Monthly Archives: April 2018

Friday, 27 April 2018 00:00 By Dhanushka R. Fonseka Recently I visited one of the most visited National Parks in India,famed for its vast number of flora and fauna, the Bhandavaghar National Park. It is one of the most popular national parks in India located in the Umaria District of Madhya Pradesh. Bhandavaghar was declared […]

The theme under which the 2018 Earth Day was celebrated, was ‘End Plastic Pollution’. It aimed at encouraging people to reduce their plastics consumption and to adopt more eco-friendly materials as a replacement for polluting plastics. With pollution and climate change endangering the very earth that we live in on a daily basis, each and […]

Tuesday, 24 April 2018 00:00 In a stark warning on Earth Day, one of South Asia’s leading Sustainability Consultants (with MTI as a Strategic Equity Partner) has opined that this year’s theme of “End Plastic Pollution on Earth Day and beyond!” serves as a grim reminder that everyone single one of us have a moral […]

Wednesday, 25 April 2018 09:00 By Shanika Sriyananda The Government, which is to embark on an ambitious plan to have a 60% energy mix entirely from renewable energy sources by 2030, has sought the assistance of the German government to find investors and overcome technical obstacles to renewable energy generation. “Sri Lanka, in this journey […]

Tuesday, 24 April 2018 00:00 MAS Holdings, the region’s number one design to delivery apparel solutions provider, recently won 11 coveted awards at the prestigious JASTECA Awards Ceremony. Organised by the Japan-Sri Lanka Technical and Cultural Association (JASTECA), the competition recognises the country’s strongest performers who excelled in 5S, Kaizen and Corporate Social Responsibility. Vying […]

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 – 01:00   NDB’s Human Resources Department recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Wildlife and Nature Protection Society of Sri Lanka (WNPS) to sensitize and create awareness on environmental conservation in Sri Lanka among the Bank’s staff members. As the Bank continues to ensure that corporate sustenance is vital, […]

At a time when Sri Lanka is battling with the enormous problem of waste management at national level, INSEE Ecocycle, the sustainable waste management arm of the country’s premier cement manufacturer INSEE Cement, provides waste management solutions that would make a significant difference from a national perspective. INSEE Ecocycle has been in the waste management […]

2018-04-16 10:37:53 Countries from across the Commonwealth have yesterday pledged to eliminate avoidable single use plastic in an ambitious bid to clean up the world’s oceans. Prime Minister Theresa May announced that New Zealand, Sri Lanka and Ghana have joined the UK and Vanuatu-led Commonwealth Clean Oceans Alliance – an agreement between member states to […]

Monday, 9 April 2018 00:00 MAS Holdings mapped its sustainability goals in 2016 and made three clear commitments in its quest to drive sustainable manufacturing in Sri Lanka. As one of the world’s most recognised design to delivery solution providers in the realm of apparel and textile manufacturing and also the largest apparel and textile […]