Inclusion in ESG Indexes and Key Awards

SM Investments Corporation (SMIC) is included in the FTSE4Good and FTSE4Good Emerging Indexes for its strong environment, social and governance (ESG) performance. 

For its commitment to gender equality and inclusive work environment, SMIC is included in the 2020 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI).  The company was also recognized as a leader in corporate sustainability with a Platinum Award in the 2019 The Asset ESG Corporate Awards.

In 2019, Forbes cited SMIC among the World’s Best Employers for third straight year and as one of the top regarded companies in the annual list of the World’s Best Regarded Companies, based on trustworthiness and company’s performance. SMIC ranked No. 183 among the Top 500-ranked companies in the World’s Best Employers 2019 and No. 172 among Forbes 2019 Global 2000-Best Regarded Companies.

Alpha Southeast Asia Magazines, 10th annual corporate-institutional poll for 2020

SM Investments Corporation (SMIC) was cited among the
Best Managed Companies in the Philippines by Alpha Southeast Asia magazine based
on its 10th annual corporate-institutional poll for 2020

Best Senior Management Investor Relations Support (6th year)
Best Strategic Corporate Social Responsibility category (6th year),

Other awards included; 

Most Organized Investor Relations (9th year)

Most Consistent Dividend Policy (4th year)

Best Annual Report  (2nd year)

CG Asia 10th Asian Excellence Award 2020

Asia’s Best Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

SMIC, BDO and SM Prime

Best Investor Relations (IR) Company

SMIC, BDO and SM Prime

Asia’s Best Chief Executive Officers

Teresita T. Sy-Coson, BDO Chairperson
Frederic C. DyBuncio,SMIC President
Nestor V. Tan, BDO President and CEO 
Jeffrey C. Lim, SM Prime President 

Awarded Asia’s Best Chief Financial Officer is

Dalmacio D. Martin, BDO Executive Vice President & Treasurer

Best Investor Relations (IR) Professionals were

Tim Daniels, IR Consultant for SMIC
Luis S. Reyes, Jr. BDO Vice President of IR & Corporate Planning

Best Corporate Communications

SMIC and SMPH

The 55th Anvil Awards

SM Investments Corporation (SMIC) and its subsidiaries were feted in the recent Public Relations Society of the Philippines’ 55th Anvil Awards with 29 awards.

The Anvil recognizes outstanding public relations tools, programs and practitioners discerned by select PR professionals and assessed by a multi-sectoral jury.

Learn more about these awards.

2020 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index

SM Investments Corporation (SMIC) is one of 325 companies across 50 industries included in the 2020 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI). 

2019 The ASSET ESG Corporate Awards

SM Investments Corporation (SM) and BDO Unibank, Inc. were recognized as leaders in corporate sustainability with a Platinum Award in the 2019 The Asset ESG Corporate Awards.  Both corporates received the highest honor, Platinum Awards for the 9th consecutive year. SM and BDO were rated highly in these metrics, joining top corporates in the region for Excellence in Environmental, Social and Governance performance. 

The Asset also recognized SM Investor Relations Team as one of the 13 Best Investor Relations Team Awardees in the region for their contribution and effective communication in addressing investors’ concerns.

Asia Sustainability Reporting Rating (ASRAT) 2019

SM Investments Corporation (SM) received a Gold award for its 2018 Sustainability Report for the second consecutive year from the National Center for Sustainability Reporting (NCSR) in the recently held Asia Sustainability Reporting Rating (ASR Rating) 2019 in Indonesia.

Forbes 2019 Global 2000-World’s Best Employers

SM Investments Corporation (SM) placed on Forbes’ Global 2000 list of World’s Best Employers for the third year in a row, based on an independent survey. The holding company emerged as the highest ranked Philippine company on the list, earning Top 183 among the Top 500-ranked companies.  

Forbes 2019 Global 2000-Best Regarded Companies

SM Investments Corporation (SM) has been named by Forbes as one of the top regarded companies in the annual list of the World’s Best Regarded Companies, ranked based on trustworthiness and company’s performance.

SM took No. 172 place, climbing 63 spots from last year’s 235th place among the Forbes 2019 Global 2000-Best Regarded Companies.

9th Annual Institutional Investor Awards for Corporates

Most Organized Investor Relations

Strongest Adherence to Corporate Governance and Most Consistent Dividend Policy

Best Annual Report in the Philippines for its 2018 Annual Report.

ASEAN Corporate Governance Scorecard

Ten SM companies were feted in the first ASEAN Corporate Governance Scorecard (ACGS) Golden Arrow Recognition Ceremonies.

SM Investments Corporation (SMIC), SM Prime Holdings Inc. (SM Prime), BDO Unibank Inc. (BDO), BDO Leasing and Finance Inc., China Banking Corporation (China Bank), Premium Leisure Corp., Belle Corporation, Pacific Online Systems Corporation, 2GO Group, Inc. and Atlas Consolidated Mining & Development Corporation were cited among the top performing companies in the Philippines out of a total of 48 publicly-listed firms recognized under the ACGS and for their continued efforts to raise the level of compliance with the ASEAN corporate governance principles.

14th Corporate Governance Asia Recognition Awards 2018

SM Investments Corporation  

Asia’s Icons of Corporate Governance for the (13th consecutive year)

Asian Corporate Director Recognition- Jose T. Sio, SM Chairman of the Board

BDO Unibank, Inc. (BDO)

Asia’s Icons of Corporate Governance for the (14th straight time)

Asian Corporate Director Recognition-Teresita Sy-Coson, SM Vice Chairperson and concurrently BDO Chairperson

Asian Corporate Director Recognition- Nestor V. Tan, BDO President

SM Prime Holdings, Inc. (SM Prime) for the 8th year.

Asian Corporate Director Recognition – Jeffrey C. Lim, SM Prime President

54th Anvil Awards

SM was awarded Silver Anvils for the following campaigns:

#AweSM: SM Celebrates 60 which commemorates SM’s founding anniversary from its first store on Avenida Rizal in 1958

SM Retail’s AweSMatWork: Celebrating Employee Engagement which implemented 7 major employee programs that strengthened SM’s commitment to championing employee welfare

SM Supermalls’ HeroiSM, a series of special activities in time for National Heroes’ Day to celebrate the everyday hero: firefighters, teachers, policemen, soldiers among others

SM Cinema’s Where Movies Come Alive and Move You—The SM Cinema Reel to Real Campaign

SM also received Silver Anvils for the following publications:

2017 SM Unified Annual Report

2017 SMIC Sustainability Report  

SM Foundation’s 2017 Annual Report

Carmen Copper Corporation’s 2017 Sustainability Report

China Bank’s 2017 Annual Financial and Sustainability Report