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    Embark at Uptown Kandy and Cool Planet

    Embark launched two more concept stores at Uptown Kandy, Liberty Plaza and Cool Planet recently. As compact versions of the standalone Embark Store in the Galle Fort, the spaces replicate the unique and colorful pooch-themed ambience the brand is known for. Inspired by the street pooch trio; Niko, Bandit and

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    Shine a Light on Climate Action

    Each year, Earth Hour engages millions of people across the globe to celebrate their commitment to protect the planet by switching off their lights for one designated hour. Joining the ranks of celebrity amebaasadors such as Miranda Kerr, Sir Richard Branson and Amir Khan to name a few, Otara pledged

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    Animal Welfare Bill approved by Cabinet

    Sri Lanka’s first monumental step towards the protection of its animal says Otara Foundation The Otara Foundation has welcomed the approval of the Animal Welfare Bill by the Cabinet of Ministers as a step in the right direction and pledged to continue its advocacy in order to ensure the enactment

  • Its time to Care

    Its Time to Care, Its Time for Change

    Sri Lanka celebrated the anniversary of its independence on the 4th of February 2016. With it, the Otara Foundation launched an Independence Day Campaign highlighting the plight of animals who suffer each day at the hands of humans; stray, captive, domestic and wild. Consisting of hard-hitting images, the fact that

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    Building Better Lives

    Otara recently attended a ceremony where houses were handed over to selected families in the Kalutara district. During the Build funded by Otara who is also Ambassador, Habitat for Humanity, Sri Lanka, volunteers worked alongside homeowners to support the construction of one permanent room for each of the 13 families

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    Building Better Lives

    Otara recently attended a ceremony where houses were handed over to selected families in the Kalutara district. During the Build funded by Otara who is also Ambassador, Habitat for Humanity, Sri Lanka, volunteers worked alongside homeowners to support the construction of one permanent room for each of the 13 families

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    Otara Returns to Her Roots to Open Dickman’s Road Store

    Twenty-five years after she launched her first retail store, entrepreneur and brand builder Otara has returned to that same location to open an independent store to celebrate Christmas with Embark fans in Colombo. The No. 38, Dickman’s Road store accommodates the full range of Embark product, including the brand’s signature

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    People’s Climate Change

    With the aim of creating awareness on climate change and the need for action, as Ambassador for Earth Hour Sri Lanka, Otara recently attended the People’s Climate March on the 29th of November.

  • Kandy Embark Store

    Embark’s third independent store opens in Kandy

    Otara launched yet another Embark concept store recently, which is the third in the last two months. Located at Level 3 of the Kandy City Centre (KCC) mall, the Embark store is a smaller version of the standalone Embark store in the Galle Fort and replicates its ambience, while offering