Australia’s Ambassador Steven J. Robinson (left) shares a light moment with two pillars of Philippine business— Hans Sy, director of SM Prime Holdings, and Ayala Corp. Chairman and CEO Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala— at the Sustainability Summit 2019 at Conrad Hotel in Pasay City on Tuesday. With them is  Dr. Roberto de Ocampo (right), board member of the Global Reporting Initiative.

PROTECTING the small and medium enterprises from natural disasters is key to a sustainable value chain and attaining business continuity, the SM group said.

“Empowering supply chain is particularly close to our hearts because SM’s roots were borne from our father’s entrepreneurial spirit,” Hans T. Sy, director at mall operator SM Prime Holdings Inc. and adviser to the Sy family’s holding firm SM Investments Corp., said.

Sy is the SMIC’s appointed adviser who participated in the United Nations Global Compact-Global Reporting Initiative regional sustainability summit held in Manila on Tuesday.

SM Prime has also provided free storage data to serve as the repository for documents essential to early recovery and business continuity.

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