Dilmah Founder honoured at 2015 Business for Peace Awards
Merrill J. Fernando's philosophy of making business a matter of human service recognised for its impact on society
The Business for Peace Foundation this week announced the selection of
Dilmah Founder Merrill J. Fernando, as one of the 2015 Oslo Business for
Peace Honourees by the Award Committee of Nobel Laureates in Peace and
Economics. The Foundation annually names honourees for the Oslo
Business for Peace Award in recognition of business persons who, through
their own actions and commitments truly are business worthy, promoting
socially responsible and ethical business practices in an outstanding
way, and standing out as examples to the world.
'I think the
idea behind the Oslo Business for Peace Award, and the potential impact
it may have, is important and inspiring. It is important to encourage
businesspersons to be conscious of the role they can play as individuals
to foster stability and peace.' Nobel Laureate H.E. Kofi A. Annan,
commenting on the Business for Peace Award.
The Award Committee is formed by persons invited by former Swedish Prime
Minister Hans G
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