Al Panlilio’s leadership shines as PLDT makes it to TIME’s list of world’s 750 best companies

Leading telecommunications giant PLDT Inc. has earned a prestigious spot among TIME magazine’s list of the world’s finest companies for 2023.

TIME Magazine’s inaugural list showcases the top 750 companies from various industries across the globe. These companies were meticulously assessed through independent evaluations, taking into consideration factors such as revenue growth, employee satisfaction surveys, and rigorous environmental, social, and governance (ESG) performance metrics.

PLDT emerged as the highest-ranking among the six Philippine companies featured on the list, establishing its dominance in the realm of sustainability.

It was the sole Philippine telecommunications company to secure a coveted spot on this distinguished roster.

Sustainability stands as a cornerstone of PLDT’s strategic framework, reflecting its unwavering commitment to responsible corporate practices.

The company’s dedication to sustainability is evidenced by its inclusion in the CEO scorecard and the formulation of ESG-focused key performance indicators throughout its organizational units and functions.

Alfredo Panlilio, president and CEO of PLDT and Smart, expressed his pride and gratitude for this esteemed recognition.

“It is a great honor for PLDT to be named one of the world’s best companies, and to be the only Philippine telco on the list. This recognition affirms our strategic direction and inspires us to continue doing business responsibly, elevating customer experience, achieving operational excellence and new areas of growth, and making our company the best place to work,” he said.

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