Philippine Daily Inquirer

Ayala Corp. chair and chief executive Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala (left) and Hans Sy of SM Investments Corp. —Romy Homillada

As the global community increasingly grapples with climate change, unprecedented natural disasters and social tension, Philippine tycoons embrace sustainability as an integral way of doing business and future-proofing their own conglomerates for the benefit of society at large.

At the United Nations Global Compact-Global Reporting Initiative regional sustainability summit held at the Conrad Manila this week, Ayala Corp. chair and chief executive Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala and SM Investments Corp. adviser Hans Sy represented corporate Philippines in championing the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity.

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