The Metrobank Foundation bestowed the 2014 Partner in Empowerment, Advocacy and Commitment to Excellence (PEACE) recognition upon the SGV Foundation (SGVF) during its 35th anniversary celebration last 29 January. SGVF Vice Chairman and Executive Vice President Itos Cruz accepted the award.
The roster of PEACE honorees comprises institutions from various sectors that mirror the Metrobank Foundation’s commitment to uplifting the lives of the least in society and recognizing outstanding Filipinos. The SGVF was recognized for being a valuable partner in ensuring the successful implementation of the Metrobank Foundation’s programs that promote a culture of excellence and social responsibility towards nation-building. In particular, SGV was the official tabulator in the conduct of the Metrobank Foundation Search for Outstanding Teachers and Journalists of the Year.