NLPL wins Asia Responsible Enterprise award (AREA) 2020 UNDER ” GREEN LEADERSHIP”
Senior Executives Society of NLPL launched a CSR activity at Wahigala School which is situated in a rural area in Matale District. The buildings, wash rooms, and the surroundings of the school were renovated under this project. A ceremony had been arranged by the school to commemorate this event on 11th January 2019. The Senior Director of NLPL along with a number of Senior Executives and also the Zonal Educational Director participated in the ceremony. A school books s also presented to all the students in the school.
An Annual Communication of progress (COP) is at the heart of our company’s commitment to the UN Global Compact and provides valuable information to our stakeholders. This COP provide description of practical actions the company has taken during the year 2018 to implement the Ten Principles in each of the four areas (human rights, labour, environment, anti-corruption). Our COP and the self-assessment are now publicly available on the Global Compact website.
Tree planting campaign for the year 2019 under the NLPL carbon foot print program was held on 21st and 23rd November 2019 at the Riverton Forest Range. A group of 250 employees from NLPL and 120 undergraduates form the universities of Peradeniya and Wayamba, participated in this program.
On 11th October 2021, Noritake donated a set of medical equipment worth of Rs. 1.8 million to the newly established 150 bed covid unit at National Hospital, Kandy. The donation consists of Oxygen Concentrators and a High Flow Machine with accessories. Director/ General Manager of Noritake Lanka Porcelain (Pvt) Limited Mrs. Sujatha Egodegedara on behalf of the NORITAKE CO., LIMITED Japan formally handed over the consignment to the Director of National Hospital Kandy, Dr. S.A.A.N Jayasekara, in a brief ceremony held at the hospital. Embassy of Japan in Sri Lanka coordinated the donation and the related event.
On 15th February 2020, 2018/2019 Diploma batch of National Productivity Secretariat visited NLPL. They got a practical exposure about the factory operations and how the productivity is achieved in the factory. NLPL clinched the National Productivity Award in 2016.
On 14th February 2020, Japanese Ambassador His Excellency Mr. Akira Sugiyama visited NLPL and he was warmly welcome by the Deputy Chairman / Managing Director and by the Board of Directors. After attending for a short briefing about NLPL operations, he visited the factory in order to see the porcelain production process.
On 10th January 2020 scholarships were awarded for 14 students who have performed well in the G.C.E O/L examination. Their parents who are in the staff of NLPL received relevant documents from the Director/General Manager at a brief ceremony held at the factory premises. It is an ongoing process and NLPL awards scholarships for students who perform well in G.C.E O/L and A/L examinations as a helping hand for their future studies.
On 01st February 2020 Prof. Peter Stamp who is a Senior Professor from ETH Zurich, Switzerland, visited NLPL. ETH is a science, technology, engineering and mathematics university in the city of Zürich, Switzerland, and one of the most prestigious universities in the world. Prof Stamp is doing some scientific collaboration work in Sri Lanka. This is one of the additional visits he made as he was really interested about Noritake porcelain ware and eager to know how they are manufactured.