People’s Leasing bags two CMA Excellence Integrated Reporting Awards
Omal Sumanasiri, Chief Manager – Finance People’s Leasing & Finance by the Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, Ajith Nivard Cabraal, Hasanga Kathriarachchi , Prof. Lakshman R. Watawala, President, CMA Sri Lanka, Viraj Dayaratne Chairman, Securities & Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka, Dumith Fernando Chairman, Colombo Stock Exchange, H.M. Hennayake Bandara Vice President of CMA Sri Lanka and President of South Asian Federation of Accountants (SAFA).
People’s Leasing & Finance (People’s Leasing), the financial solutions provider in the Non-Bank Financial Institutions (NBFI) sector, clinched two main awards at the ‘CMA Excellence in Integrated Reporting Awards – 2021’, the award ceremony dedicated to recognize Integrated Annual Reports.
The seventh edition of this Annual Event organized by the Premier Management Accounting Body in the country, The Institute of Certified Management Accountants of Sri Lanka, was held at the Grand Marquee Taj Samudra Hhotel, Colombo with the presence of the Central Bank Governor Ajith Nivard Cabraal.
The Annual Report 2020/21 of the Company was among the “Ten Best Integrated Reports” in the country and bagged overall Special Award for “Best Disclosure on Strategic Focus”.
Continuous recognition received at local and international levels for the Annual Report reflects the Company’s efforts in maintaining transparency, accountability and social responsibility in Financial Reporting. This year’s awards further evidenced the Company’s commitment to emulate the standards achieved in these areas.
People’s Leasing Chief Executive Officer and GM Shamindra Marcelline speaking on this feat said, “The Annual Report of People’s Leasing was recognized many a time both locally and internationally. The Report clearly demonstrates our financial stability, commitment towards social responsibility as well as good governance”.
People’s Leasing started its business operations in 1996 as a wholly owned subsidiary of one of the largest State banks in Sri Lanka, People’s Bank. Today it is listed on the Colombo Stock Exchange and is a leading NBFI in the industry.
The unique features of People’s Leasing are its strength and stability to provide diverse financial solutions under one roof, creating a seamless, convenient and friendly customer service experience.