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Talawakelle Tea Estates wins Gold for Good Governance, Sustainability at AIRA 2022, ASRA 2022

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Dr. Roshan Rajadurai
Dr. Roshan Rajadurai

Talawakelle Tea Estates PLC, part of the Hayleys Plantations sector, has been recognised with a record number of seven prestigious awards, including four Gold, two Silver, and one Bronze in the 8th Asia Integrated Reporting Awards (AIRA) and Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards (ASRA). The AIRA and ASRA are considered the most distinguished accolades for integrated and sustainability reporting in the region. The past award ceremonies too, TTE PLC carried away the most number of awards.

Talawakelle Tea Estates PLC won these awards in multiple categories, including Asia’s Best Integrated Report (CEO Message), Asia’s Best Integrated Report (Integrated Thinking), Asia’s Best Integrated Report (Value Creation), Asia’s Best Integrated Report (Governance), Asia’s Best Integrated Report (Large Company), Asia’s Best Stakeholder Reporting and Asia’s Best Materiality Reporting.

Managing Director Hayleys Plantations Sector Dr. Roshan Rajadurai, stated, “Our success in winning these global awards for five consecutive years in competition with the largest companies in Asia is a testament to our unwavering commitment to the well-being of society and the environment. These awards validate our efforts to embed sustainability at the heart of our business, enabling us to measure our performance and report on it using frameworks like GRI, IR and other climate-related accounting standards.

“While we’re proud of the global recognition we’ve received for our sustainability reporting and initiatives, the most meaningful rewards are the positive outcomes resulting from our sustainability efforts. We remain dedicated to securing a sustainable future for our industry, company and people.”

The virtual awards ceremony was attended by senior business leaders and sustainability practitioners from 16 countries.

founder of AIRA/ASRA and Managing Director of CSRWorks Rajesh Chhabara, said, “Talawakelle Tea Estates PLC has showcased exemplary leadership in integrated reporting and sustainability reporting.”

He praised the company’s integrated report as a prime example of best practice, highlighting their use of integrated thinking and a multi-capital approach to create long-term value for shareholders and stakeholders.

Integrated reporting enables companies to embed long-term sustainability into their business model and supports the allocation of financial capital.

The AIRA and ASRA awards go to integrated and sustainability reports that demonstrate high-quality, value-creation reporting.



Thursday, June 15, 2023 – 01:00

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