09th September, 2016
CCC’s ‘Sustainability Competition 2016’ sees a surge in demand, as Sampath Bank puts 2015 victory as one of its ‘Best’
As the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce is calling applications to recognize and reward the ‘Best Corporate Citizen Sustainability Champions of the year 2016’, its previous year’s winner Sampath Bank says the victory is placed among the Bank’s most prestigious and respected achievements.
“The recognition received by an awarding body of such magnitude is an honor to Sampath Bank and a highly sought-after accomplishment in Sri Lanka’s corporate industry. This victory is placed among our most prestigious and respected achievements,” said Mr. Tharaka Ranwala, Senior Deputy General Manager of Consumer Banking at Sampath Bank PLC.
He also says, the award is a testament to Sampath’s efforts in contributing towards a firm triple bottom-line which focuses on Environmental, Social and Economic Sustainability.
The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce, which is conducting the “Best Corporate Citizen Sustainability Award 2016”, an annual competition for the 13th consecutive year aims to encourage the corporate sector to adopt best sustainability practices.
It focuses on all stakeholders of the company ranging from employees, customers, community, shareholders, Government and the environment.
“Preserving the communities and environment we operate are vital for any responsible organization. Therefore, sustainability across all business spheres is the foundation of a successful business’, further said Ranwala of Sampath Bank, the previous year’s Winner of the award.
The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce, which is now in the process of calling applications for this year’s competition, has seen a surge in demand by the local corporates to compete in the upcoming event.
Organisers have lined up a galaxy of awards to recognize the best performers in corporate sustainability initiatives in Sri Lanka, ranging from the Best Corporate Citizen Sustainability Award 2016, Top ten corporates, Category awards, sector awards to top performers for key sectors of the economy and The Best Presented Application and also
In addition to the main awards, the competition will also recognize exemplary projects carried out by companies relating to Planet and People such as Education, Community services etc. The awards giving ceremony will take place on the 24th November, 2016 in Colombo. The closing date for applications would be on the 07th October, 2016. For information call 0115588891 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Download the application on https://www.chamber.lk/best-corporate-citizen-sustainability-award-2016/