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What we mean by Sustainability

 

The Elephant brand boasts of a rich heritage that not many others can compete with. Sustaining a brand for over 140 years is a remarkable achievement in today's ever-changing, dynamic business world. Whilst the title of the owner changed over the years, the elephant brand has remained one and the same reflecting, quality, trust and value-for-money.

Sustainability

LOOKING AHEAD TO 2010
We will continue pursuing our sustainability drive throughout the coming year focusing on quality of products, improving our work environment and welfare of our employees, continuing our support for the community and environment as well as looking further into energy and water savings.

Vanila Project

Year 2004 was not a good one for the vanilla farmers in the world. Unexpected rains destroyed the crops and world vanilla prices went up drastically

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Ginger Project

As a major CSR initiative to source ginger, CCS turned to the ginger growers of several villages in the vicinity of the Hataraliyadda Town in the Kandy district, and entered into a partnership to develop the local ginger farming industry together with the Kandurata Development Bank (KDB) supported by Central bank of Sri Lanka. The project...

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'We've doubled profits, enhanced our living standards, thanks to EGB' say Pilimathalawa ginger farmers


Elephant House, pioneers in the manufacture of Elephant House Ginger Beer or EGB as it is popularly known, extended support to more indigenous ginger..

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CCS, CSR team helps differently able person…


We provided a vendor cart with ice chest to Mr. Jegadeeson who lives in Kalubowila on 25th of February, 2010. In this cart, he can sell our Elephant House soft drinks as well as lunch packets, Biscuits … etc

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CCS, CSR Team plants trees…


The CCS, CSR Team initiated a tree planting program to celebrate national tree planting day on 17th September 2008 at Mahawela, close to the CCS factory in Ranala. Thirty "Naa" saplings were planted beside a selected road stretch. The CCS, CSR team organized this event in collaboration with the Western Province Road Development Authority (WPRDA) and its Avissawella divisional office. This is another important landmark in the trail of initiatives taken by the CCS, CSR team in conserving nature for future generations

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CCS, CSR Team lends a helping hand to the Kanneliya forest reserve…


The CCS, CSR team initiated another event at Kanneliya forest reserve in March this year. Six direction boards were located at different points which facilitate nature lovers to get directly to Kanneliya forest reserve without a hassle. The CCS, CSR team also conducted a plant nursery development project by providing name boards for nursery plants. Yet another step of the project was the provision of cloth bags at the entrance to prevent littering with polythene within the forest reserve.

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CCS, CSR team Helps Athletes…


In this project Mr. D.M.M. Dissanayake who won the 5th place in High Jump at the Junior Asian Games which was held in year 2009 in Singapore was given a special pair of High Jump shoes. Also provided at the same event was nutritional food, financial scholarships for G.C.E. O/L students for extra classes for 4 months (for subjects such as Science, Mathematics and English), medical check-ups through Dr. Thushantha Wijesinghe at the Colombo South General (Teaching Hospital) and financial support for medicine, a 24 hour accident insurance cover scheme for the athletes and the chief coach and also the donation of sports equipment and clothes for the athletes and the coach.

LOOKING AHEAD TO 2010

We will continue pursuing our sustainability drive throughout the

coming year focusing on quality of products, improving our work

environment and welfare of our employees, continuing our support

for the community and environment as well as looking further into

energy and water savings.