Search on for top ASEAN companies Philippine nominations open June 22
The search is under way for the best Philippine companies that will go on to compete in this year’s ASEAN Business Awards. Nominations will be accepted by the Philippine secretariat
SM Bags Anvil Awards
SM Investments Corporation (SM) and SM Foundation, Inc. won three Silver Anvil Awards during the Public Relations Society of the Philippines (PRSP)’s Gabi ng Parangal of the 50th Anvil Awards
SM Recurring Net Income Grows 11%
(06 May 2015. Pasay City, Philippines) A growing economy and business expansion in all core businesses resulted in sustained revenue growth of 7.7% to PHP65.1 billion for SM Investments Corporation
SM Wins Investor Relations Excellence Awards from HK Magazine CG Asia
(20 April 2015. Pasay City, Philippines) Philippine conglomerate SM Investments Corporation (SM) and its subsidiaries recently received awards from Hong Kong-based publication Corporate Governance Asia’s 5th Asian Excellence Recognition Awards 2015. Under the
Philippines’ Sy-Coson Co-Chairs Upcoming World Economic Forum East Asia Meet in Jakarta
(17 April 2015. Pasay City, Philippines) The Philippines’ Ms. Teresita Sy-Coson, Vice Chairperson of SM Investments Corporation, is co-chairing in the upcoming 24th World Economic Forum (WEF) on East Asia in
SM Wins in Yazhou Zhoukan’s Yearly Awards
(06 April 2015. Hong Kong) Celebrating its 27th anniversary, Yazhou Zhoukan, a leading Chinese business magazine gives SM Investments Corporation (SM) an award for The Global Chinese Business 1000 Awards—Oustanding Performance.” According to Priscilla
SM Marks 10th Listing Anniversary, Cites Tremendous Growth
(30 March 2015. Pasay City, Philippines) SM Investments Corporation (SM) today marked its 10th year as a publicly-listed company in the Philippine Stock Exchange. SM listed on March 22, 2005
Forbes Global CEO Conference to be held in Manila in 2015
SINGAPORE (March 17, 2015) – Forbes Media LLC today announced that it will hold its 15th annual Forbes Global CEO Conference in Manila on October 12-14, 2015. Under the theme
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 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.