Aboitiz Eyes https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com Our Stories of #AdvancingBusinessandCommunities Mon, 21 Jun 2021 09:34:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.4.25 https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/cropped-16x16-32x32.png Aboitiz Eyes https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com 32 32 UnionBank’s ‘Tech Up, Pilipinas’ drive resonates at Singapore Fintech Festival https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/unionbanks-tech-pilipinas-drive-resonates-singapore-fintech-festival/ Mon, 25 Nov 2019 07:20:29 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=30728 As it remains the lone Philippine banking institution to participate at the annual Singapore Fintech Festival (SFF) held from November 11 to 15 at the Singapore Expo, UnionBank has established a powerful presence on the global fintech arena that attracted the attention of well-known dignitaries, the prime minister of Singapore included.

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AboitizLand Further Expands in Central Luzon with New Economic Residential Property https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/aboitizland-expands-central-luzon-new-economic-residential-property/ Mon, 25 Nov 2019 05:35:56 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=30662 AboitizLand continues the roll-out of its expansion plans with the launch of Asiera Homes, its economic housing brand. It will be the developer’s second offering in Pampanga following Ajoya, making quality homes accessible to more Filipinos in Central Luzon.

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Project Pink Marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/project-pink-marks-breast-cancer-awareness-month/ Sun, 24 Nov 2019 12:42:51 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=30599 “Fear and anxiety” are not diseases but they can be factors that will put you at risk of dying as these cripple and hinder women to seek medical help from experts. This is one of the key messages that cancer survivors and experts would constantly remind the Project Pink Fora attendees to combat the increasing mortality rate of breast cancer.

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Beyond National Teachers’ Month For Today’s Heroes https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/beyond-national-teachers-month-todays-heroes/ Sun, 24 Nov 2019 06:11:52 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=30584 “I Teach: That’s my superpower!” this was the message that strongly resonated during National Teachers’ Month from September 5 to October 5. Now in its 11th year, CitySavings joined the Department of Education (DepEd) in celebrating our modern-day superheroes, our teachers.

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A-Clubs in Focus: Scoring Buckets at ‘Hoops for A Cause II’ https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/clubs-focus-scoring-buckets-hoops-cause-ii/ Sun, 24 Nov 2019 05:38:11 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=30620 The club is a mix of basketball fanatics who have professional and non-professional experience on the court, and of course, from different Aboitiz business units. (Talk about #Teamwork!) These players were brought together not only by their love of the game but for the love of keeping true to the Aboitiz value of responsibility.

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AboitizLand Projects Recognized at The Outlook Awards https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/aboitizland-projects-recognized-outlook-awards/ Sun, 24 Nov 2019 05:36:20 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=30653 AboitizLand made waves at this year's The Outlook Awards: Philippine Buyers’ Choice Property Awards by taking home the grand prize for Best House in VisMin. The property developer was also nominated for the categories Best Developer in Luzon, Best Developer in VisMin and Best Premium House for Seafront Residences, its beachside community in San Juan, Batangas.

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Pilmico Joins Second Sorsogon Bakery Fair https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/pilmico-joins-sorsogon-bakery-fair/ Sun, 24 Nov 2019 02:46:56 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=30579 Last October 22 to 23, Pilmico joined the second Sorsogon Bakery Fair, an event that is part of the Kasanggayahan Festival, which commemorates its official foundation as a separate province from Albay years ago.

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UnionBank Bags Another ‘Top Employers’ Award https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/unionbank-bags-another-top-employers-award/ Sun, 24 Nov 2019 02:31:07 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=30676 UnionBank recently took home yet another international recognition as Influential Brands 2019 Asia CEO Summit & Award Ceremony named it among the “Top Employer Brands of the Year”.

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AEV Marks 25th Listing Anniversary At PSE https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/aev-marks-25th-listing-anniversary-pse/ Fri, 22 Nov 2019 08:03:46 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=30661 AEV celebrated its 25th year on the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE), marking 25 years of advancing business and communities through its various BUs.

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A-Clubs in Focus: Gaining Momentum With The Aboitiz Dragon Boat Team https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/clubs-focus-gaining-momentum-aboitiz-dragon-boat-team/ Mon, 18 Nov 2019 09:01:03 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=30608 The Aboitiz Dragon Boat Team (ADBT), an A-Club that prides itself in being driven to excel and serve, once again made it to the semifinals of the recent 'Dragons in Argao 5' competition held at Maayo Stay in Argao, Cebu last September 22. The team finished strong in the 200-meter mixed category with a best time of 1:05:05 after competing against premiere and seasoned dragon boat teams.

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Notes by EMA: On Attention & Engagement, 24 x 60 x 60, and the 996 Work Ethic https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/attention-engagement-24-x-60-x-60-996-work-ethic/ Sun, 10 Nov 2019 17:03:12 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=30527 Today’s world is complex and complicated — the complex being challenging to understand, and the complicated being of many moving parts. It is also changing rapidly from all sectors and corners. Both the complexity and complicatedness of the world need intelligence for it to be broken down into simpler forms to be better understood — the former needing knowledge and the latter requiring experience.

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Davao Pupils Learn Pawikan Conservation At First-Ever Aboitiz “PawiCAMP” https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/davao-pupils-learn-pawikan-conservation-first-ever-aboitiz-pawicamp/ Sun, 10 Nov 2019 16:12:39 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=30535 Davao City schoolchildren got the chance to learn about sustainable practices and the conservation of marine biodiversity at Aboitiz PawiCAMP, a day camp dedicated to the protection and preservation of sea turtles or pawikan in the area.

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UnionBank Among 5 To Watch In Asia’s Digital Banking Scene https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/unionbank-among-5-watch-asias-digital-banking-scene/ Sun, 10 Nov 2019 15:40:01 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=30503 UnionBank was selected as among five banks to watch out for in digital banking in Asia by leading financial publication Asiamoney in its special 30th-anniversary edition.

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Aboitiz Group Sends Relief To Quake-Hit Mindanao https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/aboitiz-group-sends-relief-quake-hit-mindanao/ Sun, 10 Nov 2019 15:26:11 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=30539 The Aboitiz Group mobilized its Manila and Mindanao - based business units to provide assistance to over 35,000 individuals affected by the 6.5 magnitude earthquake that hit Mindanao last October 31.

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Apo Agua Construction Update On Bulk Water Supply Project https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/apo-agua-construction-update-bulk-water-supply-project/ Mon, 04 Nov 2019 08:48:05 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=30514 Apo Agua Infrastructura, Inc. (Apo Agua) marked two milestones in September and October this year as part of the construction phase for the Davao City Bulk Water Supply Project (DCBWSP) of Davao City Water District (DCWD).

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Notes by EMA: Teamwork https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/notes-by-ema-teamwork/ Sun, 27 Oct 2019 17:41:39 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=30394 Teamwork is a word that is often used and, perhaps, not understood at depth. At its most superficial levels, it is about getting along. That understanding is of the concept is what those who end up last in a competition manifest in their everyday behavior – pat people on the back and tell them how great they all are, no matter what they have done.

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Ex-US Military Man Retires In Bohol And Grew A Pig Farm https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/ex-us-military-man-retires-bohol-grew-pig-farm/ Sun, 27 Oct 2019 17:34:50 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=30383 As a U.S. military retiree, Dale Daniel was keen on looking for a place to settle down in the Philippines. He and his wife Maristela moved to Ubay, Bohol in 2012 and started a backyard farm of their own in 2014.

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Aboitiz, BlueVoyant Partnership Aims To Tighten Cybersecurity https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/aboitiz-bluevoyant-partnership-aims-tighten-cybersecurity/ Sun, 27 Oct 2019 17:18:44 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=30454 AEV has partnered with BlueVoyant International, a global analytics-driven cybersecurity firm to provide security services through real-time monitoring and vulnerability detection, backed by 24/7 security operation centers located across the globe.

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The sea, sky, and TSI https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/the-sea-sky-tsi/ Fri, 25 Oct 2019 07:44:28 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=30464 At five o’clock in the morning every day, the engineers aren’t the only ones up and about inside the power plant. An unlikely bunch kept them company amid the impressive steel and concrete structures. You would have to pay close attention to notice them because despite being frequent visitors, these winged creatures were often overlooked. The visitors weren’t angels — they were birds.

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SWAG Talks Success Through the Eyes of Happiness https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/swag-success-through-eyes-happiness/ Wed, 23 Oct 2019 10:23:32 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=30409 According to LinkedIn, success is the status of having achieved and accomplished an aim or objective. Beyond words, what does success truly mean? Is it the amount of money in your bank account or the feeling of being able to provide? Is it your position title or is it the number of people you inspire? Each one of us can have our own meaning of success, but what is the secret behind finding success through the eyes of happiness?

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All About ‘Eve’: Robot Ambassadors Ready To Welcome Clients of The Ark https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/eve-robot-ambassadors-ready-welcome-clients-ark/ Tue, 22 Oct 2019 08:42:53 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=30401 UnionBank has introduced a new type of branch ambassador, 3-feet-tall robots named “Eve”, which will be deployed to four ARK branches — UnionBank Plaza in Pasig City, Insular Life Building in Makati City, 32nd Street in Bonifacio Global City, and Katipunan Avenue in Quezon City.

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Celebrating Recognition Night With A Kaleidoscope Of Achievements https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/celebrating-recognition-night-kaleidoscope-achievements/ Tue, 15 Oct 2019 06:58:39 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=29903 The Aboitiz Recognition Night, one of the most anticipated events in the Aboitiz Group, pays homage to the dedicated service excellence, exceptional loyalty and hard work, and the invaluable contributions our A-People have accomplished each year. With this year's theme of “Spectrum”, team members decked out in a band of colors, representing the different backgrounds, roles, personalities, interests, and points of view, yet finding meaning in the Group’s common purpose and our unique culture, the Aboitiz Way.

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Integrity And Purpose: Annacel Natividad, 2019 DRAAE Winner https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/integrity-purpose-annacel-natividad-2019-draae-winner/ Tue, 15 Oct 2019 05:46:12 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=30104 For the past two decades, the Don Ramon Aboitiz Award of Excellence has symbolized the timeless Aboitiz values and ideals by honoring the Aboitiz team members who keep them alive. On its 21st year, the highest and most distinguished recognition for an Aboitiz team member or team leader goes to Annacel Natividad, AEV First Vice President & Chief Risk Officer.

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Young Cleft Palate Patients Shine Brightest at ‘World Smile Day’ Celebration https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/young-cleft-palate-patients-shine-brightest-world-smile-day-celebration/ Mon, 14 Oct 2019 06:56:45 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=30267 “Ang Diyos, hindi kaming ginawang pangit. (God made us all beautiful, in his image)” With those six simple words, Cheska, who was born with a cleft lip and palate, managed to powerfully speak her truth and shatter the ignorance of a bully’s cruel taunts.

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A-Clubs in Focus: Bowl for a Cause: A-Bowlers strike for inter-BU Bowling Tournament https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/clubs-focus-bowl-cause-bowlers-strike-inter-bu-bowling-tournament/ Sun, 13 Oct 2019 17:11:14 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=30106 A-Bowlers strike once again! As they say, bowling is fun if you are playing with your close friends and colleagues, but, this time, A-Bowlers did it with an additional spin on the ball – bowling for a cause.

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Coffee with EIA 2019: Coming full circle by “Driving a Culture of Values” https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/coffee-eia-2019-coming-full-circle-driving-culture-values/ Sun, 13 Oct 2019 17:06:43 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=30032 What do you get when you mix a cup of coffee with meaningful conversations? A fun and engaging get together we call Coffee with EIA. As one of the highly anticipated events of the year, the town hall event was an engaging opportunity for A-People as AEV President & CEO Erramon Aboitiz took the time to chat with and get team members' thoughts and opinions on matters concerning the organization.

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Aboitiz, DepEd, and PBEd partner to make work immersion more accessible to students https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/aboitiz-deped-pbed-partner-make-work-immersion-accessible-students/ Sun, 13 Oct 2019 17:05:54 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=30126 Senior high school (SHS) students, specifically Grades 11 and 12, will now have an opportunity to have a glimpse of the workforce life through a work immersion program by the Aboitiz Foundation in collaboration with the Department of Education (DepEd) and Philippine Business for Education (PBEd).

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Aboitiz Leaders Take Dr. Cialdini Workshop On Increasing Influence and Persuasion https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/aboitiz-leaders-take-dr-cialdini-workshop-increasing-influence-persuasion/ Sun, 13 Oct 2019 08:49:08 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=29898 Group leaders from various business units learned to increase influence in decision power using universal principles of persuasion from the Dr. Cialdini Influence Workshops on Principles of Persuasion and Moment Maker: A PreSuasion Training on September 25-27.

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PETNET Forex Ties Up With First Circle In Bridging Business Financial gaps https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/petnet-forex-ties-first-circle-bridging-business-financial-gaps/ Sun, 13 Oct 2019 08:03:18 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=30212 With the goal of extending its scope of services to its clientele, PETNET Forex signed a partnership with First Circle, enabling its Forex Officers to refer clients who need funds for temporary capital gaps and funding for new ventures.

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Aboitiz Kickstarts Social Enterprise For IT Training and Education https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/aboitiz-kickstarts-social-enterprise-training-education/ Wed, 02 Oct 2019 15:17:47 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=29900 Local information technology (IT) practitioners were recently given comprehensive training on the latest in cloud computing with a four-day run of Microsoft Azure Fundamentals and Microsoft Azure Administrator classes, thanks to the latest partnership between the Aboitiz Group and DDLS, Australia’s largest provider of corporate IT and process training.

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UnionBank is ‘Best Digital Bank’ in PH for 3rd Straight Year https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/unionbank-best-digital-bank-ph-3rd-straight-year/ Wed, 02 Oct 2019 02:46:25 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=29883 UnionBank was once again the hands-down winner of the Best Digital Bank - Philippines award at the Asiamoney Best Bank Awards 2019 held in Singapore last September 25, securing the highly coveted recognition for the third year in a row.

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CitySavings is Best CSR Bank Philippines 2019 https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/citysavings-best-csr-bank-philippines-2019/ Wed, 02 Oct 2019 00:57:03 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=29800 For the second consecutive year, Global Banking & Finance Review recently awarded City Savings Bank, Inc. (CitySavings) as the Best CSR Bank Philippines 2019 in recognition of their continued commitment and leadership in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).

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CitySavings Embarks on a Synergy and Transformation Journey https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/citysavings-embarks-synergy-transformation-journey/ Tue, 01 Oct 2019 16:23:02 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=29805 We want! We can! We will! This was City Savings Bank’s (CitySavings) battle cry that resonated during the 2019 Sales Rally at Radisson Blu Hotel, Cebu City last August 4. More than 300 team leaders from sales and operations, the management team, and executives from UnionBank and other subsidiaries were united under the theme: Synergy and Transformation.

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Pilmico holds agri expo in Pagadian to support local farmers https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/pilmico-holds-agri-expo-pagadian-support-local-farmers/ Tue, 01 Oct 2019 16:13:16 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=29764 Paving the way for local farmers to learn about starting an agribusiness, the Pilmico Agri Food and Livelihood Expo was held last September 24 at the Provincial Government Center - Farmer’s Haven in Pagadian City with a vision rooted in the potential of backyard farming as a viable and sustainable source of income for families and communities in rural areas.

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Future agri leaders and innovators at the Pilmico Congress 2019 https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/future-agri-leaders-innovators-pilmico-congress-2019/ Tue, 01 Oct 2019 15:57:26 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=29776 For its fifth year, the Pilmico Congress has repositioned itself not only as a learning and development opportunity for scholars, but a celebration of the coming together of brilliant minds at work in pursuit of agricultural innovation.

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My GoBeyond Art-vocacy for Angono Artists https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/gobeyond-art-vocacy-angono-artists/ Mon, 30 Sep 2019 15:05:11 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=29755 UnionBank's award-winning GoBeyond Communities program encourages UnionBankers to promote our personal advocacies to gain greater support from fellow team members. As someone who hails from the "art capital of the Philippines", Angono, Rizal, I have always wanted to promote our local painters. This led to the idea of organizing a fundraising art exhibit called'A heART U Share' at the UnionBank Plaza.

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UnionBank First Private Bank Directly Linked For BIR Tax e-Payments https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/unionbank-first-private-bank-directly-linked-bir-tax-e-payments/ Sun, 29 Sep 2019 17:00:39 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=29662 Union Bank of the Philippines is the first and only privately owned bank to link up directly with the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) to offer an alternative payment channel, where individual taxpayers and SMEs can pay their taxes online through UnionBank internet and mobile applications.

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Meteorology Through the Ages https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/meteorology-through-the-ages/ Sun, 29 Sep 2019 14:59:11 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=29729 Some of us grew up with the saying “knowledge is power” popularized by Ernie Baron, the late broadcaster known for being the country’s resident weatherman. The younger generation though is more familiar with Nathaniel “Mang Tani” Cruz, one of today’s popular names in the field of weather reporting and meteorology. Probably for most of us, this is as far as weather information goes ー listening to weather forecasts on radio and television.

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Spreading Mental Health Awareness Among A-People https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/spreading-mental-health-awareness-among-people/ Wed, 18 Sep 2019 10:27:57 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=29708 The topic of mental health has been gaining a lot of global attention in the past couple of years. With President Duterte recently signing the National Mental Health Policy into law, a lot of institutions and organizations have been reviewing health benefits and conducting awareness talks in order to help break the social stigma attached to the subject.

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AboitizPower, host communities ink MOA on improved ER 1-94 https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/aboitizpower-host-communities-ink-moa-improved-er-1-94/ Thu, 12 Sep 2019 07:25:24 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=29705 Host communities of power plants in the country now have easier access to their financial revenue shares, thanks to new regulations issued by the Department of Energy (DOE).

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Young Robotics Enthusiasts Train As ‘Kabataan Inyovators’ https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/young-robotics-enthusiasts-train-kabataan-inyovators/ Mon, 09 Sep 2019 03:42:55 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=29509 The Aboitiz Group reinforced its long-standing support for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education in the country as it launched the ‘Kabataan Inyovator: An Aboitiz Robotics Competition’ — an initiative that aims to support the country’s young scientists, starting with the Davao leg.

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UnionBank Awards Partners In Digital Transformation https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/unionbank-awards-partners-digital-transformation/ Mon, 09 Sep 2019 02:07:23 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=29685 UnionBank awarded seven of its partners for their outstanding contribution to the bank’s digital transformation in an event dubbed as “Partners Appreciation Night” held last August 2, 2019. The partners awarded were IBM, Deloitte, Via Appia, Trends & Technologies, SMS GT, Digivation and Questronix.

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Pilmico Congratulates First Graduates of Wooden Spoon Business Innovation Center https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/pilmico-congratulates-first-graduates-wooden-spoon-business-innovation-center/ Sun, 08 Sep 2019 14:08:50 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=29546 Aspiring entrepreneurs with a passion for baking have been given a headstart with the support of Pilmico and the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority Women’s Center’s (TESDA-Women’s Center) Bakery and Pastry Production Training at the Wooden Spoon Business Innovation Center at the TESDA Compound. Since its inauguration in December last year, the facility has seen its first 50 graduates march and get certified by TESDA last July 5.

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Lalamove Welcomes CitySavings As First Bank Partner For Motorcycle Financing https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/lalamove-welcomes-citysavings-first-bank-partner-motorcycle-financing/ Sun, 08 Sep 2019 13:20:35 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=29584 Leading on-demand delivery app Lalamove has sealed a partnership with UnionBank’s thrift arm CitySavings, to provide motorcycle financing for units purchased at its accredited dealer-partners nationwide.

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Pilmico reaches out to Bohol farmers through agri expo https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/pilmico-reaches-bohol-farmers-agri-expo/ Sun, 08 Sep 2019 13:07:21 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=29558 Backyard farmers and aspiring agri-entrepreneurs were given the opportunity to learn about starting and sustaining their business with the Pilmico Agri and Livelihood Expo held last August 10 in Ubay, Bohol.

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Bangko Sentral Cites CitySavings As ‘Outstanding’ Partner https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/bangko-sentral-cites-citysavings-outstanding-partner/ Sun, 08 Sep 2019 12:39:44 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=29591 City Savings Bank, Inc. (CitySavings), the thrift banking arm of Union Bank of the Philippines (UnionBank), has been recognized by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) at the 16th Awards Ceremony and Appreciation Lunch for BSP Stakeholders in Manila.

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Notes by EMA: A Few Simple Qualifications in Leadership https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/notes-ema-simple-qualifications-leadership/ Sun, 08 Sep 2019 08:59:39 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=29601 The Aboitiz Eyes team tells me that our readers have a great interest in leadership. That is good news because, at the end of the day, we have seen that people work for people, and not for companies. We would like them to be loyal to institutions and, of course, that is an educational and cultural goal, but they work for individuals — individuals they look up to, respect, learn from, are engaged by, motivated by, and have fun. “Fun” here being so much more binding of the above than too many realize.

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Functional Development Clusters Hold Recognition Day https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/functional-development-clusters-hold-recognition-day/ Sun, 08 Sep 2019 07:01:31 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=29605 Last August 16 marked the culmination of all the hard work put in by participants in the year-long learning journey as part of the Functional Development Cluster program. Functional Development Clusters were established in 2017 to prepare the Aboitiz Group's collective pool of talents for future roles in the organization.

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Aboitiz Construction Leader is Expert Speaker at Construction Master Class https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/aboitiz-construction-leader-is-expert-speaker-at-construction-master-class/ Sun, 08 Sep 2019 03:01:41 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=30027 Aboitiz Construction President and COO Albert Ignacio, Jr. talked about "Risk and Opportunity Management". The topic was also an opportunity to promote the Aboitiz Group's brand promise of advancing business and communities articulated by Aboitiz Construction's contribution to nation building.

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Australian shipbuilder partners with Aboitiz Construction in bid to build PH naval vessels https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/australian-shipbuilder-partners-aboitiz-construction-bid-build-ph-naval-vessels/ Tue, 03 Sep 2019 01:10:08 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=30009 The MOA affirms Austal Philippines’ continued confidence in Aboitiz Construction after it successfully designed, developed, and constructed six assembly bays in Austal’s expanded shipbuilding facility in Balamban, Cebu. The newly expanded assembly bays will allow OPVs to be constructed right here in the country.

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AP Enters Int’l RE Market Via Vietnam Wind Power https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/ap-enters-intl-re-market-via-vietnam-wind-power/ Fri, 30 Aug 2019 07:00:38 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=29595 AboitizPower, through its wholly-owned subsidiary AboitizPower International, announced today that it has signed a share purchase agreement for the acquisition of 100% ownership of Mekong Wind Pte. Ltd. (“Mekong Wind”) from Armstrong Southeast Asia Clean Energy Fund Pte. Ltd.

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Marching to the beat of his own drum: An AP Diversity story https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/marching-beat-drum/ Fri, 23 Aug 2019 09:30:16 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=29560 AP Diversity & Inclusion Campaign | Aug. 23, 2019 It is said that courage is being yourself in a world […]

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Championing a Winning Culture: The AEV Local Team Awards https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/championing-winning-culture-aev-local-team-awards/ Mon, 19 Aug 2019 03:09:42 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=29305 Aboitiz has been known to be a values-driven organization that prides itself on honing talents that exude service excellence and creating a work culture that puts importance on having different perspectives and ideas from our team members.

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Likhaan Rediscovers Baybayin https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/likhaan-rediscovers-baybayin/ Sat, 17 Aug 2019 15:16:26 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=29363 Alibata or Baybayin? What do we really call the pre-colonial writing system used by the Tagalog? Understanding our history as a people yields a greater appreciation of arts including our writing system.

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Aboitiz Commits To Help DENR Save San Juan River https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/aboitiz-commits-help-denr-save-san-juan-river/ Sat, 17 Aug 2019 06:44:32 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=29424 The Aboitiz Group, through its parent firm Aboitiz Equity Ventures and its corporate social responsibility arm Aboitiz Foundation, is partnering once again with the DENR, this time to help rehabilitate the San Juan River.

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A Group of Mixers Sharing the Art of Cocktail Concoctions https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/group-mixers-sharing-art-cocktail-concoctions/ Sat, 17 Aug 2019 06:33:22 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=29376 As one of the newest A-Clubs, the A-Career Mixers is ready to bring a myriad of flavors for the events held in Aboitiz. This progressive group of skilled mixers aims to foster work-life integration through a shared interest in mixology while raising funds for various causes.

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UnionBank opens 8 more ARK digital branches https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/unionbank-launches-8-digital-branches/ Sat, 17 Aug 2019 05:48:07 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=29443 UnionBank recently launched eight more new ARKs, or fully digital branches, in key locations in the National Capital Region, Luzon, and the Visayas, which brings the total number of The ARK branches to 25.

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SM Prime Partners With AboitizPower https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/sm-prime-partners-aboitizpower/ Fri, 16 Aug 2019 09:30:50 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=29430 SM Prime Holdings, Inc. (SM Prime), one of the largest integrated property developers in Southeast Asia, has chosen AboitizPower to supply 15 of its facilities with reliable and cost-effective power.

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Nestlé pursues renewable energy with AboitizPower https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/nestle-pursues-renewable-energy-aboitizpower/ Fri, 09 Aug 2019 09:30:06 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=29387 In recent years, more and more organizations and institutions in the Philippines have taken significant steps to mitigate adverse effects on the environment, in support of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. As a leader in the food and beverage industry, Nestlé Philippines has programs and projects in place to realize its goal of minimizing environmental impact. These include its initiative to use clean and renewable energy.

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Playing our way to disaster awareness in Batangas https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/playing-way-disaster-awareness-batangas/ Tue, 06 Aug 2019 08:53:57 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=29322 KiDisaster 2019 is a collaborative CSR initiative among Aboitiz Equity Ventures, Republic Cement, Aboitiz Foundation, and WeatherPhilippines Foundation that sought to bring disaster awareness and resilience knowledge to students of San Jose Sico Elementary School in Batangas City, one fun-filled activity at a time!

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Aboitiz Construction completes Australian shipbuilder’s Balamban facility https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/aboitiz-construction-completes-australian-shipbuilders-balamban-facility/ Mon, 05 Aug 2019 03:46:51 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=29271 Aboitiz Construction has completed the expansion of shipbuilding facilities at Austal Philippines, which contracted the Cebu-based company to design and build six assembly bays including the recently inaugurated John Rothwell Assembly Bay, all based in Austal’s shipyard in Balamban, Cebu.

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A Hero in Disguise: My Super A-Dad 2019 https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/hero-disguise-super-dad-2019/ Mon, 05 Aug 2019 02:12:21 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=29280 A father’s love can mold tiny dust into a bright star. A lot of us may wonder how fathers are able to bring their households to a better future, shouldering the weight that will create a wonderful path for loved ones. They have huge responsibilities at home and in the corporate world and may sometimes be in disguise of a person in a suit.

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Kent comes home: An AboitizPower Diversity story https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/kent-comes-home-aboitizpower-diversity-story/ Sun, 04 Aug 2019 09:30:01 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=29193 Chance and convenience were what brought Kent Ivann Rapada to AboitizPower (AP) as an Energy Accounting Specialist. Little did he know that a chance encounter would lead him home – one where he feels truly accepted for his sexuality.

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WATCH: Aboitiz Kaubans join fellow employee volunteers in nationwide greening program https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/watch-aboitiz-kaubans-join-fellow-employee-volunteers-nationwide-greening-program/ Sat, 03 Aug 2019 05:39:34 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=30068 The Cebu-based construction arm of Aboitiz & Company is one of the business units that actively supports the goal of the A-Park program, a nationwide greening effort of Aboitiz Group, which aims to plant 9 million trees by 2020.

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AEV ends first half of 2019 with PHP9 billion net income https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/aev-ends-first-half-2019-php9-billion-net-income/ Fri, 02 Aug 2019 05:18:47 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=29238 AEV ended the first half of 2019 with a net income of PHP9 billion, 11% lower than the PHP10.1 billion recorded last year. Without one-off gains, AEV’s core net income stood at PHP8.9 billion, 16% lower from PHP10.6 billion year-on-year (YoY). AEV recorded consolidated EBITDA of PHP26.5 billion during the first semester of 2019, a 5% decrease from the PHP28 billion recorded last year.

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Ramping up community-focused disaster risk awareness in July https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/ramping-community-focused-disaster-risk-awareness-july/ Thu, 01 Aug 2019 10:21:18 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=29201 Aboitiz Foundation and WeatherPhilippines Foundation concluded National Disaster Resilience Month (July) with collaborative efforts to empower schools and communities on disaster risk reduction and management (DRRM).

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Iligan yellow corn farmers advance into entrepreneurship https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/iligan-yellow-corn-farmers-advance-entrepreneurship/ Thu, 01 Aug 2019 09:41:05 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=29166 On the 25th year of Hindang Banana Farmers Multipurpose Cooperative (Hindang MPC), its members crossed a milestone by enriching what they already knew about corn production. The 35 farmers, who were among those affected by the Marawi siege, completed a training session on land preparation for crop utilization, crop management, and yield improvement presented by Aboitiz Foundation and Pilmico.

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UnionBank launches PHX stablecoin with i2i as first use case https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/unionbank-launches-phx-stablecoin-i2i-first-use-case/ Mon, 29 Jul 2019 03:31:56 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=29182 UnionBank marked another trailblazing milestone in promoting inclusive prosperity through blockchain technology by being the first bank in the Philippines to implement a stablecoin use case on July 25. PHX, the UnionBank-developed peso stablecoin, was implemented on the i2i platform which connects rural banks to one another and to UnionBank.

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Maintaining a school is caring for the community’s well-being https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/maintaining-school-caring-community-wellbeing/ Sun, 28 Jul 2019 03:43:21 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=29022 Every school functions beyond teaching its young students. From time to time, it can turn into a meeting venue, a temporary shelter for displaced families, and, just recently, a place to choose our nation's leaders.

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Continuing our A-Park legacy towards 9 million and beyond https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/continuing-park-legacy-towards-9-million-beyond/ Mon, 22 Jul 2019 14:30:43 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=29122 About 5,000 Aboitiz team members from various parts of the country upped their game in helping combat climate change by taking part in the annual Aboitiz groupwide simultaneous tree planting held on July 18 at 22 sites nationwide. An estimated 95,000 fruit-bearing seedlings and native trees were planted.

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UnionBank bags multiple awards from Asian Banking & Finance https://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/unionbank-bags-multiple-awards-asian-banking-finance/ Mon, 22 Jul 2019 03:08:01 +0000 http://aboitizeyesarchive.aboitiz.com/?p=29116 Union Bank of the Philippines (UnionBank) scored four new awards from Asian Banking & Finance (ABF)’s Retail Banking Awards 2019 held on July 18, 2019 at the Shangri-La Hotel in Singapore.

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