Scholars from Metro Manila, Cavite, Laguna & Bulacan Sign Contract with SM Foundation
125 high school graduates from public high schools in Metro Manila, Cavite, Laguna & Bulacan signed a contract with SM Foundation to formalize their 4 – 5 year-scholarship grants in
SM Foundation renovates Tacloban City Hospital
From left: Tacloban City Mayor Hon. Alfred Romualdez; Presidential Assistant for Rehabilitation and Recovery Sec. Panfilo Lacson Sr.; SM Investments Corporation Vice Chair Teresita Sy- Coson; SM Foundation, Inc. Executive
Warm Welcome Awaits Winter Olympian Michael Martinez at MOA on Feb 23
(20 February 2014, Pasay City, Philippines) SM Prime Holdings Inc., the property conglomerate of the SM Group of Companies, is all set to give a warm welcome for winter Olympian
SM’S Farmers Training Program in Guiuan, Eastern Samar and Tanauan, Leyte
Calamity-stricken Guiuan, Eastern Samar and Tanauan, Leyte are the venues of Kabalikat sa Kabuhyan Farmers’ Training Programs launched recently by SM Foundation. SM Foundation’s 70th batch of the Kabalikat sa
SM Skating Rink Holds International Tournament
(16 April 2014, Pasay City, Philippines) TheSM Skating Rink in the newly opened Mega Fashion Hall in SM Megamall is set to hold the International Skating Union (ISU) World Development Trophy in Manila from April
SM cited for excellence in operations by Chinese magazine
(14 April 2014, Pasay City, Philippines) SM Investments Corporation (SM) was cited as a winner of the “2013 Global Chinese Business 1000” by international affairs magazine Yazhou Zhoukan. The Global Chinese Business 1000 Awards
SM Cites Property Merger Benefits
(11 April 2014, Pasay City, Philippines) SM Investments Corporation (SM) (SM) highlighted the opportunities in real estate in the Philippines following its recent merger of property assets under mall developer now property
SM Creates Entertainment and Lifestyle Brand Powerhouse
(10 April, 2014 Pasay City, Philippines) Fresh from its own merger of property assets, SM Prime Holdings, Inc. undertook another landmark consolidation move, this time of its lifestyle and entertainment businesses to
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
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.