SM Mall of Asia Arena Opens for Lady Gaga Concert
(18 May 2012. Pasay City, Philippines.) The Mall of Asia Arena (MOA Arena) opens with a big bang on Monday, 21 May 2012, with a two-day concert of five-time Grammy
SM Land Breaks Ground for ThreeE-comCenter
(10 May 2012. Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City, Philippines) The commercial properties group of SM Land Inc., the property development arm of SM Investments Corporation, broke ground for ThreeE-comCenter
SM First Quarter 2012 Net Income Grows 13% to PHP6.0 billion
(26 April 2012. Pasay City, Philippines.) Philippine conglomerate SM Investments Corporation (SM) realized a net income growth of 13% to Php6.0 billion in January to March 2012, from Php5.3 billion
SMIC 2012 Cash Dividends
(26 April 2012. Pasay City, Philippines.) Philippine conglomerate SM Investments Corporation (SM) announced during its annual stockholders’ meeting that the company’s board of directors approved the declaration of a Php10.40
SM PHP10 Billion Fixed Rate Bonds Receive PRS Aaa Rating
(16 April 2012. Pasay City, Philippines.) Philippine conglomerate SM Investments Corporation (SM) disclosed today that its proposed Php10.0 billion fixed-rate bond issue, with an option for oversubscription by another Php5.0
SM to Issue Fixed-Rate Retail Bonds
(13 April 2012. Pasay City, Philippines) SM Investments Corporation (SM) announced today that its Board of Directors approved the issuance of Fixed Rate Peso Retail Bonds worth Php10 billion with
SM Wins The Asset Platinum Award and Anvil Award of Merit
27 March 2012. Pasay City, Philippines) Mr. Gil L. Gonzales, SM Investments Corporation (SM) vice president for corporate governance (left) receives from Mr. Daniel Yu, The Asset Magazine editor-in-chief (right)
SM Receives Fourth Consecutive Platinum Award from Hong Kong-Based Publisher
(13 March 2012. Pasay City, Philippines.) For the fourth consecutive year, SM Investments Corporation (SM) won The Asset Platinum Corporate Award for all-around excellence in management, financial performance, corporate governance,
SM 2011 Net Income Expands 15% to PHP21.2 billion
(07 March 2012. Pasay City, Philippines.) Philippine conglomerate SM Investments Corporation (SM) reported a 15% growth in net income for 2011 of Php21.2 billion from Php18.4 billion last year. Consolidated
SMIC Successfully Launched Convertible Bond
(02 February 2012. Pasay City, Philippines) SM Investments Corporation (“SMIC”) successfully launched and priced a 5-year US$250 million convertible bond (“CB”). The issue was offered in a Reg-S format and
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.