Carmen Copper is One with the Community after Odette
Cebu-based mining firm Carmen Copper Corporation focused on helping its communities recover from the devastation of typhoon Odette (Rai) which hit Visayas and Mindanao on December 16, 2021. Efforts started
2GO offers free transport of relief goods to Odette-stricken areas
MANILA, 24 December 2021 – 2GO Group, Inc.’s business arm 2GO Sea Solutions, the leader in domestic freight transportation in the Philippines, has been transporting donations and relief goods port-to-port,
SM Investments clinches Best IR website award
(17 December 2021, Pasay City, Philippines) Philippine conglomerate SM Investments Corporation (SM Investments) won the Best Investor Relations website award in the recent IR Magazine South East Asia Awards 2021.
2GO Vaccinates 96% of Employees
In its continuing commitment to provide a safe working environment and help fight the coronavirus disease, 2GO Group, Inc., the Philippines’ largest transportation and logistics provider, offered free COVID-19 vaccines
Getting the “jab” done: SM breaches 6 million jabs in malls; steps up vaccination
In strong support of the country’s recovery agenda and vaccination drive, SM malls reached an important milestone in COVID-19 “jabs” administered through its mall network nationwide. SM Supermalls has supported
Serving in All Sizes: Savemore introduces new store format
Applying valuable lessons learned about how new local community needs will continue on even after the pandemic, Savemore has branched out to a new retail format, Savemore Express. With a
SM bags multiple awards from Hong Kong’s Alpha Southeast Asia magazine
(29 November 2021, Pasay City, Philippines) SM Investments Corporation (SM) takes home three awards conferred by Hong Kong-based Alpha Southeast Asia magazine. In the recent 11th Institutional Investor Corporate Awards
Airspeed positions for future growth
Integrated logistics firm Airspeed, a part of SM Investments Corporation’s portfolio investments, is positioning for future growth with the opening of new hubs and innovating digitally to meet the evolving
2GO’s Optimized Route Network to Boost Supply Chain Efficiency as Economy Reopens
MANILA, 16 November 2021 – 2GO Group, Inc.’s business arm 2GO Sea Solutions, the leader in domestic freight transportation in the Philippines, aims to boost supply chain efficiency to support
SM Investments net income grows 79% to PHP27 billion in nine-month period
SM’s Q3 results reflect the resilience of its businesses and early signs of the economy opening up.
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.