Lanka IOC PLC commemorated the 12th anniversary of it’s operations in Sri Lanka with their annual blood donation camp in association with the National Blood Bank on 29th August 2014. As in the previous years, this year too, 267 donors consisting of Lanka IOC employees, business associates and well-wishers came together at the LIOC Head office at the World Trade Centre in Colombo and also at the Trincomalee oil terminal to donate blood . The annual blood donation camp is part of the various CSR initiatives undertaken by Lanka IOC under the theme ‘We Care’.
Lanka IOC PLC, as a responsible corporate citizen, believes that Corporate Responsibility is not merely about philanthropic activities, making generous contributions to various charitable causes but about being accountable for your actions, to all your stake holders and operating in a way that ensures long term sustainability, which in turn ensures sustainable development of the Nation. Towards this, LIOC has initiated several projects such as the English for young learners project in Colombo district under the patronage of his excellency the President of Sri Lanka Mahinda Rajapaksa, donation of libraries to two rural schools in Anuradhapura district by his excellency the President of Sri Lanka , a massive tree planting drive across the country under the ‘Go Green’ concept engaging the students, donation of wheel chairs to the elders home, donation of fully equipped ambulance to Provincial Director of Health Services , Trincomalee to name just a few.
Commenting on reaching yet another milestone, Subodh Dakwale, Managing Director of Lanka IOC PLC said “It is both with a sense of pride and satisfaction that we at Lanka IOC PLC look back at twelve successful years in Sri Lanka. During this period we have grown our operations exponentially and have made significant progress with the active co-operation of the Government and the people of Sri Lanka. It gives us a deep sense of humility and fulfillment to celebrate this important anniversary by giving back to society and thereby enriching the communities we work in.”