SLT-MOBITEL Secures Hat-trick at Best Corporate Citizen Sustainability Award 2020

SLT-MOBITEL Recognized Among Top Ten Corporate Citizens of 2020

SLT-MOBITEL, the National ICT and Mobile Service Provider was included among the Top Ten Corporate
Citizens of Sri Lanka at the Best Corporate Citizen Sustainability Award 2020 which was organized by the
Ceylon Chamber of Commerce recently. SLT-MOBITEL also received a Category Award for Economic
Contribution and a Sector Award for “Other “Sector.
The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce is the nation’s premier business chamber and conducts the Best
Corporate Citizen Sustainability Award to recognize and reward local corporate entities for efforts made in
sustainability and implementation, on new initiatives and improvements to existing activities carried out
during the financial year in consideration. The impact and implications of these initiatives on Environmental,
Social, Economic and Compliance factors were evaluated by an eminent multi-disciplinary panel in several
stages prior to identifying the winners.
Commenting on the achievements, Mr. Kiththi Perera, CEO of Sri Lanka Telecom PLC stated, “As a
responsible organisation, SLT-MOBITEL’s growth has followed a sustainability driven strategy, by way of
adopting digital solutions wherever possible, and reducing our carbon footprint in the process. At a time
when we are on an ambitious drive to bring our customers closer to world-class services and innovative
solutions, we are humbled by this recognition of our responsibility as a corporate citizen. These awards
continue to uplift us as a group to keep on moving forward with our endeavours, sustainably.”
SLT-MOBITEL received the award for Economic Contribution as a result of initiatives that were conducted
towards helping to generate more jobs in the market whilst also facilitating the digital transformation across
remote regions of the country. SLT- MOBITEL has been instrumental in supporting the economic and social
development of the public through the introduction of rural credit and SME and micro-finance programs
which were designed to uplift rural economies. The company was also recognized under the ‘Sector Based
Sustainability Champions’ category, where entities that have displayed best sustainability performance in the
sectors these corporates represent are rewarded.
The Best Corporate Citizen Sustainability Award gives participants the opportunity to highlight innovative
approaches that has been carried out within their organisations and wit their clients. The awards initiative
also strongly emphasizes on the value of adopting UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) irrespective of
the types of challenges that the corporate sector faces.

Dr. Ananda Mallawatantri ( Head of Judging Panel) , Mr. Priyantha Fernandez ( Chief Operating Officer/SLT) ,
Mr. Kiththi Perera ( Chief Executive Officer/SLT) , Dr. Hans Wijayasuriya ( Chairman/Ceylon Chamber of Commerce)

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