PLC Wins Series of Prestigious Awards for Reporting Excellence at ARC Awards, USA
People’s Leasing & Finance PLC (PLC), the leader in Sri Lanka’s non-banking financial services sector, has proudly secured a multitude of prestigious global awards underscoring its commitment to excellence in transparent integrated reporting.
Accordingly, PLC’s Annual Report for 2022/23 titled ‘Multi-Dimensional’, emerged triumphantly at the ARC Awards in the USA, earning three coveted Gold Awards in the categories of Financial Data: Financial Services: General, Infographics: Financial Services: General, Chairman/President’s Letter: Financial Services: General, and a Bronze Award for Non-Traditional Annual Report: Financial Services: General. PLC’s remarkable achievements were further underscored by receiving the Grand Award for Infographics, among gold-winning submissions from diverse sectors. PLC also emerged as the company that received the highest number of gold awards amongst other competitor organizations from Sri Lanka.
The ARC Awards, organized by Mercomm Inc., USA, is renowned as the global benchmark for Annual Reports, often referred to by many as the ‘Academy Awards of Annual Reports’. This year, the competition attracted an impressive 1,560 entries from 34 countries, spanning across six continents and 24 time zones.
Chairman of PLC, Mr. Pradeep Amirthanayagam commented, “These awards highlight our ability to merge exceptional reporting accuracy with creative storytelling and coherent presentation, for the benefit of all our stakeholders.”
Mr. Shamindra Marcelline – CEO at People’s Leasing & Finance PLC also expressed his positive sentiments noting, “Our dedication to excellence in financial reporting and integrated reporting is a testament to our commitment to responsible and transparent business practices. These awards motivate us to strive for even greater heights and deliver exceptional value to our stakeholders.”
PLC’s consistency in excellence is not new; it has previously clinched gold awards at the ARC Awards for three years consecutively. These awards affirm PLC’s commitment towards excellence in financial reporting and the innovative and easily comprehensible presentation of data.
People’s Leasing & Finance PLC, a licensed non-banking financial institution in Sri Lanka, is renowned for its innovation and unwavering commitment to providing tailored financial solutions. With a solid foundation, a diverse product portfolio, and a commitment to excellence, PLC has emerged as a leader in the financial services sector. As a subsidiary of the People’s Bank, PLC continues to strengthen its position as a trusted and respected provider of financial services, fostering growth and prosperity for the people of Sri Lanka.
Shamindra Marcelline – Chief Executive Officer/General Manager-People’s Leasing & Finance PLC
Mr. Pradeep Amirthanayagam- Non-Executive Chairman of the People’s Leasing and Finance PLC