Textured Jersey wins Sri Lanka’s first ‘Green Report’ award
Textured Jersey PLC, has made history by receiving the award for the
best ‘Green Report’ in the country at the inaugural awards of the
National Green Reporting System of Sri Lanka.
Rasika Gunawardana, Environmental Engineer at Textured
Jersey receives the award from Environment Ministry Secretary
B M U D Basnayake.
More than 60 entries from various industries were evaluated for these
awards, presented by the Ministry of Environment. The reporting period
The National Green Reporting System comprises of 50 indicators
including 24 environment indicators, 20 social indicators and six
economic indicators, on which companies focusing on sustainability are
required to report.
The reporting system provides five tiers under which industries,
companies or entities may report. Textured Jersey reported under Tier 02
which won the only award presented for the best Green Report in the
Commenting on the company’s success in winning the inaugural award,
K.C. Mau, Executive Director of Textured Jersey said: “Sustainability
has become one of the principal platforms on which Textured Jersey is
building its business and intends to compete. In an industry such as
ours, a sustainability-driven approach makes good business sense.
We are therefore justifiably elated at this early recognition of our
This National Green Reporting System is intended to facilitate,
recognise and reward manufacturing and service sector organizations for
sustainability performance. Textured Jersey employs one of Sri Lanka's
most sophisticated production facilities for the manufacture of knitted
fabrics for the intimate apparel and sportswear industries.
A specialist in the manufacture of high quality, weft-knitted and
dyed stretch fabrics, Textured Jersey is a supplier for top-notch
international brands of the calibre of Victoria's Secret, Marks &
Spencer and Intimissimi.
The two major shareholders of the company are Brandix, Sri Lanka’s
single largest apparel exporter and Pacific Textiles, a Hong Kong based
company with one of the largest manufacturing facilities in China.