SM Foundation and BDO Foundation Start Rebuilding San Joaquin Central School in Palo, Leyte
Palo, Leyte—SM Foundation, in partnership with the BDO Foundation (BDOF), starts rebuilding San Joaquin Central School in Palo, Leyte with the groundbreaking of a two-storey, four classroom school building. The
FiveE-ComCenter Topping Off Ceremony: Taking World-Class Architecture to Greater Heights
(From left during the topping off Ceremony) FSL & Associates Senior Project Architect Carlos P. Sauco; EEI Corporation AVP for Buildings, Engr. Andy P. Tumbokon III; Design Coordinates, Inc. President
Sun Mall Receives Warm Welcome
(12 May 2014. Pasay City, Philippines) Crowds flocked to the opening of Sun Mall, the newest retail podium within SM Development Corporation’s (SMDC) condominium development, Sun Residences. Sun Mall spans
Business Leaders Launch Awards to Raise Awareness about ASEAN Integration
(05 May 2014. Pasay City, Philippines) Business leaders supported the launch of the ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ASEAN BAC) Business Awards, the first ever recognition program for Philippine enterprises which
Philippine Skaters Place in ISU World Development Trophy
(30 April 2014, Pasay City, Philippines) Two Philippine skaters bagged silver and bronze medals in the International Skating Union (ISU) World Development Trophy held last April 26, 2014 at the SM Skating
ASEAN Business Advisory Council Philippines to unveil first ASEAN Business Awards
(28 April 2014, Pasay City, Philippines) The ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ASEAN BAC) Philippines will launch the first ever ASEAN BAC Business Awards (Awards) that will recognize Filipino businesses that
SM Prime Opens Retail Podium in Sun Residences
Finding its place under the Sun: The newly opened Sun Mall (25 April 2014) Property conglomerate SM Prime Holdings, Inc. opened its newest retail podium, Sun Mall in Quezon City within SM Development
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
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.