Sharper Focus on EESG

We have a strong track record of building impactful businesses and steering their strategic transformation as industry-leading players. We identify opportunities in sectors that are either in nascent stages or are undergoing disruption to create strong franchises. We explore new sectors, geographies, and expert partners to develop new business models where we can innovate and unlock our unique advantage.
Our Promise

Reinventing businesses, Transforming communities

JAZA

I believe that now, more than ever, a deeper engagement with society is indispensable to the survival and success of private enterprises.

From both a practical and moral standpoint, business cannot thrive in an environment rife with economic inequity. Ignoring these issues threatens our ability to create long-term value and jeopardizes the sustainability of the enterprise and markets.

Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala,
UN SDG Pioneer for Sustainable
Business Strategy and Operations

Partnerships & Collaboration

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27 August 2019

Asian business leadership in the transition to a sustainable world

Geneva, 27 August 2019: Earlier this month, Peter Bakker, President and CEO of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), embarked on a series of keynotes, high-level meetings and events across South East Asian to empower leadership from Asia business in the transition to a sustanable world...

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Transforming experiences to deliver the digital future to you

The 2019 Ayala Integrated Report (IR) offers a holistic view of our businesses and how our performance and the values we have created for our stakeholders give a meaningful impact to the economy, environment and society. It shows our strong focus on and commitment to sustainability.
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Press Releases

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10 November 2020

Ayala CEO to big corporations: Give climate change a seat at the table

With stronger typhoons ravaging the country in the middle of a pandemic, Ayala Corporation Chairman and CEO Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala urges the private sector to incorporate climate change in their business strategies as well as recruit “climate-competent” decision-makers who can shape, implement, and report sustainability metrics.

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Badges

Awards of

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2018

On July 31, 2018, eight PLCs in the Ayala group were named among the Top Performing Companies under the 2017 ASEAN Corporate Governance Scorecard held at the Tower Club. Ayala along with Ayala Land, Globe and Manila Water scored 100 points and above, while BPI, Ayala Land subsidiaries Cebu Holdings, Inc. and Cebu Property Ventures and Development Corp., and IMI scoring not less than 80 points. Ayala also ranked in the Top Five in the Holding Firm sector category.

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2018

On November 21, 2018, four of the nine Philippine companies, namely, Ayala, Ayala Land, Globe and Manila Water, ranked among the Top 50 ASEAN PLCs and were feted at the 2nd ASEAN Corporate Governance Awards held at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Malaysia.

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2019

Ayala was named one of Forbes’ “World’s Best Employers 2019”. In partnership with Statista, Forbes narrowed down 500 finalists from 2,000 of the world’s largest public companies, based on 1.4 million employment recommendations from a global poll and regional surveys.

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2019

Ayala was recognized as one of the top performing Philippine Publicly-Listed Companies (PLCs) overall under the ASEAN Corporate Scorecard (ACGS) in 2018. The ACGS serves to raise corporate governance standards and practices among ASEAN PLCs and thereby enhance their attractiveness to foreign investors and promote ASEAN as an asset class. Companies are evaluated on the following areas: rights of shareholders, equitable treatment of shareholders, role of stakeholders, disclosure and transparency and responsibilities of the board.

Ranking/Award

2019

Ayala was one of 23 Asian companies recognized for showing additional efforts and initiatives to achieve higher standards in ESG with the Platinum Award. The Asset ESG Corporate Awards offers a rigorous benchmarking service for listed companies with regard to corporate sustainability. The criteria used to assess the companies include a range of metrics of financial performance, which are also a proxy for gauging management acumen. Companies are also evaluated according to the quality of their governance, social responsibility, environmental responsibility and investor relations. Companies that achieve the passing threshold score in all categories are recognized with the Titanium Award. Companies that show greater efforts and initiatives are granted Gold or Platinum.

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2019

JAZA was one of the eight recipients of the Best CEO of the Year Award. The Asset Best CEO Award acknowledges the leadership qualities of a chief executive officer and rewards a range of skills and attributes including inspirational leadership, strategic thinking, team- and relationship building, effective communication and change management.

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2019

Ayala was one of thirteen grantees of the Best Investor Relations Team Award. The Award recognizes the importance of the Investor Relations Team in providing an efficient interface for the company with investors and analysts.

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2019

Ma. Victoria Tan, Ayala Corporation’s Head of Group Risk Management and Sustainability, was counted among Eco-Business’ most influential corporate sustainability leaders in Asia Pacific in 2019.

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2019

Ayala Corporation Head of Group Risk Management and Sustainability, Ma. Victoria Tan, was included among Asia’s Top Sustainability Superwomen, CSR Works’ annual listing of exceptional female sustainability leaders in the region. Only 27 women from 11 countries were chosen out of 126 nominations from 20 countries across Asia.

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Ranking/Award

2019

Ayala Corporation won a Silver in the Best Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Reporting 2019 category at the 5th Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards (ASRA) on April 29, 2020. It was also a finalist for Best Integrated Report 2019.

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2020

In March 2020, FinanceAsia announced that Ayala Corporation was named the Best Managed Company in the Philippines. It was also named Most Committed to Social Causes, Best Corporate Governance, and second Best Environmental Stewardship.

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