MAS Holdings and Sri Lanka Air Force join to launch the nation’s first ever aerial reforestation project.

Since June 2018 MAS Holdings has been experimenting on a new tool against deforestation that could change how Sri Lanka protects and grow its future forests. Seeds balls are an ancient technique for propagating plants from seeds without opening up soil with cultivation tools such as a plow. The rediscovery and modern popularization of seed balls is credited to Japanese natural farmer and philosopher Masanobu Fukuoka. MAS Holdings integrated the seed-balling project into its sustainability action plan in June 2018 with the expertise of the University of Peradeniya. Prof.  D.K.N.G. Pushpakumara the Dean of the Agriculture faculty and his teams […]

CELEBRATING GLOBAL SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS WINS

Two MAS facilities became the first Sri Lankan companies to win awards at the Global Chemical Leasing Awards in Vienna this month. The awards, launched in 2010, recognize case studies and innovation in chemical leasing and promotes the application of innovative business models and inspires companies and individuals around the globe to innovate for sustainability. The 2018 award was jointly sponsored and supported by The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), the Austrian Federal Ministry of Sustainability and Tourism (BMNT), the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB), the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic […]