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Give the gift of healthy and delicious homemade meals this Father’s Day!

Father’s Day is just around the corner and one of the best ways to show your appreciation for your dad is by cooking a delicious and nutritious meal made with lots of love.   “Dads are known to be very hardworking and put their loved ones first before themselves. This is why we, at Ajinomoto, would like to help in putting their health and happiness first this Father’s Day by sharing healthy but delicious recipes that they will surely enjoy,” said Roann Co, Ajinomoto Philippines Corporation (APC) General Manager of Corporate Planning and Public Relations.   Below are special recipes made healthy and delicious through the use of AJI-NO-MOTO® Umami Seasoning that helps in reducing sodium without compromising taste.   These recipes are part of Ajinomoto’s BawAsin® or Bawasan ang Asin campaign,  an effort that encourages consumers to reduce their sodium intake without sacrificing the deliciousness of their meals.   Ajinomoto has created a  BawAsin® section  in its official website. It provi

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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