SM, Subsidiaries Garner Awards on Corporate Governance
(08 April 2014. Pasay City, Philippines) Leading Philippine conglomerate SM Investments Corporation (SM) and its subsidiaries garnered awards on good corporate governance from Hong Kong publication Corporate Governance Asia (CG Asia). CG Asia is
Homegrown Olympian Bags Gold in Slovenia Tourney
(07 April 2014, Pasay City, Philippines) Homegrown Olympian Michael Christian Martinez bagged the gold in the recently held Triglav Trophy International Figure Skating Competition in Jesenice, Slovenia. The 18-year old Martinez finished the free
Pyromusical Competition Closes with a Bang; Canada Bags First Place
(04 April, Pasay City, Philippines) The 5th Philippine International Pyromusical Competition (PIPC) capped a six-week show with a bang with the Royal Pyrotechnie of Canada clinching first place. The Royal Pyrotechnie started out as a small
SM Prime Cited for Two Awards in China
(03 April 2014. Pasay City, Philippines.) Property conglomerate SM Prime Holdings, Inc. clinched two major awards recognizing two of the company’s malls in China. SM City Xiamen in Fuijian province will be
SM Reaches Out to Investors in First Retail Roadshow
(02 April, Pasay City, Philippines) SM Investments Corporation (SM) reached out to retail investors in maiden non-deal domestic roadshow held recently in Cebu, Davao and Manila. The roadshow is an
Two Filipino Figure Skaters to Compete in Slovenia
01 April 2014, Pasay City, Philippines) Olympian Michael Christian Martinez and 17-year old Samantha Cabiles are set to compete in the Triglav Trophy International Figure Skating Competition in Jesenice, Slovenia from April 2 to 6, 2014.
Pasay City, Philippines. The SM Consortium, which was one of the bidders for the Automated Fare Collection System (AFCS) Project for LRT Lines 1 and 2 and MRT 3, filed
SM Raises Governance Bar
SM Investments Corporation (SM) has approved an expanded code of ethics, further strengthening its corporate governance standards to keep pace with emerging trends in the region. The revised code is
SM Receives Anvil Award
(18 March 2014, Pasay City, Philippines) SM Investments Corporation recently received the Anvil Award organized by the Public Relations Society of the Philippines (PRSP). SM received an Award of Merit for its 2012 Annual Report with
Filipino SMEs on Track to Become Regional Players
Suppliers seen benefiting from improved infrastructure (14 March 2014, Pasay City, Philippines) Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the Philippine supply chain will benefit from closer economic integration in the
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.