Ceylinco Life has declared open its newest eco-friendly branch in Kadawatha on Company owned land, forging ahead with the company’s Green agenda.
Located at 15A Jaya Mawatha Kadawatha, the new branch building stands on two-floors offering 5,870 square feet of space, with provision to expand upwards to four storeys, the company said. The foundation stone for this building was laid in January 2017.
This Green building is designed for optimal use of natural light and is entirely solar powered. It is also equipped with the latest energy efficient lighting and air conditioning systems, and features facilities for rainwater harvesting and its own car park with space for 10 vehicles at a time.
Commenting on the opening of the Kadawatha Green branch, Ceylinco Life Managing Director/CEO Mr R. Renganathan said: “Ceylinco Life celebrated its 30th anniversary this year, and we are proud to not only be in a business that protects close to a million lives, but also to operate it in a sustainable manner.”
Among other Ceylinco Life branch buildings designed to the company’s sustainable energy model are those at Horana, Panadura, Wennappuwa, Bandarawela, and Chilaw. The company also owns the buildings housing its offices in Anuradhapura, Trincolmalee, Jaffna, Batticaloa, Kandy, Kalutara, Kurunegala, Gampaha, Galle, Matara, Tissamaharama, Negombo, Ratnapura, Kotahena and Mount Lavinia, many of which have been converted to solar energy.
Ceylinco Life’s head office building at Havelock Road, Colombo 5 also has one of the biggest solar electricity systems in the city of Colombo, which generates 63.18kW of power.
Ceylinco Life operates the largest network of 250 plus branches in Sri Lanka’s life insurance industry, giving it a physical presence in 142 cities, towns and villages in every one of the island’s 25 districts.
Adjudged Sri Lanka’s Best Life Insurer in 2017 for the fourth consecutive year by World Finance, Ceylinco Life is acknowledged as the benchmark for innovation in the local insurance industry for its work in product research and development, customer service, professional development and corporate social responsibility.