Aitken Spence Printing and Packaging (Pvt) Ltd, Sri Lanka’s premiere printing and packaging firm, reiterated their commitment to sustainability by renewing their CarbonNeutral® certification. The CarbonNeutral® certification was awarded by The Carbon Consulting Company, Sri Lanka’s leading sustainability solutions provider.
Talking about the company’s achievement, Sanith de S. Wijeyeratne, CEO of Carbon Consulting Company remarked, ”Aitken Spence Printing and Packaging have been Sri Lanka’s first internationally certified green printing and packaging organization for the last 2 years. The company has been very stringent in observing, managing and actively searching for ways to lessen its environmental impact. On behalf of Carbon Consulting Company, let me congratulate the team at Aitken Spence Printing on maintaining their Carbon Neutral® status. We certainly hope that other companies in Sri Lanka will follow suit and adopt more sustainable business practices, not just for the betterment of their businesses but also to ensure that our ecosystem is well maintained.”
Ms. Vivian Frost- Regional Representative of the UK’s- The CarbonNeutral Company, the world’s leading retailer of carbon offsets, offered her congratulations stating, “We would like to congratulate Aitken Spence Printing on maintaining their CarbonNeutral® certification. The company’s vision of moving their operations to a more environmentally sustainable model is demonstrated through their carefully designed facility, which has enabled them to significantly reduce their environmental impact. We are proud to have enabled them to reduce their residual emissions to net zero through the purchase of high quality carbon offsets. The CarbonNeutral Company and our partners The Carbon Consulting Company look forward to our continued partnership with this leader in the printing industry in Sri Lanka”.
As the company repeatedly shows their commitment to ‘go the extra mile and a half’, as per its corporate philosophy, a visibly delighted Prasanna Karunathilake, Managing Director of Aitken Spence Printing and Packing noted, “As a pioneer in the Sri Lankan printing industry over the last few decades, we are delighted to announce that we are at the forefront of the latest sustainability practices. We are very happy to lead by example as one of the first companies in our industry to develop more sustainable business practices. I’m pleased to note that we have maintained our Carbon Neutral status for the last 3 consecutive years. Our latest facilities are a lot more eco- friendly and I feel that the industry as a whole ought to take steps to do the same. At Aitken Spence Printing, we want to ensure that we undertake steps to ensure that our clients get the most from us, while simultaneously minimizing the impact on the environment.”