UnionBank named best company to work for in Asia

08:00 PM November 28, 2016
Unionbank President and COO Edwin Bautista with executives from ACES copy - Version 3

Receiving the award is UnionBank President & COO Edwin R. Bautista (center) with the ACES panel of jurors.

UnionBank of the Philippines (UnionBank) was recognized as the Best Company to Work For at the Asia Corporate Excellence & Sustainability Awards (ACES) held recently at Shangri-La, Singapore.

ACES showcases Asia’s finest responsible corporate leaders. It honors successful individuals and companies in Asia in terms of leadership and corporate social responsibility. In this case, the winning company has showed institutionalized programs and measures to ensure that they attract top talents and effectively make them want to stay in the company.


According to the ACES management, UnionBank is one of the best companies to work for because of “its great culture and its strong leadership team.” Team members are encouraged to be their best and are supported in their efforts to succeed. There is also a strong sense of belonging and community in the organization.

“At UnionBank, we continuously empower our employees by giving them the access to trainings, workplace benefits, perks and a healthy organizational culture. We see to it that every UnionBanker knows that what they do contributes to the growth of the company,” said Michelle Rubio, UnionBank  Human Resources Director .


The bank puts a premium in the holistic development of its employees. With programs like My Performance, an integrated feedback and coaching program and UnionBank University that runs ten courses on different fields, the bank ensures that its employees are more than competent to achieve their career goals.

UnionBank also addresses the welfare of its employees. Aside from social activities within the office, it fosters a sense of community within the organization through the UCare program and extends it to local communities all over the country through the GoBeyond Communities program where UnionBankers plan, propose and implement corporate responsibility projects related to environment, education, livelihood and inclusion.

Since 2014, ACES has carefully chosen outstanding companies, both large and small, for their contribution to their communities and the world. Through ACES, top companies share a platform where they can learn, build connections and exchange new ideas while showcasing Asia’s best practices for sustainable growth.


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