Monthly Archives: October 2017

BSL participated in the Expert Dialogue on Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) of Sri Lanka, organized by the Climate Change Secretariat of the Ministry of Mahaweli Development and Environment yesterday, at the BMICH, under the umbrella of the Sri Lanka NEXT: A Blue Green Era programme. Several of BSL’s Members also participated at the event. The […]

The Evaluation Panel of the ‘Best Corporate Citizen Sustainability Award 2017’ (BCCS Award 2017) commenced its work to select the corporate sustainability champions of the country, as accepting of applications for the competition was closed on 4 October. The Panel of Evaluators led by Eardley Perera, a well-known corporate sector figure and a veteran marketer […]

An inspiring collection of images that captivates Sri Lanka’s amazing yet less known natural beauty “Living Free” consists of more than 200 professionally shot high quality images, showcasing the natural world in Sri Lanka. Behind this unique publication are two veteran photographers, Vimukthi Weeratunga and ChitralJayatilake with over 30 years of experience in wildlife photography.The […]

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 […]

Oct 06, 2017 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena highlights that one-third of country’s crop production is affected and destroyed by various wild animals. Addressing the National Food Production Battle launched on Friday, President said that wild elephants, boar, peacocks, monkeys and apes are among those animals. There are reports every day about wild […]

  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 […]