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BOC among Top Ten Corporate Citizens in Sri Lanka

High Commissioner of Australia David Holly presents the ‘Top Ten Corporate Citizen Award’ to the Bank of Ceylon Chief Executive Officer/ General Manager Senarath Bandara.
High Commissioner of Australia David Holly presents the ‘Top Ten Corporate Citizen Award’ to the Bank of Ceylon Chief Executive Officer/ General Manager Senarath Bandara.

The Bank of Ceylon (BOC) was again adjudged among Top 10 Corporate Citizens in the country with a category award for Economic Contribution and another recognition for ‘consistent commitment and continuous improvement in economic contribution’ at the Best Corporate Citizen Sustainability Awards 2019 recently.

The 16th edition of the ‘Best Corporate Citizens Awards” was organised by the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce.

The chief guest High Commissioner of Australia David Holly, presented awards for the Top Ten award winners.

The Bank of Ceylon was the only state institution to be among the ‘Top Ten Corporate Citizen’s of Sri Lanka’ for the second time. BOC’s Chief Financial Officer/ Senior DGM Corporate and Offshore Banking Division, Russel Fonseka and AGM Finance and Planning, Ruwan Kumara accepted the category award received for the Bank.The ethos of corporate sustainable responsibility was developed around the principle that business organizations should treat their stakeholders in an ethical manner and that this behavior should embrace environment, social and economical aspects.

Being a bank that has built its bond with society for over 80 years, norms of Good Corporate Citizenship has always been in place since inception. Observing United Nations commitment to Sustainable Development, urging its member states to comply with its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Bank of Ceylon has considered incorporating these objectives when formulating its People, Planet and Profit (3Ps) of Sustainability. With this consideration, the Bank was able to comprehensively address almost all aspects of corporate sustainability in its own way. 

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