From left: Michael Gallagher, The Stevie Awards President, Henry R. Aguda, UnionBank Chief Transformation Officer, Michelle Rubio, UnionBank HR Director, and James P. Ileto, UnionBank VP Public Relations

Honor Roll

UnionBank takes home Stevie Awards for HR achievement

UnionBank was recognized at the 2018 Stevie Awards for Great Employers in ceremonies held last September 21 in New York City. The awards recognize the world’s best employers, human resources professionals, teams, achievements and all HR-related products and suppliers that help create and drive great places to work.

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End of the road for federalism?

IN his third State of the Nation Address (SONA) in July, President Rodrigo Duterte urged Congress to work on his proposal to change the Constitution to enable the Philippines to shift from the current presidential to a federal form of government. Curiously as we observed in our brief, he did it less forcefully then what many had expected considering that federalism, along with the drug war and anti-corruption drive, had been an oft-repeated subject of his lengthy monologues.

Among the locators at the San Carlos Ecozone in Brgy. Punao, San Carlos City, Negros Occidental is AboitizPower subsidiary San Carlos Sun Power, Inc. (SacaSun), which operates a 59-megawatt solar farm that helps the city achieve its ambition of becoming the leader of renewable energy production in the Philippines.

Power

San Carlos paves the way for RE

Only recently, amid the decline in the growth of the country’s sugar industry beginning in the 1980s, San Carlos began seeking other means of generating revenue. Among these was harnessing sunshine, one of its most abundant resources.