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Our Sustainable Growth Pillars

We serve as a catalyst for development in the communities where we are present. Our Path to Sustainable Growth is focused on energizing local economies.

Wherever SM operates:

We provide
inclusive economic
opportunities that
help generate jobs

We facilitate
development through
public infrastructure
building and

We promote

We create
positive social

We drive


We Provide Inclusive Economic Opportunities


We Facilitate Development

*Tuberculosis - Directly Observed Treatment, Short Course

*Summerhills Home Development Corporation


We Promote Environmental Responsibility


We Create Positive Community Impact


We Drive Sustainable Growth

We align with the United Nations
Sustainable Development Goals

SM is committed to taking on an active role in achieving the UN SDGs. From our initial alignment, we have taken deliberate steps in identifying
specific targets to focus our strategic investments and initiatives on.

PHP25.9bn taxes paid in 2019

Target 1.1: By 2030, eradicate extreme poverty for all people everywhere, currently measured as people living on less than US$1.25 a day

Target 1.2: By 2030, reduce at least by half the proportion of men, women, and children of all ages living in poverty in all its dimensions according to national definitions

26,903farmers trained

217farmers training sessions
conducted to date

Target 2.1: By 2030, end hunger and ensure access by all people, in particular the poor and people in vulnerable situations, including infants, to safe, nutritious and sufficient food all year round

258 health centers and
medical facilities

255 medical missions
conducted serving

1.18M patients

Target 3.2: By 2030, end preventable deaths of newborns and children under 5 years of age, with all countries aiming to reduce neonatal mortality to at least as low as 12 per 1,000 live births and under-five mortality to at least as low as 25 per 1,000 births

85 public health centers renovated to date that received PhilHealth TB-DOTS* accreditation

Target 3.3: By 2030, end the epidemics of AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria and neglected tropical disease and combat hepatitis, water-borne diseases and other communicable diseases

156 public school buildings

635 classrooms

Target 4.1: By 2030, ensure that all girls and boys complete free, equitable and quality primary and secondary education leading to relevant effective learning outcomes

9,430 technical-vocational and college scholars to date

Target 4.3: By 2030, ensure equal access for all women and men to affordable and quality technical, vocational and tertiary education, including university

63% of SM’s
are women

Target 5.1: End all forms of discrimination against all women and girls everywhere

25% of SMIC’s Board
are women

Target 5.5:Ensure women’s full and effective participation and equal opportunities for leadership at all levels of decision-making in political, economic and public life

33.6%SM Prime’s average
annual water recycling
equivalent to

swimming pools

Target 6.4: By 2030, substantially increase water-use efficiency across all sectors and ensure sustainable withdrawals and supply of freshwater to address water scarcity and substantially reduce the number of people suffering from water scarcity

33,000 solar panels installed to date producing 9.2 megawatts

2,168 MW total installed capacity of renewable projects financed by BDO

Target 7.2: By 2030, increase substantially the share of renewable energy in the global energy mix

PHP453.7bn Economic value distributed to various stakeholders

157,288 employed in 2019

Target 8.1: Sustain per capita economic growth in accordance with national circumstances and, in particular, at least 7% gross domestic product growth per annum in the least developed countries

# 183 World's Best Employer Forbes Global 2000

# 172 World's Best Regarded Companies Forbes Global 2000

Target 8.5: By 2030, achieve full and productive employment and decent work for all women and men, including for young people and persons with disabilities, and equal pay for work of equal value

19,153 tenants in SM malls

Target 9.3: Increase the access of small-scale industrial and other enterprises, in particular in developing countries, to financial services, including affordable credit, and their integration into value chains and markets

10% of Capex in infrastructure costs is allocated to disaster resilience and sustainability

PHP43.4bn total BDO funding for renewable energy projects with 2,168 MW total installed capacity

9.2 MW capacity of solar panels installed in SM Supermalls

Target 9.4: By 2030, upgrade infrastructure and retrofit industries to make them sustainable, with increased resource-use efficiency and greater adoption of clean and environmentally sound technologies and industrial processes, with all countries taking action in accordance with their respective capabilities

36,393 participants in Angels’ Walk for Autism and in Happy Walk in 2019

52,311 participated in Happy Walk to raise awareness for Down syndrome

Target 10.2: By 2030, empower and promote the social, economic and political inclusion of all, irrespective of age, sex, disability, race, ethnicity, origin, religion or economic or other status

1,000 disaster resilient homes

Target 11.1: By 2030, ensure access for all to adequate, safe and affordable housing and basic services and upgrade slums

5 integrated lifestyle cities
with disaster resilient
features built

Target 11.3: By 2030, enhance inclusive and sustainable urbanization and capacity for participatory, integrated and sustainable human settlement planning and management in all countries

almost6,500 tonnes of waste recycled or sold to recyclers

about4,900 tonnes of waste collected by accredited haulers

Target 12.2: By 2030, achieve the sustainable management and efficient use of natural resources

Publication of Sustainability Reports by all listed companies in the SM group

Target 12.6: Encourage companies, especially large and transnational companies, to adopt sustainable practices and to integrate sustainability information into their reporting cycle

10% of CapEx allocated to incorporate disaster-resilient features

Target 13.2: Integrate climate change measures into national policies, strategies and planning

53 automated weather stations in SM malls

Target 13.3: Improve education, awareness raising and human and institutional capacity on climate change mitigation, adaptation and impact reduction and early warning

3 marine protected areas

PHP20.3mn funds raised for World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) through BDO ATM donations

Target 14.2: By 2020, sustainably manage and protect marine and coastal ecosystems to avoid significant adverse impacts, including by strengthening their resilience, and take action for their restoration in order to achieve healthy and productive oceans

10 hectares of mangroves preserved

3.4M tree saplings planted to date

122 bird species protected in Pico de Loro Village and Carmen Copper Mine Site

Target 15.2: By 2020, promote the implementation of sustainable management of all types of forests, halt deforestation, restore degraded forests and substantially increase afforestation and reforestation globally

10 SM companies ranked among the Top 30 publicly listed companies with the highest corporate governance score based on the ASEAN Corporate Governance Scorecard

Target 16.6: Develop effective, accountable and transparent institutions at all levels

GRI-SM Partnership for the first GRI Sustainability Summit in the country

Target 17.14: Enhance policy coherence or sustainable development

UNGC-GRI Regional Sustainability Summit August 2019 Co-host

GRI Sustainability Summit Philippines October 2018 Co-presenter

UN ARISE Philippines signatory

United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) signatory

Target 17.16: Enhance the global partnership for sustainable development, complemented by multi-stakeholder partnerships that mobilize and share knowledge, expertise, technology and financial resources, to support the achievement of the sustainable development goals in all countries, in particular developing countries

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