(4 May 2016. Pasay City, Philippines) SM Investments Corporation (SM) won two awards at the 8th Annual Global Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Summit and Awards held in Indonesia.
SM bagged a silver award for Best Corporate Communications & Investor Relations and a bronze award as Best Governed & Most Transparent Company.
In addition to receiving the award, Ms. Guidote was a panel speaker in a discussion on “Community Transformation Challenge 2016 and Beyond—From Poverty Alleviation to Viable & Sustainable Communities”.
Started eight years ago, the Global CSR Summit & Awards is a prestigious international award event which aims to raise awareness on CSR-related issues. It also recognizes outstanding individuals and companies around the world for their contributions in environment preservation, community transformation and poverty alleviation, women’s rights and welfare, workplace practices and product innovations in CSR.
About SM Investments Corporation
SM Investments Corporation, founded by entrepreneur Henry Sy, Sr., is one of the country’s largest publicly listed companies with a sustainable group of businesses that thrives on synergies of its banking, property, and retail operations. SM has grown into one of the most highly respected companies in the country owing to its progressive approach in business and its comprehensive sustainability programs for its host communities through SM Foundation and SM Cares.
SM’s retail operations enjoy a strong brand franchise consisting of non-food under THE SM STORE and food under SM Markets comprising of SM Supermarket, SM Hypermarket, and Savemore and other food retail stores under Waltermart and Alfamart. SM’s property arm, SM Prime Holdings, Inc., is the largest integrated property developer in the Philippines with interests in malls, residences, offices, hotels and convention centers as well as tourism-related property developments. SM’s interests in banking are in BDO Unibank, Inc. (BDO), the country’s largest bank and China Banking Corporation (China Bank), the seventh largest bank.
For more about SM, click here: www.sminvestments.com
For further information, please contact:
Ms. Corazon P. Guidote
Senior Vice President for Investor Relations
SM Investments Corporation
Tel. No. (632) 857-0117