Aitken Spence bags highest number of awards | Sunday Observer

Aitken Spence bags highest number of awards

18 April, 2021
From left:  Country Representative for IUCN in Sri Lanka, Dr. Ananda Mallawatantri,  Director and Head of Business Development and Plantations, Aitken Spence, Dr. Rohan Fernando, Director Aitken Spence,   and Chairperson, Aitken Spence Hotel Managements, Ms. Stasshani Jayawardena, Chairperson, Ceylon Chamber of Commerce,  Dr. Hans Wijayasuriya, Deputy General Manager, Group Business Development and Sustainability, Aitken Spence, Ms. Yasangi Randeni and Chief Human Resources Officer, Aitken Spence, Rohan Pandithakorralage with the awards

Aitken Spence PLC won 12 awards, the highest number of awards received by a single company at the Best Corporate Citizen Sustainability (BCCS) Award 2020.

Aitken Spence emerged first runner-up and was unmatched as the only company to have been ranked among the Top Ten Best Corporate Citizens of Sri Lanka for 15 consecutive years and placed in the Top 3 for eight consecutive years.

The company was also the recipient of the highest number of certificate awards for ‘Consistent Commitment and Continuous Improvement’ which goes to show the robust sustainability strategy and unparalleled commitment to sustainability from its teams across the diversified Group even during extremely challenging times.

The company was also awarded the top 10 best corporate citizens, triple bottom line awards for plant and people, category awards for environmental integration and environmental commitment, sector award in diversified holdings and consistent commitment and continuous improvements certificate awards for environmental commitment, environmental integration and environment beyond the business, employee relations and customer relations.

Deputy Chairman and Managing Director of Aitken Spence, Dr. Parakrama Dissanayake said, “My gratitude goes out to our Spensonians for their unwavering commitment especially during these challenging times. These many awards won by a single company validates the approach we have adopted across the leadership of Aitken Spence and is a reflection on our sustainability ethos.”