With this year’s World Environment Day theme, “Beat Plastic Pollution,” UnionBankers were encouraged to refuse single-use plastics, which poses one of the biggest environmental challenges for our planet.
As the hot season begins to wane and many of us scramble to the beaches for a last-minute attempt to “tan”, we Filipinos know all too well what tragedy it would be to lose the beauty of our endless stretches of coastline. Sadly, the Philippines is reported to be the third worst plastic polluter of oceans.
The Aboitiz Group’s resource consumption for the first four months of 2018 continue to show our units’ steady growth, with figures driven by their respective business needs and the rollout of certain projects and strategies.
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.
Driven by a Higher Purpose, the 2016 UnionBank Sustainability Report is the Bank’s first standalone sustainability report following the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standards. With the publication of this report, UnionBank is the first among financial institutions in the Philippines to use the GRI Standards.