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Business Network Participant, DIMO, wins Integrated Reporting award

March 7, 2017

Diesel & Motor Engineering (DIMO) has won an award for the best integrated annual report in South Asia. The awards, which were hosted by the South Asian Federation of Accountants, looks for high quality, relevant, reliable and well-presented reports. DIMO has been a long-time adopter of Integrated Reporting having helped develop the International <IR> Framework through the IIRC’s Pilot Programme.

DIMO is an active participant of the <IR> Business Network, which helps companies on all stages on the journey towards Integrated Reporting.

In 2015 the IIRC sat down with Suresh Gooneratne, Director and Chief Financial Officer, DIMO to discuss why they have adopted Integrated Reporting and how it has influenced behaviour.

(Source: IIRC Newsletter)

Launch Of DIMO Tyre & Battery Mobile Service Membership Launch

March 1, 2017

The Launch of DIMO Tyre & Battery Mobile Service Membership was held on 28th February 2017 at DIMO 800 with the presence of Mr Ranjith Pandithage, Mr Gahanath Pandithage, Mr Channa Weerawardane, Directors and the GMC members. The Honorary membership was awarded to Dr A.M. Jameel, the Chairman of State Trading Corporation. DIMO Tyre & Battery Mobile Service concept was developed as a solution for the hassle faced by the drivers of motor vehicles due to failures of tyres and batteries on the  road. The mobile service functions 24-hours a  day during all  seven days of the week and presently the  service is available within Colombo Municipal limits  (Col 1-15). This membership entitles the members for a wide range of benefits including free battery jump start, battery testing, air inflation, replacement of spare wheel, tyre puncture repair, etc. In addition, members will also gain a number of extra benefits such as special discounts for DIMO tyres and batteries and a number of other products marketed by DIMO.

The membership can be obtained by contacting  Mr Prasanna on 0777537036. The membership charge will be Rs. 1,000/-  for new members and Rs. 250 for existing DIMO tyre & battery customers.  Mr Roshan Serasinghe – General Manager Tyre Department, Mr Ramesh Somarathne – DGM Passenger Tyre Department, Mr Achira Kekunadola and the DIMO Tyre Staff participated at the occasion.

DIMO – Overall Runners-up at the ACCA Sri Lanka Sustainability Reporting Awards 2016

DIMO carried away two awards at the ACCA Sri Lanka Sustainability Reporting Awards 2016, which was held on 28th February 2017 at the Cinnamon Grand Hotel. This included the Overall Runners-up award and the award for winning the Retail and Trading category. The Overall Runner-up award was received by Mr Gahanath Pandithage, while the Winners awards for Retail and Trading category was collected by Mr Suresh Gooneratne.