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  • Virtusa’s ‘Code Green’ Wins Gold

    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 […]

  • Cinnamon Lakeside Commemorates WED 2014

    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 […]

  • SLBBP Facilitates Standard Chartered Bank’s WED 2014 Awareness Programme

    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. ┬áProf. Weerakoon presented a thought-provoking lecture on the Day’s theme, ‘Raise Your Voices, Not the Sea Level’ focusing on exploring the significance […]

  • SLBBP Celebrates World Environment Day 2014 with SriLankan Airlines Ltd.

    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. ┬áMore information at http://www.srilankan.com/environment. The ceremony […]

  • TNS Issue No. 6 – In Celebration of Biodiversity: The Corporate Commitment

    http://business-biodiversity.lk/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/The-New-Standard-Issue-No.-6-May-2014-Final.pdf

  • Out of sight, out of mind?

    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 […]