The Hero Zipper group plays a vital role in uplifting the communities in its vicinity while successfully carrying out its business practice. The Company understands the community as a whole unit which is closely linked with the Hero Group. We continuously participate in educational and community development projects.

Community Services:

Dankotuwa Base Hospital Male Ward Renovation Project:

Before After

Hero Zippers is a member company of the Investors Association of Dankotuwa Industrial Estate. The Association has identified Dankotuwa Base Hospital as a worthy recipient of one of the CSR projects to be undertaken as it frequently provides treatment to our workers and families,. We decided to renovate and maintain its male ward. The cost of the project would be approximately Rs. 1.2 million which will be completed in two phases. We are pleased to inform the first phase at the cost of Rs. 450,000 will be completed by 15th November 2011. Further we have undertaken to carryout annual maintenance and necessary upkeep of the ward as a continuous social welfare program.

Children’s Education:

Realizing children are the future of this country the Group’s CSR program is geared to contribute towards the education and welfare of children to help them achieve their dreams.

Hero Zippers understands the importance of creating opportunities for children to reach their dreams true

Projects Include;

** Donation of writing books and all the other equipment’s which are scheduled to be bought by each school for the whole academic year.

**Scholarships for higher education

These projects were initiated and launched in January 1998 for children of employees and continued annually todate. This initiative is a great assistance to parents who often struggle to fund their children’s schooling.

Disaster Relief:

Hero Zipper group has been actively involved in providing relief and assistance to the victims of the Tsunami disaster of the year 2006 especially to the affected communities around the city of Galle. The Company distributed essentials & participated in the on-going relief campaigns.

Industry Compliance:

Develop social responsibility practice towards employees.

Focus on ensuring supply of safe protective equipments to all our factory workers.

Maintaining hygienic & comfortable working conditions.

Introduce fair remuneration schemes.

Continue in a better working environment.

Strive to maintain mutually satisfying relationships with all our employees.

Hero zipper Group strictly adheres to the Labour Laws in Sri Lanka. Regular audits are conducted on improvements implemented and standards maintained.

Our factories have been recognized as advanced safety method implementation institutions.