Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru
Mangaluru, May 23: Lawrence D'Costa, an entrepreneur in his eighties, known for his passion and commitment to promoting self sustainability, passed away on Tuesday, May 23 at 3 PM.
D'Costa, who had embarked on a new business venture focusing on eco-friendly products at the age of 60 in 2002, leaves behind a legacy of resilience and dedication. He had started the Canara Plastics and Engineering which manufactures blow moulded and injection moulded items in 2002. He had also worked in different organisations, different places and in diverse capacities including his years as an academician moulding young and impressionable MBA students at TAPME Manipal and MBA students of other institutions.
D'Costa's journey as an entrepreneur had been widely recognized and admired in Mangaluru. Despite his age, he continued to challenge himself by venturing into new business opportunities. His latest endeavor aimed to contribute to the reduction of plastic waste and promote sustainable alternatives in the market. Through his company, D'Costa was manufacturing and distributing biodegradable packaging materials, compostable cutlery, and other eco-friendly products.
The news of Lawrence D'Costa's passing has left the community in shock and mourning. Many remember him as an inspiring figure who never ceased to pursue his entrepreneurial dreams and make a positive impact on the environment. His dedication to sustainability and his unwavering spirit will be fondly remembered by those who knew him, and his contributions to the business world and the community will not be forgotten.