In a press release distributed on November 20, 2013 the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) announced that it “honored five publicly listed companies (PLCs) and six trading participants (TPs) with the best corporate governance practices at the 2013 Bell Awards held on November 19, 2013.”
In his speech at the Bell Awards ceremony, PSE Chairman Jose T. Pardo said, “”What we confer to our finalists and awardees is not just one time success but their continued and consistent efforts to instil excellence in the way they run their businesses. It is a recognition of their consciousness to always be excellent in all the things they do, going beyond the minimum requirements to make their companies better and more relevant.”
The press release lists 2013 Bell Award finalists and winners; it also explains the criteria for the Bell Awards.
You may read the press release on the press room page of the PSE internet site.