The Exterminators Director/CEO Travis Ferreira and Marketing Manager Tharindu Sooriyampola receiving the Green World Awards 2019
The Exterminators Ltd., the green trend setter in the SME sector in the emerging world, won the Green Award under the category ‘Service Industry – Global Silver Award’ for environmental leadership. The Exterminators competed against more than 500 other nominations in the global campaign to find the world’s greenest countries, companies and communities. Green World Awards 2019 was organised by the UK based International Green Organization. As an International Green World Winner and Green World Ambassador 2019, The Exterminators will be playing a vital role in providing leadership in environmental sustainable best practices.
The Exterminators Ltd. (www.pestcontrol.lk) was able to become the Asia’s 1st Carbon Neutral Certified Pest Control Company certified in 2014, World’s 1st Carbon Neutral Termite Station (Smart Missile) certified in 2016, Sri Lanka’s 1st ISO 14001 Environmental Certified Pest Control Company certified in 2009, Green Guard 1st to the world green invention Patent no. 18147 in 2015, Reduced Carbon Emissions by 36% in 2015 and 20% in 2017, Green Apple Award for environmental leadership by UK based Green Organization, Finalist at Edie Sustainability Leadership Awards – UK, International Green World Ambassador 2019, Green World Awards – Silver – Global Service Industry 2019. The Exterminators is committed to leading the way by greening its company’s operations. This commitment is clearly demonstrated and confirmed through Exterminators maintaining its CarbonNeutral certification for the sixth consecutive year by managing and offsetting its GHG emissions. This is a major step towards the establishment of a systematic sustainability action plan within the company. It is also a long-term commitment to reduce the company’s environmental impact and to become a more responsible corporate citizen whilst ensuring it reaps the benefits of being a sustainable, ethical and eco-friendly business entity. Founder/Managing Director Marlon Ferreira stated: “We are extremely proud of the prestigious achievement by winning the International Green World – category global service industry. We are looking forward to the next step in our journey to educate the world in best sustainable practices for the environment and beyond.”