Communities across Sri Lanka have been battling bad weather and an unprecedented increase in the spreading of dengue this year. With the objective of supporting local communities and bringing them some relief, HSBC, partnered with the Sarvodaya Movement and the Asia Pacific Alliance for Disaster Management respectively, to help control the dengue epidemic and identify […]

Aitken Spence Travels partnered with the staff of Turyaa Kalutara and the local community an environmental and professional empowerment programme recently to conduct an educational workshop to local community members whose livelihoods depended on tourism. The workshop covered topics such as, how to interact with tourists, how to be a professional service provider and how […]

Recognizing that resource efficiency is a crucial element of a growing and sustainable economy, Resplendent Ceylon (Pvt)Ltd has Pledged to enroll into the newly unveiled pledge. The pledge calls for mainstreaming resource efficiency as a priority in business and for taking active steps to minimize and monitor that waste generated through business operations are reduced […]

Sixty-six leading private companies in Sri Lanka declared their commitment towards the Resource Efficiency Pledge as they convened for the second Annual General Meeting of Biodiversity Sri Lanka on 12th September 2017. The pledge affirms their resolution towards making resource efficiency a priority of their businesses and reducing waste generated through their operations to a […]

Recognizing that resource efficiency is a crucial element of a growing and sustainable economy, Linea Aqua (Private) Limited, has Pledged to enroll into the newly unveiled pledge. The pledge calls for mainstreaming resource efficiency as a priority in business and for taking active steps to minimize and monitor that waste generated through business operations are […]

Recognizing that resource efficiency is a crucial element of a growing and sustainable economy, Forbes & Walker (Pvt.) Ltd., has taken the first step from amongst our membership to enroll into the newly unveiled pledge. The pledge calls for mainstreaming resource efficiency as a priority in business and for taking active steps to minimize and […]

2020 to be declared Visit Sri Lanka Year; digital marketing and global advertising push to be rolled out by end 2017 PM wants industry to convert SL into 365-day, 24-hour tourist destination   By Charumini de Silva The Government yesterday revealed that the tourism sector will be boosted via a Vision 2025 preceded by a 2020 Strategic Plan incorporating […]

From left: At the CISC work forum:  TVET Assistant Director Manjula Vidanapathirana, CISC CEO M.S. Nanayakkara, Insee Cement Sustainable Development and Communication Director Farzana Khan, WUSC Country Director Esther McIntosh, CISC Chairman Deshamanya Sunil Liyanarachchi and WUSC TVET volunteer Bob Turner Insee Cement, the brand behind leading retail cement products Insee Sanstha and Insee Mahaweli […]

Seeking to cultivate the savings habit in young Sri Lankans, Hatton National Bank rewarded 274 selected winners of the HNB Singithi Depositors competition together with their parents for a special educational tour around a series of landmark locations across Colombo. Having conducted the competition for the last four years, the October 2016 edition of HNB […]

From left)Damith Malavithanthila – DGM, Operations, PLC; Laksanda Gunawardena – DGM, Operations, PLC; RoshniMotha – Deputy Manager, CSR, PLC; SanjeewaBandaranayake – DGM, Finance & Administration, PLC;Sabry Ibrahim, CEO/GM, PLC; Sanith de S Wijeyeratne – Director/CEO, CCC;Kanishka Jayasinghe – CCC; LakminiSenadheera- Manager, Sustainability Assurance & Advisory Services, SFG. People’s Leasing & Finance PLC (PLC), Sri Lanka’s […]