BSP Holds 16th Awards Ceremony and Appreciation Lunch for Stakeholders

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) hosted the 16th Awards Ceremony and Appreciation Lunch for BSP Stakeholders in the National Capital Region (NCR) on 10 July 2019 at the BSP Assembly Hall, BSP Complex, Manila. The BSP recognized its outstanding partners that have supported its various initiatives and advocacy programs in 2018. The theme of this year's Awards Ceremony is One Team One Goal: Resilient Partnership Towards Inclusive Economic Growth.

A total of 44 awards were given under the following categories: Information Support, Advocacy Support, Special Recognition, and Hall of Fame. Further, 14 Special Citations were given for Prudential Reporting Innovation.

INFORMATION SUPPORT

Business Expectations Survey

1. Outstanding Respondent among Large Firms - Shakey's Pizza Asia Ventures, Inc.

2. Outstanding Respondent among Small and Medium Firms - Angeles Power, Inc.

3. Outstanding Respondent for Industry Sector - Angeles Power, Inc.

4. Outstanding Respondent for Construction Sector - Leighton Contractors (Asia) Limited

5. Outstanding Respondent for Services Sector - Dusit Thani Manila

6. Outstanding Respondent for Trade Sector - Otsuka (Philippines) Pharmaceutical, Inc.

Cross Border Transactions and Related Surveys

7. Outstanding Respondent for Cross Border Transactions Survey - Toshiba Information Equipment (Phils.), Inc.

8. Outstanding Respondent for Coordinated Direct Investment Survey - SAP Philippines, Inc.

9. Outstanding Respondent for Coordinated Portfolio Investment Survey - BDO Unibank, Inc.

Outstanding Partner for Sources of Information

10. Balance of Payments Projections - Information Technology and Business Process Association of the Philippines (IBPAP)

11. Monetary Policy - Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA)

BSP's Senior Bank Loan Officers' Survey

12. Outstanding Respondent - The Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation

Environmental Scanning Exercise

13. Special Recognition for Participation - Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS)

Professorial Chair Manager

14. Outstanding Professorial Chair Manager - UP Virata School of Business

ADVOCACY SUPPORT

Conference on Gearing Up for External Competitiveness

15. Outstanding Partner - East West Banking Corporation

Learning and Inclusion Advocacy

16. Outstanding Financial Education Partner - BDO Foundation

17. Pagtugon Award - Universal & Commercial Banks - China Banking Corporation

18. Pagtugon Award - Thrift Banks - Philippine Savings Bank

Financial Inclusion

19. Outstanding Financial Inclusion Partner - Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Credit Surety Fund

20. Outstanding CSF Lending Bank Partner - Land Bank of the Philippines

LGU Coordination

21. Kapit-Bisig Award (Provincial Level) - Provincial Government of Sultan Kudarat � SOCCSKSARGEN

22. Kapit-Bisig Award (City Level) - City Government of Alaminos

23. Kapit-Bisig Award (Municipal Level) - Municipal Government of Aurora

Collaboration with Financial Industry Association

24. Outstanding Strategic Industry Partner of the Year - Trust Officers Association of the Philippines (TOAP)

Corporate Governance

25. Best Corporate Governance Disclosure and Transparency Award- China Banking Corporation

Prudential Reporting

26. Award for Consistency in Prudential Reporting - BOF, Inc. (A Rural Bank)

27. Award for Consistency in Prudential Reporting - Rural Bank of Maria Aurora (Aurora), Inc.

28. Award for Consistency in Prudential Reporting - Shinhan Bank - Manila Branch

PESONet

29. Top PESONet Volume Contributor - Union Bank of the Philippines

Digital Banking

30. Outstanding Partner for Digital Excellence - Union Bank of the Philippines

31. Outstanding Partner for Digital Transformation - Universal/Commercial Banks - Union Bank of the Philippines

32. Outstanding Partner for Digital Transformation - Thrift/Rural/Cooperative Banks � Philippine Savings Bank

33. Outstanding Partner for Digital Transformation - Non-Banks - G-Xchange, Inc. (GXI)

34. Outstanding Partner for Innovative Mobile Financial Services - Non-Bank - G-Xchange, Inc. (GXI)

35. Outstanding Partner for Innovative Mobile Financial Services - Bank - ING Bank N.V.

36. Digital Trailblazer Financial Services - Land Bank of the Philippines

37. Digital Trailblazer Financial Services - Cantilan Bank, Inc. (A Rural Bank)

Overseas Filipino Remittances

38. Commercial Bank that Generated the Largest Overseas Filipino Remittances - BDO Unibank, Inc.

SPECIAL RECOGNITION

39. Outstanding Partner for Children's Savings Mobilization -Universal/Commercial Banks - BDO Unibank, Inc.

40. Outstanding Partner for Children's Savings Mobilization - Thrift/Savings Banks - BPI Family Savings Bank

41. Outstanding Partner for Information Dissemination - Mercury Drug Corporation

HALL OF FAME AWARDEES

Professorial Chair Manager

42. Outstanding Professorial Chair Manager - UP Virata School of Business

LGU Coordination

43. Kapit-Bisig Award (City Level)- City Government of Alaminos

44. Kapit-Bisig Award (Municipal Level)- Municipal Government of Aurora

SPECIAL CITATION

Special Citation for Prudential Reporting Innovation

Bank of the Philippine Islands

JP Morgan Chase Bank

Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited

Bank of America, N.A.

Citibank, N.A.

City Savings Bank, Inc.

First Commercial Bank, Ltd., Manila Branch

Industrial Bank of Korea Manila Branch

ING Bank N.V.

Mizuho Bank, Ltd. - Manila Branch

MUFG Bank, Ltd.

Philippine Savings Bank

Security Bank Corporation

The Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation

Source: Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP)