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  • Published: Feb 3rd, 2011
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Sri Lanka pioneers in worlds first carbon neutral certified Tea Company

The legendary V.T. V. Deivanayagam Pillai was born in 1919 in South India. Orphaned at the age of 12, he moved to then colonial Ceylon and began his working life as a shop boy. From such a beginning, through honesty, ethics, hard work and spirituality became the leader of one of the most respected trading houses established in 1943 in Sri Lanka.

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  • Published: Jan 31st, 2011
  • Category: Asia
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Carbon tax to hit global trade

Within the next few years the world trade market would look towards greener products and according to recent discussions a carbon tax would be implemented on those products not following the proper procedures. Addressing the Green Job Conference organized by the ILO, Brandix Apparel, Energy and Environment Group Head, Iresha Somarathna said within the next two years the trade market would implement a carbon tax over manufactories. He said it is vital to reduce carbon footprint to be competitive as other regional countries are already in the process. Businesses could earn more profits by reducing their environmental impact. According to the Brandix study the company which had an electricity bill of more than Rs. 1.2 million was able to reduce it to Rs. 800,000 by managing the lighting conditions and using sunlight for its daily activities.

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  • Published: Aug 5th, 2010
  • Category: Asia
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Solar power to cut carbon emissions

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The Miniser of Power and Energy Patali Champika Ranawaka yesterday said that extensive use of Solar power will lead

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