The CBL Group was awarded first place at the recently held 17th Annual Best Corporate Citizen Sustainability Awards 2020. Organised by the Chamber of Commerce, the award is the highest recognition of the private sector for sustainability and good corporate citizenship.
The award recognises CBL’s contribution to creating meaningful growth across its value chain and beyond and assesses its commitment to sustainable business practices. The win reflects CBL’s sustainability journey, having been in the top 10 Best Corporate Citizens in Sustainability in Sri Lanka consistently for 14 years.
“Through our food we are helping to change lives for the better in every part of Sri Lanka. This is a constantly evolving journey and not one that we can do alone and we rely on our value chain partners to support us to achieve our purpose so, ensuring that our partners and our consumers grow with us is a very important part of our business. We are very proud to have won first place the Best Corporate Citizen Sustainability Awards and grateful to our consumers for the opportunity to contribute to the growth of Sri Lanka,” says CBL’s Group Managing Director Sheamalee Wickramasingha.
CBL also won an award for the manufacturing sector. The stringent evaluation process for the award is highly competitive, with an eminent panel of judges evaluating submissions from listed and unlisted companies across Sri Lankan industry.