Category Archives: Member company news

In keeping with its much-loved tradition to make the Christmas season a special one, Coca-Cola Beverages Sri Lanka Ltd and the World Trade Centre (WTC) dove into the festivities, but this year with the impactful message of being environmentally conscious and reducing waste. In a unique display of Christmas cheer, colourful, vibrant, upcycled Christmas trees […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

The National Coastal and Marine Resources Conservation Week was recently commemorated and the opening ceremony was launched at Crow Island Beach Park, Mattakkuliya. It was the launch of 14 district programmes with 72 locations along the coastal districts of Sri Lanka in efforts to clean-up and preserve our beautiful island’s coastline. A tremendous hands-on initiative […]

  Tokyo Cement together with the Marine Environment Protection Authority (MEPA) Trincomalee District office, recently concluded a highly successful beach cleanup programme in Trincomalee. Part of the National Coastal and Marine Resources Conservation Week 2017, this initiative attracted hundreds of volunteers who were able to collect over 20 truckloads of garbage and other pollutants from […]

Sampath Bank, one of the nation’s most innovative banks, in their continuing bid to secure a sustainable future recently held a workshop for the ‘Sampath Green Inventor’ competition finalists at the Buddhist Cultural Centre. The 78 finalists were shortlisted from 17 state and private universities for the final round to present their inventions which are […]

The staff of Coca-Cola Beverages Sri Lanka Ltd joined hands with Habitat for Humanity Sri Lanka recently in Kalutara, for a unique volunteer experience through Habitat’s ‘Corporate Team Build’. Over 20 volunteers came together to construct homes for a community of 12 families in Diyalagoda, Kalutara who currently live in temporary wooden shelters with limited […]

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 […]