Aboitiz Eyes http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com Our Stories of #AdvancingBusinessandCommunities Fri, 26 Apr 2019 03:04:04 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.4.18 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/cropped-16x16-32x32.png Aboitiz Eyes http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com 32 32 EON named Best Payment Innovation in Asia at RBI Asia Trailblazer Awards http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/eon-named-best-payment-innovation-asia-rbi-asia-trailblazer-awards/ http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/eon-named-best-payment-innovation-asia-rbi-asia-trailblazer-awards/#respond Fri, 26 Apr 2019 03:01:05 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=27133 UnionBank's EON product bested other entries with its neobanking platform that offers a suite of deposit, consumer finance, and payment products, leveraging on the latest technology to deliver an enjoyable experience, and complemented by agent branches nationwide.

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PETNET recertified for ISO 9001:2015 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/petnet-recertified-iso-90012015/ http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/petnet-recertified-iso-90012015/#respond Thu, 25 Apr 2019 18:14:25 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=27179 PETNET, Inc. affirmed its adherence to world-class quality management standards after receiving the continued certification to ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Systems awarded on March 5 by Certification International Philippines, Inc. (CIPI).

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Apo Agua team members at Tamugan watershed http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/apo-agua-team-members-tamugan/ http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/apo-agua-team-members-tamugan/#respond Thu, 25 Apr 2019 17:57:36 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=27261 Various initiatives are being carried out for the protection and conservation of the Panigan-Tamugan Watershed. The area is especially critical as it where Davao City’s water supply will be sourced through the Davao City Bulk Water Supply Project (DCBWSP).

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Values-Driven Growth: AEV and AboitizPower ASM 2019 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/values-driven-growth-aev-aboitizpower-asm-2019/ http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/values-driven-growth-aev-aboitizpower-asm-2019/#respond Thu, 25 Apr 2019 15:21:41 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=27280 Aboitiz Equity Ventures, Inc. (AEV) has earmarked PHP81 billion in capital expenditures (capex) for 2019, a 65% increase from roughly PHP50 billion utilized in the previous year. The bulk of the fresh funding will be infused into power and infrastructure projects to sustain growth momentum over the long-term.

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EIA announces next AboitizPower head http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/eia-announces-next-aboitizpower-head/ http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/eia-announces-next-aboitizpower-head/#respond Thu, 25 Apr 2019 15:13:57 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=27269 The AboitizPower board has selected the next President & CEO for AboitizPower who will take over upon EIA's retirement at the end of 2019.

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Carlos Aboitiz opens ACI’s 2019 LEAD Management Talk series http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/carlos-aboitiz-opens-acis-2019-lead-management-talk-series/ http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/carlos-aboitiz-opens-acis-2019-lead-management-talk-series/#respond Thu, 25 Apr 2019 12:36:30 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=27377 Hedcor’s President and COO, Carlos Aboitiz opened the first ever LEAD Management Talk Series with the Aboitiz Construction Inc. (ACI) management trainees. The talk conducted face-to-face style was attended by ACI's pioneering batch of 13 management trainees.

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LEADing the way for future Kauban Leaders http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/leading-way-for-future-kauban-leaders/ http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/leading-way-for-future-kauban-leaders/#respond Thu, 25 Apr 2019 11:49:59 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=27266 Aboitiz Construction, Inc. (ACI) management trainees commit to the #AlwaysLearning attitude and behavior, as they broaden their experience and skills by taking on bigger roles.

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Ensuring earthquake preparedness http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/ensuring-earthquake-preparedness/ http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/ensuring-earthquake-preparedness/#respond Thu, 25 Apr 2019 03:10:33 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=27287 This week, two earthquakes — within 48 hours of each other — were felt in Luzon and in the Visayas and although Metro Manila and Cebu felt weaker tremors, the strength of the quakes was enough to rattle and cause shock among citizens.

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#Teamwork: The A-Club Program is back! http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/teamwork-a-club-program-is-back/ http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/teamwork-a-club-program-is-back/#respond Sun, 21 Apr 2019 12:56:44 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=27203 Here in the Aboitiz Group, the fun and enjoyment don’t stop. In support of the mission to provide A-People with a gateway to widen their network and meet new people, the A-Club Program is back on its second year. This year, seven newly formed clubs are added to the six pioneer clubs, making this family a bigger community for 2019.

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Republic Cement’s Kapit-Balay Masonry Cement is an envi-friendly choice http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/republic-cements-kapit-balay-masonry-cement-envi-friendly-choice/ Sat, 20 Apr 2019 13:21:38 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=27145 The Type S masonry cement was developed in response to the clamor of the Cebu construction industry for a masonry cement that is both economical and environment-friendly while fulfilling the high-quality standards of its intended purpose.

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UnionBank’s PlayEveryday card awards points for “adulting” tasks http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/unionbank-playeveryday-card-awards-points-adulting-tasks/ Sat, 20 Apr 2019 11:46:06 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=27099 UnionBank's PlayEveryday card is the first gamified card program in the country that is designed for millennials. The revolutionary product presents a series of "adulting" challenges that make banking a fun, easy, and rewarding experience.

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Solid waste management at Seafront Residences and nearby communities http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/solid-waste-management-seafront-residences-nearby-communities/ Sat, 20 Apr 2019 05:52:26 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=27155 AboitizLand took it up a notch by equipping its partners in Barangay Calubcub II, San Juan, Batangas with a mini-dumper and several trash bins to help in ensuring cleanliness not just within the property but in nearby towns as well.

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Therma Visayas power plant now online http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/therma-visayas-power-plant-now-online/ http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/therma-visayas-power-plant-now-online/#respond Wed, 17 Apr 2019 09:45:15 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=27136 AboitizPower subsidiary Therma Visayas, Inc. has started delivering energy from the first of two 170-MW (150 MW net) baseload units in Toledo City, Cebu. The second 170-MW unit (150 MW net) is currently expected to come online by May 2019.

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Pawikan hatchlings released in 2019 point to their reemerging population in Davao http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/pawikan-hatchlings-released-2019-point-reemerging-population-davao/ Sun, 14 Apr 2019 17:00:07 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=26369 AboitizPower's two subsidiaries in Davao City have, so far, already released a total of 207 sea turtle hatchlings back to the sea in 2019, highlighting the work these business units have been doing to protect the environment over the years.

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Deconstructing the Philippine Construction Roadmap 2020-2030 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/deconstructing-philippine-construction-roadmap-2020-2030/ http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/deconstructing-philippine-construction-roadmap-2020-2030/#respond Thu, 11 Apr 2019 11:08:40 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=25840 Aboitiz Construction, Inc. participated in the consultations and dialogues held in 2018 and early 2019 prior to the launch of the roadmap. This article is meant for our fellow Kaubans and partners in the industry as we share our thoughts and insights.

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A #BetterWorld for the Pawikan at AboitizLand’s Seafront Residences http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/aboitizland-pushes-nature-sensitive-planning-protects-pawikan-sanctuary/ http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/aboitizland-pushes-nature-sensitive-planning-protects-pawikan-sanctuary/#respond Mon, 08 Apr 2019 03:55:19 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=27077 AboitizLand has recently engaged its community partners for a community rollout and education drive to bring awareness of the pawikan's importance in support of its environment-sensitive planning for Seafront Residences.

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Lessons from a career woMOM http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/career-womom/ http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/career-womom/#respond Sun, 07 Apr 2019 16:06:53 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=26595 All too often, we approach the question of career or family as black and white: either you work full-time or you become a stay-at-home mom. AP Gen's CFO, Racquel Bustamante, however, chose to break this traditional divide.

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Pilmico and DAR renew sustainable agri-livelihood project that empowers PH farmers http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/pilmico-dar-renew-sustainable-agri-livelihood-project-empowers-ph-farmers/ Sat, 06 Apr 2019 18:40:49 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=27033 More farmers will soon benefit from a renewed public-private partnership project between Pilmico and the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) that aims to promote sustainable agri-livelihood in the country.

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Republic Cement introduces fly ash for stronger, sustainable structures http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/republic-cement-introduces-fly-ash-stronger-sustainable-structures/ Sat, 06 Apr 2019 18:15:10 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=26993 Republic Cement recently added fly ash to its product portfolio as part of the company’s efforts to utilize industrial by-products as key components in building materials. This is aligned with its thrust towards green manufacturing and supports the government’s “Build, Build, Build” campaign.

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The country’s first virtual currency ATM is here http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/countrys-first-virtual-currency-atm/ Sat, 06 Apr 2019 18:03:46 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=27052 “This is a further testament that banks are now acting like a fintech firm. This launch blurs the line more and we see this move for banks to change the landscape of the world of finance.”

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UnionBank wins ‘Digital Bank of the Year’, dominates The Asset’s Triple A Digital Awards http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/unionbank-wins-digital-bank-year-dominates-assets-triple-digital-awards/ Sat, 06 Apr 2019 10:15:52 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=27037 UnionBank, the country’s best digital bank, bagged five of The Asset Triple A Digital Awards 2018. Its latest slew of recognitions from The Asset, dubbed the financial magazine for Asia’s decision-makers, further validates UnionBank's visionary and industry-leading digital transformation.

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Aboitiz Foundation supports 20 tech-voc scholars http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/aboitiz-foundation-supports-20-tech-voc-scholars/ Sat, 06 Apr 2019 09:37:50 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=26745 A total of 20 technical-vocational (tech-voc) scholars are guaranteed full support for their education through a partnership between the Aboitiz Foundation and Dualtech Training Center in Calamba City in Laguna.

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CitySavings’ Project Pink Supports National Women’s Month http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/citysavings-project-pink-supports-national-womens-month/ Thu, 04 Apr 2019 07:29:27 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=26925 CitySavings recently concluded another nationwide run of Project Pink, a series of breast cancer awareness forums for teachers, in line with the celebration of National Women’s Month this March.

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Aboitiz Construction and MetroPac Movers break ground on South Luzon logistics facility http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/aboitiz-construction-metropac-movers-break-ground-south-luzon-logistics-facility/ Thu, 04 Apr 2019 06:19:58 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=26927 Our partnership with Metro Pacific Movers, Inc. affirms our capability to build large-scale projects that complement Aboitiz Construction’s expansion to designing and engineering mega infrastructure like this one. We are excited to undertake this project as part of our effort to grow the business and to create a strong foothold in new markets.

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Aboitiz Construction creates shared value by generating thousands of jobs for Filipinos http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/aboitiz-construction-creates-shared-value-generating-thousands-jobs-filipinos/ http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/aboitiz-construction-creates-shared-value-generating-thousands-jobs-filipinos/#respond Wed, 03 Apr 2019 10:38:29 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=26124 Aboitiz Group, through its construction arm Aboitiz Construction, Inc. (ACI) is one of the biggest employers of Filipino skilled workers posting 6,598 jobs in 2018 and foresees hiring 4,000 more in 2019 to meet job orders and contracted projects both for its local and international clients. About eighty-five percent of these jobs are mobilized for its Visayas and Mindanao operations.

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How does “heat index” affect you? http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/heat-index-affect/ Sun, 31 Mar 2019 12:53:44 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=26742 The heat is on! Typically, heat index entails varying levels of discomfort depending on the level of heat that the body feels. But what exactly is "heat index"?

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How to Conserve Water http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/how-to-conserve-water/ Sun, 31 Mar 2019 07:46:34 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=26825                

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Aboitiz taps Ireland-based daa International for regional airport bids http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/aboitiz-taps-ireland-based-daa-international-regional-airport-bids/ Sun, 31 Mar 2019 06:37:19 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=26883 Aboitiz InfraCapital has teamed up with Irish airport operations company daa International for the future upgrade, expansion, and operations and maintenance (O&M) of the Bohol-Panglao and Laguindingan airports.

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Qualified applicants hired on-the-spot at Aboitiz construction job sorties http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/qualified-applicants-hired-on-the-spot-at-aboitiz-construction-job-sorties/ http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/qualified-applicants-hired-on-the-spot-at-aboitiz-construction-job-sorties/#respond Fri, 29 Mar 2019 08:24:43 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=26970 In the Build Build Build = Jobs Jobs Jobs fair held at Subic Bay Freeport, Aboitiz Construction hired 24 out of the 186 applicants who lined up at the company's booth that day. Meanwhile, Aboitiz Construction's participation in the Mega Job Fair held at Tacloban City yielded 45 on-the-spot hires out of the 65 applicants.

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Improved services via PERA HUB mobile app and Visa prepaid card http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/improved-services-via-pera-hub-mobile-app-visa-prepaid-card/ Thu, 28 Mar 2019 06:38:11 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=26835 Customers can now enjoy PERA HUB services at the comfort of their own homes. PERA HUB’s remittance and e-loading services are now made easier, safer, and more accessible with the new updates on the PERA HUB App and Visa Prepaid Card launched earlier this year.

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Republic Cement’s ‘Tahanan Ko’ boosts earnings of local enterprises http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/republic-cements-housing-program-boosts-earnings-local-enterprises/ Thu, 28 Mar 2019 05:59:47 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=26843 In addition to helping low-income families obtain affordable home loans, Republic Cement's Tahanan Ko program has also been supporting the company's over 1,000 partner retail stores in Luzon and the Visayas. A total of PHP675 million worth in revenue has been generated by the program since its inception in November 2013.

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CitySavings merges with PR Savings Bank http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/citysavings-merges-pr-savings-bank/ Wed, 27 Mar 2019 05:27:34 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=26814 CitySavings, the thrift banking arm of UnionBank, has merged with Philippine Resources Savings Banking Corporation (PR Savings Bank), in support of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas’ (BSP) efforts to improve financial inclusion in the country and strengthen the banking industry through mergers and consolidation.

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Republic Cement inaugurates community farm in Bulacan http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/republic-cement-inaugurates-community-farm-bulacan/ Sat, 23 Mar 2019 17:23:55 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=26692 Republic Cement recently inaugurated its first agro-farm facility in its Bulacan plant, providing additional livelihood support to its host community.

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It runs in the blood http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/it-runs-in-the-blood/ Sat, 23 Mar 2019 15:40:32 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=26740 Giving back to the community in whatever way possible has always been in the DNA of A-People, and that includes donating blood. Aboitiz partnered with Philippine Red Cross for a bloodletting activity at the Taguig Corporate Center to contribute to the national blood requirement and help save more lives.

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Young and in Luv http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/young-and-in-luv/ Thu, 21 Mar 2019 17:34:15 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=26568 AboitizPower's Chief Financial Officer, Liza Luv Montelibano, decided at a young age that her true passion lies in finance. Her career story reflects her sheer determination, independence, and an indomitable passion for learning.

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Aboitiz unveils agri science research facility in Bukidnon http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/aboitiz-unveils-agri-science-research-facility-bukidnon/ Thu, 21 Mar 2019 16:48:16 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=26615 Pilmico and Aboitiz Foundation have turned over a PHP9-million modern livestock training facility that aims to help boost agricultural research in the Northern Mindanao.

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Building disaster-resilient communities in Bohol http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/co-creating-disaster-resilient-communities-bohol/ Thu, 21 Mar 2019 09:53:47 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=26548 The natural and man-made disasters that have struck the island province of Bohol in recent years have highlighted the significant role of community-based disaster preparedness. Early this year, leaders of six barangays in Loboc enhanced their capabilities in this area.

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Notes by EMA: How To Make Committees Work Better http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/notes-ema-make-committees-work-better/ Wed, 20 Mar 2019 10:32:28 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=26594 Aboitiz Eyes recently published committee structure of our Group. It struck me that, as much as we do need committees to manage a business like ours, our priority is still the customer and how to make him happy. Can we wow customers?

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PERA HUB widens reach with RD Credit and PENBank partnership http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/pera-hub-widens-reach-rd-credit-penbank-partnership/ Sun, 17 Mar 2019 15:25:11 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=26605 PERA HUB has welcomed two new sub-agents to its network. With a new strategic partnership agreement, RD Credit Corporation (RDCC) and PENBank, Inc. will now be able to provide Western Union remittance transactions through its 33 and 34 locations, respectively.

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New technology reduces cement plant’s dust emissions by 75% http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/new-technology-reduces-cement-plants-dust-emissions-75/ Fri, 15 Mar 2019 07:24:32 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=26542 Republic Cement recently installed state-of-the-art bag filters to replace its kiln electrostatic precipitator. The bag filters act as a “sock” catching dust from its stacks before air is released into the atmosphere, thereby capturing it from the point of origin.

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How UnionBank boosts team member wellness with LEED http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/unionbank-boosts-team-member-wellness-leed/ Fri, 15 Mar 2019 07:14:30 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=26333 With the average Filipino worker spending at least 41.4 hours weekly* in the workplace, team members' workplace wellness becomes a business essential. At UnionBank, we recognize this need and are bringing our team members the workplace sustainability.

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Aboitiz underscores Filipino cultural diversity in Mindanao book http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/aboitiz-underscores-filipino-cultural-diversity-mindanao-book/ Fri, 15 Mar 2019 06:42:05 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=26358 "Muslim Mindanao and the Sulu Archipelago: A Current of Narratives" highlights role of cultural understanding in inclusive economic development.

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Hedcor’s Benguet facility clocks 1M safe man-hours http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/hedcor-benguet-facility-clocks-1m-safe-man-hours/ Thu, 14 Mar 2019 05:53:08 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=26421 Jessa John Delos Santos | March 14, 2019 The 19-MW La Trinidad Hydro power plant, under construction by AboitizPower, has […]

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Is it safe to fly in bad weather? http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/is-it-safe-to-fly-bad-weather/ Tue, 12 Mar 2019 14:56:12 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=26490 Technological advances in the past century have really made flying a preferred a way to travel long distances — whether it be day or night, even in rain or sunshine. But have you ever experienced a really rough ride, one that, maybe, made you stop and wonder, is it really safe to fly in poor weather?

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Next stop, MisOr: Aboitiz InfraCapital bags OPS for Laguindingan Airport http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/next-stop-misor-aboitiz-infracapital-bags-ops-laguindingan-airport/ Tue, 12 Mar 2019 04:44:36 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=26416 The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines has granted Aboitiz InfraCapital 'OriginalProponent Status' for its unsolicited proposal to upgrade, expand, operate, and maintain Laguindingan Airport in Misamis Oriental.

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Love in its different forms makes Valentine’s Day special at Aboitiz http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/love-different-forms-makes-valentines-day-special-aboitiz/ Mon, 11 Mar 2019 02:34:10 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=26419 Love can be defined in various ways. Here in Aboitiz, Valentine’s is not just a day of romantic love for our A-People. It is also a day of showing gratitude and appreciation to our fellow team members and team leaders!

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AEV net income up 3% in 2018 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/aev-net-income-3-percent-2018/ Fri, 08 Mar 2019 07:40:32 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=26429 AEV posted a 3% increase in its net income for the full year 2018 to PHP22.2 billion from PHP21.6 billion in 2017 — with the power business unit remaining the biggest income contributor, accounting for 73%, while banking and financial services, food, land, and infrastructure BUs pitched in 16%, 7%, 3%, and 1%, respectively.

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Bulacan project team achieves 1 million safety record http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/bulacan-project-team-achieves-1-million-safety-record/ Wed, 06 Mar 2019 01:27:09 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=26325 Aboitiz Construction achieves 1 million of the 3 million man-hours without lost time incident (LTI) for the Bulacan project of Republic Cement and our fellow Kauban Jesus Llamas earns the Golden Hard Hat award for his strong adherence to safety behavior at work.

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The known unknowns of amihan http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/known-unknowns-amihan/ Thu, 28 Feb 2019 01:26:58 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=26354 People soaked into the cold of January when temperatures plummeted into the mid-teens in the highlands of Benguet, Ifugao, and the Mountain Province for days. While the chilly mornings brought a welcome respite for most city dwellers in Luzon and Visayas, low temperatures also increased susceptibility to highly communicable illnesses such as colds and flu.

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CitySavings promotes quality education through Project TEACH http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/citysavings-promotes-quality-education-project-teach/ Fri, 15 Feb 2019 01:03:16 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=26136 Project TEACH: Educator Empowerment Program aims to address the critical issue of teacher quality in Philippine public schools. It is anchored in the belief that the quality of education begins and ends with the quality of teaching and learning in our learning institutions.

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CitySavings gives assistance to typhoon affected schools in Northern Samar http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/citysavings-gives-assistance-typhoon-affected-schools-northern-samar/ Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:55:59 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=26143 CitySavings through its Catarman Branch heeded the Department of Education’s (DepEd) call for assistance by spearheading relief operations to 12 public schools in Northern Samar last January 16 and 22.

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DepEd lauds Aboitiz Group’s education programs towards nation-building http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/deped-lauds-aboitiz-groups-education-programs-towards-nation-building/ Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:45:38 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=26206 The Department of Education (DepEd) has recognized the Aboitiz Group’s outstanding contribution in pursuing the development of basic quality education in the Philippines.

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Celebrating better innovations at UnionBank’s ‘Future Festival’ anniversary http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/celebrating-better-innovations-unionbanks-future-festival-anniversary/ Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:43:21 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=26208 UnionBank's milestone of 37 years reignited team members' focus on providing quality service and experience for all its customers through smart banking solutions.

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Davao Light substation upgrade ups network reliability in Davao http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/davao-light-substation-upgrade-ups-network-reliability-davao/ Thu, 14 Feb 2019 09:30:50 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=26096 Davao Light and Power Co. has upgraded its Victoria Substation in downtown Davao City to improve its network capacity and enhance power reliability in the company's franchise area.

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PEMC recognizes AboitizPower units for best compliance practices http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/pemc-recognizes-aboitizpower-units-best-compliance-practices/ Thu, 14 Feb 2019 09:25:13 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=26209 The Philippine Electricity Market Corporation (PEMC) held the first Wholesale Electricity Spot Market (WESM) Compliance Officer Summit (WCO Summit) at Novotel Manila Araneta Center last January 24, 2019. This is one of the programs being implemented by PEMC to foster WESM compliance practices among its trading participants.

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[VIDEO] El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) Update – February 2019 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/el-nino-southern-oscillation-enso-update-february-2019/ Thu, 14 Feb 2019 01:51:18 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=26169 El Niño Probability Forecast will continue to decrease slowly to 74% by March 2019, and around 50% come May to July 2019.

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Aboitiz Construction and MetroPac Movers to build logistics infrastructure in South Luzon http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/aboitiz-construction-partners-metropac-movers-build-logistics-infrastructure-south-luzon/ Wed, 13 Feb 2019 05:29:41 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=26173 As the first of a series of logistics infrastructure that ACI will build for MMI, South Mega DC is set to advance business and communities as it facilitates the movement of products and goods nationwide, stimulate local economic activity, and provide thousands of jobs in South Luzon.

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A new era of synergies for PETNET http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/new-era-synergies-petnet/ Thu, 07 Feb 2019 19:16:27 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=25974 PETNET’s corporate division for foreign exchange solutions, PETNET Forex successfully marked its 10th year anniversary on Jan. 23, 2019, at the Manila Polo Club with the theme “Celebrating the Success of a New Era of Synergies.”

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A fish farmer’s success story http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/fish-farmers-success-story/ Thu, 07 Feb 2019 18:28:04 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=26034 In early 2016, Leonel, owner of LJK Fish Broker, had a rough start with his business. Two years later, his success has enabled him to give back to the community. Find out more about Leonel's journey with Pilmico, his trusted partner for growth.

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So, how do we name Tropical Cyclones? http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/name-tropical-cyclones/ Thu, 07 Feb 2019 18:19:35 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=26099 "Tropical cyclones are a fact of life. Time and again, like the ebb and flow of water, people have to adapt with its ever-changing ferocity and numbers." In this #WeatherWiser feature, WeatherPhilippines walks us through the basics of tropical cyclone naming.

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CitySavings named as Best CSR Bank Philippines 2018 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/citysavings-named-best-csr-bank-philippines-2018/ Thu, 07 Feb 2019 18:01:13 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=26127 CitySavings' CSR initiatives in partnership with the DepEd and several key external partners, which the awarding body recognized for its corporate governance, transparency, sustainable development, environmental policy, and human value

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Aboitiz InfraCapital inks telecommunications common tower MOU with DICT http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/aboitiz-infracapital-inks-telecommunications-common-tower-mou-dict/ Thu, 07 Feb 2019 17:55:25 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=26148 Aboitiz InfraCapital is seeking to build, operate, and maintain a network of towers throughout the Philippines in a bid to improve the connectivity of the country’s cellular network. This will likewise pave for the expansion of the capabilities of both current and future telecommunications companies.

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Aboitiz Group Committee Structure 2019 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/aboitiz-group-committee-structure-2019/ Thu, 07 Feb 2019 14:47:10 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=25940 The updated Committee Structure for the Aboitiz Group as of January 2019.

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Aboitiz opens enterprise development programs for soldiers http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/aboitiz-opens-enterprise-development-programs-soldiers/ Fri, 01 Feb 2019 08:03:39 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=26054 Read more about the Aboitiz Group's partnership with the Department of Agriculture and the Department of National Defense to provide sustainable livelihood for our retired and wounded soldiers through a camp-based enterprise, P.A.G.K.A.I.N para sa mga Bayani Livelihood Program.

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Salto goes digital for World Gamefowl Expo http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/salto-goes-digital-world-gamefowl-expo/ Fri, 01 Feb 2019 07:00:10 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=25995 Salto Gamefowl feeds, the high performing gamefowl feeds brand of Pilmico, took over the 9th World Gamefowl Expo, putting its digital innovations at the forefront of their interactive booth!

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Meet Tony Canova, new ACO board advisor http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/meet-tony-canova-new-aco-board-advisor/ Thu, 31 Jan 2019 15:58:24 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=25863 In December 2018, the Aboitiz Group announced changes in the board membership of Aboitiz & Company (ACO), including the appointment of Mr. Antonio Canova as new board advisor. Aboitiz Eyes is pleased to introduce Tony to our fellow team members through this mini-feature.

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How the Philippines fares in a natural catastrophe http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/how-philippines-fares-natural-catastrophe/ Thu, 31 Jan 2019 15:45:45 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=25829 Its tourism potential continuously growing in combination with stellar economic performance in recent years has made the Philippines an attractive haven for investors. Economic reforms have been introduced to reinforce its slate for continued growth, which somewhat insulates us from the effects of overseas market hostilities and natural disasters we incur every year.

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LEED benefits UnionBank through sustainable banking http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/leed-benefits-unionbank-sustainable-banking/ Thu, 31 Jan 2019 15:18:32 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=25816 6 UnionBank branches in Cebu City were recently awarded by the US Green Building Council (USGBC) with LEED Gold certification making a total of eight LEED-certified branches in the region.

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FEATURE: Fulfilling dreams through DepEd’s Alternative Learning System http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/fulfilling-dreams-depeds-alternative-learning-system/ Thu, 31 Jan 2019 15:17:03 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=24750 A typical morning for 19-year-old Shajhana from Concepcion, Iloilo starts with preparing breakfast for her child and husband while young people her age would be preparing for school. At 17, she's had to set aside studies when she became a teenage mother.

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AP ManCon 2019 Closing Remarks by Endika Aboitiz http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/ap-mancon-2019-closing-remarks-endika-aboitiz/ Thu, 31 Jan 2019 15:13:32 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=25670 "Over the years, I have come to my premise that our most significant risk-cum-threat-cum-challenge is the law of unintended consequences and that our two most substantial assets are an engaged team that is in full attention 24 x 60 x 60 by seven."

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A culture of dropping titles, breaking barriers http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/a-culture-dropping-titles-breaking-barriers/ Thu, 31 Jan 2019 15:00:04 +0000 http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/?p=25884 Hedcor, being the pioneer run-of-river hydropower operator in the Philippines, has journeyed towards “a better future” for both its business and communities. For a better future to be achieved, change is driven not only in its operations, but also within the company’s culture.

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