Aitken Spence PLC is a blue chip conglomerate that is listed in the Colombo Stock Exchange and is a key player in various local industries and sectors; these include Hotels Travels Logistic Solutions, Maritime Services, Power Generation Plantations, Insurance, Apparel, Printing and Financial Outsourcing.
Aitken Spence PLC has an impressive portfolio that is ever expanding. It is the proud owner of a chain of luxury hotels & resorts in Sri Lanka, Maldives, India and Oman and the group’s services sector has partnerships with some of the largest companies in the world. When it comes to destination management, Aitken Spence Travels is one of the premier tour organisers in Sri Lanka for both inbound and outbound travel. Functioning as a General Sales Agent (GSA) for both SriLankan and Singapore airlines, Aitken Spence also offers Financial Services as well as solutions pertaining to Insurance, Elevators, Conventions & Exhibitions and New Technology.
For Logistic Solutions, the group has integrated operations in Warehousing, Air-Sea Freight Forwarding, Transport, Couriers and Distribution to provide a total, seamless solution to import and export sectors alike. In addition to this, Aitken Spence is also involved in astute investments and strategic partnerships with diversified interests ensuring sustained growth in sectors such as Power Generation, Plantations, Garment Manufacturing and Infrastructure Development.
Sustainability also plays an important role in the group’s ethos as it looks to take a proactive approach with a focus on long-term growth along with stakeholder engagement and good governance. Sustainability practices have been integrated into all aspects of operations including in each of its Strategic Business Units (SBU). In fact, Aitken Spence was one of the country’s first companies to sign the UN Global Compact and continues to promote the adoption of corporate sustainability in business practices.
The group’s unwavering commitment to excellence and sustainable practices has led to many local and international awards through the years. The accolades garnered by Aitken Spence PLC speak for themselves with titles covering aspects such as the Best Corporate Citizen, Economic Contribution & Governance, Diversity & Inclusion and Environmental Integration. It also has been and continues to be ranked highly in the annual STING Corporate Accountability Index.