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7 lives saved, thanks to AIA’s Poson safety programme

Seven lives were saved this year, thanks to AIA’s Poson Safety Programme. Now in its 26th consecutive year, the programme aims at protecting the lives of the throngs of pilgrims travelling to Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa and Dambulla for Poson. Every year, AIA Insurance joins hands...
Posted On 14 Jul 2019
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Coca-Cola partners with Sri Lanka Navy to recycle PET plastic bottles at Trincomalee Naval Base

Promoting responsible disposal of PET plastics and concurrently the habit of recycling, Coca-Cola Beverages Sri Lanka Ltd. (CCBSL) recently handed over  Give Back Life’ collection bins to the Trincomalee Eastern Command Naval Base during the Sri Lanka Navy’s programme to declare...
Posted On 03 Jul 2019
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INSEE Cement planted 250 mangrove saplings to mark World Environment Day

INSEE Cement celebrated World Environment Day this year with an innovative gesture of initiating mangrove restoration in Thalathuduwa and Kurulu Duwa Islands surrounded by the picturesque waters of Koggola Lake catchment. This is also the location of ‘Madol Duwa’ made famous by...
Posted On 02 Jul 2019
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LAUGFS Eco Sri Partners with Thuruliya Wenuwen Api

LAUGFS Eco Sri, a pioneer in air quality management in Sri Lanka supported the reforestation efforts of the Wilpattu Nature Reserve in the North East of the Island, marking World Environment Day this year. This was yet another important project by LAUGFS Eco Sri in its commitment...
Posted On 23 Jun 2019
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CTC Commemorates World Environment Day 2019

The Ceylon Tobacco Company PLC (CTC) recently conducted a week-long programme of activities to commemorate World Environment Day. Several activities were conducted during this period at its Colombo, Kandy factories as well as leaf depots to spread awareness under the theme ...
Posted On 21 Jun 2019
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Embark perseveres with its community dog welfare initiatives

2196 vaccinated, 914 sterilised, 156 rescued and 260 re-homed in first 4 months of 2019 Embark’s efforts to promote harmony between humans and community dogs in Sri Lanka have continued apace in the first four months of 2019, with the 12 year-old programme reporting more than...
Posted On 19 Jun 2019
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INSEE Cement pledges to rebuild and restore three churches damaged by Easter terror attack

INSEE Cement, Sri Lanka’s premier producer of cement that has constructed over a third of the nation’s homes has always been dedicated to building the nation.  As the nation reeled from the catastrophic destruction of lives and churches after the Easter Sunday bombing, INSEE...
Posted On 18 Jun 2019
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ComBank engages 40 schools in World Environment Day tree planting

Children from 40 schools were united in a country-wide campaign launched by the Commercial Bank of Ceylon on World Environment Day 2019 to engage the younger generation in tree planting. Intended to be expanded into a continuing activity, the programme saw 400 trees being planted...
Posted On 06 Jun 2019
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DFCC Bank marks World Environment Day by mitigating plastic bag menace; gives away reusable bags to customers and staff

DFCC Bank is in tune with its responsibility to the environment, taking the lead in environmental initiatives and continues to embrace sustainable practices. As a Bank that has a strong sustainability agenda embedded in its values, DFCC works closely with its stakeholders to...
Posted On 06 Jun 2019
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Nelli and Rasakinda: for a world of green goodness

Link Natural Swastha Amurtha distributes a large number of Nelli and Rasakinda plants for World Environment Day Two key medicinal plants that have dominated the ayurvedic milieu for centuries are Nelli and Rasakinda, known for their useful goodness in health, longevity and relief...
Posted On 05 Jun 2019
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Softlogic Life looks to plant a greener Sri Lanka through ‘Api Thuru Mithuru’ project

  Aims to plant 100,000 trees through the campaign Taking on the challenge of creating a greener Sri Lanka for future generations, the country’s fastest-growing life insurance provider, Softlogic Life, announced the launch of the ‘Api Thuru Mithuru’ sustainability project that...
Posted On 25 May 2019
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ComBank donates 181st IT Lab to School of Artillery in Minneriya

The Commercial Bank of Ceylon has set up a fully-equipped and furnished IT lab at the School of Artillery of the Sri Lanka Artillery (SLA) Regiment at Minneriya, the 181st such IT Lab donated under a flagship Corporate Social Responsibility initiative to raise national computer...
Posted On 25 May 2019