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DIMO Life to Reef

November 28, 2017

Coral Reef Restoration, Monitoring and Conservation Programme – “Life to Reef” was launched last Saturday (25th November) at the Rumassala Beach. The enthusiastic participation of our Tribe Members brought good vibes, energy and excitement to the project.

The volunteer pool representing different departments across the group worked together for the success of the project, carrying the pride of DIMO being a company that, enhances and enriches the bio-diversity of the country. Life to Reef project used many novel methods of coral restoration, which were experimented and found to be successful by Wildlife and Ocean Resource Conservation, a non- profit organization working on conserving bio-diversity of Sri Lanka. DIMO’s very own divers, snorkelers and swimmers along with the project coordinators took the planted corals in metal frames & cement blocks and deposited at the bottom of the sea. These corals were tagged with DIMO branded plates to enable monitoring of the growth of the corals in future.

The project was designed and executed in a very nature-friendly manner, to ensure zero harm to the environment while executing the project. The materials used in the project were either degradable or made out of recycled or reused material. Used barrels were converted to garbage bins and placed by the beach for public use. A beach clean-up was also carried out with the participation of the volunteers. The exciting and fun-filled day was well spent by the volunteers who also took part in games on the beach. The scrumptious meals served and the souvenir hats given to the volunteers made the day, a remarkable one for all the volunteers.

DIMO 800 Receives Presidential Recognition

October 19, 2017

DIMO was recognized with a Merit Award in the Vehicle Servicing Category at the Presidential Environmental Awards, for the environmental efforts demonstrated at DIMO 800, Mercedes-Benz Centre of Excellence. DIMO was the only company from the Automobile sector to receive an award.

Presidential Environmental Awards organized by the Central Environmental Authority acknowledges and appreciates the organizations, institutes and individuals that have made unique contribution to the field of environmental conservation.

Road safety Program

March 10, 2017

Fulfilling a timely need, a road safety awareness programme in collaboration with Sri Lanka Police was successfully completed today in Rathmalana. “The programme “පරිස්සමට පොරොන්දුවක්” was launched targeting School Van Drivers, Three wheeler Drivers and Traffic Wardens of schools to educate them on road safety and obeying road rules. Active participation of the audience was witnessed during the programme. Many brands marketed under DIMO were also present at the location. This programme was the first of a series of road safety awareness programmes that will be held in different locations throughout the year. Compliance & Stakeholder Interactions Department would like to thank everyone who supported for the success of this programme.