MAKATI CITY – Makati City Mayor Abigail Binay commended the ten outstanding corporate citizens and other partners of the local government for their valuable contribution to the city’s economy, Manila Standard reported.
For this year, the city government recognized Bonifacio Landmark Realty and Development Inc., Bayview Technologies Inc., Chang Hwa Commercial Bank Ltd. (Manila Branch), Charter Ping An Insurance Corp. (Head Office), Phirst Park Homes Inc., Millennium Pan-Asia Business Management and Services Inc., Bay City Commercial Ventures Corp., Fast Retailing Philippines Inc. (Ayala-Circuit Mall), Vive Eagle Land, Inc., and Arca South Commercial Ventures Corp. as outstanding corporate citizens.
IRC Properties Inc. and the Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation were awarded as city partners of the year.
The Philippine Chamber of Commerce & Industry (Professional Organization of the Year), Makati Commercial Estate Association (Property/Estate Organization of the Year), and the Contact Center Association of the Philippines (IT/ICT Organization of the Year) were acknowledged for their valuable contributions in the city’s sustainable development and digital transformation
Meanwhile, Phinma Energy Corp., BDO Unibank Inc., Ayala Land Inc., ALI Commercial Center Inc., and Asalus Corp. were cited as outstanding corporate business organizations.
Firms were awarded during the annual Vin d’honneur, which pays tribute to companies, organizations and institutions that have contributed to city-building, that took place Saturday at the Rigodon Ballroom of The Peninsula Manila, is part of the month-long observance of Makati’s 349th Foundation Day.
Binay extended her felicitations to the awardees and gratitude for their continuous support to the local government by settling their taxes on time and complying with government policies and standards.
“Congratulations to the top taxpayers and reliable partners of the city government. Your companies and organizations have made significant contributions to the city’s business sector,” Binay said.
”We sincerely thank all of you for being with us in our journey every step of the way,” she added.
During the event, Binay reported that the city attained 59 percent of its full-year revenue target of P17.12 billion after its first-quarter total collection hit more than P10 billion last March.
“This achievement is a sign that investor confidence in the city continues to grow stronger,” the mayor said.