Sri Lanka’s leading private higher education provider won a bronze, at the recently concluded Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka’s 55th Annual Report awards under the Small and Medium Sized Entities category.The bronze for overall excellence in annual financial reporting in the SME category, is true testament to Oxford College of Business’s commitment to sound corporate governance and financial transparency.
Oxford College of Business’sDirector/CEO, Malindu Ranasinghe said, “It is an honour to be recognized for our leadership in financial reportingand I give all Glory and Honour to Christ alone for this great achievement. Oxford College of Business is conscious of the diverse needs of our stakeholders and has put in place robust mechanisms to ensure that corporate governance principles are embedded in our culture. This award inspires us to continue to re imagine higher education in Sri Lanka and do even better for our students, employees and stakeholders.”
“Transparency, accountability and corporate responsibility are important if Sri Lanka is to achieve a sustainable financial system that is on par with global standards. We believe that our annual reports and disclosures are vital towards providing all stakeholders with a clear and accurate snapshot of our performance. We are honoured to once again have been presented with such prestigious accolades at this year’s awards as well.”
Organized by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA), the awards recognize as an important corporate level competition which promotes the attributes which are vital elements of good corporate practice. As in previous years, the event attracted participation from the crème of the Country’s corporates with 130 entries across every sector of the domestic economy.
The gala event was held under the patronage of Chief Guest, State Minister for Trade and Consumer Affairs, Hon AnuraPriyadarshanaYapa.
Oxford College of Business is at the forefront of leveraging digital technology to shape the future of higher education. Among its several accolades Oxford College of Business stands as Sri Lanka’s leading and most respected private higher education provider, having been recognized by several renowned international and local institutions for excellence in diverse fields. In 2019 Oxford College of Business was placed among the top 25 Best Places to Work for in Sri Lanka in 2019 for the 6th consecutive year by Great Place To Work institute and ranked 20thbest Workplace in Asia. Oxford College of Business was also recognized as one of the Best Workplaces for Women in Sri Lanka in 2019 and Gold Award winner at the CNCI (Ceylon National Chamber of Commerce) Achiever Awards 2019 – National Level Service Sector – Small Category. Oxford College of Business was recently applauded two awards at the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce (CCC) Best Corporate Citizen Sustainability Awards 2019 (BCCSA) where Oxford College of Business was declared winner in the for Companies with Less Than Rs.15 Billion Annual Turnover and winner in the Knowledge Services Sector.