'Garments without Guilt' conferred leadership in CSR award
Sri Lanka Apparel's Garments Without Guilt the industry's ethical
sourcing platform, bagged the leadership in CSR award at Blue Dart
Express (part of DHL Group)'s annual global CSR awards night held at
Mumbai's Taj Lands End, recently.
The event had many multi-national corporations, large Indian
conglomerates and CSR focused organizations from various countries.
South Asia's premier courier and integrated express package distribution
company and part of the global DHL group, acknowledged CSR champions in
India and the region by presenting the inaugural global CSR awards.
The awards recognize Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) champions
across various industries and were part of the world's first CSR day.
The world CSR day and global CSR awards were in conjunction with DHL's
first Corporate Responsibility day in India and comprised of two panel
discussions; CSR, 'the way forward' and 'public-private partnership for
a greener planet'.
The awards merit recognition to contributions made by an organization
which has made a difference to the people and communities it operates
in. Awards are research based and decided by an independent jury.
The 'Garments without Guilt' proposition positions Sri Lanka as a
preferred ethical apparel sourcing destination, with core values of
conscience and care. Joint Apparel Association Forum (JAAF), the
watchdog of Sri Lanka's garment industry ensure that protecting worker
rights, creating opportunities for worker education and personal growth
are embodied into the culture of the apparel manufacturing companies and
that doing business with integrity helps create a more equitable