SLIC certified as Sri Lanka’s Women Friendly Workplaces

Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation (SLIC), was honoured with the recognition of being one of ‘Sri Lanka’s Women Friendly Workplaces for 2022’ by The Women Friendly Workplace Awards Ceremony, jointly organized by AICPA, CIMA & Satynmag.

The award ceremony was held recently at Kingsbury Hotel, Colombo, where CEO and the top management from SLIC accepted the award. SLIC was put further on centerstage when Nadeera Gunawardana, AGM – Non Motor, was nominated in the category of “She Wins”individual awards which is a matter of pride for the insurer.

The Satynmag CIMA Women Friendly Workplace Awards highlight the role played by women in the Sri Lankan workplace, giving participating companies the opportunity to enhance the level of recognition available to women in their workforce.

SLIC CEO Chandana L Aluthgama said, “We are delighted to be recognized as one of Sri Lanka’s Women Friendly Workplaces for 2022. This accolade reaffirms our inclusive workplace policies and efforts to ensure gender diversity. Women form a critical part of SLIC’s employee base right from the top and the company is committed to create a safe and equal workplace where they can thrive.”

SLIc DGM HR & ER Rohitha Amarapala said, “SLIC has been engendering gender equality practices and providing incentives for more women to be part of our teams. I would like to congratulate Nadeera Gunawardana for being nominated in the ‘She Wins’ category for her exceptional dedication to the company and for going the extra mile. The recognition of SLIC at the Sri Lanka’s Women Friendly Workplace Awards 2022 shows that the company is taking the right steps to ensure a work culture that welcomes and values female employees.”

The evaluation for the awards was based on the criteria of Composition of Board and Senior management, Quality of Work Life, Training and Career Development, Commitment, Transparency and Accountability, through a written submission and face to face interview which DGM-Medical, AGM- Legal, AGM- Non Motor, AGM Finance, Brand Executive at Marketing Department, DGM HR&ER and AM-ER had participated to the interview.

SLIC aims to further strengthen its reputation as a women friendly workplace and to achieve the Most Outstanding Award at the next Award Ceremony in 2023.

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