The Philippine Stock Exchange, Inc. (PSE) will announce the winners of the 2017 PSE Bell Awards for Excellence in Corporate Governance on Thursday, November 9 in a ceremony to be held in Makati Shangri-La.
The PSE Bell Awards is a recognition given to listed companies and trading participants that show excellence in their corporate governance (CG) programs and practices. Aside from the main Bell Awards, the PSE will also present category awards to listed companies that have the Best Compliance and Ethics, Investor Relations, and Sustainability programs. The Exchange will also recognize the Best Local Small Investor Program for an Initial Public Offering. Category awards for trading participants will be for Best Compliance and Retail Investor Programs.
“By recognizing excellence in corporate governance, we hope to encourage more listed companies and trading participants to continue to enhance and strengthen their CG standards and practices and to set higher sustainability goals in their operations,” said PSE President and CEO Ramon S. Monzon.
A panel of judges, composed of distinguished individuals from various organizations, was formed by the PSE to deliberate on the merits of the corporate governance initiatives and projects of the companies. They then selected the finalists and winners of the 2017 PSE Bell Awards.
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