Aitken Spence PLC has been classified as among the four Platinum-level companies in the Corporate Accountability Index published in the February issue of Sri Lanka’s leading business magazine LMD in its cover story.
The index developed by STING Consultants- Sri Lanka’s sole marketing and brand-consulting company- assessed 66 entities comprising of Sri Lanka’s largest publicly listed, state owned and private companies.
The index follows a method ‘similar to the procedure adopted internationally by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index which is published annually’. The index classifies companies into broad bands (Platinum, Gold, Silver and Bronze) based on their commitment to corporate accountability and its integration into corporate strategies.
Companies were rated on a compulsory basis and key areas of assessment for this index were the organizations corporate values, stakeholder engagements, identifying impacts, risks and opportunities, policy coverage, management and governance and measurement and disclosures.
Media Release – 24 February 2010