July 23, 2024

SM Supermalls’ focus on sustainability and corporate responsibility was recognized at the 2024 Asia Pacific Tambuli Awards.

SM Supermalls’ innovative Rainwater Project by SM Cares earned a bronze award in the Care for the Environment category.

ASIA PACIFIC TAMBULI AWARDS — The SM Supermalls through SM Cares received the bronze award for its innovative rainwater project under the Care for the Environment category of the 2024 Asia Pacific Tambuli Awards while SM Prime Holdings, Inc. Chairman of the Executive Committe Hans T. Sy was honored with the prestigious Tambuli Lifetime Achievement Award. — SM handout photos

The project collects and turns rainwater into potable water, and is the highlight of the organization’s efforts in water conservation and environmental stewardship.

This is especially beneficial to the residents of Baguio City, where water shortages are prevalent.

Hans T. Sy, Chair of the Executive Committee of SM Prime Holdings, was honored with the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award.

His unwavering dedication to philanthropy, environmental advocacy, and corporate leadership has left an indelible mark on society, inspiring positive change and empowerment across the Philippines and beyond.

Reflecting on his journey, Sy delivered a speech, emphasizing the transformative power of personal advocacy and collective action.

“I am deeply honored and humbled to stand before you today to accept the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2024 Tambuli Awards… I am filled with optimism for the future if we can inspire collective action. Together, I believe we can build a more sustainable and prosperous world for generations to come,” he said.

His speech underscored SM’s enduring commitment to sustainability, community development, and corporate responsibility.

Through initiatives such as comprehensive disaster risk reduction strategies, SM continues to spearhead meaningful change and uplift communities nationwide.

SM Supermalls remains steadfast in its mission to champion sustainability, disaster risk reduction, innovation, and social responsibility.

The organization’s goal is to create a more resilient, inclusive, and sustainable future for all.

The Asia Pacific Tambuli Awards, which was held June 4 at the Grand Hyatt Manila, celebrates excellence in marketing communications, recognizing successful marketing campaigns and sustainability and corporate purpose initiatives that positively impact the world.

 Established in 2005, the Tambuli Awards honor organizations and individuals who demonstrate exceptional dedication to driving meaningful social change through innovative marketing strategies. – Press release