Eval­u­a­tion of ‘Best Cor­po­rate Cit­i­zen Sus­tain­abil­ity Award 2017’ be­gins

Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka) - - NEWS -

The Eval­u­a­tion Panel of the ‘Best Cor­po­rate Cit­i­zen Sus­tain­abil­ity Award 2017’ (BCCS Award 2017) com­menced its work to select the cor­po­rate sus­tain­abil­ity cham­pi­ons of the coun­try, as ac­cept­ing of ap­pli­ca­tions for the com­pe­ti­tion was closed on the 4th Oc­to­ber.

The Panel of Eval­u­a­tors led by Eard­ley Per­era, a well-known cor­po­rate sec­tor fig­ure and a vet­eran mar­keter will en­gage in the eval­u­a­tion process run­ning over a month’s pe­riod.

This year’s eval­u­a­tion will pri­mar­ily take into con­sid­er­a­tion the sus­tain­able work car­ried out by lo­cal firms in line with the 17 UN Sus­tain­able Devel­op­ment Goals.

Eval­u­a­tion will also fo­cus on com­peti­tors fo­cus on adopt­ing best sus­tain­abil­ity prac­tices, across all the stake­holder of the com­pany, rang­ing from em­ploy­ees, cus­tomers, com­mu­nity, share­hold­ers, the govern­ment and the en­vi­ron­ment.

The an­nual event, which is con­ducted for the 14th con­sec­u­tive year has seen heavy in­ter­ests from a

of lo­cal cor­po­rate firms, rep­re­sent­ing di­verse eco­nomic sec­tors of the coun­try.

BCCS Award 2017 has lined up a galaxy of awards to rec­og­nize the best per­form­ers in cor­po­rate sus­tain­abil­ity ini­tia­tives in Sri Lanka, rang­ing from the ‘Best Cor­po­rate Cit­i­zen Sus­tain­abil­ity Award 2017’; Top ten cor­po­rate firms; Cat­e­gory awards; Sec­tor awards to the top per­form­ers of key sec­tors of the econ­omy and; The Best Pre­sented Ap­pli­ca­tion.

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