ADVANCING HEALTH SERVICES. One of the most significant changes in Inawayan over the last three years was the construction of their new barangay health center (right) donated by Therma South in partnership with Aboitiz Foundation.


Coming back home: Co-creating a better barangay

With not much economic activity in Barangay Inawayan, Sta. Cruz, Davao del Sur, people understandably left to look for opportunities in other places. The past few years, however, the economy started to pick up, thanks to the arrival of AboitizPower’s baseload power plant operated by Therma South.

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Cover Story

ASM 2018: Our Brand Promise Thrives On Stakeholders’ Trust

Aboitiz Equity Ventures and AboitizPower held their respective 2018 Annual Stockholders’ Meeting on May 21 at the Fairmont Hotel in Makati City. AEV and its strategic business units aim to spend PHP77.6 billion in capital expenditures amid vibrant growth opportunities at home and abroad while taking advantage of opportunities to mirror the company’s thrust of advancing business while developing communities.

ABOITIZ RISK MINDSET. (From left) Chris Sangster, AboitizPower Executive Director for Project Development and Execution, speaks at the panel discussion with Vicky Tan (Head, Group Risk Management Unit, Ayala Corporation), Kent Chaplin (Lloyd’s APAC CEO), Wolfram Hedrich (Executive Director of Marsh’s Risk Center), and Paulo Garcia (Marsh).

Corporate Center

Aboitiz joins PARIMA discussion on key risks reports

PARIMA held its Marsh-Lloyd’s Risk Conversation forum in Bonifacio Global City last May 10, welcoming 96 delegates of whom 23 are risk practitioners from the Aboitiz Group. Discussions focused on significant findings of on global risk, city risk, and digitalization and their impact on the current approach to risk management.

ACI  with the team from Nippon Steel & Sumikin (NSENGI)


ACI visits Japan’s major companies

The group met with Wakachiku Construction Ltd., Nippon Steel & Sumikin Engineering Co., Ltd. (NSENGI), Hitachi Zosen Corporation, Tsuneishi Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (Toshiba), and Japan Gas Corporation (JGC) to discuss various construction opportunities and, likewise, personally thank the companies for projects that have been successfully completed.

Banking and Financial Services

Purpose Beyond Profit

As it strives to become relevant to its purpose of Making Da Diff, UnionBank continues to embark on its sustainability agenda: enriching the lives of more people, protecting the environment, and inspiring a greater sense of purpose as a financial institution.

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Notes by EMA: Conventional Wisdom & China

Yukon Huang – watch him on YouTube to get a full picture. This is a summary of what he thinks. I have learned from him. I have never liked conventional wisdom and have sought those that help me challenge the same; not for the sake of challenge but because in a world that is rapidly changing and adapting, conventional wisdom cannot generally be the best path forward.