Ayala Land among most honored companies in Asia – Institutional Investor
In the Emerging Markets category, ALI was named the Best Investor Relations Company for the year. This was aside from its ranking among the top firms in the Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) and Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) Metrics, Corporate Governance and Analyst Days surveys. ALI’s Chief Financial Officer Augusto Bengzon was also chosen as Best CFO for 2018. Ayala Land’s leadership positions in the different categories earned for it the Most Honored Company Recognition in Emerging Markets along with Ayala Corporation (AC). AC also made it to the prestigious overall sector rankings for Best in Corporate Governance and ESG SRI Metrics, ranking high as well in the Best in IR and Analyst Days categories.
This year’s survey results reflect the opinions from nearly 4,500 investment professionals at 1,270 financial services firms. Respondents from the buy side manage an estimated $1.6 trillion in Asian (ex-Japan) equities. Survey responses are aggregated to produce an overall rank for each company.
Institutional Investor is a leading international business to business publisher focused primarily on international finance. For more than 30 years, it has recognized people and firms in the financial services industry for excellence. Its eighth annual ranking of the country’s best CEOs, CFOs, and investor relations professionals recognizes the top Asia-based companies across 18 industries.
Ayala Land is the Philippines’ leading developer of sustainable estates, offering a diverse mix of properties such as residential, retail, office, hotels, and leisure developments. The company has a total of 25 sustainable estates and is present in 55 growth areas nationwide. All of the company’s developments implement sustainability practices focusing on site resilience, pedestrian mobility and transit connectivity, contribution to local employment, and eco-efficiency.