(L–R): Nalin Karunatileka, VP – Sustainability & Consulting, DFCC Bank; Kushani Jayasinghe, Manager, Offshore Banking & Trade Business Development, DFCC Bank; Channa Dayarathne, VP – Treasury & Investment Banking, DFCC Bank; Prins Perera, SVP – Treasury & Investment Banking, DFCC Bank; Anton Arumugam, SVP – Offshore Banking, Remittance and Business Development, DFCC Bank; Thimal Perera, Director/CEO – DFCC Bank; Azusa Kubota, Resident Representative for UNDP in Sri Lanka; Uan Forero, Activity Team Lead, USAid Catalyze Private Sector Development Activity, Buwanekabahu Perera, CEO and Secretary General, Ceylon Chamber of Commerce; Nilmini Gunaratne, VP – Head of Marketing & Sustainability, DFCC Bank; and Iranga Amilana, AVP – Offshore Banking, Remittance and Business Development, DFCC Bank.
DFCC Bank has taken another significant step towards supporting environmental protection, climate adaptation and other sustainability initiatives.
DFCC Bank launched its ground-breaking Green Fixed Deposit. Fuelling yet another revolution in Sri Lanka, DFCC Bank’s Green Fixed Deposits are specifically designed to support and promote environmentally sustainable initiatives. These deposits aim to direct funds towards projects and activities that positively impact the environment and contribute to sustainability. The new DFCC Green Fixed Deposit was launched at a special ceremony with the participation of distinguished guests, including the Resident Representative for UNDP in Sri Lanka, Azusa Kubota; Activity Team Lead, USAID Catalyse Private Sector Development Activity, Juan Forero; and Chief Executive Officer and Secretary General of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce, Buwanekabahu Perera. Thimal Perera, Director/CEO at DFCC Bank, and the DFCC Bank’s Senior Management Team and staff.
Thimal Perera, CEO of DFCC Bank, said, “We recognise the urgent need to address the threats to our planet’s sustainability and survival. Therefore, we are dedicated to contributing to social and environmental well-being through various sustainability initiatives. We promote energy efficiency and conservation, encourage renewable energy sources, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and minimise other pollutants through our financing activities and internal and external awareness campaigns. With DFCC Green Fixed Deposits, we are leading the way towards fostering a greener and more sustainable future, and we invite all Sri Lankans to join the green revolution whilst growing their savings and investments.”
DFCC is ranked among Business Today’s Top 40 Corporates in Sri Lanka.