Hayleys Fabric surpasses global giants to win new Sustainable Impact Award at International Quality Awards 2022 – UK

Hayleys Fabric set a global benchmark in sustainability, bagging the coveted Sustainability Impact Award at the recently concluded International Quality Awards (IQA) 2022 held in London. Sri Lanka’s largest textile manufacturer was crowned winner of the new category for its unique processes and procedures established to drive sustainability across its core functions. Held annually, the…

Hayleys Fabric natural mahogany dye listed on Top 10 innovations for ISPO Textrends 2024

Hayleys Fabric’s ‘WARNA by Mahogany’, the natural dye innovation behind a new line of organic, eco-friendly fabric, was listed among the Top 10 global innovations at the ISPO Textrends Spring/Summer 2024. As one of the first Sri Lankan eco-friendly fabric innovations to be featured on ISPO Textrends– a leading German platform and melting pot for…

Hayleys Chairman’s Awards recognises inspiring teams driving exports, social impact and innovation

Over 20 project teams were awarded for their excellence in export market development, sustainable innovation and social impact at the Hayleys Group Chairman’s Awards 2021. The annual apex recognition platform of the diversified conglomerate seeks to celebrate its employees across all 16 of its diverse business sectors, who have gone above and beyond to make…

Hayleys Fabric Drives Biodiversity Regeneration with Diyathuru Uyana Wetlands Park

6.3 million invested towards preservation of 9 acres of wetland habitat Land adjacent to park allocated for organic paddy cultivation Ecological data compiled in collaboration with Ministry of Environment 146 species of flora and 149 species of fauna, including endemic and threatened species discovered Featured image: Hayleys Fabric Managing Director, Rohan Goonethilleke and officials commemorate…

Hayleys Fabric Becomes 1st Sri Lankan Fabric Manufacturer to be Awarded ISO 50001

Image: Hayleys Fabric Managing Director and CEO, Rohan Goonetilleke receives the ISO 50001:2018 certification from SGS Sri Lanka Business Head, Chamalka Wimalasiri. Hayleys Fabric broke new ground for the Sri Lankan fabric manufacturing industry, becoming the first fabric manufacturer in the nation to earn the ‘ISO 50001:2018’ certification. Hayleys Fabric’s determined journey to minimize greenhouse gases and adhere…

On the Global Frontiers of Sustainable Development with Hayleys Fabric’s Leonie Vaas

One of the greatest global challenges is to integrate environmental sustainability with economic growth. At the heart is “Sustainable consumption and production”, or United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 12, which has pushed manufacturers across the globe to innovate and create circular economies. It is the era of sustainability champions, who strive to redefine manufacturing and…

Hayleys Fabric Wins Bronze at International ARC Awards

Hayleys Group subsidiary and pioneering textile manufacturer in Sri Lanka, Hayleys Fabric PLC bagged the Bronze Award for the Best Writing/Script for its Annual Report for 2019/20 ‘Progressive by Nature’ at the world’s largest competition honouring excellence in annual reports, the International ARC Awards. The globally recognised awards provide a platform to demonstrate the highest standards…

Sustainability Through Responsible Production

In conversation with Leonie Vaas  By Imesh Ranasinghe  In June 2021, The United Nations Global Compact announced 10 new Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Pioneers and among the 10 pioneers, Leonie Vaas was announced as the SDG Pioneer for Responsible Production for her extraordinary work at Hayleys Fabric PLC as the Manager of Sustainability and Innovations.…