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Awards and Recognitions

Through the years, DBP has been a recipient of numerous awards and recognitions, among them:

2019 Awards

Association of Development Financing Institutions in Asia and the Pacific (ADFIAP)
Development Awards – Outstanding Development Projects

    • Environmental Development Category – Advancing the Use of Renewable Sources through Freeport Zone: Enfinity Philippines Renewable Resources
    • Financial Inclusion Category (Merit Award) – Driving to Break Boundaries: DBP PASADA Financing program

The Global Sustainable Finance Awards

    • Best Innovation in Financial Services – Success in PASADA-Transport Renewal Program

The Asset Asian Awards

    • Oil and Gas Deal of the Year Philippines – Atlantic Gulf and Pacific Company P6-billion term loan facility
    • Transport Deal of the Year Philippines – Cebu Cordova Link Expressway Corporation P19-billion financing
    • Utility Deal of the Year Philippines – Apo Agua Infrastructura P9-billion financing

Investment House Association of the Philippines (IHAP) Awards

    • Best Deal of the Year – Cebu Cordova Link Expressway Corporation
    • Best Fixed Income Deal – Republic of the Philippines Retail Treasury Bonds Tranche 21
    • Best Advisory Deal (Small-Mid Cap)- Citicore Power, Inc.

Philippine Dealing System (PDS) Annual Awards

    • Top 5 Corporate Issue Manager/ Arranger 2018 Bank Category

Sustainable Business Awards Philippines

    • Best Workforce

National Electrification Program Golden Dagitab Awards

    • Government Partner in Pursuing Rural Electrification Program

Standard & Poor’s (S&P) Global Ratings

    • DBP’s long-term issuer credit rating was upgraded to “BBB+” from “BBB,” two notches above minimum investment grade, and assigned a “stable” outlook
    • DBP’s short-term rating was affirmed at “A-2”

2018 Awards

Association of Development Financing Institutions in Asia and the Pacific (ADFIAP)
Development Awards – Outstanding Development Projects

    • Environmental Development Category – Tacloban City Energy Efficient Street Lighting Project
    • Infrastructure Development Category – Infrastructure Contractor Support (ICONS) Program

The Global Sustainable Finance Awards

    • Outstanding Sustainable Project Financing (Certificate of Merit) – Ilagan Divilacan Road Rehabilitation Project

Investment House Association of the Philippines (IHAP) Awards

    • Deal of the Year – Republic of the Philippines Retail Treasury Bonds 20th Tranche
    • Best Fixed Income Deal – Republic of the Philippines Retail Treasury Bonds 20th Tranche

QSI Nation Builder Awards

    • Nation Builder Award

Asia CEO Awards 2018

    • CSR Company of the Year Category – Circle of Excellence (finalist)

2017 Awards

Association of Development Financing Institutions in Asia and the Pacific (ADFIAP)
Development Awards – Outstanding Development Projects

    • Environmental Development Category (Merit Award) – Integrated Resource Recovery Management by FDR-Integrated Resource Recovery Management, Inc.

The Global Sustainable Finance Awards

    • Outstanding Sustainable Project Financing – Integrated Resource Recovery Management by FDR-Integrated Resource Recovery Management, Inc.

The Asset Asian Awards

    • Transport Deal of the Year – Light Rail Manila Corporation’s P24-billion project loan facility for the Light Rail Transit 1 (“LRT1”) PPP Project
    • Transport Deal of the Year Philippines – Light Rail Manila Corporation’s P24-billion project loan facility for the Light Rail Transit 1 (“LRT1”) PPP project
    • Power Deal of the Year Philippines – GNPower Dinginin Limited Company P7.5-billion project financing facilities for 2×668 MW supercritical coal-fired power plant

The Asian Banker – Philippine Country Awards

    • SME Bank of the Year

National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) Good Practice Award

    • Strategies in Achieving Desired Results on Outcomes Category – Institutionalizing Environmental, Social, and Climate Change Considerations in Project Evaluation and Monitoring in DBP’s Credit Process through the Environmental Development Project

VISA Inclusive Growth Award

    • PAG-IBIG – DBP Prepaid Card

Governance Commission for GOCCs/ Institute of Corporate Directors

    • Award for Excellence — Achieved one of the highest scores on the Corporate Governance Scorecard for Government-Owned-and-Controlled Corporations

2016 Awards

Association of Development Financing Institutions in Asia and the Pacific (ADFIAP)
Development Awards – Outstanding Development Projects

    • Local Economic Development Category – Province of Oriental Mindoro: Sustainable Rural Electrification

The Global Sustainable Finance Awards

    • Best Innovation in Financial Services Category (Certificate of Merit) – DBP Forest Program

IJGlobal Awards

    • Asia Pacific Rail Deal – Manila Light Rail Transit 1 (LRT1) Extension, Operations and Maintenance PPP

Investment House Association of the Philippines (IHAP) Awards

    • Best Deal of the Year – Bureau of the Treasury’s RoP Liability Management Transaction

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Stakeholders Awards

    • Pagtugon Award – Universal and Commercial Banks Category

Construction and Real Estate Awards (CREA)

    • Prestigious Seal Awardee – Bank–Real Estate Loans Category

Araw Values Awards

    • Silver Award – Concern for and Preservation of the Environment for the 2014 DBP Annual Report

2015 Awards

Association of Development Financing Institutions in Asia and the Pacific (ADFIAP)
Development Awards – Outstanding Development Projects

    • Local Economic Development Category – 35 MLD Cebu Bulk Water Project-Sustaining Local Economic Development
    • Corporate Governance Category – Good Governance Program
    • SME Development Category (Merit Award) – DBP Bankability Enhancement for SET-UP Technopreneurs (DBP-BEST)
    • SME Development Category (Merit Award) – Inclusive Lending for Aspiring Women (ILAW) Entreprenuers Program

The Global Sustainable Finance Awards

    • Outstanding Sustainable Project Financing Category – 35 Million Liters per Day (MLD) Cebu Bulk Water Project
    • Outstanding Sustainable Project Financing Category – Palawan State University Forest project

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Stakeholders Awards

    • Outstanding Program Partner – Credit Surety Fund – Industrial Guarantee and Loan Fund (managed by the Development Bank of the Philippines)

Institute of Solidarity in Asia

    • Silver Governance Trailblazer Award
    • Performance Governance System – Achieved Proficiency Status

2014 Awards

Association of Development Financing Institutions in Asia and the Pacific (ADFIAP)
Development Awards – Outstanding Development Projects

    • Financial Inclusion Category – DBP Higher Education Loan Program for Students (DBP-HELPS)
    • Best Sustainability Report (Special Award)

Top Performing Government Securities Eligible Dealers (Bureau of the Treasury)

    • #3 Top Performing Government Securities Eligible Dealer

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Stakeholders Awards

    • Outstanding Program Partner – Credit Surety Fund

Sustainable Business Awards Philippines

    • Energy Management
    • Land use, Biodiversity and Environment (Special Recognition)

Institute of Solidarity in Asia

    • Silver Governance Trailblazer Award
    • Performance Governance System – Achieved Compliance Status

The Philippine Quill Awards

    • Division 3: Communication Skills/ Category 39: Corporate Writing (Award of Merit) – Portraits of Progress coffee table book

Recognition Awards for Eco-Friendly Government Offices
(Department of Environment and Natural Resources)

    • Environmental Excellence Award

2013 Awards

Association of Development Financing Institutions in Asia and the Pacific (ADFIAP) Development Awards – Outstanding Development Projects

    • Infrastructure Development Category – Connecting Rural Urban Intermodal Systems Efficiency (CRUISE) Program

The Global Sustainable Finance Awards

    • Best Innovation in Financial Services Category (Certificate of Merit) – Philippine Water Revolving Fund

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Stakeholders Awards

    • Outstanding Program Partner – Credit Surety Fund
    • Outstanding Program Partner – Credit Surety Fund – Industrial Guarantee and Loan Fund (managed by the Development Bank of the Philippines)

Best Performing Government Securities Eligible Dealer (BTr)

National Home Mortgage Finance Corporation

    • Plaque of Recognition – Best BahayBonds Trustee

2012 Awards

Association of Development Financing Institutions in Asia and the Pacific (ADFIAP) Development Awards – Outstanding Development Projects

    • Environmental Development Category – Promoting Water Sustainability in Boracay Island through Public-Private Partnership

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Stakeholders Awards

    • Outstanding Lending Bank – Credit Surety Fund

The Catholic Mass Media Awards

    • Best TV Ad Branded – Water television commercial

2011 Awards

Association of Development Financing Institutions in Asia and the Pacific (ADFIAP) Development Awards – Outstanding Development Projects

    • Local Economic Development Category – Supporting Local Growth and Development in Camarines Sur

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Stakeholders Awards

    • Outstanding Lending Bank – Credit Surety Fund

Recognition Awards for Eco-Friendly Government Offices
(Department of Environment and Natural Resources)

    • Environmental Excellence Award

2010 Awards

Association of Development Financing Institutions in Asia and the Pacific (ADFIAP) Development Awards – Outstanding Development Projects

    • Environmental Development Category – Rural Power Project
    • Sustainability Reporting Award – 1st DBP Sustainable Development Report

Top 1000 Banks (The Banker Magazine)

    • DBP placed 677th in the rankings based on Tier 1 capital
    • DBP placed 5th out of 11 Philippine banks included in the list

2009 Awards

Association of Development Financing Institutions in Asia and the Pacific (ADFIAP)
Development Awards – Outstanding Development Projects

    • Corporate Social Responsibility Category – DBP Endowment for Education Program (DEEP)

The Asset Asian Awards

    • Deal of the Year – San Miguel Brewery Inc. P38.8-billion bond issue

International Financing Review (IFR) Awards

    • Emerging Asia Bond Category – San Miguel Brewery Inc. P38.8-billion bond issue

2008 Awards

Association of Development Financing Institutions in Asia and the Pacific (ADFIAP)
Development Awards – Outstanding Development Projects

• Human Resource Development Category – DBP Management Associates Program (MAP)

Association of Development Financing Institutions in Asia and the Pacific (ADFIAP)
Development Awards – Outstanding CEO Award

• Reynaldo G. David

2007 Awards

Association of Development Financing Institutions in Asia and the Pacific (ADFIAP)
Development Awards – Outstanding Development Projects

    • Corporate Governance Category – DBP Corporate Governance Program

The Asset Asian Awards

    • Best Project Finance/ Best Privatization – Magat Hydrowater Privatization Project Financing

Investment House Association of the Philippines (IHAP) Awards

    • Power Deal of the Year – Bureau of the Treasury’s Republic of the Philippines Liability Management Deal

Balikat ng Bayan Awards (Social Security System)

    • Best Participating Financial Institution Hall of Fame

2006 Awards

Association of Development Financing Institutions in Asia and the Pacific (ADFIAP)
Development Awards – Outstanding Development Projects

    • Environmental Development Category

Institute of Corporate Directors

    • Ranked 1 in the Corporate Government Scorecard among GOCCs

2005 Awards

Balikat ng Bayan Awards (Social Security System)

    • Best Participating Financial Institution in Social Development Loans

2004 Awards

Association of Development Financing Institutions in Asia and the Pacific (ADFIAP)
Development Awards – Outstanding Development Projects

    • Infrastructure Development Category (Special Citation)

The Asian Banking Awards

    • Best Development Project Financing Program

2003 Awards

Association of Development Financing Institutions in Asia and the Pacific (ADFIAP)
Development Awards – Outstanding Development Projects

    • Human Resource Development Category
    • Technology Development Category

The Asian Banking Awards

    • Strongest Bank in the Philippines

Best Employers in Asia

    • 6th Best Employer in the Philippines (only bank and government agency to receive the distinction)

2002 Awards

Association of Development Financing Institutions in Asia and the Pacific (ADFIAP)
Development Awards – Outstanding Development Projects

    • Environmental Development Category

2001 Awards

Association of Development Financing Institutions in Asia and the Pacific (ADFIAP)

    • 20th Century Award for Founding Members

The Asian Banking Awards

    • Most Outstanding Environmental Program for the New and Renewable Energy Financing Program

Balikat ng Bayan Awards (Social Security System)

    • Best Participating Financial Institution Overall Category
    • Best Participating Financial Institution in Social Development Loans

2000 Awards

World Bank Citation

    • Recognition of Excellence – For the efficient administration of the US$23-million first tranche of the LGU Urban Water and Sanitation Program
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