Jun 21, 2016 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s Linea Aqua, a swimwear manufacturer, said that they have reinforced their standing in environmental sustainability by recertifying their Hanwella Factory as carbon, water and waste conscious for a second consecutive year.
“The certifications were awarded following stringent conformity assessments that measured the factory’s greenhouse gas emissions, waste generation, water consumption & wastage, and inspections of the comprehensive management plans that have been introduced to mitigate the environmental impact caused by the said focus areas,” the company said in a statement.
“We have always placed sustainability at the forefront of our business operations,” Receiving the certifications,” Sarinda Unamboowe, chief executive and managing director of Linea Aqua said.
“The certifications are a testament to Aqua’s long-term commitment towards reducing our impact, in the hope of safeguarding the environment for the next generation; and we will continue to find innovative ways to achieve these goals.”
Certified Conscious is part of a proprietary, diverse range of certifications developed following internationally accepted standards and protocols to measure, manage and mitigate/enhance key environmental impact areas such as carbon, water, waste and biodiversity, by the region’s first verification & certification provider to be accredited for ISO14064 – The Sustainable Future Group (SFG).
“We can confirm that Linea Aqua has met all the required criteria to obtain Carbon, Water & WasteConscious® certifications, including having systems in place for the reduction of the identified impact areas”, Lakmini Senadheera, manager sustainability assurance and advisory services at SFG said during the certificate handover.