Globe Telecom's 2014 Annual Sustainability Report, entitled “Let’s create a wonderful world” bagged the Gold Award at the 29th International ARC Awards, a highly-esteemed global competition honoring outstanding achievement in annual reports. Globe won in the Combined Annual and Sustainability Report category.
“Globe strives for excellence in all areas of operations. Proof of our success is our leadership in mobile and continued strong business performance brought about by our passion for innovation and pursuit of superior customer experience,” said Yoly Crisanto, Globe Senior Vice President for Corporate Communications. However, aside from financial gains, Globe has also embraced its responsibility to do social good across various sectors and adopt efficiency measures to reduce our impact to the environment.
The ARC Awards are globally recognized, providing a platform for the highest standards in the annual report industry. Established by MerComm, Inc. in 1987, ARC Awards were created to honor overall excellence in annual reports, and to encourage noteworthy and vital writing, as well as imaginative and original design. The competition is open to corporations, small companies, government agencies, non-profit organizations and associations, as well as agencies and individuals involved in producing annual reports.
“Globe Telecom’s annual report was one of the best in the 2015 competition. By winning the coveted Gold Award, Globe Telecom places among the top 5% best annual reports internationally. The judges were particularly impressed with the Interior Design and especially by the outstanding Graphics. Bravo to Globe Telecom for producing a world-class annual report,” MerComm President Reni Witt said, adding that a total of 2065 annual reports were received from 35 countries this year.
Globe first won the award in 2012. Using the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) standards for its sustainability reporting, the report is externally assured by ECCI International. The Globe 2014 Annual & Sustainability report also bagged the Gold Award in Telecommunications’ Annual Report and Silver Award in Telecommunications’ Sustainability Report from the League of American Communications Professionals.