Petron Bags Two Golds in 3rd Global CSR Awards

Petron received two Gold Awards in the Global CSR Awards 2011, organized by the Singapore-based The Pinnacle Group International. 

In a special ceremony held during the luncheon of the 3rd Global CSR Summit on August 11 in Cebu City, Petron was presented with the following Gold Awards:

  • Best Environmental Excellence – for integrating environmental performance into the company’s sustainable development strategy and delivering proven business benefits
  • CSR Leadership for Petron Foundation General Manager Marilou G. Erni – for the individual who has contributed to the promotion of all aspects of CSR within and outside the corporation

The Global CSR Awards is one of Asia’s most prestigious recognition awards program for corporate social responsibility. It recognizes and honors companies for outstanding, innovative and world-class products, services, projects, and programs implemented. It recognizes the company’s leadership, sincerity and ongoing commitment in incorporating ethical values, compliance with legal requirements, and respect for individuals, communities, and the environment in the way they do business. 

Beyond demonstrating the ability of companies to undertake long-term CSR programs that create a sustainable impact on the community and environment, the judging process also took into account the companies’ regular reporting of their respective CSR efforts, especially within the context of a internationally-recognized CSR Reporting Frameworks such as the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), as well as those that have subjected their disclosures to an external and independent verification. 

During the 3rd Global CSR Summit, Petron Foundation’s Marilou Erni also served as a person, speaking on Petron’s experience in Sustainability Management and Reporting to an audience of more than 100 delegates from Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippines and Singapore.