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Ceylinco Life certified a Great Workplace for 3rd consecutive year

Ceylinco Life has been certified a ‘Great Workplace’ in Sri Lanka for a third consecutive year, following an independent analysis conducted by Great Place to Work®, the global authority on workplace culture.   The life insurance market leader achieved its second successive five-mark improvement in its Trust Index™ score in 2022, enhancing its overall rating […]

Ceylinco Life supports the dreams of another 147 students with ‘Pranama Scholarships’

Ceylinco Life recently hosted its 21st annual ‘Pranama Scholarships’ programme via a virtual ceremony during which 147 young Sri Lankans who had excelled at public exams and extracurricular activities were presented scholarships exceeding Rs 11.1 million in value.   The ceremony which was livestreamed via Zoom for the second consecutive year, saw the participation of […]

Ceylinco Life invests in a substantial stake in Kings Hospital

Signals serious intent to enlarge footprint in healthcare sector Says synergies will enhance long-term value creation for policyholders Investment represents significant diversification of Company’s investment portfolio Heralds the next growth phase for Kings   Ceylinco Life has entered into an exciting partnership with Kings Hospital (Private) Ltd, one of the newest and most modern private […]

Ceylinco Life policyholders view Kandy Esala Perahera like kings, from Queen’s

Love of culture trumped fuel shortages and other challenges when a group of Ceylinco Life policyholders and their families visited Kandy recently for privileged VIP viewing of the city’s most spectacular pageant, the Esala Perahera   The viewing from Queen’s Hotel was hosted by Ceylinco Life, which treated the group to evening snacks and an […]

Ceylinco Life conducts free medical camps in Wellawaya & Tissamaharama

More than 250 people received free access to doctors and underwent potentially life-saving health screenings at two more medical camps in Wellawaya and Tissamaharama under the ‘Waidya Hamuwa’ (Meet the doctor) community health initiative of Ceylinco Life.   Earlier this year, Ceylinco Life also conducted a free medical camp at the Raja Maha Vihara in […]

Ceylinco Life receives 70,000 creative entries coloured by the dreams of Sri Lankan children

Ceylinco Life has received an overwhelming 70,000 entries for its ‘Sihina Sithuwam’ country-wide children’s art and essay competition, in the form of inspirational words, colourful brushstrokes and pencil shadings that evoke hope for the future despite the bleak situation in the country. Each unique drawing and essay was submitted under the theme ‘Your dream when […]

Ceylinco Life now offers cash rewards to Family Savari winners

Ceylinco Life has announced that going forward, it will reward winners of its popular ‘Family Savari’ promotion with cash prizes in a response to the mercurial economic situation in the country, ensuring that policyholders continue to receive the same values corresponding to the prizes they win. Now in its 15th year, the Family Savari promotion […]

Ceylinco Life’s first classroom donation for 2022 benefits Sevanagala primary school

Students at a primary school in the Moneragala District have moved from a makeshift shelter with a thatched roof to a new purpose-built classroom donated by Ceylinco Life under a long-running community initiative which has benefitted more than 80 schools to date. The first classroom donation for the year by the country’s life insurance market […]

Ceylinco Life resumes ‘Waidya Hamuwa’ with first event of the year in Seruwawila, Trinco

Ceylinco Life has resumed its ‘Waidya Hamuwa’ (Meet the doctor) community health programme with its first free medical camp for 2022 in the Trincomalee district. The camp, organised by Ceylinco Life’s Kantale branch, benefitted 152 people who mostly belonged to the local farming community and have limited access to diagnostics and preventive healthcare. They were […]

Ceylinco Life crowned Sri Lanka’s Most Valuable Life Insurance Brand in 2022

Ceylinco Life has once again been adjudged the ‘Most Valuable Life Insurance Brand in Sri Lanka’ and has moved up five places in the 2022 brand value rankings published by Brand Finance, the world’s leading independent brand valuation consultancy. Brand Finance has valued the Ceylinco Life Brand at Rs 3.8 billion for 2022, an 8.8 […]

Ceylinco Life’s Green Club stops 1.7MT of e-waste entering landfill in 2020-21

Ceylinco Life’s ‘E-waste Collection Day’ efforts for 2021 culminated in the prevention of 745 kilograms of electronic waste being dumped in landfills; the equivalent of stopping 7,200 lbs. of carbon from entering the atmosphere or saving 235 trees. This took the cumulative figure for e-waste diverted from landfill by the Company over the past two […]

Ceylinco Life presents hybrid sedan and 500+ awards at Annual Awards ceremony

The crème de la crème among Ceylinco Life’s top sales professionals were recently felicitated with accolades and an automobile at a scintillating annual awards ceremony that also commemorated the Company’s 18th consecutive year of market leadership.   Themed ‘Breakthrough to Excellence,’ the event which returned to the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH), honoured over […]

Ceylinco Life wins four National Business Excellence Awards

Ceylinco Life won four awards, including two Golds, one Silver and a Bronze, at the National Business Excellence Awards (NBEA) for 2021 presented by the National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka (NCCSL) to honour Sri Lankan businesses that excel in their respective fields.   Sri Lanka’s life insurance leader received two prestigious Criteria Awards: […]

Ceylinco Life voted Sri Lanka’s most popular life insurer for record 16th year

Ceylinco Life has been voted Sri Lanka’s most popular life insurance company in 2021 and was presented the SLIM Kantar Peoples Award for a record 16th consecutive year at the awards gala hosted by the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM) on 21st March 2022.   This remarkable achievement makes Ceylinco Life the only company […]

Ceylinco Life invites applications for 21st ‘Pranama’ Scholarships programme

Ceylinco Life has announced that it has launched the search for the next batch of 160 young Sri Lankans that will be rewarded with scholarships totaling more than Rs 11 million under the 21st edition of the company’s ‘Pranama Scholarships’ programme.   The Company said it is currently accepting applications for these scholarships under four […]

Ceylinco Life among Great Place to Work® ‘10 Best Workplaces’ in Banking, Finance & Insurance

Ceylinco Life has been ranked among the 10 Best Workplaces in Sri Lanka’s Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI) sector by Great Place to Work®, the global authority on workplace culture.   Great Place to Work® announced its inaugural list of Best Workplaces in the BFSI Industries in Sri Lanka for 2021 at a recent […]

Ceylinco Life remains No 1 for 18th successive year with premium income of Rs 25.5 billion

Reports consolidated income of Rs 40.7 billion for 2021 Life Fund grows 12% to Rs 119.6 billon Total assets up 15.2% to Rs 173.7 billion Value of investment portfolio increases by 15.5% to Rs 154.4 billion Ceylinco Life has retained its market leadership in Sri Lanka’s life insurance sector for the 18th consecutive year with […]

Ceylinco Life declared Best Service Brand in Sri Lanka by SLIM

Life insurance leader wins coveted Brand Excellence triple including Gold for ‘Best New Entrant Brand of the Year’ and Silver for ‘CSR Brand of the Year’ Ceylinco Life was adjudged Sri Lanka’s ‘Service Brand of the Year’ at the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM) Brand Excellence Awards on Wednesday (9th February) night, achieving the […]

Ceylinco Life’s sales professionals win 5 awards at SLIM – NASCO

Outstanding performers of Ceylinco Life’s sales team once again won five awards including one Gold, two Silvers and two Bronzes at the National Sales Congress (NASCO) Awards, the premier event in Sri Lanka that recognises sales excellence.   Mr T. Vijayanath, Deputy General Manager – Business Development at Ceylinco Life won the overall Gold award […]

More Ceylinco Life policyholders selected for ‘Family Savari 15’ gold and gifts

The lives of another 176 policyholders of Ceylinco Life have just got brighter after they were selected to receive gold and gift vouchers at the second draw of the 15th edition of the life insurance leader’s ‘Family Savari’ mega promotion.   This time, the luck of the draw favoured a policyholder from Jaffna who will […]

Ceylinco Life to launch 15th ‘Life Insurance Week’ with Art & Essay Competition

312 children in 3 age groups to be rewarded for winning submissions to ‘Sihina Sithuwam’ as life insurance leader spreads its message via digital platforms Ceylinco Life’s role as an enabler of policyholders’ life goals will find new expression through a country-wide children’s art and essay competition which will be the highlight of the 2022 […]

Ceylinco Life’s Annual Report 2020 honoured by CMA as one of 10 Best Integrated Reports

The 2020 Annual Report of Ceylinco Life has been recognised as one of the 10 Best Integrated Reports of that year at the 7th edition of the ‘CMA Excellence in Integrated Reporting Awards’ presented by the Institute of Certified Management Accountants (CMA) of Sri Lanka.   Sri Lanka’s life insurance leader won this prestigious accolade […]

Ceylinco Life wins record 8th successive ‘Best Life Insurer in Sri Lanka’ award

Ceylinco Life has closed 2021 on a high note, winning its eighth consecutive title as World Finance magazine’s ‘Best Life Insurer in Sri Lanka’ in recognition of its sector-leading performance in another challenging but productive year.   The World Finance Global Insurance Award recognises Ceylinco Life as an organisation that is committed to continuously improving […]

Ceylinco Life’s 2020 Annual Report wins Silver at CA Sri Lanka awards

Ceylinco Life won the joint Silver Award in the ‘Insurance Companies’ category for its 2020 Annual Report at the recent CA Sri Lanka awards that recognise the best financial reports produced in the country.   Titled ‘Derisking the Future,’ Ceylinco Life’s Integrated Annual Report 2020 won the Company its first CA Sri Lanka Award at […]

Ceylinco Life voted ‘Most Popular Service Provider’ in Sri Lanka’s Life Insurance sector

Tops ‘Life Insurance’ ranking in Customer Service survey conducted by LMD encompassing 22 categories.   Ceylinco Life has been voted the ‘Most Popular Service Provider’ in Sri Lanka’s Life Insurance industry in an online survey conducted by LMD, Sri Lanka’s pioneering business magazine, to assess satisfaction levels of customers in the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic. […]

Ceylinco Life ushers in early good cheer with first draw of ‘Family Savari 15’

As the countdown to the festive season begins, a group of policyholders of Ceylinco Life has been given an additional reason to celebrate with its 176 members being selected as the winners of the first draw of the 15th edition of the life insurance leader’s ‘Family Savari’ mega promotion.   A policyholder from Trincomalee struck […]

Ceylinco Life launches policy to support continued education of children

Single premium ‘Education Protector’ pays up to Rs 50,000 a month to a child for 2 to 12 years in the event of the death or disability of the parent An insurance plan designed exclusively for the purpose of ensuring the continued education of children has been launched by Ceylinco Life in response to one […]

Ceylinco Life Toastmasters Club forges ahead to 8th year

The eighth installation ceremony of Ceylinco Life’s Toastmasters Club was conducted virtually recently, during which a new executive committee was appointed, new members were welcomed, and the achievers of the past year were honoured. The event culminated in the appointment of Mr Milinda Peiris, Manager – Training and Development at Ceylinco Life as the new […]

Ceylinco Life once again certified a Great Workplace by Great Place to Work®

Ceylinco Life has been certified a ‘Great Workplace’ in Sri Lanka for a second consecutive year with a five-mark improvement over the overall rating accorded to the life insurance leader last year, following an independent analysis conducted by Great Place to Work® a global authority on workplace culture. The analysis includes an assessment of the […]

Ceylinco Life raises bar with ‘Future Saver’ – a wealth accumulation product with life cover

– Offers unique long-term protection for short term commitment – Premium Assurance Benefit guarantees continuity of Wealth Fund if policyholder dies or faces Total and Permanent Disability mid-term – Option to extend Wealth Fund for up to 20 years beyond term for ‘Lifeline’ pay-outs A new paradigm life insurance product that offers protection as well […]

Ceylinco Life sticks with Gold to reward policyholders via 15th ‘Family Savari’

More than 1,000 policyholders to be rewarded in 2021-22 with prize purse of over Rs 30 million 600 supermarket vouchers of Rs 10,000 each as consolation prizes Ceylinco Life has ended the suspense for policyholders awaiting news of the next ‘Family Savari’ promotion with the announcement of another bonanza in gold for winners at the […]

Ceylinco Life named one of Sri Lanka’s 10 ‘Most Admired’ Companies in 2021

Only insurance company in prestigious list compiled by CIMA and ICCSL Moves up from ‘Honourable Mention’ in 2020 to main list in 2021 Ceylinco Life has been named one of the ‘10 Most Admired Companies in Sri Lanka’ in 2021 by the International Chamber of Commerce Sri Lanka (ICCSL) in collaboration with the Chartered Institute […]

Ceylinco Life advances Green mandate with foundation stone for new Matale branch

Ceylinco Life has laid the foundation for a new eco-friendly branch building in Matale that will be constructed to the planet-friendly specifications adopted for all new branches on company-owned land, taking another step in the expansion of green practices in its operations.   With an investment of Rs 88.6 million, a four-storey building will rise […]

Ceylinco Life’s Family Savari ‘Gold edition’ draws to a close with 6th and final draw

All good things come to an end, but for policyholders of Ceylinco Life it has been 618 joyous endings with the conduct recently of the sixth and final draw of the 14th edition of the life insurance leader’s Family Savari mega promotion. Illustrating the point, a policyholder from Manippai in Jaffna won the grand prize […]

Ceylinco Life gifts 25 notebook computers to high achievers at GCE A/L

Ceylinco Life has gifted versatile notebook computers to 25 high-achieving GCE Advanced Level students who have received university admission, to facilitate their higher education at a time when e-learning has become the norm.   The donation celebrates the 20th anniversary of the life insurance leader’s ‘Pranama’ scholarships programme, and the 25 beneficiary students had already […]

Ceylinco Life’s new Green building makes Negombo its 2nd largest branch

Ceylinco Life has significantly expanded its operations in Negombo, following the opening of the Company’s latest eco-friendly branch building in this coastal city, on company-owned land.   The new building adds 7,950 square feet of floor space to Ceylinco Life’s branch in Negombo, and makes it the second largest of the Company’s branches with a […]

Ceylinco Life launches ‘Ceylife Digital’ – another contactless insurance tool

Ceylinco Life has announced the launch of ‘Ceylife Digital,’ the Company’s own mobile app, to bring unprecedented fingertip convenience to existing as well as potential customers by providing seamless access to insurance-related services including the opportunity to purchase new policies and settle premiums.   The ‘Ceylife Digital’ app can be downloaded and operated on Android, […]

Ceylinco Life presents 162 more ‘Pranama’ scholarships at unique virtual ceremony

Life insurance leader’s long-running educational support initiative reaches milestone 20th year Rs 167 million presented to 2,887 bright and talented young Sri Lankans Ceylinco Life recently celebrated the 20th edition of its ‘Pranama’ Scholarships programme with its first ever virtual ceremony to felicitate and reward 162 students who excelled in academic and extracurricular activities with […]

Ceylinco Life conducts 5th gold draw under ‘Family Savari’ mega promo

Policyholders of Ceylinco Life across Sri Lanka continue to celebrate windfalls of gold as the 14th edition of the life insurance leader’s ‘Family Savari’ mega promotion progresses towards its grand finale. Conducting the penultimate bi-monthly draw of the year-long promotion, Ceylinco Life has identified another 100 plus winners to receive gold to the value of […]

Ceylinco Life opens latest Green branch on company land in Piliyandala

Ceylinco Life has placed another Green pin on its branch map with the opening of its latest eco-friendly branch in Piliyandala in a purpose-designed building constructed to the environment-friendly specifications adopted for all new branches on company-owned land.   Intended to reduce the Company’s carbon footprint while improving the customer and employee experience, the latest […]

Ceylinco Life donates respiratory equipment to Matara District General Hospital

The District General Hospital Matara is the latest beneficiary of a Ceylinco Life initiative to provide essential equipment to hospitals treating patients with respiratory failure. The life insurance leader recently donated High Flow Nasal Cannula (HFNC) equipment, used in the treatment of patients who require oxygen via non-invasive ventilators, to the hospital under this project. […]

Ceylinco Life donates dry rations to daily wage earners in Colombo

Staff of Ceylinco Life mounted a humanitarian operation in June to provide dry rations to daily wage earners who were unable to find adequate food for their families due to the travel restrictions imposed to curtail the spread of COVID-19 in the Colombo District. More than 1500 packs, each worth Rs 1,000, were distributed in […]

Ceylinco Life gifts High Flow Nasal Cannula equipment to Matale General Hospital

Ceylinco Life’s project to support hospitals treating patients with respiratory failure continued with a donation of High Flow Nasal Cannula (HFNC) equipment to the District General Hospital Matale. The apparatus is used in the treatment of patients with severe hypoxic respiratory failure who require oxygen via non-invasive ventilators. It is also used to bridge patients […]

Ceylinco Life presents Kuliyapitiya Teaching Hospital High Flow Nasal Cannula equipment

The Teaching Hospital Kuliyapitiya recently received a donation of High Flow Nasal Cannula (HFNC) equipment from Ceylinco Life, which has been donating medical equipment to healthcare institutions bearing the brunt of the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic.   The HFNC apparatus is used in the treatment of patients with severe hypoxic respiratory failure. Similar equipment […]

Ceylinco Life supports Kantale Base Hospital with High Flow Nasal Cannula apparatus

Ceylinco Life’s latest donation of High Flow Nasal Cannula (HFNC) equipment has benefitted the Kantale Base Hospital, another healthcare institution in need of enhanced non-invasive ventilator facilities to treat patients with severe hypoxic respiratory failure who require oxygen. The HFNC will also enable the Hospital’s medical team to bridge patients being weaned from invasive ventilation. […]

Ceylinco Life once again ranked country’s Most Valuable Life Insurance Brand

Retains 33rd position in Brand Finance 100 Most Valuable Brands in Sri Lanka with Brand Rating of AA Ceylinco Life has once again been ranked the most valuable life insurance brand in Sri Lanka in 2021 in the 18th edition of the Brand Finance rankings of the country’s most valuable brands. The world’s leading brand […]

Ceylinco Life donates High Flow Nasal Cannula equipment to Batticaloa Teaching Hospital

The Teaching Hospital Batticaloa is the latest recipient of High Flow Nasal Cannula (HFNC) equipment donated by Ceylinco Life under a programme to support institutions at the forefront of treating victims of the COVID-19 pandemic.   The donation comes weeks after the life insurance leader presented similar equipment to the Colombo South Teaching Hospital, Kalubowila. […]

Ceylinco Life’s gold spree continues with 4th Family Savari draw

More gold, anyone? was the refrain when life insurance leader Ceylinco Life conducted the fourth bi-monthly draw of the on-going ‘Family Savari’ promotion to select the latest batch of policyholders to be rewarded with Rs 5 million in gold.   One lucky Ceylinco Life policyholder from Negombo won the jackpot of Rs 1 million at […]

Ceylinco Life donates High Flow Nasal Cannula equipment to Colombo South Teaching Hospital

Ceylinco Life recently donated High Flow Nasal Cannula (HFNC) equipment to the Colombo South Teaching Hospital at Kalubowila, responding to an urgent need to enhance the non-invasive ventilator facilities for patients with severe hypoxic respiratory failure. The HFNC equipment donated by the company will be used at the four-bed surgical High Dependency Unit (HDU) previously […]

Ceylinco Life takes Green message to Ja-Ela, starting work on eco-friendly branch building

Ceylinco Life has laid the foundation for a new branch building in Ja-Ela, persisting with the Company’s investments in reducing its carbon footprint while enhancing the customer and employee experience with purpose-designed facilities.   A three-storey, fully solar-powered eco-friendly building will take shape in the months ahead at No 26 Highway Access Road, Ja-Ela providing […]

More Ceylinco Life policyholders receive their ‘Family Savari’ gold

Fortune smiled in 22-carat radiance on another 103 Ceylinco Life policyholders recently when the life insurance leader presented gold to the value of Rs 5 million to the third batch of winners under the 14th edition of its ‘Family Savari’ mega promotion. The latest jackpot winner of Rs 1 million in gold was from Matara, […]