Awards & Certifications

We are indeed proud to announce that the ‘SelfeCash’ product developed by the ICT department of the People’s Leasing & Finance PLC, recognized as the Gold Winner of the Financial Industry Category at APICTA 2017. First time in history, Sri Lanka won the Gold on this category (Financial Industry Category). The APICTA 2017, has been held at Dhaka Bangladesh for the 17th Consecutive year on 7th -10th December 2017, with the participation of 16 economies of the Asia Pacific Region including: Australia, Bangladesh, Brunei Darussalam, China, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong S.A.R, Indonesia, Japan, Macao S.A.R, Malaysia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam.

PLC was ranked 16th among the Most Valuable Brands with a brand value of Rs. 7,614 Mn. and a rating of AA. Brand Finance Lanka, a subsidiary of Brand Finance PLC, UK has produced this study through an independent and unbiased analysis based on financial and marketing performance. Fortified with a diverse customer base ranging from individuals, and SMEs to blue chip corporate houses, PLC proved its brands strength again with this achievement.

PLC was ranked as one of Sri Lanka’s Most Respected Entities in a survey commissioned and conceptualized by LMD and conducted by Nielsen covering 800 respondents (managers and above). PLC ranked 25th in the survey. Financial performance, quality consciousness, management profile, honesty, innovation, dynamism, corporate culture, CSR, vision and national mindedness were the criteria considered in ranking the listed companies.

Annual Report for the financial year 2016/17 of People’s Leasing & Finance PLC (PLC) themed “Collecting Moments” clinched four prestigious awards: two Gold Awards in the Overall categories of Integrated Reporting – Best Disclosure on Business Model and Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting, Bronze Award in the Overall Management Commentary Award Category and Silver Award in the Finance Companies & Leasing Companies (Total Assets above LKR 20 Bn) sector at the Annual Report Awards 2017 organized by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka. Four Awards received by the Company is the highest number of awards received by a finance company in this year’s competition.


PLC-ICT has bagged two awards at the 19th National Best Quality Software Awards (NBQSA) 2017 held at the Taj Samudra Hotel on 06th October 2017.

  • The Gold Award in In-House Applications for ‘SelfeCash’
  • A Merit Award in Financial Industry Applications for ‘Margin Trading System’.


Annual Report 2016/17 of People’s Leasing & Finance PLC “Collecting Moments” bagged the Grand Award for the Best Annual Report of Sri Lanka at the 31st ARC Awards International, the world’s premier annual report competition held on the 12th of October 2017 in Ritz-Carlton, Tokyo, Japan. The Report also secured six category Awards in the Financial Services: General sector; Gold Award for Infographics, two Silver Awards for Non-Traditional Annual Report and Photography, two Bronze Awards for Financial Data and Printing & Production and Honours for Cover Photo/ Design.