The annual report of Aitken Spence PLC presented under the theme ‘Conquering Chaos’ won the Bronze award under the diversified category and was recognised in the top 10 companies’ annual reports at the 56th Annual Report Awards, organised by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka). Contributing towards benchmarking the public disclosures produced by companies in Sri Lanka, these awards recognise the best corporate reports produced in the country.
The annual report of Aitken Spence Hotel Holdings PLC presented under the theme ‘Manoeuvring Through Mayhem’ bagged the Gold award under the hotel sector category while the annual report themed ‘Making Inimitable History’ of Elpitiya Plantations PLC managed by Aitken Spence Plantation Managements PLC won the Silver award under the plantation companies’ sector category. These awards reaffirm Aitken Spence companies’ consistency in financial reporting excellence. Moreover, the organisation benchmarks its annual reports to international best reporting practices such as GRI and the IR Guidelines issued by the International Integrated Reporting Council.
This is yet another award platform that has provided constructive feedback which has helped Aitken Spence in producing transformational reports whilst helping investors and other stakeholders gain better insight into the organisation’s operations, governance and sustainability.
With an indisputable repute as one of Sri Lanka’s pioneering corporates, Aitken Spence is a blue-chip conglomerate anchored to a heritage of excellence spanning over 150 years. Listed in the Colombo Stock Exchange since 1983, Aitken Spence is a responsible enterprise driven by a team of more than 12,000 employees across 16 industries in 8 countries in hotels, travels, maritime, freight and logistics solutions, plantations, power generation, insurance, printing, apparel, and other services.