By: Manila Bulletin
As a staunch advocate of sustainability, SM Investments Corporation (SMIC) was recognized among the Top Community Care Companies in Asia at the Asia Corporate Excellence and Sustainability (ACES) Awards 2020.
ACES acknowledged SM for the conduct of SM Foundation Inc. (SMFI)-led flagship programs — the Scholarship Program and the Kabalikat sa Kabuhayan (KSK) Farmers’ Training Program.[READ: SM Prime wins 33 metals at APAC Stevies 2020]
The Top Community Care Companies in Asia award is presented to companies “who have enriched the communities through various outreach initiatives.”
SMFI’s well-established scholarship program, which first accepted applicants in 1993, continues to provide thousands of Filipino youth with the chance for a better future by giving them access to quality tertiary education.
To date, SMFI has supported 8,576 college and technical vocational scholars all over the country.
ACES Awards acknowledges inspiring companies and individuals across Asia who exemplify best practices in leadership, sustainability and corporate social responsibility. ORS Group, which aims to assist companies, corporate leaders, and eminent industrialists to share a platform to exhibit leadership and sustainability excellence, among others, is the sole organizer of ACES Awards.
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