Sri Lankan teas branded with UN Global Compact to promote corporate responsibility
"We make a difference to better the lives of our workers by improving their living conditions, their environment, supporting health and nutrition ... and empowering communities."
- Bandula Jayasekera, Mabroc Teas chairperson
United Nations - Sri Lankan company introduced two new "ethical" teas of the Ceylon variety today, the first products ever to be jointly branded with the United Nations Global Compact to promote responsible corporate citizenship around the world by including information on the initiatives 10 principles in packs sold to millions of consumers each year.
The launch of the products coincides with the start of the "A Home for Every Plantation Worker" project, (which) will work to improve the lives of 10,000 families involved in the production of the tea in Sri Lanka’s Kelani Valley.