Entrepreneur, fashion icon and animal lover Otara Gunewardene who exited the Odel business empire she founded and built to focus on matters closer to her heart, has set up a non-profit foundation dedicated to improving the lives of all animals, communities and the environment.

Further to recent articles in the news that present a distorted view of status of estates held by Regional Plantation Companies (RPCs), drawing erroneous parallels to situation on estates post nationalization and later privatisation and with particular reference to crop development, the Planters’ Association of Ceylon clarifies and wishes to correct the narrative.

Wellawatte Nithyakalyani Jewellery together with Rotary Club of Colombo East is set to organise a mega blood donation campaign for the second consecutive year.

Fashion Bug, one of Sri Lanka’s leading Fashion retailers with over 17 outlets island wide, continued with their laudable CSR programme, under it’s Educational CSR platform ‘Sisu Dirimaga’; which is for school leavers who need guidance regarding their future career paths.

Colombo gears up for more Cycle Fun

Thursday, 25 June 2015 04:00

The popular Colombo Cycle Fun Ride, organised by the Pedal Pushers Club, and sponsored by E FM, is returning for its fourth successful year.

Supported by the European Union (EU), the World Environment Day 2015 was marked by the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) and IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, through a series of awareness raising and community participation activities in Batticaloa, Mannar and Vavuniya districts.

Sri Lanka’s leading provider of sustainability consulting services –The Carbon Consulting Company, marked the World Environment Day 2015 by launching a new paradigm in the corporate sustainability.

The CSR Trust of the Commercial Bank has sponsored the publication of a book on the biodiversity and environment of Sri Lanka to encourage initiatives that increase awareness of these subjects and the importance of environment protection.

Continuing its efforts to build Sri Lanka's micro business sector, lotteries innovator Mahapola Lotto has launched a new Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative aimed at trishaw drivers.

The European Union, one of the largest providers of development assistance to Sri Lanka, held a media conference in Colombo to present its EUR 60 million cooperation programme, titled European Union Support to District Development Programme (EU-SDDP).

The National Mobile Service Provider Mobitel, for the first time introduced a new and unique service through its mobile money platform, mCash to facilitate donations from well-wishers to the country’s sacred temples via a mobile phone.