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Aitken Spence becomes on of the top 100 Global Companies for Sustainability

Aitken Spence PLC has been recognised in the global ranking of Top 100 Companies in Sustainability 2022, in an independent assessment carried out by the ‘Sustainability’ magazine which is an established international publication.

Aitken Spence is the only Sri Lankan company to have been included in this ranking of global industry leaders such as Nissan, Lenovo, Novo Nordisk, Accenture, McKinsey & Company, Microsoft, PWC, Ernst & Young and KPMG to name a few with Schneider Electric taking the highest position in the ranking.

The DPD Group, who operates in Sri Lanka with Aitken Spence as its network partner, is also listed in this ranking, the local company said The ‘Sustainability’ magazine is a trusted, leading voice on sustainability with a global platform, with a targeted audience of global executives.

Commenting on this recognition, Dr. Parakrama Dissanayaka – Deputy Chairman & Managing Director of Aitken Spence PLC said: “At Aitken Spence, we manage the triple bottom line by controlling the fourth P – the processes we use to run our operations.

This recognition is an appreciation to every single Spensonian who has passionately embraced the group’s commitments to sustainability. It is their effort coupled with the unwavering support of the senior management of the company that has put our sustainability strategy on the global map.

He said “It is what kept us going as we worked through some of the toughest times, we have faced in the last couple of years without compromising on our commitments to sustainability.”

Aitken Spence took an integrated, systemic approach to sustainability more than a decade ago, well ahead of their peers. The company focused on institutionalising policies and procedures to ensure social and environmental governance and sustainability.

The company’s comprehensive policy framework was developed in-house by the group’s core sustainability team taking in the nature and scale of environmental and social impacts, stakeholder needs, lessons learnt, and experience gained across the group’s diversified operations in eight different countries.

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