Ravi Fernando

The English Tea Shop Organic (ETS) brand has created a sustainable ecosystem that supports suppliers’ livelihoods as well as its competitiveness in the market. In 2021, it embarked on a second 10-year plan, aiming to become a sustainable, employee-owned business with a purpose-driven brand, and by 2022 30% of the company was employee owned.

Published 25 Oct 2023

Reference 6840

Topic Marketing

Industry Agriculture Food and Beverages Production

Region Global

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The case describes the story of Sri Lanka-based Dilmah Ceylon Tea. Founded in 1988 by the current CEO’s father, the company pioneered the concept of ‘single-origin tea picked, perfected and packed’ in Sri Lanka, with a brand based on taste, goodness and purpose. Present in over 105 countries, it is one of the most well-known Sri Lankan brands worldwide.

Published 06 Dec 2021

Reference 6685

Topic Marketing

Industry Food and Beverages Production

Region Global

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The 2015 Paris Agreement, signed by all 195 UN signatory nations, put a global focus on the impending climate emergency, with a mandate to achieve nationally determined commitments (NDCs) to exit fossil fuels and accelerate financing of global sustainability projects.

Published 23 Apr 2021

Reference 6632

Topic Responsibility

Industry Financial Services Banking

Region Europe

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Strong urbanisation leads to mega-cities with huge environmental problems. Singapore has managed to combine strong economic and population growth with keeping the city liveable and green. There is a lot to be learned from their unique experience.

Published 28 Jan 2013

Reference 5892

Topic Operations

Industry Renewables & Environment

Region Asia

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