Whilst we at Lanka Organics are dedicated to the highest standards of cultivation and production, we are equally passionate about the quality of life of farmers, workers and employees and more importantly our impact on the environment and society.
Our social and environmental objectives have ensured that our community benefits through our extensive work programmes.
Fair Trade Policy
Lanka Organics aims at all times to:
^ Act with transparency and respect and to encourage dialogue to increase information flow and work towards long-term planning
^ Pay a price that covers the cost of sustainable production and living as well as a premium for investment in development by the producers
^ Make partial advance payments to producers when required
^ Provide technical assistance and advice
^ Offer equal opportunities irrespective of sex, race, religion or age whilst protecting children from exploitation
^ Promote environmental protection
^ Work on a long-term basis with producers to promote sustainable practices and long-term planning
^ Encourage development or strengthening of community groups by co-operation between producers to promote self-empowerment and self-determination
^ Promote development of local markets and sale of organics on the conventional markets for producers to spread their risk and ensure they are not bound to Lanka Organics for market access