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SM group grows 10,000 trees in Antipolo

The SM group, in partnership with Banco de Oro (BDO) Foundation, will be planting 10,000 trees in Antipolo, Rizal as part of its Grow A Million Trees (GAMT) campaign.

This project is being undertaken by BDO Foundation, SM Supermalls, SM Development Corporation, SM Investments Corporation, SM Markets, SM Foundation, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, and the people’s organization (PO) Sitio San Ysiro Upland & Lowland Farmers Association, Inc. in Antipolo.

Employment opportunities within SM Group extended to scholar-graduates

On May 27, 264 scholar-graduates of SM Foundation in accountancy, computer science, information technology, education, computer engineering, electronics and communications engineering, electrical engineering, civil engineering and mechanical engineering were offered positions by the human resources representatives of the SM Group. Participating companies include SM Investments Corporation, The SM STORE, SM Food Retail, Shopping Center Management Corporation, SM Prime Holdings, Inc. and other SM Retail affiliates.

Deutsche Bank Ag Manila partners with SM Prime and SM Foundation to build a new school building in Valenzuela

The partnership of SM Prime Holdings Inc., DEUTSCHE Bank Ag Manila and SM Foundation Inc. has resulted anew in a newly – constructed 2-storey, 4 classroom building complete with student chairs, tables, wall fans, computers and a toilet per classroom in Wawang Pulo, Valenzuela. Aside from these, murals depicting moral values are painted within the walls of the classrooms painstakingly done by volunteer employees of the Bank during week-ends.

DepEd recognizes SM group’s continued investments in education

SM Foundation, SM Prime Holdings Inc. and SM Synergy Properties Holdings Corporation are among the partners recognized by the Department of Education (DepEd) in its event “Adopt A School Program: 17 Years of Celebrating Partnerships” on Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at the Department of Education (DepEd) Complex in Pasig City. Spearheaded by DepEd Secretary Brother Armin Luistro and Undersecretary for Partnerships and External Linkages, USEC Mario Deriquito, the Adopt A School Program invites the private sector to partner with DepEd in support of better quality education.

Tessie Sy-Coson receives “Outstanding Exemplar” Award

President Benigno Aquino presented the ‘Outstanding Exemplar in the Private Sector’ award to Tessie Sy-Coson for SM Foundation’s programs in education, health and wellness, and livelihood during the annual media Bulong-Pulungan Christmas party event at Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila last December 11. The ‘Outstanding Exemplar’ award is given yearly to people from both the government and private sector who have made great contributions in nation-building.

SM Group continues Yolanda rehabilitation efforts through partnership with PBSP

SM Investments Corporation (SMIC), through its social development arm SM Foundation, recently signed a memorandum of agreement with the Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP) to provide 877 chairs and 19 sets of teacher’s tables and chairs to pre-selected public schools for the continued rehabilitation of Yolanda (international name: Haiyan) affected areas.

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