Security Bank believes that corporate success is achieved together with the promotion of positive social change. By implementing sustainable Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programs focused on education, health and wellness, enterprise and livelihood development, community-building, along with employee involvement and through its social development arm, Security Bank Foundation, Inc. (SBFI), Security Bank is able to promote social good in the communities where it operates.
|External Partners||SBC Mission||Advocacy||Partnership Details|
|St. Luke’s Medical Center||Enriching lives||Health & wellness|
|The Outstanding Women in the Nation’s Service (TOWNS) Foundation and UP Medical Foundation||Enriching lives||Health & wellness||We donated PHP5 Million to procure Personal Protective Equipment for ten public hospitals across the country.|
|Philippine National Red Cross||Enriching lives||Health & wellness||SBFI donated three negative pressure ambulances and a bio-molecular laboratory in Cebu. The ambulances that help transport PUMs and PUIs while the laboratory-enabled COVID tests for more people prevent the spread of the virus in the region. Our credit cardholders also participated by donating their reward points for PPEs and ready-to-eat meals.|
|UP-National Institutes of Health and Philippine Genome Center||Enriching lives||Health & wellness||Through the Deals for Donation initiative by our Treasury Group, clients were encouraged to place foreign exchange and fixed-income investments with a portion of the gains going to the fund for real-time reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (rRT-PCR) test kits.|
|Edukasyon.ph||Enriching lives||Education||SBFI partnered with Edukasyon.ph—the largest online youth platform in the Philippines that empowers students aged 13 to 23— to provide quality e-learning programs. These programs will enable the students to make self-aware education decisions that lead to a fulfilling career and purposeful life. On the other hand, Security Bank Cards also partnered with Edukasyon.ph to offer Security Bank Mastercard debit and credit cards as payment channels for enrolling in paid e-learning courses on the online education platform|
|Operation Smile||Enriching lives||Education, health & wellness||Infomercial Series and Nutrition Pilot Program that aim to provide adequate nutrition to children born with cleft lips and palates. It also aims to educate the families of the affected children on the reasons behind the conditions and how to manage these towards living healthy and meaningful lives.|
|CCT – Visions of Hope for the Eduk-Aksyon Scholarship Campaign||Enriching lives||Education||We joined hands with CCT Visions of Hope Foundation for the Eduk-Aksyon Scholarship Campaign:
1. The program seeks to provide education for the tribes in Malungon, Sarangani for as low as ₱10 per day or ₱300 per month through sponsorship funded by employees and credit cardholders. The support granted 50 tribal students preserve their eagerness to continue their studies and expand learning beyond their modules.
2. We also donated Php 1,250,000 as part of our 70th Anniversary efforts. Amount was utilized to finance the school’s operation and miscellaneous expenses, specifically the installation of health and safety equipment and construction of their computer and technical vocational laboratories, as they prepare for the upcoming face-to-face classes.
|CCT – Tindahan Para sa Bayan||Building communities||Livelihood||Provision of Livelihood Materials and Equipment, Startup Capital, and Trainings to the partner-communities. Growth Enterprise Grants (GEG) provided additional capital to microentrepreneurs heavily affected by the pandemic. The Business Mentoring, Assessment, and Development (BMAD) program was also set up to equip community partners with new skills that may help them grow their businesses.|
|Kythe Foundation||Enriching lives||Education, health & wellness||1. Adopt-a-Survivor is a monthly monetary assistance that will help cancer survivors catch up with schooling who lagged behind schedule because of their health conditions.
2. Food for the Kids is Kythe’s response to lend a hand to families affected by COVID—who worry about meeting medical protocol aside from putting food on the table. Patterned after the Government’s 4P’s “Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program,” Food for the Kids aspires to give financial aid to families with children diagnosed with cancer and chronic illnesses seeking treatment in affiliate hospitals.
|Zonta Club of Makati & Environs for the Bravo Empowered Women Awards||Building communities
|Women empowerment and Livelihood||BRAVO aims to celebrate and honor women who have demonstrated an unwavering commitment to leadership and service as aligned with Zonta Club of Makati & Environs and Security Bank’s mission to enrich lives, empower businesses, and build communities.
Our support for the BRAVO Empowered Women Awards is a moving example of the bank’s commitment to bannering Filipinas’ unique brand of outstanding leadership and service.
|BAIPHIL||Enriching lives||Education||Handog Pag-asa sa mga Kabataan Program aimed to provide timely support to existing organizations that help those who have less in life, the marginalized, and the most vulnerable during this pandemic.
SBC donated financial assistance of Php 50,000 which BAIPHIL used to buy two desktop computer sets and one printer for Cabongaoan Elementary School (CES).
|Read to Achieve Foundation’s Alpabasa Program||Enriching lives||Education||Alpabasa is an effective tool for teaching children how to read. It is a play-based reading program, systematically designed to make reading and writing in Filipino fun and easy for kindergarten children. Beneficiaries are the Kinder to Grade 2 teachers of Binan Elementary School, one of Security Bank Foundation’s school partners.|
|Filipino Heritage Festival Inc. for the National Heritage Month||Building communities||Arts, culture & heritage||An annual celebration centered on the promotion of Filipino heritage. This year’s theme is Pamanang Lokal: Binhi ng Kulturang Pilipino which highlighted the importance of preserving and promoting local heritage within a community and its impact in shaping the Philippine cultural identity. Filipino Heritage Festival 2022 included an array of activities presented on both online platforms and at onsite venues.|
|Arts, culture & heritage and Livelihood||The Bank has been supporting various social enterprises by funding artisan fairs such as the ArteFino Festival: Renew, Repurpose, Regenerate. ArteFino aims to promote local products crafted with purpose and intention.|
|National Museum||Building communities||Arts, culture & heritage||We are donating our collection of 14 sculptures by Guillermo Tolentino to the National Museum. Tolentino was a Filipino sculptor, and was designated as a National Artist for Sculpture in 1973. The artwork donation is aligned with the Bank’s identified advocacy on arts and culture to build communities sustainably.|
|International Care Ministries||Building communities
|Disaster response and Education||1. Disaster response: Donations amounting to Php 372,000 to 14 families in Bohol through the International Care Ministries. We provided shelter responses for 14 families in Bohol whose households were ravaged by Typhoon Odette.
2. Transform: a four-month community-based adult education program centered on values, health, and livelihood directed to 37 vulnerable and underserved ultra-poor families or 185 individuals.
3. Family Academy: a parent-child community coaching that will embolden parents in their role as their children’s first teachers benefitting 8 to 10 students. ICM will conduct regular home visits to the program participants to monitor their progress from the weekly training; provide weekly fortified meal packs consisting of rice, dried soya, vegetables, and micro-nutrients to the program participants, and make the necessary arrangement and address logistical concerns pertaining to the training sessions of the program participants.