Published: Tuesday, 03 October 2017 17:18
Written by Antonella Ferrucci
Entrepreneur Of The Year Philippines is a program of the SGV Foundation, Inc., with the participation of co-presenters Department of Trade and Industry, the Philippine Business for Social Progress, and the Philippine Stock Exchange.
Banking on being a good neighbor
published in Businessworld on 02/10/2017
TRUST and integrity have always been essential qualities in the financial industry. These values are what motivated Atty. Francis Ganzon, 67, when he took over Bangko Kabayan, a private development bank dedicated to improving and empowering small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
After graduating from the Ateneo de Manila College of Law, and working as an associate lawyer, Mr. Ganzon left his legal career to help save his father-in-law’s business, the Ibaan Rural Bank, Inc. (IRB). The IRB was in the middle of a bank run with bank personnel involved in fraud cases. “My father-in-law said my only concern is to regain the trust of the people and to make sure everything is done properly,” recalls Mr. Ganzon.
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Published: Sunday, 10 September 2017 04:26
Written by Carolina Carbonell
The stories of EoC companies do not always have an ending because they never end.
by Carolina Carbonell
Aldo Calliera is the owner of the agricultural EoC company El Alba in Santiago del Estero, in the north of Argentina, and has already been the protagonist of another story on the EoC site: ...Di cavalli e mandriani (story available only in Italian – the tr.).
On Saturday 19 August, Aldo sent us a photo of the flames that were burning his field with great force. In his message he told us: "I have worked as a fire-fighter with my colleagues for two days now. In a couple of hours we lost the fruit of many years of ecological care of the native forests and all that grew on the agricultural plots". The next day further news arrived: “Last night we had another very complicated case of fire, but it is already under control”.
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