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Aitken Spence Hotels wins ACCA Sustainability Awards

Jeevaka Weerakon,  Chief Operating Officer, Aitken Spence Hotel Managements and Dammika Ekanayake, Assistant Vice President Finance, Aitken Spence Hotel Managements accepts the award for Winner-Leisure & Connected Services Category.
Jeevaka Weerakon, Chief Operating Officer, Aitken Spence Hotel Managements and Dammika Ekanayake, Assistant Vice President Finance, Aitken Spence Hotel Managements accepts the award for Winner-Leisure & Connected Services Category.

Public performance disclosures of the leading blue-chip conglomerate Aitken Spence PLC were recognised by ACCA Sri Lanka at the recently concluded Sustainability Reporting Awards of 2019. The holding company, Aitken Spence PLC was adjudged Runner-Up in the ‘Conglomerates & Diversified Category’while Aitken Spence Hotel Holdings PLC emerged winner in the ‘Leisure & Connected Services Category’.

ACCA Sri Lanka has felicitated Sri Lanka’s best sustainability reports for over 15 years.The Sustainability Reporting Awards are held with the objective of recognising and rewarding organisations which disclose information on financial, environmental and social performance, and to encourage corporate transparency, accountability and responsiveness to stakeholders. Across the Group, a holistic, systemic approach is implemented to fulfil social, environmental and financial commitments with a long-term perspective that is reflected in the value created by the Group.Signatories to the Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact, and the 7 Women’s Empowerment Principles, the Group also aligns their reporting practices to the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI Standard) and the guidelines of the International Integrated Reporting Council.

Aitken Spence PLC is also the reigning winner of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce Best Corporate Citizen Sustainability award for three successive years while being the only company in Sri Lanka to be ranked among the Top 10 Corporate Citizens for an unprecedented 14 consecutive years. Strengthening the ingrained ethos of sustainability of their parent company, Aitken Spence Hotels is committed to preserve and sustain the natural environment and to channel dividends of the tourism industry to local communities.With an indisputable repute as one of Sri Lanka’s pioneering corporates, Aitken Spence has anchored to a heritage of excellence spanning over 150 years. 


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