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    Sustainability for a

    Greener Future


At Aitken Spence Logistics, Sustainability has always been central to our core organizational values. We think and act sustainably. We are committed to sustainability — as a business partner, an employer, a community member, an environmental steward, and a value creator for our shareholders. We have aligned our corporate sustainability practices and strategies with United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN-SDG) ensuring a balance between economic growth, environmental care, and social well-being to achieve long-term success and viability.

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Our Beacon of Sustainability

We have aligned our business practices and corporate strategies with Agenda 2030 and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN-SDG) that are relevant to our organization.

Hence, as a responsible corporate citizen;

  • We pledge our commitment to providing inclusive and equitable quality education and lifelong learning opportunities for all, achieving gender equality, and empowering women and girls.
  • We ensure sustainable management of water and decrease demand for freshwater.We work towards achieving sustained and inclusive economic growth, developing resilient infrastructure, sustainable industrialization, consumption, and production while protecting labor rights and promoting safe and secure working environments for all workers.
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Commitment to Mutual Growth

To ensure and foster sustainable growth beyond UN-SDGs we have voluntarily adopted several other frameworks as part of the Sustainability initiatives of Aitken Spence PLC including;

  • The Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact ensure our operations meet the fundamentals in the areas of human rights, labor, environment, and anti-corruption.
  • Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEP) to ensure gender equality and women’s empowerment in the workplace.
  • Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) standards for Sustainability Reporting.
  • Business Leaders Initiative on Human Rights (BLIHR).
  • International Organization for Standardization (ISO) benchmarks and standards for better management systems.
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Integrated Sustainability Practices

We follow an integrated approach to ensure mutual and sustainable growth at every step of our organization's journey. Ours is an equal-opportunity workplace, where diversity is celebrated.

Our Container Freight Station, Logilink is certified for ISO 14001:2015 - Environmental Management System and ISO 45001:2018 - Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) Management System while our Warehousing operations are certified for ISO 45001:2018 - Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) Management System and ISO 9001:2015 - Quality Management System. Our Mobile Storage Solutions operations are certified for ISO 45001:2018 - Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) Management System & ISO 22000:2018 - Food Safety Management System.

We continuously strengthen HSSE (Health, Safety, Security, and Environment) practices across all our operations in collaboration with customers and suppliers. Our latest HSSE initiatives include the adoption of solar power generation and daylight harvesting, solid waste and wastewater management, rain water harvesting, use of electric forklifts and workplace safety management through training and awareness building.

Accolades & Certifications at Aitken Spence Logistics, Sri Lanka

Accolades & Certifications

As a result of our continuous efforts to improve the overall organizational sustainability index, Aitken Spence PLC has been recognized in the global ranking of Top 100 Companies in Sustainability 2022 , in an independent assessment carried out by the internationally recognized ‘Sustainability’ magazine.

Our Inland Container Terminal was awarded a bronze medal from EcoVadis in 2021, a business sustainability rating platform based in Paris, France where the company was assessed in terms of environment, human rights, ethics, and sustainable procurement.