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 – 2020/21)

Employee Relations:

  • LKR 9,761 million worth of employee benefits
  • Direct income generation to 12,500 families
  • LKR 20 million investment in training and development
  • 40% representation of female employees
  • 24 entities certified for health and safety

Socially Inclusive Development:

  • LKR 128 million funds channeled for community development
  • Of over 60% of employees from the ‘local’ community
  • A network of over 10,000 suppliers and service providers
  • Over 3,500 suppliers educated on social and environmental sustainability
  • LKR 48.9 billion paid to suppliers


  • LKR 79 million total investment on sustainability processes and action plans
  • 70% water withdrawn is treated for reuse or safe disposal
  • 68% of our total energy consumption matched with renewable energy generated
  • Over 200,000 tonnes of municipal solid waste converted to sustainable energy
  • 90,673 tonnes CO2e emissions offset and / or reduced

Economic Performance & Governance:

  • Profit-after-tax growth of over 100% to LKR 12.2 billion
  • Revenue growth of 73% to LKR 54.7 billion
  • Total assets growth 34% to LKR 197.3 billion
  • LKR 5.7 billion foreign currency generated to the country
  • LKR 2.9 billion taxes paid to the Government
  • Pioneering signatories to the UN Global Compact and Women’s Empowerment Principles
  • Consistently ranked among the hall of fame of LMD’s Most Respected entities
  • Platinum ranked in the STING – LMD Corporate Accountability Index since 2010
  • Among the top companies for transparency in corporate reporting by Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL)