HSBC and Brandix have launched a programme to help improve the livelihoods of two villages in Killinochchi by providing its residents with access to water, infrastructure and education. The launch coincides with the United Nations ‘World Water Day’ to raise awareness on the issues of water scarcity.
The ‘Garments without Guilt’ initiative from the Sri Lankan apparel sector has certainly improved the credibility of Sri Lankan clothing in the global marketplace.
MAS Intimates Managing Director Dian Gomes on Wednesday won the prestigious CIMA Business Icon of 2012 whilst three young professionals grabbed CIMA Star awards.
Mahesh Amalean recognised as ‘Champion of Women’s Empowerment Principles’ with 2013 Leadership Award
Inaugural awards salute leadership
commitment to advance women in the workplace
Deshamanya Mahesh Amalean has been recognised for exceptional leadership in championing women’s empowerment and support for the Women’s Empowerment Principles – a partnership initiative of UN Women and The UN Global Compact. The award highlights “concrete and innovative actions taken to advance women in the workplace, marketplace and community”.
Three of Sri Lanka’s brightest fashion designers of the future have been recognised with special awards for Creativity, Innovation and Inspiration respectively by Textured Jersey PLC, the country’s largest manufacturer of knitted fabric.
The lives of 350 school children and their teachers of 20 have improved tangibly at a school in Kelaniya, following the construction of water supply and sanitation infrastructure through corporate sector intervention.
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