INSEE Cement, the leading manufacturer of cement in Sri Lanka, has once again been recognized for its exceptional commitment to sustainability and innovative contributions to the construction industry. Accordingly, two of its flagship brands, INSEE Sanstha and INSEE Extra, were honoured with prestigious awards at the 11th World Construction Symposium (WCS) held in Colombo, cementing INSEE’s position as a trailblazer in driving positive change and promoting sustainable practices in Sri Lanka.
Organized by the Ceylon Institute of Builders (CIOB), the WCS was held under the theme, “Leadership Towards Sustainability in the Sri Lanka Construction Industry”, this year. The WCS celebrates groundbreaking achievements and advancements in the construction sector, with a particular emphasis on sustainability.
At the WCS, INSEE Cement was presented with two CIOB Green Awards – Products & Systems, where INSEE Cement’s flagship product, INSEE SANSTHA, secured the distinguished Gold Award, while INSEE EXTRA, received the Silver Award. These awards highlight INSEE Cement’s commitment to environmentally friendly practices and the creation of sustainable solutions for the construction industry.
The CIOB’s Green Awards programme is designed to acknowledge individuals, organizations and products/systems that have showcased exceptional innovation and leadership in advancing sustainability. By promoting environmental preservation, social responsibility, and economic resilience, INSEE Cement has set a remarkable example for the entire industry.
Commenting on the recognition, Jan Kunigk, Chief Executive Officer at INSEE Cement said, “Building sustainably is the cornerstone of building for life, and therefore, we are incredibly honoured to receive these awards. Our commitment to sustainability is clear through all our initiatives, across environmental, social and governance spheres. Apart from our focus on sustainable manufacturing, we also have some of the longest running, ongoing sustainability-focused projects under our belt, such as the restoration work in Arawakkalu, and we are also pleased to be contributing towards sustainable waste management in ways that create value for all stakeholders, through INSEE Ecocycle. Awards like these provide us and our people with a sense of recognition and pride, further encouraging us to remain committed to our sustainability goals.”
INSEE Cement’s recognition at the CIOB Green Awards and the WCS reaffirms the company’s position as a responsible and forward-thinking leader in the construction sector. Its dedication to sustainable practices not only benefits the environment but also contributes to the betterment of Sri Lanka’s communities.
About INSEE Cement
Siam City Cement (Lanka) Limited, also known as INSEE Cement, is a member of the Siam City Cement Public Company Limited (SCCC), a leading cement manufacturer in Southeast Asia, founded in 1969 in Thailand. The Company is Sri Lanka’s leading, and only fully integrated, cement manufacturer offering a comprehensive portfolio of construction solutions, including the highly demanded INSEE Sanstha and INSEE Mahaweli Marine Plus brands in Sri Lanka. Powered by a 550-member team of professionals, the company continues to steer the local building and construction industry towards high-performing, low-carbon, and future-ready constructions, introducing consistently high-quality blended cement products and sustainable building materials through the company’s strong investment in innovation and R&D.