Certified as Great Place to Work

08th February 2024: Continental Insurance Lanka Limited (CILL), a leading player in the insurance industry has received the coveted Great Place to Work® certification as a strong validation of a progressive workplace culture.

The certification for 2024, follows CILL 610+ employees’ response, across 60 branches, to a rigorous assessment process conducted by the global authority Great Place to Work Institute. The recognition demonstrates CILL’s commitment to building an engaging, rewarding, supportive and inclusive environment where all employees can thrive.

Chaminda De Silva, Deputy Chairman/Managing Director, CILL noted, “This historic achievement belongs to each and every one of our dedicated team members. We have focused on creating a workplace that is caring, has open communication, with a shared sense of purpose. Their incredible effort, passion, commitment, and teamwork are the pillars supporting our great workplace. As we celebrate the accomplishment, it reinforces the importance of CILL’s most valuable asset - our people.”

Based on the survey, CILL employees endorsed ‘fairness’ as the company’s strength, specifically indicating employees feel most positively that "Managers avoid playing favourites”. Additionally, the top Workplace Health Indicator was identified as "Long term association with the organization" demonstrating employees enjoy their work and feel motivated to build careers within the company long-term due to the supportive environment.

CILL attributes its thriving workplace culture to a people-centric philosophy, which empowers staff at all levels to drive innovation and success. The recent acknowledgment as a Great Place to Work enhances CILL's standing and integrity, both within the organization and externally. The recognition strengthens the company not only as a leader in the insurance sector but also as a trailblazer in establishing a sustainable, employee-focused business model that values its human capital, consistently investing in the well-being and growth of its employees.

CILL is one of the largest Non-Life insurer in Sri Lanka and the fourth largest non-motor general insurance portfolio in the local industry. As a subsidiary of Melstacorp PLC and a member of DCSL Group, CILL has a Financial Rating of A-(lka) from Fitch. With a focus on providing ‘service with excellence’, CILL aims to become the leading insurance provider in South Asia. The company offers a fully integrated range of services, encompassing all facets of the general insurance industry. CILL is led by experienced industry professionals who aim to provide customers with customized insurance products and solutions.