Globe 2015 report included in Top 100 Sustainability Reports Worldwide of League American Communications Professionals
Also included in Top 80 Sustainability Reports in Asia Pacific
Globe Telecom’s 2015 Annual & Sustainability Report was feted by the League of American Communications Professionals by including it in the Top 100 Sustainability Reports Worldwide, where it ranked No. 77.
The report, with the theme” Lifestyle, How We Live Fully” (http://www.globe.com.ph/annual-report/2015) , was also included in the Top 80 Sustinability Reports in the Asia Pacific Region, where it ranked No. 22.
Among those released by telecommunication operators, the report was also given a Gold Award Worldwide for Sustainability Report and also Bronze Award in the Asia-Pacific Region for Best In-House Report.
“Globe Telecom’s annual report proves to be remarkable in light of tremendous competition and the level of creativity exhibited in the report is outstanding, supported by excellent clarity in communicating this year’s key messages. It should be noted that accessibility to key information sought by readers is superb. We classify this entry as being among the best annual reports within its industry this year,” said LACP Managing Director Christine Kennedy.
Globe Senior Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer Yoly Crisanto disclosed that in 2015, Globe conducted a Stakeholder Engagement and Materiality Analysis Workshop to identify the issues that are important to its stakeholders. Globe also aligned with its stakeholders the company’s sustainability 4 focus areas namely Care for the Environment, Care for our People, Positive Societal Impact and Digital Nation. These focus areas contribute to the attainment of 9 out of the total 17 United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, Crisanto explained.
“We recognize that the economic, social and environmental issues that face the world can impact our business and our stakeholders and we strive to provide information most relevant to our stakeholders. These citations affirm our commitment in upholding best practices in transparency and integrity in reporting,” said Crisanto.
Globe aligned its sustainability reporting ith the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) G4 framework since 2013. Globe also engaged the DNV GL AS Philippines branch to undertake independent assurance of the 2015 report. The report is in line with the “core” requirements of the GRI G4 guidelines. The company also previously engaged with TUV Rheinland and ECC International as independent assurers.