The Sri Lanka Business and Biodiversity Platform of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce together with Green Technologies FZCO, Dubai, UAE and the Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC recently organized a presentation and interactive discussion on ‘Green Buildings: A Synergy with Biodiversity’. The keynote address at the event was delivered by Mr. Mario Seneviratne,Managing Director of […]

General Membership of the Sri Lanka Business and Biodiversity Platform is now open to all corporate establishments based in Sri Lanka. If you are a private sector organization that wants to make a shift in thinking on environmental/biodiversity conservation issues or if you are already engaged in environmental/biodiversity conservation activities as a part of your core business […]

Sri Lanka Business and Biodiversity Platform’s Patron Member – Virtusa (Pvt.) Ltd. – bagged the Gold award at the National Green Awards 2013/2014, for its ‘Code Green’ initiative which focuses on minimizing the company’s environmental footprint and contributing to the mitigation of Climate Change. National Green Awards is organized by the Central Environmental Authority annually […]

SLBBP Member – Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo – commemorated World Environment Day on the 5th of June 2014, by organizing a clean up of the water and surrounding areas of the Beira Lake. The Beira Lake is one of the few remaining urban wetlands in the City of Colombo and as such, provides an invaluable refuge […]

The Sri Lanka Business and Biodiversity Platform facilitated the presence of technical resource person – Prof. Devaka Weerakoon – who addressed the Standard Chartered Bank’s (SCB) Environment Team on World Environment Day 2014.  Prof. Weerakoon presented a thought-provoking lecture on the Day’s theme, ‘Raise Your Voices, Not the Sea Level’ focusing on exploring the significance […]

The Sri Lanka Business and Biodiversity Platform was invited to join the World Environment Day 2014 celebrations of SriLankan Airlines (SLA) Ltd. as its Guest of Honour. On 5th June 2014, SLA unveiled its website dedicated to communicate its environmental activities and also publicized its brand new environmental policy.  More information at The ceremony […]

Habitat degradation and loss pushes amphibian species to the brink of extinction. Amphibian species are going extinct before even being described.   Alfred Russell Wallace, the founder of modern biogeography and Charles Darwin with whom he shared the theory of evolution were both influenced by what they saw on islands. Many of the key bio-geographical […]