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Awards and Citations

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

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas

    • 2016 Pagtugon Award for Universal and Commercial Banks for Excellence in Responding to and Addressing Customer Concerns
    • 2015 Outstanding Credit Surety Fund (CSF) Partner Award – Industrial Guarantee and Loan Fund (IGLF) (DBP as fund administrator)

The Asset AAA Asian Infrastructure Awards

    • 2017 Transport Deal of the Year for the Philippines and Regional Overall for the Light Rail Manila Corporation’s P24 billion project loan facility for the Light Rail Transit 1 (“LRT1”) PPP where DBP, through its Investment Banking Department, acted as co-financial advisor
    • 2017 Power Deal of the Year – Philippines for GNPower Dinginin Limited Company’s US$670 Million and P7.5 billion project financing facilities for its 2x668MW Supercritical Coal-fired Power Plant, in which DBP, through its Capital Markets Department, acted as co-lead arranger and, through the Corporate Banking Group, acted as senior lender.
    • 2007 The Asset Magazine-Triple A House and Deal Awards Best Project Finance/Best Privatization for the Magat hydropower privatization project financing

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

    • 2018 Infrastructure Development – DBP Infrastructure Contractor Support Program (ICONS) Program
    • 2018 Environmental Development – Tacloban City Energy Efficient Street Lighting Project
    • 2017 Certificate of Merit for its support to an integrated resource recovery management project, the FDR Integrated Resource Recovery Management, Inc. (FDR-IRRMI) which has an Integrated Resource Recovery Facility located in Naga City, Cebu
    • 2016 Local Economic Development (Energy Generation Projects in Oriental Mindoro)
    • 2015 Local Economic Development Category (Cebu Bulk Water Project)
    • 2015 Corporate Governance Category (DBP’s Corporate Governance Program)
    • 2015 Plaque of Merit for “DBP Bankability Enhancement for SET-UP Technopreneurs (DBP-BEST)” and “Inclusive Lending for Aspiring Women Entrepreneurs (ILAW)” projects
    • 2014 Most Outstanding Development Project Award – Financial Inclusion Category
    • 2014 Best Sustainability Report
    • 2013 Most Outstanding Development Project Award
    • 2012 Most Outstanding Environmental Development Project
    • 2011 Most Outstanding Local Economic Development Project
    • 2010 Most Outstanding Environmental Development Project
    • 2009 Most Outstanding Corporate Social Responsibility Project
    • 2008 Most Outstanding Human Resource Development Award
    • 2007 Outstanding Corporate Governance Award
    • 2006 Environmental Development Project Award
    • 2004 Plaque of Merit under the Infrastructure Development Category
    • Technology Development Award for 2003
    • Human Resource Development Award for 2003
    • 20th Century Achievement Award for Founding Members
    • Environmental Development Award for 2002

Karlsruhe Sustainable Finance Awards

    • 2018 Outstanding Sustainable Project Financing – Ilagan Divilacan Road Rehabilitation Project
    • 2017 Outstanding Sustainable Project Award for its integrated resource recovery management project
      Certificate of Merit for the DBP Forest Program – Outstanding Sustainable Program Financing category (West Visayas State University Forest Project)
    • 2015 Outstanding Sustainable Project Financing category (P1.1 billion Cebu Bulk Water Supply Project and the Palawan State University Forest project)

Governance Commission for GOCCs/Institute of Corporate Directors

    • 2017 Award of Excellence for achieving one of the highest scores on the Corporate Governance Scorecard (CGS) for government-owned and controlled-corporation (GOCCs)

National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) Good Practice Award

    • 2017: “Institutionalizing Environmental, Social, and Climate Change Considerations in Project Evaluation and Monitoring in DBP’s Credit Process through the Environmental Development Project”

Institute of Solidarity in Asia

    • 2015 Silver Trailblazer Award
    • 2015 Performance Governance System- Proficiency Status
    • 2014 Silver Trailblazer Award
    • 2014 Performance Governance System- Compliance Status

Philippine Quill Awards

    • 2014 Award of Merit for “Portraits of Progress” coffee table book

Department of Environment and Natural Resources

    • 2014 Environmental Excellence Award (Environment Friendly Government Office)

Bureau of Treasury Annual Top GSED Awards

    • 2014 #3 Top Government Securities Eligible Dealer

The Asian Banking Awards

    • 2004 Best Development Project Financing Program
    • 2001 Most Outstanding Environmental Program for the New and Renewable Energy Financing Program

The Asian Banker 300

    • 2017 SME Bank of the Year
    • Strongest Bank in the Philippines (2003) based on financial and operational measures, asset quality, and year-on-year improvements in profits and assets

Hewitt and Associates

    • 6th Best Employer in the Philippines for 2003 (DBP was the only bank and government agency to earn the distinction)

World Bank Citation

    • 2000 Recognition of Excellence for the efficient administration of the US$23 million first tranche of the LGU Urban Water and Sanitation Program

Institute of Corporate Directors

    • No. 1 in the Corporate Government Scorecard among government-owned and controlled corporations (2006)

Construction and Real Estate Awards (CREA) – Gawad Sulo ng Bayan

    • 2016 “Bank – Real Estate Loans” category

Investment House Association of the Philippines (IHAP)

    • 2018 Best Deal of the Year and Best Fixed Income Deal – 20th Tranche of Retail Treasury Bonds (RTBs) with DBP as Joint Lead Issue Manager
    • 2016 Deal of the Year for the Bureau of the Treasury’s RoP Liability Management deal (DBP was one of eight mandated Joint Deal Managers yet the Bank delivered more than its share to the success of the transaction)
    • 2007 Power Deal of the Year for the Bureau of the Treasury’s Republic of the Philippines Liability Management Deal

Visa Inclusive Growth Award

    • 2017: For DBP’s role in promoting financial inclusion in the country.

Araw Values Awards

    • 2016 Silver Award under Concern for and Preservation of the Environment for the DBP 2014 Annual Report

IJGlobal Awards

    • Asia Pacific Rail Deal of the Year 2016 for the Manila Light Rail Transit 1 (LRT1) Extension, Operations and Maintenance PPP Project jointly advised by the DBP and the International Finance Corporation (IFC)