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Usha ‘Greenery Night’ – Usha Friendship Day 2017

Views - 11 Monday, 9 April 2018 00:00

Saving the environment and natural energy for the next generation has become the most important quest of the present era.

MAS begins biodiversity battle with 25,000 acre habitat restoration drive

Views - 13 Monday, 9 April 2018 00:00

MAS Holdings mapped its sustainability goals in 2016 and made three clear commitments in its quest to drive sustainable manufacturing in Sri Lanka.

About TMC

Views - 10 Monday, 9 April 2018 00:00

The Management Club (TMC) formed in 2001 under the auspices of the Chartered Management Institute – UK Sri Lanka

TMC – Mt Lavinia holds AGM

Views - 7 Monday, 9 April 2018 00:00

The Annual General Meeting of The Management Club of Mt Lavinia was held on 29 March at the Hotel Berjaya, Mt Lavinia.

The difference between Management and Leadership

Views - 9 Monday, 9 April 2018 00:00

Leadership and management must go hand in hand. They are not the same thing. But they are necessarily linked, and complementary.

The Management Club partners with Sunquick

Views - 10 Monday, 9 April 2018 00:00

The Management Club recently signed up with Sunquick Lanka Ltd. as a Co Sponsor for the year 2018/19 and the MOU in respect of same was signed on Tuesday, 27 March at the registered office of Sunquick Lanka Ltd., No. 36, D.R. Wijewardena Mawatha, Col

CMI UK recognises TMC Members at Management Excellence Awards 2017

Views - 24 Monday, 9 April 2018 00:00

The Chartered Management Institute (UK) – Sri Lanka Branch held its Awards presentation on 29 March at the Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo.

The Lone Survivor from Nepal wins ‘Asian Tree of the Year 2018’

Views - 25 Thursday, 29 March 2018 00:00

In commemoration of International Forest Day, the winner of the Asian Tree of the Year contest 2018 was unveiled on 21 March in Brussels, by Natalie Pauwels, Assistant to the Director General, DG Environment, EU Commission along with CEO of Carbon Co

Celebrating ‘Earth Hour’ for a future of climate action at TAJ #LetNatureShine

Views - 13 Thursday, 29 March 2018 00:00

At precisely 8:30 p.m. on Saturday 24 March, hundreds of millions of people from community, businesses and governments all over the world turned off their lights for Earth Hour, transcending all barriers of race, religion, culture, society, generatio

Sri Lanka ready to send more female ‘Blue Berets’

Views - 606 Thursday, 29 March 2018 00:00

By Shanika Sriyananda Can women in military help to prevent and reduce sexual and gender-based violence against women and children in a war? In many conflict situations this has proved successful according to several researches and the UN. They have

New report highlights wastewater reuse opportunities across the globe

Views - 11 Tuesday, 27 March 2018 00:00

The Hague and Vienna: Empowering cities to lead the ‘reuse revolution’, ‘Wastewater: The Reuse Opportunity’, a new report published by the International Water Association and OFID (the OPEC Fund for International Development), argues that de

Dilmah partners with Vidullanka in fighting global climate challenge

Views - 71 Tuesday, 27 March 2018 00:00

Lower Kotmale Mini Hydro Power Project, an entity operating under the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), which is also a wholly-owned subsidiary of Vidullanka PLC, has decided to transfer 23,917 Certified Emission Reductions (CERs aka Carbon Credits)

Water Mart opts for ‘green’ on World Water Day

Views - 14 Tuesday, 27 March 2018 00:00

Natural mineral water supplier Water Mart Systems Ltd. recently became the newest addition to the increasingly growing list of environmentally-conscious corporates in Sri Lanka by choosing to completely offset its Carbon Footprint. The company annou

INSEE Ecocycle opens New Waste Analysis Lab to uplift waste management in Sri Lanka

Views - 42 Tuesday, 27 March 2018 00:00

Celebrating its 15th year as Sri Lanka’s leading sustainable waste management solutions provider, INSEE Ecocycle opened its new waste analysis laboratory at the INSEE Ecocycle Pre-processing facility in Katunayake on 23 March. This will be an exte

John Keells Group’s ‘Plasticcycle’ and Walkers Tours partner with Beira Enviro Solutions and Road De

Views - 35 Tuesday, 27 March 2018 00:00

‘Plasticcycle’, the Social Entrepreneurship initiative of the John Keells Group, was launched in July 2017 with the vision of being the catalyst in significantly reducing plastic pollution in Sri Lanka. In furthering this vision, which includes p

Samsung expects higher demand for value-added memory chips in 2018

Views - 8 Tuesday, 27 March 2018 00:00

Seoul (Reuters): Samsung Electronics Co Ltd. expects demand to increase for value-added memory chips handling large data this year, its CEO said on Friday (23 March). The tech giant also expects greater uncertainty in the organic light-emitting diode

Foldable phone in the works at Apple

Views - 19 Tuesday, 27 March 2018 00:00

Los Angeles (Variety.com):Apple is working on a foldable phone that may double as a tablet when unfolded, according to a note sent out by Merril Lynch analyst Wamsi Mohan on Friday (23 March). The same analyst only expects minor updates for this year

Ktronix offers most up-to-date tech gadgets

Views - 18 Tuesday, 27 March 2018 00:00

Bringing better options and newer brands into the otherwise crowded IT marketspace is Ktronix, the recently launched technology store. This new retail store located at the front end of Unity Plaza, Colombo’s popular IT mall, features a complete ran

Photo Technica celebrates  60th anniversary

Views - 18 Tuesday, 27 March 2018 00:00

The oldest and largest company in the field of camera and photography in Sri Lanka, Photo Technica celebrated its 60th anniversary at Cinnamon Grand hotel amidst a gathering of well known photographers, dealers, and their business partners. Photo Te

About TMC

Views - 15 Monday, 26 March 2018 00:00

The Management Club (TMC) formed in 2001 under the auspices of the Chartered Management Institute – UK Sri Lanka Branch

The Management Club (Mt. Lavinia) AGM on 29 March

Views - 15 Monday, 26 March 2018 00:00

The Annual General Meeting of The Management Club (TMC) (Mt. Lavinia) will be held on 29March at - their partner Hotel the Hotel Berjayafrom7.00 pm onwards, followed by fellowship and cocktails.

Corporate Membership of TMC increases

Views - 10 Monday, 26 March 2018 00:00

The Board of Management at their recent meetings discussed the increasing interest shown by corporates to have their middle and senior management staff become Members of TMC.

Another initiative by Enable The Disabled

Views - 11 Monday, 26 March 2018 00:00

ETD as it is known has over the years carried out very meaningful programs focusing on the abilities of persons with disabilities proving victory over handicap.

Reducing employee turnover by engaging your workforce

Views - 8 Monday, 26 March 2018 00:00

When a valued employee leaves an organisation, it creates several problems.

The brand: The jewel in the crown

Views - 19 Monday, 26 March 2018 00:00

Addressing members and guests at The Management Club’s ‘Members Speak’ at the Galadari Hotel on 22 March, Graham Marshall in his unique style highlighted that building brand equity and improving profitability are often seen to be as two opposin

Global carbon emissions hit record high in 2017

Views - 8 Friday, 23 March 2018 00:00

LONDON (Reuters): Global energy-related carbon emissions rose to a historic high of 32.5 gigatons last year, after three years

Global Reporting Initiative workshop on ‘Sustainability Reporting and CSR’

Views - 9 Friday, 23 March 2018 00:00

The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) in collaboration with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) will host a workshop

Asia a key battleground in fight against killer air pollution: UN

Views - 6 Friday, 23 March 2018 00:00

BANGKOK (Reuters): Asia is a critical battlefield in the global fight to rein in air pollution, registering about 5 million premature deaths each year

UNDP Community Forestry Project replants forests in Sri Lanka

Views - 19 Friday, 23 March 2018 00:00

When she was a girl, Nilanthi Kumarasinghe would fill a bowl with salt and chilli powder and head into the forest.

Mercantile Investments extended service beyond to save wildlife

Views - 15 Friday, 23 March 2018 00:00

The Corporate Social Responsibility team of Mercantile Investments and Finance PLC has bequeathed their sincere support to the wildlife

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Strong trade agreements need 30-50 consultations

Wednesday, 20 June 2018

Coming from a multinational working background, I strongly support free trade given that open competition tends to sharpen

The case of our concealed subservience to China

Wednesday, 20 June 2018

If one takes a close look at the general trend of discourse and debate that has been going on in Sri Lanka, one cannot but be

Muslim markers in Sri Lanka: Changes and challenges

Wednesday, 20 June 2018

If we exclude from our consideration the wars that owe their origin to religious hatred, or to difference in fundamental principles

A 10-point guide on bank credit facilities that suit your business best

Tuesday, 19 June 2018

As a businessman when you visit a bank seeking credit facilities you are faced with a lot of banking jargon with which you are often not conversant. You tend to learn about them only when you start utilising such facilities. Further, if are young and

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