Inclusion in ESG Indexes and Key Awards

Sustainalytics, a leading independent provider of ESG and corporate governance ratings, research and analysis, has awarded SM Investments Corporation as a Sustainalytics ESG Top Rated Company in 2021. 

SM Investments 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 an inclusive work environment, SMIC is included in the 2021 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI).  The company was also recognized as a leader in corporate sustainability with a Platinum Award in the 2020 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.

2021 Sustainalytics ESG Top-Rated Company

Sustainalytics, a leading independent provider of ESG and corporate governance ratings, research and analysis, has awarded SM Investments as a Sustainalytics ESG Top Rated Company in 2021.

The Asset ESG Corporate Awards 2020

SM Investments Corporation (SMIC) and BDO Unibank, Inc. (BDO) were recognized by Hong Kong-based multi-media company Asset Publishing and Research Ltd. for their performance in sustainability amid a year that put to the test companies’ commitment to Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG).  

Both companies received Platinum Awards, the highest honors under The Asset ESG Corporate Awards 2020 for the 12th consecutive year for SMIC and the 11th straight year for BDO.

2021 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index

SM Investments Corporation (SMIC) has once again been named one of 380 companies across 11 sectors included in the 2021 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI).

SMIC, which was counted in the said index in 2020, was included in this year’s index for scoring at or above a global threshold established by Bloomberg to reflect a high level of disclosure and overall performance across the framework’s five pillars.

Asia Sustainability Reporting Rating (ASRRAT) 2020

SM Investments Corporation (SMIC) attained a Gold Rank for the third straight year for its 2019 Sustainability Report from the Asia Sustainability Reporting Rating (ASRRAT) organized by the National Center for Sustainability Reporting (NCSR) in Indonesia.

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 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.