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 […]

BSL participated in the Expert Dialogue on Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) of Sri Lanka, organized by the Climate Change Secretariat of the Ministry of Mahaweli Development and Environment yesterday, at the BMICH, under the umbrella of the Sri Lanka NEXT: A Blue Green Era programme. Several of BSL’s Members also participated at the event. The […]

The Evaluation Panel of the ‘Best Corporate Citizen Sustainability Award 2017’ (BCCS Award 2017) commenced its work to select the corporate sustainability champions of the country, as accepting of applications for the competition was closed on 4 October. The Panel of Evaluators led by Eardley Perera, a well-known corporate sector figure and a veteran marketer […]

An inspiring collection of images that captivates Sri Lanka’s amazing yet less known natural beauty “Living Free” consists of more than 200 professionally shot high quality images, showcasing the natural world in Sri Lanka. Behind this unique publication are two veteran photographers, Vimukthi Weeratunga and ChitralJayatilake with over 30 years of experience in wildlife photography.The […]