The Regional Plantation Companies (RPCs) have put forward a modified proposal on the wages of estate/plantation sector workers, which via a hybrid solution attempts to bridge the gap between the demands of the unions and the need for productivity improvement emphasised by the RPCs since the inception of the current round of wage negotiations.

Macktiles Lanka, Sri Lanka’s premier and award-winning tile manufacturing company recently concluded an eye camp and re-launch of its Macktiles Nanapahana Scholarship programme as part of its Corporate Social responsibility this past week.

Ada Derana has launched “Sri Lankan of the Year”, an award that seeks to honour and celebrate individuals and groups whose efforts and achievements have far reaching influence on the country, positively impacting the local community and helping to profile Sri Lanka among the international community.

The Commercial Bank of Ceylon celebrated World Environment Day on 5th June by engaging in the planting of Jak and Mango trees in the gardens of the National Hospital of Sri Lanka (NHSL).

The Brandix Group’s continuing efforts to improve access to water in rural communities resulted in 367 water supply projects being completed in 2015-16, Sri Lanka’s largest apparel exporter reports.

Callous visitors defile the historic Sigiriya rock with 40 sack loads of rubbish each day, an alarming fact brought vividly alive by employees of ODEL who undertook to clean up the site to mark World Environment Day this year.

The Fibre Cement Products Manufacturers’ Association (FCPMA) distributed Chrysotile Roofing Sheets to victims affected by the gale force winds in Kolonnawa as part of a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme.

In an effort to recognize and socially include underprivileged orphans in the country, Vision Care, the leading provider of eye care and hearing solutions, recently sponsored a fun-filled avurudhu celebration with the participation of 126 children from two orphanages with the permission of the Department of Probation & Child Care Services (WP).

Walkers CML Properties (Pvt) Ltd, a fully-owned subsidiary of MTD Walkers PLC partnered with the Expressway Operation Maintenance and Management Division of the Road Development Authority to educate the general public on the importance of adhering to highway safety rules and regulations.

China National Aero Technology International Engineering Corporation (AVIC-INTL) recently conducted a charitable donation programme in support of the Lawris Girl’s Home, Colombo, for the third consecutive year.

The ‘Avurudu’ celebrations of ‘Ranaviru Sevana,’ the rehabilitation centre in Ragama for disabled war heroes, were supported for the seventh consecutive year in 2016 by the Commercial Bank of Ceylon.