"Every business is a part of a natural, social, economic and political ecosystem and it is the obligation - not option - for business to share its progress to maintain a mutualistic relationship, rather than a parasitic one - with other elements in its ecosystem."
Merrill J. Fernando (2015 Business for Peace Honouree, Sri Lanka)
Founder and Chairman, Dilmah Tea
"Long before fair trade and sustainability were buzzwords for an Eco conscious generation, Merrill J. Fernando was embodying them through his business."
Writing in Friday Magazine UAE