SM Founder and Chairman Henry Sy Sr. received the Ramon V. del Rosario Award for Nation Building at ceremonies held recently at the Taipan Room of the Tower Club in Makati City.
Sy was recognized for best exemplifying the traits of the late Ambassador Del Rosario, which are entrepreneurial spirit, good corporate citizenship, and an underlying passion for nation building.
The award is a partnership between JCI Manila and the Asian Institute of Management’s RVR Center for Corporate Social Responsibility. It was named in honor of JCI Manila’s founding president and the acknowledged Father of Philippine Modern Industry.
Since it was launched in September, 2009, it has been the premier awards program of JCI Manila and it hopes to recognize business leaders who have not only been successful in their own fields, but have also created a great impact toward nation-building.
Past recipients of this Lifetime Business Award program, include Ambassador Jesus Tambunting, Senen Bacani, Oscar Lopez, Washington Sycip, Vicente Paterno, Jaime Zobel de Ayala, and Manuel V. Pangilinan. (mb.com)