Hayleys Plc wins ‘Best Corporate Citizen Sustainability Award’ 2016 and ‘Grand Slam Award’

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Hayleys Plc Chairman Mohan Pandithage celebrates with the coveted Award last night received from Central Bank Governor Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy at the Best Corporate Citizen Sustainability Award 2016 - Pic Gitika Talukdar



Hayleys PLC last night emerged as the winner of the ‘Best Corporate Citizen Sustainability Award 2016,’ for the 05th year and won the ‘Grand Slam Award’. The annual event is organized by the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce, the country’s premier business chamber, to recognize sustainable champions of the local corporate world. Cargills (Ceylon) PLC and People’s Leasing & Finance PLC were awarded as the 1st and the 2nd runner up of the competition, respectively. 

The top 10 Corporate Citizens were Aitken Spence PLC; Cargills (Ceylon) PLC), Ceylon Biscuits Limited, Diesel and Motor Engineering PLC, Hatton National Bank, Hayleys PLC, John Keels Holdings PLC, People’s Leasing & Finance PLC, Sampath Bank PLC and Singer (Sri Lanka) PLC were recognized as the TOP TEN Corporate Citizens of the year. Triple Bottom-line Awards were won by Aitken Spence PLC for its focus on ‘Planet’, Hayleys PLC for its focus on ‘People’ and Cargills (Ceylon) PLC for its focus on “Profit’.

The ceremony also presented several other category awards

Governor of the Central Bank Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy graced the occasion as the ‘Guest of Honour’ while Uchita De Soyza, Sustainable Development Advisor of the Ministry of Sustainable Development and Wildlife delivered the keynote address.