At the 3rd Singapore Fintech Festival (SFF), the global fintech community’s biggest event, UnionBank launched its game-changing ‘TechUp Pilipinas’ initiative that aims to level the playing field, particularly, for 52.8 million unbanked Filipinos.
In a bid to empower businesses that constitute 99% of Philippine establishments, UnionBank GlobalLinker flew 25 micro, small, and medium entrepreneurs (MSMEs) to Singapore for a global networking opportunity coinciding with the Singapore Fintech Festival, which took place from November 13 to 17.
As part of championing sustainable livelihood and backyard farming throughout the country, Pilmico held its Agri & Livelihood Expo in Balaoan, La Union and brought together farmers as well as existing and aspiring agri-entrepreneurs to a one-day trade exposition with free workshops on putting up a business, financial solutions, livestock raising (hogs and poultry), animal nutrition, including packaging and labeling of goods.
In every industry, competitive advantage and the capacity to adapt to trends and technologies are key factors for sustainability and success. At Bakery World 2018, Pilmico took the opportunity to present the many ways it empowers its Partners for Growth towards achieving these goals.
UnionBank, through EON, its award-winning neo banking platform, recently partnered with Grab Philippines, to give EON Grab cards to all its Grab Peers. Grab Peers will receive their incentives on their EON Grab cards, withdraw from any ATM here or even abroad, and conveniently pay for purchases at stores accepting Visa.
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.
At the Aboitiz ABC Summit 2018, Aboitiz Group top leaders took the opportunity to highlight how their respective SBUs approach the Aboitiz brand promise of advancing business and communities, demonstrating how their products and services address needs of stakeholders.
Pilmico’s Kutitap Feeding Program has been helping Iligan City’s Kindergarten to Grade 2 students become more engaged in school while also opening opportunities for local bakeries to grow and build relationships with their customer base.
Changes in weather patterns are major factors that drive the power generation business. Read how SN Aboitiz Power (SNAP) has partnered with Weather Solutions to enhance its watershed operations using relevant weather data.
Weather Solutions, the first weather-centric social enterprise in the Philippines, has partnered with the Philippine Red Cross to overcome challenges in disaster risk and response through the use of highly accurate weather data.
Weather Solutions has partnered with the ABS-CBN News Channel (ANC) to enable the Filipino cable television network to utilize specialized weather data from the Aboitiz Group’s social enterprise for its daily weather reports.
The launch of Weather Solutions stemmed from the realization of weather’s significance in business value chains. It will be our way of finding smart and workable ways of encouraging society to be weather-responsive and proactive.
Under the program, Pilmico will directly source corn from the Mantibugao Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Farmers Cooperative (MARBFC), a farmers’ cooperative organized in Mantibugao, Manolo Fortich, Bukidon.
In an effort to push for a more balanced energy supply portfolio, Surigao del Sur 1 Electric Cooperative, Inc. (SURSECO 1) recently signed an agreement with AboitizPower subsidiary, Hedcor Bukidnon, for 2 megawatts (MW) of clean and renewable energy supply for its customers in 2018.
Republic Aggregates, together with Meralco and the Norzagaray LGU, recently broke ground for a project that paves the way for the future electrification of these barangays. With the plant soon to be connected to the grid, households in the area will be able to apply for a connection with Meralco following the first phase of the project.
Eton will be getting 5.2 MW from the MakBan Geothermal Power Plant in Batangas, which is operated and managed by AboitizPower subsidiary AP Renewables, Inc. (APRI), to power the operations of its Cyberpod office buildings at Eton Centris in Quezon City.
Nestle Philippines, Inc. is now using renewable energy to power the operations of its manufacturing facility in Lipa, Batangas. Nestle factory has switched to using Cleanergy from the MakBan Geothermal Power Plant of AboitizPower subsidiary, AP Renewables, Inc. (APRI).
Republic Cement has played an integral part in nation building. With a goal of providing quality cement and building materials through sustainable means of production, our business and our partnerships create shared value for communities.