Dilmah Conservation

Dilmah Conservation was initiated to incorporate environmental conservation efforts into the MJF Charitable Foundation, which focuses on social justice.

Dilmah is governed by a set of core values which govern the principles of business today, as it did at the inception of the company, making it a truly ethical brand.

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Exploring the depths in search of a momentous past
In an endeavor to further explore the site of an extraordinary discovery of a metal chariot ...
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Biodiversity of Thoppigala
Biodiversity Assessment of Thoppigala
In line with its commitment to protecting Sri Lanka’s biodiversity and natural heritage, ...
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Thoppigala Heritage Park
Inauguration of Thoppigala Heritage Park
Peace and nature celebrated as one The ongoing programme of Dilmah Conservation and the Merrill ...
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Mainstreaming Sustainability
Business & Biodiversity Knowledge Platform
Business & Biodiversity (B&B) is a knowledge platform jointly organised by IUCN, Ceylon ...
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Marine Species Conservation
Kayankerni’s treasures of the deep
Whenever biodiversity is discussed, the sea is often neglected. Yet, it could easily be the ...
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Inland Species Conservation
The magnificent Udawalawe National Park, Sri Lanka
The beautiful Udawalawe National Park lies across the Ratnapura District in Sabaragamuwa ...
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In the Spotlight

Newly Discovered Shrub Frog Named After Dilmah

Newly Discovered Shrub Frog Named After Dilmah

The newest species of shrub frog to be discovered bears the name of world-famous tea, Dilmah. Sri Lankan scientists found this new species in the Central Hills of Sri Lanka, and it has been named Pseudophilautus dilmah. The authors state in the report that the species was “named after Dilmah Conservation, for its dedicated efforts to biodiversity conservation on the island.” Described in the Journal of Threatened Taxa this week, this new species of shrub frog was discovered in the Loolkandura Forest in the Central Province of Sri Lanka. The site of the discovery is the location where Sri ... Read more

News Updates

Dilmah Founder Merrill J. Fernando honoured with Oslo Business for Peace Award

Dilmah Founder Merrill J. Fernando honoured with Oslo Business for Peace Award

  Dilmah Founder Merrill J. Fernando received the Business for Peace Award on the 6th of May 2015, in ... Read more
IUCN says world on track to meet ambitious forest restoration goal

IUCN says world on track to meet ambitious forest restoration goal

Bonn, Germany, 21 March, 2015 – New restoration initiatives were announced today by Latin America, Southeast ... Read more
Dilmah Conservation launches ‘Common Butterflies of Sri Lanka’

Dilmah Conservation launches ‘Common Butterflies of Sri Lanka’

(Colombo, Sri Lanka – 07 February 2015) The hues and textures of tea from different terroirs in Sri Lanka ... Read more
Urban Conservation: Educating the Future

Urban Conservation: Educating the Future

Dilmah Conservation together with Royal College Colombo set up a butterfly garden at the school premises a few ... Read more
Learning through Nature Appreciation

Learning through Nature Appreciation

Dilmah Conservation is committed to encouraging learning and a sense of responsibility towards the environment ... Read more
Sharks and manta rays receive UN protection

Sharks and manta rays receive UN protection

In September 2014, five species of sharks and two manta ray species received protection under the United ... Read more
From Refuse to Resource

From Refuse to Resource

New Biogas Plant at DCSARC Mainstreaming concepts and practices of environmental sustainability within its ... Read more
Streamlining Biodiversity in Business

Streamlining Biodiversity in Business

(28 November 2014, Colombo): The World Biodiversity Congress 2014 was held in Colombo, Sri Lanka for the first ... Read more
Global appetite for resources pushing new species to the brink – IUCN Red List

Global appetite for resources pushing new species to the brink – IUCN Red List

Pacific Bluefin Tuna, Chinese Pufferfish, American Eel, Chinese Cobra and an Australian butterfly are ... Read more