PLC Stands in Solidarity with Women Worldwide on International Women’s Day

People’s Leasing & Finance PLC (PLC) is an organization built on a foundation of unwavering dedication to gender equality and inclusion. With a firm commitment to eliminating gender discrimination, PLC has implemented extensive mechanisms and programmes to ensure that women have the support they need to achieve their fullest potential. By working to ensure that women are able to progress into senior management effectively, the company is building a diverse and dynamic work environment, enriched by a multitude of perspectives and ideas. Furthermore, PLC’s efforts to #InspireInclusion work to empower women at all levels of the organization.

Recognizing the importance of work-life balance, PLC acknowledges the unique challenges that women may encounter in juggling professional and personal responsibilities. To address this, PLC has implemented policies designed to support women in achieving a harmonious equilibrium between their work and personal lives. From comprehensive parental leave to flexible work arrangements, PLC strives to create an environment where every employee, especially women, can flourish. The company’s support for women also extends to its financing activities, with PLC providing special attention to equal-opportunity employers and women entrepreneurs, whilst providing necessary technical support.

Expressing PLC’s commitment to women, Shamindra Marcelline – CEO said, “Every day, and with every decision, we work towards fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We firmly believe that by providing equal opportunities for everyone, regardless of gender, we can create a workplace where all individuals can thrive and succeed. At PLC, women are valued as individuals who are integral to our success, with the ability to uniquely contribute to our vision. As the world celebrates International Women’s Day 2024, PLC stands in solidarity with all women in Sri Lanka, and across the world. Together, let us continue to champion gender equality, not just today, but every day, as we work towards creating a world where every woman and girl can realize her maximum potential.”

In keeping with the theme for Women’s Day 2024 – #InspiringInclusion – PLC has organized a range of special programmes and initiatives. These include an organization-wide women’s health awareness drive and several other internal initiatives tailored to different levels of the organization. Together, these initiatives embody PLC’s dedication to empowering women and promoting inclusivity within the workplace.