50 Successful SM Stores in 57 years
(13 March 2015. Pasay City, Philippines) From SM’s first ShoeMart store in Carriedo, Manila, SM Retail Inc. has grown its department store business, now known as The SM Store, to
APEC Finance Delegates Gather at Historic Taal Vista Hotel
TAGAYTAY CITY –Taal Vista Hotel, a historic destination in Tagaytay province, played host to deputies from finance ministries and central banks of Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) member economies from
The Philippines Hosts 30th East Asia Business Council Meeting
(12 February 2015. Tagaytay City, Philippines) The Philippines led this year’s East Asia Business Council (EABC), a key force in strengthening cooperation among private sectors in ASEAN. The EABC is a
6th Pyromusical Competition To Brighten the Sky at SM Mall of Asia on February 7
(05 February 2015, Pasay City, Philippines) An amazing display of fireworks and music will kick off on February 7, 2015, Saturday, at 7:30 PM at the SM by the Bay,
SMLEI and UFC® Announce UFC Fight Night Manila
Manila, Philippines – SM Lifestyle Entertainment, Inc. makes history once again as it promotes the first UFC® fight in the Philippines. The event scheduled on 16th May 2015, at the
Sustainability Efforts Net People of the Year Award for Sy
For advocating sustainable green business practices in the company’s operations, SM Prime Holdings and SM Investment Corporation First Executive Vice President Hans Sy earned the nod as one of the 14 People of the
Philippines is resilient, Southeast Asia a beacon of growth- Tessie Sy Coson
(26 January 2015. Pasay City, Philippines) The Philippines remains resilient while Southeast Asia stands out as a beacon of growth says SM Investments Corporation (SM) Vice Chairperson Teresita Sy-Coson at the recent Asian
SM Foundation and BDO Foundation Inaugurates Tagbilaran City Main Health Center
(27 June 2014. Bohol, Philippines) To further strengthen its commitment in bringing quality health service to marginalized communities, SM Foundation has inaugurated its first SM-assisted health center in Tagbilaran City
SM, Sio cited for major awards by Alpha Southeast Asia magazine
(26 June 2014. Pasay City, Philippines) International magazine Alpha Southeast Asia has cited leading Philippine conglomerate SM Investments Corporation (SM) for major awards in its 4th Annual Southeast Asia Institutional
Summer Skate Sizzles in SM Malls
(19 June 2014. Pasay City, Philippines) Four Philippine skaters bested over 100 of their peers in the recently held held Summer Skate Competition at the SM Skating Rinks in Mall of Asia and Megamall. Amanda Sophie Hernandez, 6,
The SEC and sustainable finance
SEC Commissioner Kelvin Lester K. Lee elaborated on their ongoing and planned initiatives to develop sustainable finance market, promote investments in ESG in line with its SuperVision 2025 in the recent GRI-SM ASEAN Sustainability E-Summit.
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.