[PDF] Sustaining Business and Peace: A Resource Pack on Corporate Responsibility for Small and Medium Enterprises [Sri Lanka]

Author: Radhika Hettiarachchi, Lucy Holdaway, Canan Gündüz, International Alert , Published on: 1 January 2009

In Sri Lanka there are various challenges to the survival and growth of SMEs and their wider development. A key stumbling block was the violent conflict that affected the country over the last three decades...Being more geographically dispersed than larger Colombo-based firms, SMEs are often ‘closer to the problem’ and in a better position to influence positive change by working individually, as well as collectively, at the local, district and regional levels...[refers to Business for Peace Alliance, Suwa Shanthi Hospital, Selvam Traders, SiThaMu, Trincomalee Chamber of Commerce, Hambantota Chamber of Commerce, Sampath Bank, Chambers of Commerce in Galle, Kalutara and Kegalle district, Chambers of Commerce in in Trincomalee, Batticaloa and Ampara, Hemas Holding, Brandix, Dialog Telekom, Holcim Lanka, Ruhuna Cement Works, Central Province Chamber for Commerce and Industry]

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Related companies: Brandix Holcim (part of LafargeHolcim)