With the support of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), a coalition of partners from the Government of Sri Lanka, the private sector, non-profit organizations, think tanks, and academic institutions launched an initiative to increase the employability of Sri Lankan youth.

The Commercial Bank of Ceylon has rewarded four of the brightest Grade 5 students in Sri Lanka with more than Rs 300,000 in cash prizes under the Bank’s ‘Arunalu’ rewards for top achievers at the annual Grade 5 scholarship examination.

The 40,000 or more visitors to the Dehiwela Zoo on Sunday, October 1, were in for a big surprise.

The Country Music Foundation (CMF) on the successful conclusion in March 2017 of South Asia’s longest, running concert series – COUNTRY ROADS – has donated a combined total of Rs. 971,000 to a series of charities and schools, providing for the needs of children.

In celebration of World Children’s’ Day, the iconic Galle Face Hotel partnered with Ebert Silva Holidays and Sri Lankan Cares, the charitable arm of Sri Lankan Airlines, joined hands for the third consecutive year to host 60 children for a fun-filled day of learning and playing.

Eurocars, the official agent of Porsche cars in Sri Lanka, has embarked on a special Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative that is aimed at building a school for preschool children between the ages of three and five years old.

Tokyo Cement Company, together with the Marine Environment Protection Authority (MEPA) Trincomalee District office, recently concluded a highly successful beach cleanup programme in Trincomalee.

Ceylon Tobacco Company PLC (CTC) has a history of over 100 years of operating in Sri Lanka, during which time it has established itself as a benchmark for corporate excellence and become a vital player in the country's agriculture and business sectors.

Commercial Bank of Ceylon has commenced the second phase of its‘Raindrops’ project to combat Chronic Kidney Disease of an unknown origin (CKDu) following the resounding success of the first phase in which the Bank in 2016 donated 5,000 litre storage tanks for rainwater harvesting to 25 families in Ginnoruwa in the Girandurukotte area.

COMPLAST, the complete plastics exhibition in its 4th edition, together with its organizers Enterprising Fairs India, The Plastics & Rubber Institute of Sri Lanka (PRISL) and the Lions Club District 306B2 will come together in organizing a unique cycling rally creating awareness with the aim of instilling proper use and dispose of plastics responsibly.

The Project Finance Team of HNB’s Corporate Banking Division congratulates the remarkable success of Wind Force (Pvt) Ltd on completion of their 10 MW Solar Power Project in Vavuniya under the name of Vydexa (Lanka) Power Corporation (Pvt) Ltd.