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.…

Hayleys Fabric Bags Bronze at Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards 2019

Hayleys Fabric PLC, pioneering textile manufacturer and subsidiary of Hayleys Group, walked away with the Bronze Award for the Best Integrated Report Design at the Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards (ASRA) 2019. The event was attended by over 200 senior business leaders, sustainability partners, academia, trade associations and advocacy organisations across the region, and was hosted…

‘Puritas Sathdiyawara: Going Beyond’ Completes 6th Annual School Supply Pack Distribution

Under the banner of its flagship ‘Puritas Sathdiyawara: Going Beyond’, Hayleys PLC, one of Sri Lanka’s multinational conglomerates, completed its sixth annual school supply distribution initiative for the 2020 academic year in the North and North Central Provinces. This included contributions from the following companies under the Hayleys umbrella: Haycarb PLC, Advantis, Hayleys PLC, Hayleys…