Talawakelle Tea Estates honoured for fourth consecutive year | Sunday Observer

Talawakelle Tea Estates honoured for fourth consecutive year

Hayleys PLC-owned Talawakelle Tea Estates PLC (TTEL) continued its winning streak at the Presidential Environmental Awards, after the plantation company won four awards for their continued contribution towards promoting green practices and environmental sustainability.

At the 2017 awards ceremony, the tea factory at Holyrood Estate clinched a Silver award while Deniyaya Estate won a Bronze award. Mattakelle Estate and Bearwell Estate were honoured with merit awards for showcasing top-level environmental sustainability practices in the tea industry.

TTEL won these awards in recognition of its contribution towards driving organizational performance through sound environmental and green Management practices. Organized by the Central Environmental Authority (CEA), the Presidential Environmental Awards is organized to appreciate the eagerness of industries, service sector organisations and individuals towards environmental conservation and protection while sustaining their active involvement in the long run for a clean and green Sri Lanka.

“As a leader in the local tea industry, Talawakelle Tea Estates holds a great responsibility in fostering green practices and works towards the common goal of making a clean and green Sri Lanka for the generations to come, through our innovative manufacturing processes and strategic environmental sustainability practices,” said Managing Director of Hayleys Plantations Sector, Roshan Rajadurai.

“Continuing to steal the show for the fourth consecutive year at this prestigious awards ceremony is a great testament to all the industry-recognized green practices we follow at our tea estates. The four awards we received at Presidential Environmental Awards 2017 also recognize the effectiveness, consistency in implementation and the continual improvement of the systems implemented on our estates,” he said.