In keeping with its commitment to protect and enhance the Environment, Keells Super, along with JKH’s CSR arm John Keells Foundation, announced a brand new initiative to recycle plastic bottles. This initiative is an “industry first” in Sri Lanka.More..
The Nature Field Centre located in Rumassala, Galle is a collaboration of the Foundation with the Central Environment Authority (CEA) to facilitate experiential learning about the environment, primarily among schoolchildren of the Southern Province. Aesthetically designed by the Faculty of Architecture of theMore..
The Foundation’s Paper Conservation Project has set in place a process for the collection of waste paper from the John Keells Group’s business locations for shredding and recycling. In 2010/2011 628 trees were saved.More..
John Keells Tree Planting Campaign was an initiative directly linked to the World Environment Day (WED) 2010 which fell 05th June and was celebrated around the world under the theme “Many Species. One Planet. One Future”. The United Nations also declared 2010 the International Year of BiodiversMore..
Year 2010 being declared the International Year of Biodiversity, the Foundation carried out a landscaping project on the stretch of rail reservation bordering Masjidul Jalmiya Road in SlaveIsland. The newly-landscaped section was unveiled at a simple ceremony held on Monday, 31st May 2010 in thMore..
Recent studies show that the Yala National Park, in Southern Sri Lanka supports one of the highest densities of leopard in the world. The growing population of leopards at Yala has led to leopards venturing out of the park to the surrounding buffer zone of agriculture and pastoral land and feeding on cattle,More..
The Butterfly Garden at Cinnamon Lodge, Habarana, launched in 2008, is aimed at enabling visitors to appreciate butterflies in a natural setting, while offering these precious insects a habitat to thrive in. The Garden attracts about 75-150 visitors per month, including guests of Cinnamon Lodge and Chaaya ViMore..
Since the launch of its successful pilot in 2008/09, Cinnamon Lodge, Habarana continues with the Compost Project, selling packs of compost to its visitors and guests, as well as those of the neighbouring ChaayaVillage, Habarana. Through a commercial arrangement brokered by the Foundation, Cinnamon Lodge also supplieMore..
Jaykay Marketing Services, which operates the Keells Super supermarkets, became in 2007 the pioneer retail chain to introduce reusable cloth bags, known as “Red Bags”, as an alternative to polythene. Since then, the supermarket chain continues to make steady progress in promoting the sale and re-use of tMore..