Environment,Other Sectors

WNPS lecture on ‘Endemic Birds of Sri Lanka’ tomorrow

Views - 189 Wednesday, 18 July 2018 00:00

The Wildlife & Nature Protection Society (WNPS) will hold its July monthly lecture titled ‘Endemic Birds of Sri Lanka’ tomorrow


TMC considers Wattala/Ja- Ela for satellite club extension

Views - 32 Monday, 9 July 2018 00:00

Due to numerous young and indeed mature managers residing in the Wattala-Ja-Ela areas, the Board of Management has begun to consider a location in Wattala either to consider a new extension of TMC or a satellite club in that area.


About TMC

Views - 17 Monday, 9 July 2018 00:00

The Management Club (TMC) formed in 2001 under the auspices of the Chartered Management Institute – UK Sri Lanka Branch is a forum dedicated to uplift management practices in Sri Lanka on par with the best international standards and strives to ach


What is leadership?

Views - 130 Monday, 9 July 2018 00:00

The first responsibility is to define reality. The last is to say “Thank you”. In between the two, the leader must become a servant and a debtor. This sums up the progress of an artful leader.


TMC July Members’ Meet promotes sustainability

Views - 137 Monday, 9 July 2018 00:00

Chulendra de Silva and Charith Jayasundera Co-Founders and Partners of InterBalance – a consultancy company that provides Sustainability and Risk Management solutions to corporate clientele, spoke at the well-attended Members Meet evening organised


Sri Lanka to host CITES CoP 18 in Colombo in 2019

Views - 585 Friday, 6 July 2018 00:00

Setting an example to the world on beating plastics and conserving trees, Sri Lanka is to host one of the largest international events


Alliance Finance marks World Environment Day with a pledge across generations

Views - 87 Friday, 6 July 2018 00:00

It rained on Tuesday, the morning of 5 June, as Sri Lanka heralded the dawn of World Environment Day. Showers of blessings,


Multi Finance to launch Phase II of ‘Each One Plant One’ campaign today

Views - 38 Friday, 6 July 2018 00:00

Multi Finance PLC will launch Phase II of its national level reforestation campaign ‘Each One Plant One’ (EOPO) today 6 July at the chosen seven-acre land area at Ilukpathakanda.


Mobitel partners THURU’s intriguing digital reforestation innovation startup

Views - 47 Friday, 6 July 2018 00:00

Glimpsing joint synergies and strong potential for collaboration, Mobitel is poised to work together with THURU, one of the


INSEE Cement with Biodiversity SL and Colombo Uni promote green practices on World Environment Day

Views - 187 Friday, 6 July 2018 00:00

Sri Lanka’s premier cement manufacturer, INSEE Cement together with its sustainable waste management arm INSEE Ecocycle,


Sampath Bank and Biodiversity Sri Lanka in landmark partnership to conserve Sri Lanka’s biodiversity

Views - 70 Monday, 2 July 2018 00:10

Sampath Bank, one of the nation’s most innovative national banks, recently entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Biodiversity Sri Lanka (BSL).


Korea provides 190 garbage compactors for Sri Lanka

Views - 160 Monday, 2 July 2018 00:07

The Government of Sri Lanka and the Export-Import Bank of Korea (Korea Eximbank) signed two loan agreements to supply 190 garbage compactors for Sri Lankan local governments to manage solid wastes in more efficient way on 28 June.


Cute croc but can mother be far behind?

Views - 89 Monday, 2 July 2018 00:05

A Swiss investor in Sri Lanka, had the shock of his life, while walking his toddlers at Weli Park, Nugegoda recently. Amid the beautiful scenery at the urban wetland park, he noticed this young crocodile catching the afternoon sun. Andres Wirz, who h


Combank promotes Sri Lanka’s biodiversity with project to search for more types of blind snakes

Views - 67 Monday, 2 July 2018 00:04

Eight of the known types of fossorial blind snakes of the Typhlopidae family are endemic to Sri Lanka, and the Commercial Bank of Ceylon is funding a new scientific project to identify and classify more types in this species to add to the country’s


SLT Customer Club Ratnapura and staff conduct ‘Planting for Water’ reforestation project

Views - 54 Monday, 2 July 2018 00:01

SLT Customer Club – Ratnapura together with the SLT volunteer team has organised a mission, ‘Planting for Water’, which is a reforestation project conducted at Rakwana Palamkotte mountain range, bordering the world heritage Sinharaja Rain Fores


AIA plants 500 saplings in commemoration of World Environment Day

Views - 38 Thursday, 28 June 2018 00:00

AIA employees joined hands with non-profit organisation ReForest Sri Lanka and the Road Development Authority (RDA) Sri Lanka, in an initiative to expand forest coverage in Sri Lanka. Volunteers from AIA Head Office and branch offices planted 500 sap


Alliance Finance supports leopard conservation efforts

Views - 149 Thursday, 28 June 2018 00:00

The age-old conflict between humans and animals poses a significant threat to the co-existence of both groups and requires tangible solutions to ensure each survives. To contribute towards this endeavour, Alliance Finance Company PLC (AFC) has signe


IMF spotlight on SL

Views - 357 Monday, 25 June 2018 00:00

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Mission Chief for Sri Lanka Manuela Goretti talks to Daily FT on the progress of the $1.5 billion Extended Fund Facility (IMF) programme and the importance of sustaining the reform momentum to strengthen economic res


About TMC

Views - 24 Monday, 25 June 2018 00:00

The Management Club (TMC) formed in 2001 under the auspices of the Chartered Management Institute – UK Sri Lanka Branch is a forum dedicated to uplift management practices in Sri Lanka on par with the best international standards and strives to ach


To be a better leader, you need to empathise

Views - 22 Monday, 25 June 2018 00:00

A good leader understands that each member of his or her team will have very different thoughts, ideas and beliefs about how the world works.


Ceylon Cold Stores, event sponsor of TMC Mt. Lavinia

Views - 32 Monday, 25 June 2018 00:00

Ceylon Cold Stores signed an agreement with TMC Mt. Lavinia on 28 May at the TMC Secretariat, Galadari Hotel, Colombo 01, to be a sponsor for the events organised by the Club.


TMC member comments

Views - 25 Monday, 25 June 2018 00:00

Following are comments from TMC member Madhu Fernando:


Inspirational leadership journey through four decades!

Views - 43 Monday, 25 June 2018 00:00

With its primary mission to uplift management practices in Sri Lanka on par with the best international standards, The Management Club (TMC), continuously provide opportunities for the personal and professional growth and success of its members, with


Brandix supports Green Building Council’s ‘Go Green’ campaign

Views - 141 Friday, 22 June 2018 00:00

A week-long environment awareness campaign, which culminated with an island-wide sapling planting initiative and


Seylan Bank, Ministry of Industry and Commerce to support SMEs

Views - 78 Friday, 22 June 2018 00:00

With increased awareness about global warming and reducing carbon footprint, the Government of Sri Lanka has implemented


Innovative waste management start-up Grand Winner of Mobitel’s ‘Kotiyak Vatina Adahasak: Season 2’

Views - 203 Friday, 22 June 2018 00:00

Season 2 of the popular tech reality TV show, Kotiyak Vatina Adahasak drew to a close with the start-up idea for an innovative waste management system emerging the clear winner.


Budding local eco-friendly inventors recognised at Sampath Green Inventor Awards ceremony

Views - 70 Friday, 22 June 2018 00:00

T. Niroshan from the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka emerged as the winner of Sampath Green Inventor 2017


WNPS lecture on dugongs tomorrow

Views - 100 Wednesday, 20 June 2018 00:00

There is a mammal of Sri Lanka that can weigh up to 900 kg and grow to 3 metres in length, yet one that is rarely seen and whose


Ceylon Tobacco Company educates staff on beating plastic pollution

Views - 87 Thursday, 14 June 2018 00:00

In celebration of World Environment Day 2018 and in keeping with this year’s theme of ‘Beat Plastic Pollution,’ Ceylon Tobacco Company PLC (CTC) recently hosted a series of educational activities for its employees in order to promote sustainabi


Beating plastic pollution before it beats the world

Views - 123 Thursday, 14 June 2018 00:00

By Shanika Sriyananda The need for polluters to pay for the damage they have caused the environment was highlighted at a panel discussion held to mark World Environment Day, which called on the world to ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’ at the University


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Friday, 20 September 2019

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Friday, 20 September 2019

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