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Hambantota International Port Group recognised at Best Employer Awards

The Hambantota International Port Group (HIPG) a Chinese company owned Port situated on the southern tip of Sri Lanka overlooking the international shipping lanes has earned recognition at the Sri Lanka Best Employer Brand Awards held recently at the Taj Samudra Hotel Colombo last week according to Sri Lankan media reports.

The awards organized by the Employer Branding Institute in collaboration with the World HRD Congress and the World Federation of HR professionals, is endorsed by CHRO ASIA — a Global Platform for heads of Human Resources.

Awarding criteria

The Sri Lanka Best Employer Brand Awards feature premier organizations in the country, with an excellent track record in their human resources management coupled with the use of marketing communications effectively for human resource development. The awarding criteria is based on translating and combining vision and action with HR strategy; building lines to mesh HR strategy with business; cultivating future competencies to enable building the organization to be future-ready; diversified culture within the organization; employee benefits & engagement and providing equal opportunities to women leaders.

Hambantota International Port Group was recognized in the best employer category which is an endorsement of the best practices we have implemented in terms of our current HR policies and overall HR strategy. There was no financial obligation in being part of these awards as they are given purely on merit and the organizers do not expect any sponsorship.

Hambantota port earned this award though just two years in industry

The fact that Hambantota International Port earned this award despite being just two years in the industry, makes it all the more special. I am also extremely pleased that the Sri Lanka Best Employer Brand Awards are endorsed by a respected entity like CHRO Asia with certification provided by another august body such as the World Federation of HR Professionals," said Jeevan Premasara, General Manager, Human Resources of the Port Group.

The Sri Lanka Best Employer Brand Awards follows a stringent research policy in selecting organizations, and is headed by Dr. Indira Parikh, Ex-Dean of the prestigious Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.


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