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Mang Inasal is the Philippines’ Halo-Halo Destination this summer!

Customers flocked to  Mang Inasal  stores nationwide to celebrate the Twitter-trending National Halo-Halo Blowout that gave away ₱20 discount for Extra Creamy Halo-Halo Small Size.   "We are happy to be the country's Halo-Halo destination especially this summer when we see a lot of customers – young and old – enjoying our Extra Creamy Halo-Halo anytime of the day," shared Mang Inasal President Mike V. Castro. "And as our level up treat, Mang Inasal will be having a delivery edition of our National Halo-Halo Blowout soon plus a Level Up Sarap Halo-Halo Caravan nationwide." Leading the halo-halo lovers who flocked to Mang Inasal stores were Mang Inasal endorsers Dimples Romana, who visited Ayala Malls Manila Bay and Jane de Leon who made customers happy at Market! Market! Taguig. Melai Cantiveros also joined the National Halo-Halo Blowout at Robinsons Malabon, while Bisaya Squad dropped by at SM City Seaside Cebu.  The  National Halo-Halo Blowout's  ₱20 off on

BDO issues first Blue Bond for US$100 Million

 First private sector issuance in Southeast Asia


BDO Unibank, Inc. (BDO) has issued its maiden Blue Bond amounting to US$100 million, through an investment from the International Finance Corporation (IFC). This issuance will expand financing for projects that help prevent marine pollution and preserve clean water resources, while supporting the country’s climate goals. This marks another milestone for BDO, being the first private sector issuance in Southeast Asia to issue a Blue Bond. 

 

BDO’s issuance reinforces the Bank’s commitment to sustainable finance, allowing the Bank to provide more support to critical areas such as water conservation, wastewater treatment, plastic recycling, sustainable tourism, fisheries, and sustainable seafood processing among others. More importantly, the Bond will help BDO expand its Sustainable Finance Framework to include projects supporting the country’s blue economy, while establishing a new asset class in the Philippine debt market. 

 

The pioneering Blue Bond has a tenor of seven (7) years and will adhere to the International Capital Market Association (ICMA) Green Bond Principle and IFC’s recently launched Blue Finance Guidelines

 

BDO Capital & Investment Corporation acted as the arranger in this transaction.

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