17.06.2015 in Green, Latest by admin 0

Celebrations of World Environment Day 2015

 “You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” – Jane Goodall. To mark World Environment Day 2015, Expolanka Holdings and Expo Freight (EFL) conducted a series of events [...]

22.05.2014 in Green, Group Companies, Latest by admin 0

Green Spaces at Neptune Recyclers

Taking a holistic approach to being a good corporate citizen is built into Expolanka’s DNA. We are not only focused on caring for stakeholder interests, we’ve also had award winning CSR projects. This tradition extends into the environment and green activities.  An example of this is Neptune Recyclers, a member of the Expolanka Group. To [...]

21.01.2014 in Expolanka, Green, Latest by admin 0

Expolanka joins Hiniduma Project to protect country’s rainforests

“What we are doing to the forests of the world is but a mirror reflection of what we are doing to ourselves and to one another” – Mahatma Gandhi Tropical rainforests are the most diverse ecosystems on earth. A four-square km patch of rainforest can contain as many as 3085 different species of animals, plants [...]

19.04.2013 in CSR, Green by admin 0

World Water Day 2013

Observance of World Water Day (WWD) began in the year 1993 after it was formally proposed in Agenda 21 of the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and declared by United Nations General Assembly to be held on the 22nd of March each year. With the ever expanding global population and [...]

10.04.2013 in Green by admin 0

Lights Out – Expo leads the way in observing Earth Hour

On the 23rd of March 2013, citizens in more than 130 countries turned off all unnecessary lights for one hour. Landmarks around the world such as the Sydney Opera House, the Golden Gate Bridge, the Eiffel Tower and the London City Hall went dark from 8.30pm to 9.30pm. Uganda made a pledge to plant 250,000 [...]

21.08.2012 in CSR, Expolanka, Green by admin 0

Thinking Beyond Sustainability

Whether it’s our success in implementing a broad range of green policies and activities or our ongoing commitment to community development, we take great pride in the CSR activities of Expolanka. As stated by our Sustainability Vision – Expolanka will be a leader in enhancing the long term sustain ability of the communities it serves; [...]

17.02.2012 in CSR, Green, Group Companies by admin 0

Rural craftsmen & the environment benefit from Expolanka

  Back to Earth was launched with the aim of developing Sri Lanka’s local cottage handicraft industry by building partnerships with the many smalltime craftsmen working from different parts of rural Sri Lanka It is part of the wider core value of “stakeholder responsibility” practiced by us. At Expolanka, we are always looking for ways [...]