Monthly Archives: September 2017

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 […]

Unilever Sri Lanka together with the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) Sri Lanka hosted a discussion on public-private sector partnerships to achieve the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at The Hilton Colombo, recently. The first event of its kind, the forum brought together C-suite executives from both the public and private sectors, stakeholders from the […]

Dear Mr Fernando, CEO of Dilmah Ceylon Tea Company and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Biodiversity Sri Lanka, Dear Members of the CEO Forum, Distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, First of all, I would like to sincerely thank you for inviting me to the CEO Forum on Biodiversity. I am honored to contribute […]

Well, it has been another busy month at Biodiversity Sri Lanka (BSL). We just wrapped up a successful Annual General Meeting, an interactive Technical Session and a CEO Forum, at the Ramada Hotel Colombo on 12th September, 2017. On behalf of BSL, we like to take this opportunity to thank our Patron, General and Associate […]