UNIDIL reformed history by achieving ISO accredited Carbon Footprint Verified Organisation Certificate in Sri Lanka

Wednesday, 13 December 2023 12:27

UNIDIL reformed history by achieving ISO accredited Carbon Footprint Verified Organisation Certificate in Sri Lanka

Businesscafe - The packaging arm of Vallibel One PLC; Unidil Packaging & Unidil Packaging Solutions Ltd, embarked on sustainability journey few year ago.

Being a leader in the packaging industry, Unidil has been providing eco-friendly corrugated cartons & paper sacks to both local and International markets.

As a result of successfully completion of multiple sustainable initiatives comply with ISO 14064:1 2018 standards and projects rolled out over this period, the company was able to accomplished Carbon Footprint Verification in October 2023 and conferred with Carbon Footprint Verified Manufacturing Organisation Certification by M/s. Sri Lanka Climate Fund (Pvt) Ltd together with Ministry of Environment in Sri Lanka.

As one of the South Asian country, Sri Lankan government too declared a Carbon Net Zero 2050 Road Map & Strategic Plan.

Hence, as a responsible corporate establishment in the island, overcoming these sustainability challenges, Unidil has also taken all possible efforts to be a proactive contributor to the nation.

Unidil Roof Top Solar project was one of the initiatives which was rolled out in 2021 with a capacity of 860 kWh energy, to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions by 20%.

Further, the company has also installed VFD (Variable Frequency Drive) for all machineries to optimize the power utilization.

Achieving the set goals with minimum impacts on environment is one of the core principles of Unidil.

To drive this, at present the company is functioning the operation through bio mass boiler as a substitute for furnace oil boiler to reduce the carbon emission by 26%.

In achieving two key values of the company; the best service to the customer and minimize the cost & waste through efficiency, Unidil has introduced a Shuttle App to eliminate unnecessary fuel usage while optimize the delivery efficiency to cater the best service to the customers.

The company is striving further measures and will invest time and expertise into its sustainability efforts in future to make our strategic goal which is to be affirmed as a “Carbon Neutral Entity”.

Photo Caption Ms. Harshani Abeyrathne - CEO - Climate Fund, Mr. Thushara Thalagune - Sales Manager - UNIDIL, Mr. Mangala Subasinghe - GM - Sales & Marketing - UNIDIL, Dr. Anil Jayasinghe - Chairman - Climate Fund & Secretary of Ministry of Environment, Mr. Sameera Liyanage - Managing Director - UNIDIL, Mr. Premalal Pathirana - GM - Operations - UNIDIL, Mr. Danusha Alwis - Asst. Manager - Quality & Compliance - UNIDIL, Ms. Vageesha Alankara - Verification Executive - UNIDIL, Ms. Dilini Liyanage - Verification Executive - UNIDIL

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