CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY:
Giving back to the community
GT Capital Holdings, Inc. (GT Capital) reaffirms its commitment to corporate social responsibility and environmental sustainability as integral to its business. Developing communities and protecting the environment work hand-in-hand with the company’s strategic direction. Thus, GT Capital seeks long-term value not only through its corporate initiatives, but also through corporate social responsibility and environmental sustainability projects.
GT Capital’s component companies are hard at work establishing timely and effective programs to tackle the challenges facing communities. Some of these projects address disaster relief and recovery, while others stimulate sustainable development and ensure an environmentally-friendly value chain. The company also focuses on customer welfare and occupational health and safety policies that promote rigorous standards, such as those implemented by Toyota Motor Philippines Corporation and other component companies.
Metrobank Foundation, Inc.
Dr. George S.K. Ty, Metrobank Group Founder and Chairman, has always been driven by a purpose higher than profit—he envisions his business to be a force for the benefit of the Filipino people.
GT Foundation, Inc
Since its inception in 2009, the GT Foundation, Inc. (GTFI) has striven to pursue the philanthropic objectives of Dr. George S.K. Ty and family while investing in strategic programs that advance the development of underprivileged communities. In 2016, GTFI continued to pursue its noble objectives by supporting programs in the field of education and initiating projects for the marginalized in our society.
GT Capital Holdings, Inc.
To help in the government's 2016 Brigada Eskwela program, GT Capital volunteers worked together to prepare the Lakandula Elementary School in Tondo, Manila in time for the start of classes. On June 3, 2016, they joined other volunteers to clean classrooms, repaint walls and blackboards, as well as repair fences to ensure a safer learning environment for the students. Moreover, GT Capital showed support by donating two computer units to enhance the students’ information technology literacy.
Toyota Motor Philippines Foundation
Toyota Motor Philippines Corporation (TMP) has always placed importance on the community work that it does every year. This is the reason why the company established the Toyota Motor Philippines Foundation (TMPF), which has become TMP’s constant partner in pursuing social development projects, particularly in the fields of education, health, environment, and community service. In 2016, TMPF was once again at the forefront of community work in the Philippines.
The corporate social responsibility mission of Pro-Friends is effectively captured in the company’s tagline “Creating communities, transforming lives.” With this, Pro-Friends has always believed in changing lives for the better, in its own humble way.
The CSR programs of AXA Philippines in 2016 focused on assisting out-of-school youth by organizing activities that help these young people improve their lives by transforming them to become happy, productive members of society.
In 2016, Federal Land continued its partnership with Gawad Kalinga (GK) to help end poverty for millions of Filipino families by turning over five villages for its socialized housing initiatives. Also during the year, Federal Land donated cash to the CHILD Foundation, Inc. for the latter’s programs and projects.
Metro Pacific Foundation
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is an integral part of MPIC’s philosophy. The company keeps in mind the need to include its communities in defining its own success, believing that MPIC is only as good as its ability to change the lives of every Filipino for the better. With the MPI Foundation, the company has a platform to do just that.