PLC Adjudged a Best Corporate Citizen
Mr. Andy Ratnayake, Senior Manager of PLC receiving the award and certificate as one of the Ten Best Corporate Citizens" at the awards night.
People's Leasing Company (PLC) was recognized as one of the "Ten Best Corporate Citizens" at the recently concluded "Best Corporate Citizen Awards 2012" presented by the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce in consideration of the company's sustainability integrated business practices and CSR initiatives.
The Company was also adjudged a Runner Up amongst companies with a turnover of less than Rs.15 bn. People's Leasing was the only leasing and finance company recognized at this prestigious ceremony.
People's Leasing is a subsidiary of People's Bank and a public quoted company. The Company is assigned a national long term rating of AA-(lka) stable by Fitch Ratings Lanka and "B+" long-term and "B" short-term credit ratings by Standard & Poor's Ratings. PLC is the largest non banking financial institution in Sri Lank in terms of advances and asset base.
People's Leasing Group strikes Gold and Silver at ICASL Annual Report Awards 2011
Mr.D.P.Kumarage, Chief Executive Officer-People's Leasing Co. PLC, receiving the "Gold Award" in the Leasing Sector Category from the Guest of honour, Dr.P.B.Jayasundera-Secretary to the Treasury, awarded to People's Leasing Co. PLC by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka at Waters Edge on the 9th December 2011.
Mr.Pradeep Perera, Chief Manager Finance-People's Leasing Co. PLC, receiving the "Silver Award" in the Finance Sector Category from the Guest of honour, Dr.P.B.Jayasundera-Secretary to the Treasury, awarded to People's Finance PLC by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka at Waters Edge on the 9th December 2011.
Members of the Corporate Management and the Annual Report Committees
The Leasing Sector contemplated People's Leasing Company PLC as a force to reckon with, having won the prestigious Gold Award for the fourth consecutive year and in the process making history. Whilst last year their subsidiary, People's Finance PLC claimed the Bronze Award this year to the contentment of the entire company they upgraded themselves picking up the Silver Award in the finance sector category.
This recognition from ICASL is an acknowledgement of our Annual Report of its transparency, timeliness, clarity, consistency and professionalism in Preparation and Publication of Financial Statements, business performance, corporate governance and corporate social responsibility.
People's Leasing declares open its Supplementary Building
People's Leasing declares open its Supplementary Building adjoining the PLC Head Office which comprises of the Call Centre, Cafeteria and the Fitness Centre. The new building was opened on 28, August 2012 by the Chairman, Mr. W. Karunajeewa, in the presence of Mr. D.P. Kumarage, CEO/GM of People's Leasing, corporate management and staff.
The Call centre will be a dedicated unit to attend to customer queries of the entire PLC Group while the Fitness Centre will be equipped with a range of equipment and a professional instructor after office hours to assist employees.
"Our employees are our best asset. By investing on this health initiative, we want to boost employee morale, improved health care and thereby greater employee productivity" said Mr. D.P. Kumarage, CEO/GM of People's Leasing Company PLC.