As an Organic Ceylon Premium Coconut Products exporter, We naturally promote sustainability of the environment and our farmers in dealing with organic and natural products by ensuring organic compliance. Sustainability has always been a deeply valued and focused area of our operations.
Global temperatures are on the rise, but our planet continues to give life and nourish every one of us. That’s why at Navik Mills, we believe in making our planet a priority across part of our business. Our focus is to produce sustainable, certified and Premium Coconut Products that’s free of harmful chemicals or pesticides. Doing so will only preserve our environment, its people and help to lead healthier lives.
Sustainability Policy Statement Preserving the World for the Future
The 1987 Brundtland Report, “Our common future”, defines Sustainable Development as ‘development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs’. In pursuit of those ideals and in the interests of the continuing development and improvement of our business, our employees and all other stakeholders, it is the policy of NAVIK Mills (PVT) LTD to fully embrace and implement the principles of sustainability whilst carrying out all our core business activities. Through the effective implementation of the Company’s integrated health, safety, environmental and quality management system, within a legal compliance framework, the environmental and social impact of our business is minimized resulting in greater efficiency and thus improved sustainability. This policy is maintained and supported by targeting the following key objectives:
Better Coconut Products to you – better life for farmers
Raising awareness through good communication and training
Practicing good neighbor policies
Caring for, protecting and developing employees
Considering the needs of all stakeholders / interested parties
Maintaining and implementing effective Human Resource Policies
Maintaining an effective Occupational Health, and Safety Management System
Responsible governance managing risk properly and operating our business ethically and legally
Ethical Trading competing fairly for business by expanding our portfolio of products, services, clients and services while providing safe and effective product and, engineering solutions and services.
Environmental Protection and respect for life
Managing, and reducing waste
Procuring materials from sustainable sources
Reusing / recycling materials whenever possible
Conserving resources and using energy responsibly
Maintaining an effective Environmental Management System
Responsibility of Humans to the Greater Society
Well-Being of the Society is Our Priority
As I Love Coco, we are socially responsible for the well-being and the safety of the community we live in and work with. In upgrading the livelihood of these communities, we have organized and actively initiated sustainability development activities throughout the year. We are hoping to improve the awareness of our employees of their responsibility to the community in building a greater future.
Essential Education Stationary Donation for Kids
We have selected a group of students living in Thanthirimale, who had difficulties in affording essentials stationary items and goods necessary to continue their education. We have successfully conducted a donation program for these low -income families.
Sponsored Beverages to Mahaveli Maha Seya Opening
The opening programme of Mahaveli Maha Seya in Kotmale was held with the participation of President Maithripala Sirisena, and an innumerable amount of people. As a CSR program, we sponsored with thousands of our beverages for these participants.
Deliver sustainable profitable growth, improving business efficiency company-wide whilst meeting our ethical, legal and contractual obligations.
Foster new ideas and encourage innovation, internally and with business partners, that can create financial savings and benefit our clients, society and environment.
Ensure out supply chain provides legitimate, ethically sourced and socially responsible products and services.
Maintaining an effective Quality Management System
Directors and senior management are committed to supporting this policy which is reviewed annually and monitored by the Board of Directors at regular intervals throughout the year.
Fair Trade Activities
Fairtrade works with farmers and factories around the world to improve wages, benefits and working conditions of the farmers who are living just below the poverty line. As a fair-trade certified company, Navik Mills (Pvt) Ltd has put in place plans & programs to improve the living standards of the farming community. For every fair trade product manufactured by Navik Mills (Pvt) Ltd Pays a premium that goes directly into a fund that is controlled by workers. Workers choose how to use the money and invest in development projects in their communities.
The following are some of the activities organized with the aim of improving the living standards of the farmers.