At Brown & Company PLC (Browns), sustainability means driving operational excellence across all areas of the organisation, while ensuring that we meet our social responsibilities to the people and communities we work with.
Sustainability for us is also equated to responsible resource use and environmental safeguards to minimise any impact our operations have on the environment. Browns has a presence in several sectors of the economy that contributes significantly to national growth.
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Browns awarded Silver at the CA Sri Lanka Annual Report Awards 2016
Awards and Certifications
Brown & Company PLC is proud to announce that its annual report was awarded Silver for Trading Sector at the 52nd Annual Report Awards competition conducted by the CA Sri Lanka (Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka) at a glittering event that took place at Waters Edge, Battaramulla. CA Sri Lanka is one of the most prestigious institutions of the country that was founded in 1959. The institute provides leadership and insights to the accountancy and finance profession in Sri Lanka as well as globally. The qualified members of CA Sri Lanka are trained to provide financial knowledge and guidance based on the highest professional, technical and ethical standards; thereby assisting communities and organizations gain long term sustainable economic growth. Held since 1964, the CA Annual Reports competition is considered a platform which encourages excellence in the presentations of information covering transparency, social accountability and good governance among diverse Sri Lankan business entities in the field of financial reporting. This competition is considered the most prestigious accolade for Annual Reporting in the country, and has helped enhance the standards in financial reporting in line with global standards. Performance by Browns is the result of a strategic vision which leverages on the valuable synergies of the Browns Group to re-affirm the company’s journey towards being a leading player in the industry. The company has charted an ambitious blueprint for growth, buoyed by the optimistic outlook of the industries we operate as a whole and also inspired by the key performance indicators of a fast paced Sri Lankan economy. Mr. Thamotharampillai Sanakan-Chief Financial Officer, Browns Group stated, “One of the highlights of our annual report was that it forayed into presenting an integrated report this time round and was also successful in compiling a sustainability report along with the operational review. This attempt to take on the daunting task of compiling an integrated report reflects the company’s commitment to the triple bottom-line concept of people, planet and profits. Built on the pillar of trust, Brown & Company PLC has instilled sustainability in all areas of its operations and its high levels of disclosures in the 2016 annual report.”
Browns is one of Sri Lanka’s leading blue chip conglomerates in operation today. Being in existence for 140 years, the company is built on a strong foundation of strength and hold steadfast to its reputation of always delivering quality products and services to its customers and stakeholders. The Browns Group is a vibrant, fast expanding diversified entity working in a broad range of industries such as Power Generation, Home & Office Solutions, Agriculture & Plantation Support Services, Pharmaceuticals, Investments, Marine & Manufacturing and Healthcare.
celebration of the season Brown & Company PLC
In celebration of the season, Brown & Company PLC, conducted an evening of Carols on 23rd December 2016. Browns officials, staff and guests attended the event.
And to sprinkle some holiday cheer into the season, a Christmas Tree competition was also organised among the Group.
The competition brought together the Browns Family in true Christmas spirit.