SM accelerates efforts on Climate Action; Signs on to Support Climate Disclosures
SM Investments Corporation sealed its commitment as a supporter of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) in a strong bid to ensure its businesses meet global sustainability targets.
BDO accelerates efforts in sustainable finance
BDO recognizes its critical role in contributing to a lower carbon economy through its financial resources, extensive operations, and network.
SM Investments nets PHP20BN in 1H while continuing to invest in long-term expansion
SM Investments Corporation reported a consolidated net income of PHP20.1 billion in the January to June period.
SM Prime Reports 12% Increase in 1H2021 Net Income
The reported improvement is due to the continued positive performance of the Company’s residential business in the first half of 2021, as well as the Company’s malls business in the second quarter of the year.
SM’s important “jab”: Empowering communities through vaccination efforts
With its commitment to promote safe and healthy communities, SM provides comfortable, convenient, safe and accessible vaccination venues all over the country.
SM’s vaccination initiatives in support of national recovery
In a strong drive to support national recovery, SM ordered over 500,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines for its employees and for donation to the National Government.
Taking root: Hamilo Coast’s conservation of Nasugbu’s mangrove habitat
SM, through its Hamilo Coast property in Nasugbu, Batangas, continues to uphold its commitment to sustainability and mangrove conservation.
The Enduring Benefit of Investing Sustainably
SM’s journey towards becoming a more sustainable company began as far back as five to six decades ago when founded by Henry Sy, Sr. on solid principles of service, fairness, and progress for all.
Investing in Resilience in Response to Climate Change
SM, through SM Investments Corporation joined a business group and is the only Filipino company among dedicated global sustainability advocates in the 50 Sustainability & Climate Leaders campaign with a focus on responding to climate change.
Sustainalytics cites SM Investments as ESG Top-Rated Company globally in its industry
Sustainalytics, a leading independent ESG research, ratings, and analytics firm, has awarded SM Investments as a Sustainalytics ESG Top-Rated Company globally in its industry in 2021.
Alfamart opens its first store in Bataan
Alfamart, the first and only Super Minimart chain in the Philippines, recently opened its first store in the province of Bataan. The new location plays a pivotal role in Alfamart’s strategic expansion.
SM, GRI set sustainability agenda
SM Investments Corp. partnered with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) in this year’s GRI-SM ASEAN Sustainability E-Summit held on October 21 and 22.
More companies are carving pathways to sustainable business
SM together with Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) convened industry leaders and sustainability experts in a forum that tackled important issues and ESG principles as guideposts for enterprise action.
Sustainability will be a must in the new normal
With the tremendous impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on society, businesses are seen to heed the growing demand from consumers for sustainability to show that they care for both the environment and the community they operate in.
Finance sector collaborates with BSP on sustainability guidelines
Financial regulators led by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) are arming banks, financial institutions and corporates with the necessary tools and guidance in the effective management of climate and other environment-related risks.
Corporations feel growing public pressure for sustainability
The pandemic and the climate crisis are increasing the pressure on corporations globally, including the Philippines, to take accountability for their impact on the environment and push for sustainability efforts.
Incentives for banks being eyed – BSP
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) is considering giving incentives to banks that adhere to sustainability standards, according to BSP Deputy Governor Chuchi Fonacier in the recent GRI-SM ASEAN Sustainability E-Summit 2021.
PHL ‘might stand a chance’ on achieving sustainable dev’t goals
During the GRI-SM ASEAN Sustainability E-Summit, the Securities and Exchange Commission enjoined all publicly listed companies to help move the sustainability agenda forward by adopting more sustainability practices.
Next generation leaders in PH push for sustainability
Some of the next generation leaders in the ASEAN Region are bent on pushing for sustainability, even as they noted of challenges that need to be addressed to achieve the goal.
Regional business leaders to attend ASEAN Sustainability E-Summit
Business leaders from across ASEAN will gather this week to talk about sustainability, best practices as well as the challenges and opportunities brought on by the pandemic in this year’s GRI-SM ASEAN Sustainability E-Summit.