Tag Archives: Biodiversity Sri Lanka-Member Company News

  HSBC and IUCN joined hands in 2012 to restore the Kapiriggama tank cascade system under HSBC’s global water programme. Now, almost 4 years from its commencement, this partnership has changed lives of many for the better. It was also recognized at the Best Corporate Citizen Awards hosted by the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce under […]

“The conch is also a gift from the ocean, as the sound of the ocean that it emits from within, our new identity also resonates with the Group’s care for the environment” ~ Vish Govindasamy – Group Managing Director Watawala Plantations PLC and the companies of the Sunshine Holdings Group have enriched the lives of many […]

Cinnamon Grand Colombo’s focus on sustainability now goes beyond products and service to art. The hotel’s new sustainable contemporary art collection ‘Symbiosis’ sees artists from the Collective of Contemporary Artists (CoCA) headed by Chinthaka and Poornima Thenuwara working in partnership to create the concepts for some interactive works of art. The hotel’s own engineering and […]

Srilankan Airlines recently launched a number of significant initiatives at Bandaranaike International Airport aimed at enhancing its wide ranging efforts at environmental conservation on the theme of ‘Going Wild for Life’. (From right: Srilankan Airlines Head of Human Resources and Green Team Convener Pradeepa Kakulawala presenting the first pin to Srilankan Chief Commercial Officer Siva […]

The recent awareness programme on nature conservation held in May 2016 by Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) proved to be a unique and exciting experience altogether for the participants who were taken on a tour to the world heritage site, the Sinharaja Forest Reserve. It all began in March 2016 when the company organized a social […]

The Commercial Bank of Ceylon celebrated World Environment Day on 5th June by engaging in the planting of Jak and Mango trees in the gardens of the National Hospital of Sri Lanka (NHSL). Jak (Artocarpus heterophyllus) and Mango (Mangifera indica) are believed to be high Carbon Dioxide (CO2) absorbers, making them ideal for air purification, […]

Nations Trust Bank salutes United Nations (UN) World Environment Day and is once again proud to be associated with this key event in the UN calendar which advocates environmental protection whilstcalling for political action. Nations Trust Bank adopts a strategic and formalized approach to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and ensures selection, effective implementation and continuous […]

  In an attempt to address Sri Lanka’s Human Elephant Conflict, Colombo Jewellery Stores ( CJS) launched the ‘Unforgettable’ campaign in 2014 aimed at saving wild elephants at the Wasgamuwa National Park. The villagers living adjacent to the Wasgamuwa National Park undergo severe safety issues as the Elephants at the park sometimes access water from […]

Aligned with the company-wide ethos of reducing its carbon footprint based on pre-determined parameters, Citizens Development Business Finance PLC (CDB) became South Asia’s very first ISO 14064-1 carbon verified financial institution by Sri Lanka Carbon Fund (Pvt.) Ltd adding being a fully carbon neutral entity into its impressive sustainability standards and laurels. Chief Executive Officer […]