We take part in ensuring sustainable development and growth of the Sri Lankan community, with a focus on building and improving skills. We are proud to state that from the humble beginnings of the first ever rural BPO in Sri Lanka, we have contributed to the sustainable development of over 40 families. We encourage all our employees to volunteer for the many CSR initiatives within the John Keells Group on projects related to social uplifting and empowering the environment.
Enhancing Rural LivesDuring 2007, although the economic centres of Sri Lanka were seeing growth, there had been minimal activity in rural areas, even though talented and capable youth were in abundance in these areas. The rural BPO project is one of the major initiatives that were undertaken by the JKH Group’s CSR initiative, the John Keells Foundation...
John Keells Foundation
- The Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) entity of the John Keells Group which- since its establishment in March 2005- drives the Group’s CSR initiatives from the centre
- A company limited by guarantee and duly incorporated under the Companies Act, No.17 of 1982 and re-registered under the Companies Act No.7 of 2007 (Registration No. GA 2); also registered under the Voluntary Social Service Organizations (Registration & Supervision) Act, No. 31 of 1980 (as amended) (Registration No. L-98004)
- Carries out a range of Medium – Long term strategic and sustainable projects within six Focus Areas reflecting the diversity within the John Keells Group
- Initiatives under each Focus Area are aligned to the Sustainable Development Goals as well as the United Nations Global Compact