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Conglomerate Alliance Global Group seals commitment to sustainability

 

Biggest gathering of key leaders from Megaworld Group, Emperador, Travellers International, McDonald’s Philippines, and Infracorp discusses programs to address UN’s Sustainable Development Goals by 2030

SUSTAINAGILITY SUMMIT: The Alliance Global Group, Inc. (AGI) affirmed its commitment to embrace sustainability in every aspect of its various businesses when it hosted its first-ever sustainability conference recently. Spearheading the conglomerate’s pledge were the heads and presidents of different AGIcompanies, led by AGI chairman Dr. Andrew L. Tan (5th from left) and chief executive officer Kevin L. Tan (5th from right).


For the very first time, companies under the Andrew Tan-led Alliance Global Group, Inc. (AGI) came together to affirm their commitment to sustainability in a summit dubbed as “SustainAGility: The Alliance Global Group Conference on Sustainability” held at Hilton Manila at Newport City in Pasay City.


Energy Sec. Alfonso Cusi shared the government’s initiatives in helping promote renewable energy sources.

During the program, AGI chief executive officer Kevin L. Tan challenged the various companies to come up with different sustainability initiatives, particularly those focused on responding to the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Sen. Pia S. Cayetano discussed how the government is supporting programs from the private sector aimed at helping achieve various UN SDGs.

Emmanuel Rubio, president and CEO, Aboitiz Power Corporation

Among the speakers who graced Cusi of the Department of Energy (DoE); Sen. Pia Cayetano; Emmanuel Rubio, president and CEO, Aboitiz Power Corporation; Maria Luz Javier, local network representative and chairperson, Global Contact Local Network of the UN Global Compact; Atty. Rachel Esther Gumtang­ Remalante, officer-in-charge (OIC) of the corporate governance and finance department, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC); and Engr. Erik Christianto of Standard & Poor’s Global.

• Engr. Erik Christianto of Stan­ dard & Poor’s Global.

• Dr. Francisco Canuto, president, Megaworld Foundation.

During the afternoon session, the presidents and heads of the various AGI companies, led by Lourdes T. Gutierrez-Alfonso, chief operating officer, Megaworld; Winston L. Co, director and president, Emperador; Kingson U. Sian, president and CEO, Travellers International Hotel Group, Inc.; and Margot B. Torres, managing director of Golden Arches Development Corporation, discussed their companies’ programs and activities to respond to the different sustainability goals.

The summit was highlighted by a commitment ceremony led by AGI chairman Dr. Andrew L. Tan and AGI director and treasurer Katherine L. Tan.

AGI company presidents and heads (L-R): Kevin L. Tan, CEO, Alliance Global Group, Inc; Lourdes T. Gutierrez-Aifonso, COO, Megaworld; Margot B. Torres, managing director, Golden Arches Development Corporation; Winston L. Co, director and president, Emperador Inc.; and Kingson U. Sian, president and CEO, Travellers International Hotel Group, Inc.

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Today’s Front Page February 29, 2020

Today’s Front Page February 29, 2020