COYLE with JETRO to organise workshop for Corporate Health and Productivity Awards 2019”

The Chamber of Young Lankan Entrepreneurs (COYLE) in collaboration with Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO) will be organizing a free workshop with the view of preparing enterprises for the upcoming ‘’Sri Lanka Corporate Health and Productivity Awards 2019’’. Organised for the second consecutive year, the workshop on health and productivity management for employee health targets, HR Managers and Administration managers of companies who are concerned and focus on employee health and management

The workshop will be held on 30th of July, 2019 at the Light House Auditorium and Lawns, 24 Horton Place, Colombo 07 commencing from 4.00 pm to 5.30 pm. Dr. Yoshiaki Ichikawa, visiting professor of Tama University, Japan will conduct the workshop emphasising the need to initiate strategies towards health and productivity improvement in enterprises.

This year's Sri Lanka Corporate Health and Productivity Awards ceremony will be held in 2020 in line with the Health and Productivity stock selection program held in Japan by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE). Companies categorised under extra-large, large, medium and small based on the number of employees will be eligible to apply and companies with a maximum emphasis on health and productivity programs for employee health will be chosen and promoted as an attractive investment option for investors who prioritise the improvement of corporate values.

“Our emphasis is to build a workforce with maximum performance and productivity and thereby contribute to the economic development of the country and it is a great opportunity to collaborate with JETRO to support local enterprises to set high standards” noted Chairman of COYLE, Aminda Rodrigo.

He further added "Corporate health programs have a proven record of enhancing employee performance and productivity which lead to create a healthier, positive minded workforce which augur well for any company’s success. Hence, the workshop will be instrumental in fostering higher profits, minimising of costs and rendering a good customer service. Moreover, corporate health programs are vastly expanding throughout the world and are essential to improve cooperate values and employee satisfaction".

Applications are open from the 1st of August 2019 and candidates can download the entry form from https://slchpa.com/home/. The project aims to promote a drastic change in the field of corporate health and management, acting as a force to motivate enterprises to uplift corporate values and bring enterprises engaging in health and productivity management to the limelight. For more information regarding registrations, please contact Niroshani 077 1509473 /0 11 7538615/011 2883560 or slchpa@coyle.lk

About COYLE

Established in 1999, with over 116 top Sri Lankan young entrepreneurs, COYLE is a business chamber which promotes entrepreneurship, economic and development initiatives of the government, International economic development of the country and provides assistance to its members in commercial business matters. COYLE engages in trading services, manufacturing, construction, engineering, tourism and hospitality and IT services. With the motto of ‘’Recognition through excellence’’, COYLE aspires to become the most influential and vibrant chamber of young business leaders.

About JETRO

Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) is a government related organization which promotes mutual trade and investment between Japan and the rest of the world. Established in 1958, JETRO’s main focus in 21st century is to promote Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) to Japan. For more information log on to https://www.jetro.go.jp/en.

For further information, please visit :

https://www.jetro.go.jp/en