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Embla wins Gold at Corporate Health and Productivity Awards

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Wellness Manager Eranga Rajapaksha receiving the Gold award as Embla CEO Chandimal Wickramaratne looks on

The Embla team with the award

Embla Software Innovation, a leading IT-based company primarily serving the Scandinavian market with resources and solutions for Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) and startups, recently won a prestigious Gold award at the Corporate Health and Productivity Awards 2019.

Held on 13 February at the BMICH, the award ceremony is the first of its kind in the country organised by the Chamber of Young Lankan Entrepreneurs (COYLE) in collaboration with Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO). 

Embla Software Innovation Ltd. commenced its operation in 2009. The company provides product development resources and services to the Scandinavian region, and this year successfully completes a decade of unparalleled service in the industry providing quality software development. Embla is also a proud winner for the fifth consecutive time at the Nation Best Software ICT quality Awards (NBQSA) conducted by BCS Sri Lanka chapter.

Since the beginning of its operations, Embla has embarked on an innovative approach towards the health and wellbeing of all employees with its ‘Embla Happiness’ wellbeing program especially when it comes to continuous improvement. This has helped the company immensely, resulting in higher productivity levels among its employees. 

Timely feedback, communication mechanisms, breaking through cultural differences, work-life balance are a few key components of the program. Additionally employees are motivated to indulge in a range of health-related activities such as walking and jogging including informative sessions on emerging health diseases. 

“We are delighted to have won Gold at the first ever corporate health and productivity awards. The award is a proud achievement by all our dedicated employees who have outdone themselves this time around. We are confident to thrive in similar achievements in future,” said Embla Software Innovation CEO Chandimal Wickramaratne.

The award criteria and concept is based on the ‘Health & Productivity Stock Selection’ program which is held in Japan by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and Tokyo Stock Exchange. COYLE and JETRO have been reviewing and visiting applicants since October last year to evaluate some of the best companies in the country that takes a structured approach towards health and wellbeing among employees including continuous improvement. This was based on the ISO standard PAS 3002 C1 (2018).

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