Guiding Principles aligned with
United Nations Global Compact
The Company supports:
  • Corporate Governance
  • Climate-friendly solutions and opportunities for business
  • Access to clean, renewable and reliable energy sources and services
  • The adoption of intruments that help quantify, manage and report on the carbon footprints of its businesses
  • The responsibility to protect the dignity of every person and uphold human rights
  • The recognition of the role of women in achieving economic growth and poverty reduction
  • The elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labor and child labor
Economic Impact
Our HostCommunities Our People OurOperations Our BusinessPartners OurCorporateGovernance Social Environmental Governance

Our Sustainability Framework

The Company's Sustainability Framework highlights its economic impact while adhering to environmental, social and governance best practices. A group-wide steering committee chaired by the president of SM Investments Corporation is tasked to oversee the group's sustainability road map and progress, while a technical working group is tasked to implement, monitor and report the company's sustainability impact.

Environmental

Awareness Conservation and Preservation
Disaster Risk Reduction & Business Continuity

Governance

Leadership Development
Policy Development and Implementation

SM Sustainable Development Strategy

We align with the Sustainable Development Goals, with five focus areas, which serve as our drivers in creating impact to the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.

Education

Health & Wellness

Zero Hunger

through farmer's training

Environmental Sustainability

Financial Services

Our Reporting Process

Steps Taken

1

Capacity Building

Training and Workshop on the GRI Standards

GRI Reporting Principles Applied

Stakeholder Inclusiveness and Sustainability Context

2

Materiality Assesment

Review of operations and management approaches.

Identification of key impacts across the value chain and performance indicators

GRI Reporting Principles Applied

Materiality, Sustainability Context, Stakeholder Inclusiveness, and Completeness

3

Data Gathering

Collection of stories and data based on identified material topics

GRI Reporting Principles Applied

Stakeholder Inclusiveness and Completeness

4

Management Review

Validation and acceptance of material topics and reported information

GRI Reporting Principles Applied

Stakeholder Inclusiveness and Completeness

Our Materiality Matrix

Through discussions and stakeholders consultations, SM identified key themes that are critical for the
Company to attain sustained growth and enhanced economic value for all its stakeholders.

Key Themes
  • Economic Performance
  • Market Presense
  • Labor/Management Relations
  • Corporate Governance
  • Community Involvement
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • Diversity and Equal Opportunity
  • Inclusive Supply Chain
  • Training and Development
High Low High

Influence on stakeholder
assessments and decisions

Significance of Impact to the Economy,
Environment, and Society

Economic Performance
Market Presense
Labor/Management Relations
Corporate Governance
Community Involvement
Environmental Sustainability
Diversity and Equal Opportunity
Inclusive Supply Chain
Training and Development

Table of Material Topics & Topic Boundaries

Topics Topic Boundaries Relevance
Economic Performance Within the organization Economic performance and market presense remain the most important factor for SM's stakeholders. This is consistent with SM's approach to building a strategic investment portfolio of businesses that are market leaders or contenders that can deliver optimum growth through synergies with the SM group.
Indirect Economic Impacts Within the organization and with our host communities
Corporate Governance Within the organization
Energy and GHG Emissions Within the organization and through the use of our products and services by our customers (mall merchants and tenants) Environmental sustainability is deemed to be a vital topic for stakeholders. As such, SM commits to anchor its businesses on responsible management of its environmenal impacts.
Water and Efficient and Waste Within the organization
Employment and Training and Education Within the organization Management and labor relations continue to be top material topics. This mirrors SM's commitment to ongoing professionalization of management and adopting global best business practices
Local Communities Within the organization and with our host communities