SLT wins CSR and sustainability award | Daily News

SLT wins CSR and sustainability award

Dhara Wijayatilake, Secretary General/CEO of CCC, G. S. Chatoor, Past Chairman, CCC, P. G. Kumarasinghe Sirisena Group Chairman /SLT, Priyantha Fernandez , Chief Operating Officer/SLT, Kiththi Perera , CEO/SLT, Deva Rodrigo, Past Chairman, CCC
Dhara Wijayatilake, Secretary General/CEO of CCC, G. S. Chatoor, Past Chairman, CCC, P. G. Kumarasinghe Sirisena Group Chairman /SLT, Priyantha Fernandez , Chief Operating Officer/SLT, Kiththi Perera , CEO/SLT, Deva Rodrigo, Past Chairman, CCC

Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT), the national ICT solutions provider in the country was recognized once again for its commitment and contribution to corporate responsibility and sustainability at the Best Corporate Citizen Sustainability Awards 2018, organized by the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce (CCC) at the Cinnamon Grand Colombo recently.

SLT was awarded the Sector Award for best performance under the “Other” category. The company was also recognized and awarded for its “Consistent Commitment and Continuous Improvement” under the Economic category.

SLT has made a significant contribution towards the economy of the country by taking broadband to the masses in all corners of the country.

SLT’s strategies are also aligned with the vision of the government of Sri Lanka to develop Sri Lanka into a high-income, knowledge-based economic power by the year 2030. With this vision, the company’s core efforts make a significant contribution to the country’s National Digital Economic Strategy to develop the IT industry and improve ICT literacy.

Further, the SLT Group contributed total revenue that exceeds Rs. 73.8 billion during the year 2017. The company has also successfully contributed over Rs. 38.5 billion to the government of Sri Lanka by way of taxes and levies.

The Best Corporate Citizen Sustainability Award is organized with the vision of recognizing the importance of corporate sustainability in Sri Lanka and encouraging businesses to adopt best practices.

 


 

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