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INSEE Cement Sri Lanka Launches Inaugural Sustainability Report 2018 focusing on  “Building a Sustainable Nation”

INSEE Cement Sri Lanka Launches Inaugural Sustainability Report 2018 focusing on “Building a Sustainable Nation”

Jul 24, 2019

Sri Lanka’s foremost cement manufacturer marked an important milestone in its ongoing journey of “Building the Nation” when Siam City Cement (Lanka) Ltd, also known as INSEE Cement Sri Lanka, announced the launch of the company’s first Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) based and externally assured Sustainability Report 2018 on the 23rd of July 2019 at a conference held at Taj Samudra Hotel to a large audience of journalists and corporate decision makers.The Sustainability Report 2018 themed ‘Building a Sustainable Nation’ was launched to the public with a compelling discussion panel featuring seven eminent speakers with expertise in safeguarding the environment.

Mr. Nandana Ekanayake presented the highlights of the results of the Sustainability Report and said “We are an integral part of Sri Lanka’s growing infrastructure. Our impact spreads far and wide. We are driven by our commitment towards communities and environment, harnessing our strength towards building a sustainable future.” 

Mr. Ekanayake highlighted the company’s Zero Harm policy that reflects its commitment to Health and Safety.  He also revealed that Green ethics are a key component of INSEE’s sustainability agenda. “We will remain fully committed to enriching and empowering the lives of the communities that we serve today as well as in the future” he explained reiterating the company’s vision of ‘Building the Nation.’

Mr. Nandana Ekanayake, CEO of INSEE Cement, speaking at the event
Mr. Firzan Hashim, Country Director, A-PAD SL at the inauguration
From left: Ms. Sudashini Christopher, Company Communications & Reputation Manager, INSEE
Cement Sri Lanka ; Ms. Shiranee Yasaratne, Biodiversity Sri Lanka Secretariat Advisor; Mr.
Nandana Ekanayake, Chairman-CEO, INSEE Cement Sri Lanka; Mr. Jan Kunigk, Executive Vice
President Marketing, Sales & Innovations, INSEE Cement Sri Lanka; Dr. A. Mallawatantri, IUCN Sri Lanka Country Representative; Prof. Ranjith Dissanayake, Senior Professor, Dept. of Civil Engineering, University of Peradeniya & Green Building Council of Sri Lanka Chairman; Mr. Sanjeewa Chulakumara, Director, INSEE Ecocycle Lanka; Mr. Bruno Pitzini, Chief Financial Officer, INSEE Cement Sri Lanka and Mr. Thusith Gunawarnasuriya, Procurement and Logistics Director, INSEE Cement Sri Lanka