Reiterating its commitment towards holistic and transparent corporate reporting excellence, Hayleys Advantis Limited bagged the Gold Award in the ‘Service Sector’ category at the TAGS Awards 2022, organised by the Institute of Charted Accountants of Sri Lanka. The glamorous event took place at the Shangri – La Hotel, Colombo, on the 06th of December 2022.
The newly re-branded awards ceremony, formerly known as the Annual Report Awards, encapsulates the core values of the competition that has been in existence for over half a century. The TAGS Awards embody transparency, accountability, governance and sustainability in annual reporting and promotes a platform that recognises digitalisation and the constant transformations in the field.
The Hayleys Advantis Annual Report 2021/22 acknowledged its people’s strategic agility and relentless ingenuity amidst a year of incessant challenges, which contributed towards a year in which the Organisation thrived. People and passion are intrinsically linked at Hayleys Advantis, which has created a platform of continuous growth that inculcates a culture that focuses on delivering sustainable value to all its stakeholders.
Speaking on the achievement, Mr. Ruwan Waidyaratne, Managing Director of Hayleys Advantis Limited commented, “Hayleys Advantis has always taken pride in producing well-balanced annual reports year-on-year, promoting transparency and accountability in corporate reporting. I am grateful for this accolade that was bestowed upon us for the sixth consecutive year, further validating the Group’s commitment towards ensuring consistency in following globally accepted reporting practices. As always, this achievement is a testament to the dedication extended by our people that help the Organisation reach new milestones with each passing year.”
“Hayleys Advantis has continually focused its efforts in improving overall reporting in corporate governance, financial reporting and sustainability, thereby signifying the value and growth of the Company to our esteemed stakeholders. With the support of all Corporate Units, which include Group Finance, Sustainability, Corporate Business Development and other Functional Units, we were able to produce a report that truly emphasises the Group’s purpose which is to inspire, connect and enrich” stated Ms. Sriyamal Gamage, Group Finance Director of Hayleys Advantis Limited. She further added, “I am also proud to note, that the 2020/21 Hayleys Advantis Annual Report was recognised and won a joint silver award in the service sector at the prestigious Annual Report Awards conducted by the South Asian Federation of Accountants (SAFA) on the 18th of December, 2022 in Kathmandu, Nepal.”.
Hayleys Advantis is Sri Lanka’s most diversified transportation, logistics and construction solutions provider with over six decades of experience and operations spread across the region. Backed by the blue-chip multinational conglomerate Hayleys PLC, Hayleys Advantis is at the forefront of the logistics industry providing end-to-end solutions covering integrated logistics, projects and engineering, marine and energy, international freight management and aviation. It is committed towards being an innovator in the industry, setting the pace and shaping the logistics sector.