Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB) Chairman Roberto de Ocampo was recently appointed as one of the new member of the board of directors of Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), an international nonprofit organization.
GRI is a leading organization in the sustainability field. It promotes the use of sustainability reporting as a way for organizations to become more sustainable, and contribute to sustainable development.
As the new board member, de Ocampo will serve a term up to December 2016, and take a leading role in organization’s strategic approach to promoting change toward a sustainable global economy, and increasing corporate transparency and accountability.
“I am deeply honored to have been chosen as one of the board members of this highly esteemed nonprofit organization in the business of information. I look forward to working with GRI in maintaining and reinforcing an organizational approach based on bridge-building,” de Ocampo said.
De Ocampo joins the GRI board of directors consisting of other industry leaders and thought-movers including Herman Mulder, Eric Hespenheide, Alexandra Watson, Pavan Sukhdev, Manfred Warda and Roberto Waack.
Besides recently assuming chairmanship in PVB, de Ocampo is also the founding partner of Centennial Group International and chairman of Centennial Asia Advisors. He was once headed the Development Bank of the Philippines, and was a former Finance secretary.