Focus Areas - Aitken Spence
Focus Areas

Our Sustainability Framework seeks to ensure proactive compliance with laws, regulations, industry best practices and benchmarks across four broad areas of focus:

(Numbers represent annually published statistics for the most recent fiscal year – 2019/20)

Employee Relations:

  • LKR 8.7 billion worth of employee benefits
  • Direct income generation to 13,758 families
  • 44% of wealth created distributed among employees
  • LKR 26 million investment in training and development
  • 41% representation of female employees

Socially Inclusive Development:

  • A network of over 9,000 direct suppliers and service providers
  • LKR 128 million funds channeled for community development
  • Over 10,000 community members reached annually across the group through opportunities for economic development and enhanced quality of life


  • LKR 70 million direct investment on sustainable processes and action plans
  • 57% water withdrawn is treated for reuse or safe disposal
  • 22% of direct energy consumed from renewable sources
  • 25,419 tonnes CO2e emissions reduced and/ or offset

Economic Performance & Governance:

  • LKR 38.1 billion foreign currency generated for the country
  • Pioneering signatories to the UN Global Compact and Women’s Empowerment Principles
  • Platinum ranked in the STING – LMD Corporate Accountability Index since 2010
  • Adjudged amongst the top 10 Most admired companies of Sri Lanka in 2019 and 2018 by International Chamber of Commerce, Sri Lanka (ICCSL) and The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) Sri Lanka
  • Consistently ranked among the top 10 of LMD’s Most Respected entities hall of fame.