Monthly Archives: June 2014

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 […]

In a move to increase the country’s forest cover from the current 29.7% to 35% by 2020, the Sri Lankan government has pledged support to plant an additional 900,000acres and protect it via newly established Forest Security Committees at GS Division level. Read more… Helpful Microsoft 70-410 Real Exam On Store is that confusion advocate […]

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 […]