The Evaluation Panel of the Best Corporate Citizen Sustainability (BCCS) Award 2018 commenced its work yesterday to select the country’s heroes of corporate sustainability. The opportunity to submit applications closed on 12th October, 2018.

The evaluation panel will be chaired by Dr. Ananda Mallawatantri and includes 13 other members: Mr. Ajith Ratnayake, Mr. Anil Amarasooriya, Mr. Kanishka Weerasinghe, Mr. Prasad De Silva, Mrs. Mallika Samaranayake, Mr. Ravi De Silva, Dr. Ravi Fernando, Mr. Richard Ebell, Mr. Ruchi Gunawardena, Prof. Siri Hettige, and Mr. Sena Peiris. Best Sustainability Project Awards panel is chaired by Dr. Kiran Dhanapala and includes Prof. Praveen Abhayaratne as a panel member.

These best practice experts will engage in the evaluation process running over a month’s period.

BCCS 2018 has a host of awards lined up to recognize the best performers in corporate sustainability initiatives in Sri Lanka, ranging from Best Corporate Citizen Sustainability (BCCS) Award 2018, Best Projects Sustainability Awards 2018, Top Ten Corporate Citizens Awards, Triple Bottom Line Awards, Category Awards, Sector Awards, Grand Slam Award, to the Best Presented Application Award.

This year’s evaluation will primarily take into consideration the sustainable work carried out by local firms in line with the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals. Evaluation will also focus on competitors focus on adopting best sustainability practices, across all the stakeholder of the company, ranging from employees, customers, community, shareholders, the Government and the environment.

The annual event, which is conducted for the 15th consecutive year has seen heavy interests from a large number of local corporate firms, representing diverse economic sectors of the country. The awards ceremony will be held on the 26th November, 2018 at Cinnamon Grand Colombo. If you wish to witness the awards ceremony, register now by calling 115588850/51 or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.