Honor Roll

UnionBank joins Circle of Excellence, Green Company of the Year

UnionBank Sustainability Team | October 22, 2019

UnionBank was among the elite companies that were honored at the Asia CEO Awards 2018 held at Marriott Manila on October 16. The Bank joined the Circle of Excellence, Green Company of the Year for demonstrating strong leadership and participation in sustainability and environmental protection programs in the Philippines. 

Representing UnionBank at the awards were the Facilities Management Group’s (from left) Sustainability Officer Ian Gariando, FVP Montano Dimapilis, and Sustainability Officer Abby Bonita.

UnionBank invests in limiting its impact to the planet through institutionalized environmental sustainability programs. The Bank is the first financial institution that committed to greening its branches with the adoption of the Leadership in Energy and Environment Design (LEED) — one of the most recognized green building standards used all over the world. Currently, UnionBank has 13 certified LEED branches and 13 projects in the pipeline.

UnionBank Plaza, the Bank’s corporate head office is powered by clean and renewable energy. In partnership with Aboitiz Power’s Cleanergy brand, UnionBank is the first high-rise financial center in the Philippines to operate fully through a renewable energy source.

With the theme “Let’s build this country!”, the Asia CEO Awards 2018 is the largest business awards event in the Philippines and Southeast Asia that recognizes the most outstanding leaders driving change in the community and advancing businesses in the region.