Sustainability

Corporate Responsibility

What does it mean to us? we believe in creating sustainable value to all our stakeholders as the only way to achieve long-lasting success. Our sustainability guidelines are based on the overall impact of the organisation’s operations on the three components of sustainability; Environment, Social, and Economic. At Hemas, sustainability is brought to life through a working culture that embraces sustainability as a natural choice. We inculcate sustainability into our day to day thoughts and activities through learning, sharing, collaborating and reinforcing.

Web links: Hemas Sustainability Report 201/15 | Hemas Outreach Foundation


‘Piyawara’

Hemas Outreach Foundation implements our community based initiatives in promoting early childhood development in Sri Lanka in partnership with the Children’s Secretariat of the Ministry of Child Development Women’s Affairs. Hemas Outreach Foundation is an approved charity by the Government.

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Environment

In supporting sustainability in the communities they work in, each sector of Hemas is involved in activities that held uplift the communities or protect the environment. Through these initiatives we also hope to improve awareness of our employees on the responsibility of humans to the greater society.

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Sector Initiatives

In supporting sustainability in the communities they work in, each sector of Hemas is involved in activities that uplift the communities or protect the environment. Through these initiatives we also hope to improve awareness of our employees on the responsibility of humans to the greater society.

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Awards & Recognition.

  • Award of excellence by the Asian Institute of Management, in recognition as an outstanding, innovative and sustainable project in Asia at the Annual CSR awards 2007, Ho Chi Min City, Vietnam.
  • Green Award (for Value Hotels,) Best of Country Award (2008) from IRHA.
  • Winner of the Best Disaster Relief Award (tsunami 2004) – Awarded by the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce, for providing support and improving education in the Asian region.
  • The Ministry of child development and women’s affairs has appointed Hemas to the National Coordination Committee on Early Childhood Development (ECD), the body to oversee the development & implementation of the national policy on ECD.
  • The Ministry of Child Development and Women’s Affairs has appointed Hemas to provincial level committees in the country.