SM Land Obtains PEZA Registration for SM Seaside City IT Centers in Cebu
(16 October 2012. Pasay City, Philippines) SM Land, Inc., the real estate arm of SM Investments Corporation (SMIC) signed on October 10, 2012 the Registration Agreement for SM Seaside City
SMIC Prices US$500M 7-Year Bond Issue
(10 October 2012. Pasay City, Philippines) SM Investments Corporation (“SMIC”) announced today that it has priced a US$500 million 7-year bond issue at a fixed rate of 4.25% per annum.
SM to Issue Long-Term US Dollar Bonds
(3 October 2012. Pasay City, Philippines) SM Investments Corporation (SM) announced today that its Board of Directors approved the issuance of seven- and ten-year US Dollar Bonds. SM appointed Citi,
SM to Issue New Shares to Institutional Investors
SM Investments Corporation (SM) announced that its Board of Directors approved the placement of primary common shares worth USD150.0 million to institutional investors via a top up placement. Apart from
SM Reports 13% Growth in First-Half 2012
(14 August 2012. Pasay City, Philippines) SM Investments Corporation (SM) reported today that its net income for the first half of 2012 increased by 13% to Php10.9 billion from Php9.6
SM Scholars Gather for Annual General Assembly
A majority of SM scholars gathered at the Premier Cinema of SM Mall of Asia recently for their 2012 General Assembly, where the theme “Embrace, Expand, Own Your Scholarship,” was
SM Garners Awards from Alpha Southeast Asia
(07 August 2012. Pasay City, Philippines) SM Investments Corporation (SM), one of the Philippines’ leading conglomerates, recently received awards from international publication Alpha Southeast Asia. SM’s Executive Vice President and
SM Secures Listing of Retail Bonds in PDEX
(12 July 2012, Pasay City, Philippines) SM Investments Corporation (SM) obtained the approval to list its retail bonds totalling Php25 billion on July 16, 2012 at the Philippine Dealing and
17-C Press Release: SMIC Retail Bonds Upsized to Php15 billion
Belle Takes in MCE for its Integrated Resort Project
(05 July 2012, Pasay City, Philippines) It has been announced that Belle Corporation (Belle),one of the affiliates of SM Investments Corp, together with Belle’s 100%-owned subsidiary, Premium Leisure and Amusement,
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.
Next generation leaders in PH push for sustainability
Some of the next generation leaders in the ASEAN Region are bent on pushing for sustainability, even as they noted of challenges that need to be addressed to achieve the goal.
Regional business leaders to attend ASEAN Sustainability E-Summit
Business leaders from across ASEAN will gather this week to talk about sustainability, best practices as well as the challenges and opportunities brought on by the pandemic in this year’s GRI-SM ASEAN Sustainability E-Summit.