Sixth biennial World Chamber Congress:
World Business Chambers keen on local investing
Business chambers worldwide has shown greater
interest in exploring business opportunities available in Sri Lanka
at the sixth biennial World Chamber Congress which was held in Kuala
Lumpur last week.
HDCC wins Best Networking Project at World Chamber Congress
Hambantota District Chamber of Commerce (HDCC)
won the first place at the 2009 World Chambers Competition for the
Best Networking Project with Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce
which was held at the sixth World Chamber Congress in Kuala Lumpur
last week for their Post-Tsunami Chamber Cooperation project.
Amidst global turmoil:
Aitken Spence achieves landmark PBT
Aitken Spence PLC reported its highest ever nett
profit before tax (PBT)of Rs. 3.4bn and nett profit after tax of Rs.
3.1bn for the financial year 2008/09, signifying a growth of 8.4
percent. The diversified conglomerate’s nett profits attributable to
shareholders rose 10.8 percent to Rs. 2.0bn in the year ending
March, 31 2009.
‘Designing for inclusion of all people’:
Accessibility an indispensable investment
“It is good business sense to ‘design for
inclusion of all people’ since it is a wise investment that will
immediately start paying rich dividends. Businesses that have the
vision and the will to embrace and manage ‘Diversity of the
Community’ will enhance their business performance, fulfill customer
delight and will soon prosper.