Every year the country celebrates Sinhala and Tamil New Year in large scales but the community at large has forgotten the ‘isolated society’.

PR Wire, Sri Lanka’s first ever CarbonNeutral® Public Relations firm, recently partnered with international development specialists Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), to unveil a new competition to the Sri Lankan public - The Green Energy Champion (GEC).

A project by the Commercial Bank of Ceylon to help undergraduates with vision impairment by providing them with specially-designed laptops and software has benefitted another 20 students from four universities.

Employees of the Brandix Group, Sri Lanka’s single largest apparel exporter, donated 3,448 units of blood in 2015, earning the appreciation of the National Blood Transfusion Service (NTBS), which recently presented the Group with a special plaque for being the largest corporate blood donor in the country.

Otara thanks IGP for circular on cart races

Thursday, 07 April 2016 05:19

Animal rights advocate and entrepreneur Otara Gunewardene has thanked the Inspector General of Police (IGP) for instructing police stations around the country to prevent cruelty to animals during festivities and games associated with the celebration of the Sinhala and Tamil New Year.

The Global Resilience Challenge’s “Water Window” is open for entrants to submit Concept Notes with innovative ideas and solutions to help flood prone communities across the Sahel, the Horn of Africa, and South and Southeast Asia reduce their exposure to flood risks and to increase their ability to grow in the face of uncertainty.

Jungle Beach, the luxury boutique hotel operated in Kuchchaveli by leading local leisure group Uga Escapes, continued its charitable efforts in the region by refurbishing the female ward of the Kuchchaveli Divisional Hospital.

Sri Lanka is a country in which there are high levels of interest and demand for good medical care amongst the population.

Holcim (Lanka) Ltd, a member of the LafargeHolcim Group who is a global leader in the building material industry, Maga Engineering (Pvt) Ltd, Sri Lanka’s leading construction & engineering company together with CSR Sri Lanka (Guarantee) Limited, held their first Deciders’ Forum at Hilton Colombo on 9 March 2016 under the theme ‘Sustainable Cities – Vision for the Sri Lankan Urban Transformation’.

S-lon wins JASTECA Merit Award for CSR

Saturday, 19 March 2016 09:34

S-lon Lanka (Pvt) Ltd., the premier water management solutions provider and the market leader in thermoplastic pipes in Sri Lanka, was honoured with a Merit Award for CSR at the annual JASTECA Awards 2015 held at Hotel Galadari recently, organized by the Japan Sri Lanka Technical and Cultural Association.

Ceylon Biscuits Limited (CBL)’s flagship brand Munchee was awarded Silver at the recently concluded JASTECA CSR Awards 2015, for its ‘Munchee Samaga Gamata Sarana’ community development initiative which has benefitted thousands of needy Sri Lankans across the island.