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Sunlight lights up Sri Lanka during Vesak: Over one million participate in landmark initiative

Country’s first “Aaloka Pahan Poojawa” gives a unique opportunity to people across the nation to be a part of the Dalada Maligawa Aloka Pooja, on Vesak day.   Visiting the Dalada Maligawa during Vesak is a sacred ritual that all Buddhists in Sri Lanka seek to perform. This year,...
Posted On 13 May 2015
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Embark rehomes a very special street pooch

When the Gallagés welcomed a new companion in to the family home at Mattegoda recently, their compassion had helped Embark reach another milestone of no little significance. Eight week old Sandy, rescued off a by lane at Jawatte Road, Colombo 7, was the 2000th street pooch to...
Posted On 11 May 2015
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BULGARI supports Save The Children’s humanitarian efforts in Nepal

Bulgari is supporting Save the Children’s humanitarian response with €500,000. The goal is to help normalise the lives and living conditions of the children and families affected by the earthquake. Coincidentally, Bulgari and Save the Children have been planning to start in 2016...
Posted On 11 May 2015
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The Hayleys Group celebrated Vesak

The Hayleys Group celebrated Vesak at the Group Headquarters situated at Deans Road on May 3rd. The evening’s proceedings included Bhakthi gee sung by the members of the staff and many dhanselas contributed by Group companies for the public which was well attended by Chairman...
Posted On 06 May 2015
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Commercial Bank completes repairs to Sri Pada steps

The Commercial Bank has completed the repairs to two sections of the steps to the summit of Sri Pada under a project undertaken by the Bank’s CSR Trust for the benefit of pilgrims. The work began in 2014 and involved renovation of the steps between ‘Rathu Ambalama’ to ‘Golutenna’...
Posted On 28 Apr 2015
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The ‘Around the Pearl’ journey comes to a successful end in Colombo

The 22 cyclists who participated in the ‘Around the Pearl’ (ATP) initiative were recentlyreceived by family, friends and supportersat the MJF Centre in Katubedda, Moratuwa, where they celebrated the successful completion of their journey around Sri Lanka. Aftercycling for ten...
Posted On 28 Apr 2015
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3rd phase of Embark’sSigiriya project receives wide community support

Sigiriya, the most visited historic site in Sri Lanka and its environs have become the latest example of responsible management of community canines, following the completion of the third phase of the Sigiriya Animal Protection Project by Embark. The unique fashion brand linked...
Posted On 28 Apr 2015
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‘Around the Pearl’ kicks offfor the second consecutive year to raise funds for children with cerebral palsy

The ‘Around the Pearl’ initiative kicked off today for the second consecutive year, and 20 business leadersembarked on a 1400 km bicycle ride around Sri Lanka to raise public support and funds for children affected by cerebral palsy (CP). The ten-day bicycle tour will take the...
Posted On 10 Apr 2015
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Fashion Bug donates essentials to under-privileged students

Fashion Bug, one of Sri Lanka’s leading retail clothing stores with over 16 outlets island-wide, makes yet another initiative in its series of continuous CSR activities with recently having donated clothing for students of Bodhiraja School, Moratuwa. Dr. S H M Faraaz, Deputy...
Posted On 08 Apr 2015
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The European Union partners with UNOPS and UNICEF to celebrate World Water Day

Supported by the European Union, the World Water Day 2015 was marked by United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) through conducting a series of awareness raising and community participation activities in Mannar and Vavuniya...
Posted On 08 Apr 2015
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Embark completes successful 3rd phase of Jaffna Animal Protection Project

Embark, the unique brand-linked community animal welfare programme, recently completed the third phase of the Jaffna Animal Protection Project (Yarl Animal Protection Project), with 391 more sterilisations and another 460 vaccinations. Encouraged by the support of communities in...
Posted On 02 Apr 2015
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Coca-Cola Celebrates World Water Day And Its Commitment To Water Stewardship In Sri Lanka

Coca-Cola Beverages SriLankacontinues to spearhead water stewardship throughout the country, through an array of projects and activities that provide communities with access to water – the world’s most precious natural resource. At a global level, the Coca-Cola Company is...
Posted On 31 Mar 2015
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