Promoting Sustainability in the Tea Plantations of Sri Lanka. 'Biochar', although a new word, is in fact an old technology; one used by Sri Lankan farmers going back hundreds of years. Now, at the Pelmadulla Tea Estate, the trial sponsored by Dilmah Conservation has being extended.
Empowering the Indigenous Veddah Community of Sri Lanka. Dilmah Conservation’s Veddah Community Upliftment Programme was initiated to facilitate this community’s access to dignified livelihoods while preserving their heritage and cultural identity.
Established in 2007 as part of Dilmah's core commitment to sustainability, Dilmah Conservation works with a number of credible partners to implement a work programme that ensures the delicate balance between community empowerment and conservation.
Proving a safe haven for orphaned baby elephants and carrying out a comprehensive elephant rehabilitation programme with the DWC. Here orphaned elephants are reared with minimal human contact and released into the wild to continue breeding.
Established in 2007 in accordance with the pledge made by Dilmah to make business a matter of human service, Dilmah Conservation is working towards the sustainable use of environment, in partnership with a host of global and local organizations including the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).
Batticaloa was one of the areas worst hit by the 2004 tsunami and due to Sri Lanka's unrest has largely neglected by foreign aid. In this time of reconciliation, the MJF Charitable Foundation is supporting the rebuilding of environmental foundations and local commerce through arranging the plantation of coastal greenery and the inception of a sustainable cashew industry.