SM Markets: ‘Here to Serve’
SM Markets, the supermarket business of SM, is ‘’Here to Serve’ the needs of the local economy as it increases support for food businesses carried in its stores.
SM Prime to open new mall in Daet, Camarines Norte
SM Prime is set to open its newest and first mall in the province of Camarines Norte on October 15, SM City Daet. This is the company’s 3rd mall in the Bicol Region.
WalterMart brings convenience and service excellence closer to neighborhoods
WalterMart, SM Retail, Inc.’s Luzon-based supermarket chain, is bringing convenience closer to neighborhoods with its brand of service “with a heart” as it opens two new stores in CALABARZON.
SM Markets drives renaissance with increased digital presence
SM Markets, the supermarket business of SM, is “Happy to Serve” more communities around the country as it expands its presence online.
SM Prime targets to minimize operations’ carbon footprint through Enhanced Sustainability Program
SM Prime targets to increase the share of renewable energy in its electricity consumption by more than 50% across all of its business segments by end of 2022, in support of the Department of Energy’s program of moving up the renewable energy supply component of the country to 35% by 2030.
MyTown redefines essential and safe accommodation for young professionals and businesses
MyTown has doubled up its corporate clientele by 70% percent and continued to expand its product offering over the last 18 months since the pandemic started, as corporations increasingly see co-living spaces as essential and safe accommodation.
Pet Express moves to expand its retail “paw”print
Pet retail stores are now deemed as an essential business, providing the needed cat and dog food that take up the lion’s share of demand.
SM intensifies vaccination efforts
SM’s broad vaccination efforts have intensified in solid support of national recovery.
2GO: Future Ready
2GO as a service provider capitalizes on supply chain technologies to fuel the profitable growth of its partners and customers.
2GO provides solutions to energize local economy
2GO Group Inc., the largest integrated supply chain enterprise, is providing critical services in strong support of the local economy, especially micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in these pandemic times.
2GO Travel allows passengers with vaccination cards
2GO Travel, the country’s largest premier sea travel provider said local government units of five destinations in its travel network have relaxed travel restrictions and have simplified entry requirements.
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.