22 March 2016 | Sri lanka

Gayani de Alwis, Chairperson of CILT Sri Lanka’s Women in Logistics and Transport (WiLAT) group marked Earth Hour on 19th March 2016 by writing an article advocating climate action by supply chain professionals.

Being in an industry that is a contibutor to carbon emission, as logistics professionals we have a moral obligation to do our part to mitigate the carbon emissions in any way we can

In the article Greening supply chains for a sustainable tomorrow which appeared in Sri Lankan publication The Daily Mirror, De Alwis  examines how green supply chains modify conventional supply chains and concludes that green supply chain management is not an option but an imperative. Read Gayani’s full article here

Earth Hour is an initiative to promote sustainable living. Supporters of Earth Hour 2016 were asked to switch off non essential lights for an hour on 19 March and to help spread awareness about climate change issues & solutions

WiLAT  in Sri Lanka partnered this CSR initiative by going beyond the symbolic gesture of switching off non-essential lights and pledging to drive climate action throughout the year, leading an environmentally conscious lifestyle for our future generation.