DPL Distributes 30,000 Rubber Saplings to Boost Farmers’ Yield

Image: DPL smallholder farmers from Monaragala International rubber gloves exporter Dipped Products PLC has distributed 30,000 rubber saplings in its sustained drive to support the future yield and income of its Monaragala farmer network. The company’s distribution initiative began in March 2021, when DPL established its first rubber plant nursery and will culminate with one…

Hayleys Launches ‘Lifecode’: A Future-driven Roadmap for a Better Tomorrow

In a defining moment for Sri Lanka’s iconic diversified conglomerate, Hayleys commenced 2022 with the unveiling of ‘Lifecode’, an ambitious new framework that integrates Environment, Social and Governance related targets and goals into business strategy across each of its 16 business sectors. Distilled into a single document, the Hayleys Lifecode sets out a holistic framework…

KVPL Wins Best Corporate Citizen Sustainability Award in Agriculture

Image: Hayleys Plantations Managing Director, Dr. Roshan Rajadurai Kelani Valley Plantations PLC (KVPL) secured the Best Corporate Citizen Sustainability Award in Agriculture at the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce (CCC) Best Corporate Citizen Sustainability Awards (BCCSA). The prestigious honour cements KVPL’s status as one of the country’s most respected pioneers in the field of sustainable and…

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.…

DPL Lends a Hand to Children in Monaragala Rubber Farming Communities

As part of its ongoing efforts to empower and uplift the livelihood of its farmer co-operative societies, Dipped Products PLC (DPL) distributed school bags to the children of 1,500 smallholder rubber farmers for the 10th consecutive year, under its flagship Firstlight CSR project. This year’s distribution recorded the largest donation of school bags, which was…