Awards and achievements across the Aboitiz Group
AEV WINS THE PSE BELL AWARDS
AEV was awarded as one of the top 5 listed companies in the 4th Bell Awards by the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE). As in the previous Bell Awards, an independent group was formed to evaluate the corporate governance practices of the listed companies and trading participants.
PAGBILAO ENERGY RECOGNIZED FOR FINANCE DEAL The Asset Magazine’s Triple A Asia Infrastructure Awards 2015 presented its ‘Best Power Deal’ to Pagbilao Energy Corporation for its P33-billion Project Financing Facility. AboitizPower Group Treasurer Gabby Mañalac attended the special ceremony in Hong Kong to accept the award last October 3.
HEDCOR IS HAILED REGIONAL HALL OF FAMER FOR OUTSTANDING LABOR PRACTICE Hedcor emerged as the regional winner in the 2015 Search for Outstanding Labor Management Cooperation (LMC) for Industrial Peace in the Cordillera Administrative Region. Hedcor won in 2011 and 2013. This third win cements its position in the Hall of Fame, notwithstanding its three citations for Social Accountability, Industrial Peace and Harmony and Strategic Visioning and Partnering for Business Growth and Job Generation conferred by the Employers Confederation of the Philippines.
TESDA NAMES VECO INDUSTRY CHAMPION VECO has been named 2015 TESDA Kabalikat Awardee (Industry Category) for the Visayas in recognition of its being an outstanding institution in the promotion and development of Filipino skilled workers. The TESDA Kabalikat Awards recognizes individuals and institutions who have made strides in promoting and strengthening Technical Vocational Education and Training in the country.
COMMITMENT IN VOLUNTEERISM Davao Light was recognized by the Philippine National Volunteer Service Coordinating Agency and the National Volunteer Month Steering Committee for being a Regional Nominee in the Search for Outstanding Volunteers 2015 Corporate Organization Category. This is in acknowledgment and recognition for Davao Light’s commendable service, dedication and commitment to volunteering for development.
EFFECTIVE OPERATIONAL PERFORMANCE Megalink has named UnionBank as one of the Top 3 awardees on effective operational performance for 2014 by marking one of the Highest Reply Rate in its network. The Bank was also recognized for deploying one of the Top 3 Performing Off-Site ATM for its Solaire and Casino machine. UnionBank executives SEVP Edwin Bautista, EVP Dennis Matutina, and SVP Ramon Duarte received the award together with Operational and Technical Management teams.
‘MAKING DA DIFF’ IN THE REGION UnionBank HR Director Michelle Rubio, HR Services Head Pam Galoyo and Employer Branding & Communications Officer Winnie Sy attended the 2015 Asian Banking and Finance Retail Banking Awards held in Singapore and received twin honors on behalf of their 2,700 team members who continue to support the Bank’s initiatives in making the difference in the communities they serve. The Bank received the Gold Award for Corporate Social Responsibility recognizing its GoBeyond communities, and the Silver Employer Award of the Year. The Asian Banking and Finance Retail Banking Awards is a prestigious recognition that cuts across 30 Asian countries.
ACING THE NATIONAL PRODUCTIVITY CONGRESS Pilmico’s Farina Team (from its Quality Assurance Department) and Enerprime Team (from the Central Maintenance Department) each took gold awards in the Easy Kaizen Non-Production Category at the 35th Productivity Improvement Circles National Convention (PICNC) held last October in Davao City. The Farina Team was awarded for its “An Experiment to Determine Possible Reduction in the Wheat Conditioning Time of the Experimental Milling Process” entry while the Enerprime Team was recognized for its “Provision of Overtail Spout and Hopper for Belt Conveyor #5 at Intake Plant” entry. PICNC gathered over 200 participants from various companies in manufacturing, service, agribusiness, and food industries to allow quality practitioners to network, showcase new technologies, and celebrate the best achievements on quality and productivity.
DOUBLE HONORS IN TORONTO Pilmico FVP and Chief Resource Officer Maribeth Marasigan represented the company at the 12th Annual International Business Awards in Toronto, Canada last October 23 to accept two Stevie awards for the Mahalin Pagkaing Atin campaign. For ‘championing sustainable entrepreneurship by igniting pride, preference for local produce’, Mahalin Pagkaing Atin was selected as the Silver Stevie winner in the Communications/PR – Campaign: Investor Relations category. It also received the Bronze Stevie award in the Communications/PR – Campaign: Marketing – Reputation/Brand Management category for its work in ‘helping disaster-stricken areas get back on their feet’. The Stevie Awards are the world’s premier business awards created to honor and generate public recognition of the achievements and positive contributions of organizations and working professionals worldwide.