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…

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HJS Condiments Expands Out-grower Network, Connects Smallholders to Global Supply Chains

Extends out-grower network to new districts to cater to the local market  Provides inputs, training on Agriculture Best Practices to 12,500 farmers across the island  Largest Sri Lankan exporter of processed fruits and vegetables to top global FMCG brands  Out-grower units USDA, EU Organic and Global GAP certified HJS Condiments Limited, a subsidiary of Hayleys…

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HR Lines Introduces Two More Vessels on the Colombo-Chattogram Route

Bangladesh’s only container ship owner and operator, HR Lines Limited, a Karnaphuli Company, has introduced two more vessels to its Colombo-Chattogram Express (CCE) service under agency of Clarion Shipping (Pvt) Limited, a subsidiary of Hayleys Advantis Limited. The two additional vessels: HR FARHA and HR AARAI, increases the frequency between Colombo, Sri Lanka and Chattogram, Bangladesh, to…

Hayleys Group Launches Flagship Project ‘Kirulu’ to Lead Biodiversity Conservation Efforts

Initiative to support Sri Lanka’s commitment to global Bonn Challenge Mahaweli Authority to support project as technical partner University of Wayamba to conduct annual assessment of conservation areas Iconic diversified Sri Lankan conglomerate Hayleys PLC announced the successful completion of Phase I in its flagship biodiversity conservation initiative ‘Kirulu’, focused on restoring biological ecosystems and…

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 Travels Partners with AHK Sri Lanka to Promote Sustainable Tourism

Hayleys Travels, the travel and leisure arm of Hayleys PLC, has formalised a partnership with the Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Sri Lanka (AHK Sri Lanka) to promote sustainable tourism and leverage on synergistic opportunities in the tourism sector. Sri Lanka remains poised to capitalise on growth prospects in tourism upon the gradual…

Alumex and Mabroc Teas Donate COVID-19 High Dependency Care Unit to Kiribathgoda Base Hospital

In a bid to alleviate the growing strain on the country’s healthcare sector, Hayleys Group companies Alumex PLC and Mabroc Teas (Pvt) Ltd. have partnered to refurbish a ward at the Kiribathgoda Base Hospital, contributing both infrastructure and manpower to convert it into a fully-fledged COVID-19 high-dependency unit. Completed in just 25 days, the new…