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Aboitiz Group to participate in the Nordic Sustainability Awards

Nordic Sustainability Awards

As a champion of sustainable business practices, the Aboitiz Group is proud to participate in the Nordic Sustainability Awards ceremony, scheduled to take place on May 24, 2023, at the Makati Diamond Residences in Makati City. Organized by the Nordic Chamber of Commerce (NordCham) Philippines, the evening celebrates and acknowledges the achievements of companies and individuals who have demonstrated a steadfast commitment to sustainability and environmental stewardship.

At the core of the Aboitiz Group’s operations is the OneNewAboitiz Sustainability Synergy, which serves as an invaluable compass, guiding the Group towards innovative practices and technologies to drive meaningful change to the businesses and communities it serves. The Group’s sustainability achievements include championing renewable energy sources, revolutionizing water resource management, and even spearheading biodiversity conservation efforts. These initiatives are aligned with the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), contributing significantly to the global agenda for sustainable development.

The Nordic Sustainability Awards open panel features prominent sustainability representatives, including Aboitiz Equity Ventures (AEV) Chief Sustainability Officer Ginggay Hontiveros. Recognizing the transformative power of knowledge exchange, the Aboitiz Group is ready to participate in a night that promises to be a thought-provoking trade of ideas and a platform for collaboration on sustainable development.

The event’s program starts with opening remarks by NordCham Philippines Sustainability Committee Chairperson Lotis Ramin. Following that is a keynote message on Nordic best practices and trends on global sustainability action delivered by Grieg Group and Foundation Head of Sustainability and Public Affairs Gry Larsen.

Nordic sustainability practices have garnered international acclaim for their effectiveness, innovation, and impact, making them a vital source of inspiration and learning for organizations worldwide. The evening will provide valuable insights on best practices that contribute to global collective efforts towards a more sustainable future and provides an opportunity to meet like-minded sustainability advocates.

About Aboitiz Equity Ventures

Aboitiz Equity Ventures, Inc. (AEV) is the public holding company of the Aboitiz Group with major investments in power, banking and financial services, food, infrastructure, land, and data science and artificial intelligence. Today, AEV is recognized as one of the best-managed companies in the Philippines and the region, consistently cited for its commitment to good corporate governance and corporate social responsibility. With five generations of Aboitiz Group business success behind it, AEV continues to drive change for a better world by advancing business and communities.

The Aboitiz Group is a member of the Global Compact Network Philippines Board of Trustees and helps champion the Philippines’ sustainability initiatives on an international level through policies, advocacies, and initiatives that align with the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC). The company has also launched its #OneAboitizSustainability Framework which aims to transform its life-essential businesses into having improved sustainable practices and a positive impact on the environment and society.

To know more about the #OneAboitizSustainability programs, please visit https://sustainability.aboitiz.com/.

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