SM companies cited for corporate governance

Phil Star- Ten companies under the SM Group were feted in the first ASEAN Corporate Governance Scorecard Golden Arrow Recognition ceremonies held at the Conrad Manila last June 11. SM Investments Corp., SM Prime Holdings Inc., BDO Unibank Inc., BDO Leasing and Finance Inc., China Banking Corp., Premium Leisure Corp., Belle Corp., Pacific Online Systems Corp., 2GO Group Inc. and Atlas Consolidated Mining and Development Corp. were cited among the top performing companies in the Philippines for their continued efforts to raise the level of compliance with the ASEAN corporate governance principles. SM Investments chairman Jose Sio (center) receives the plaque of recognition from Institute of Corporate Directors CEO Alfredo Pascual (left) and Securities and Exchange Commission chairman Emilio Aquino.