EXCELLENCE IN CORPORATE ESG. Receiving the award on behalf of BDO and SM is BDO Hong Kong branch Senior Vice President Howard Lincoln Son during The Asset ESG Corporate Awards ceremony held recently in Four Seasons Hong Kong. Contributed Photo
SM INVESTMENTS Corporation (SM) and BDO Unibank, Inc. were recognized as leaders in corporate sustainability with a Platinum Award in the 2019 The Asset ESG Corporate Awards. Both corporates received the highest honor, Platinum Awards for the 9th consecutive year.
The Asset ESG Awards are the longest running ESG awards in Asia by leading research house, Asset Benchmark Research (ABR). The awards are a rigorous benchmarking service for the region’s listed companies evaluated based on financial performance, quality of governance, social responsibility, environmental responsibility, and investor relations.
SM and BDO were rated highly in these metrics, joining top corporates in the region for Excellence in Environmental, Social, and Governance performance.
The Asset also recognized SM Investor Relations Team as one of the 13 Best Investor Relations Team Awardees in the region for their contribution and effective communication in addressing investors’ concerns.
The awardees of The Asset ESG Corporate Awards 2019 were honored recently at a gala dinner at the Four Seasons Hotel in Hong Kong.