Philippine Star/Press Reader

Top executives of the SM Group, led by Hans Sy (5th from left), board adviser to SM Investments and SM Prime Holdings chairman of the executive committee, and Frederic DyBuncio (6th from left), SMIC president and CEO, together with (from left) Joey Mendoza, SM Supermarket president; Alex Escucha, China Banking SVP and head of investor and corporate relations; Manuel Gana, president and CEO of Belle Corp.; Ponciano Manalo, SM Retail president; Debbie Sy, SM Foundation executive director; Mario Deriquito, BDO Foundation president; Waldo Basilla, 2GO COO; and Roy Deveraturda, Carmen Copper Corp. president and CEO, joined over 300 CEOs, sustainability professionals, corporates, thought leaders, government regulatory bodies and development partners in driving the importance of sustainability in business during the recently concluded Sustainability Summit held in Conrad Manila. SM reiterated its commitment to be a partner for sustainable development, both in its operations and in reporting standards as the group continues to align its sustainable business practices and strategic social investments with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.