme weather that is becoming commonplace. Reflecting the family company’s emphasis on fulfilling its […]

The Tourism and Hospitality Sector of Biodiversity Sri Lanka met for the 3rd time yesterday at the Cinnamon Lakeside, Colombo, to discuss exciting new initiatives being developed for the sector. This includes e-compendium on emerging destinations of high biodiversity, compendium on best environmental practices within the sector and an event coming up soon on Food […]

David Bent, world-leading advisor on sustainable business based in the UK, specialist member of Good Karma Consultants, will deliver the keynote address at the ‘Best Corporate Citizen Sustainability Award 2017’ of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce, which will be held on the 28th November at the Cinnamon Grand Hotel, Colombo. During his speech, Bent is […]

Having integrated sustainability into the core of its business, MAS Holdings has demonstrated that a ‘Change Inside’ that resonates at a personal core is probably the best way to tackle sustainability issues. This approach was recognized by the Presidential Environmental Awards this week where MAS took seven of the top awards in both the apparel […]

Birdlife International together with the Business Council for Sustainable Development (BCSD) Singapore and the Natural Capital Coalition, is organizing the Business and Nature Forum 2017, to be held at the Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre, Singapore from the 20th to the 21st of November 2017. Brochure attached. On intimation by the Global Partnership on Business […]