Agnes de JesusAgnes de Jesus, the chief sustainability officer of First Philippine Holdings Corporation (FPH), has been recognized by a US-based governance, risk and compliance (GRC) company as one of the world’s top 100 GRC leaders for driving FPH’s efforts toward greater diversity, sustainable practices and sharper insights for company leadership.
Diligent Corporation, a leading GRC software-as-a-service (SaaS) company, announced on its website that De Jesus is one of the honorees in its list of “Modern Governance 100” global leaders of 2021.
De Jesus received the honor under the “ESG [environmental, social and governance] and Diversity Trailblazer” category for her role in the accomplishments of FPH and its subsidiaries in environment and human rights protection, promoting gender diversity and equality, and in recognizing the rights of indigenous people on top of preserving their cultural heritage.
She won the recognition based on the nomination coming from the Center for Social Responsibility of the University of Asia and the Pacific.
De Jesus was appointed to her FPH post in 2014. Prior to her current position, she served as senior vice president for environment and external relations and concurrent compliance officer of Energy Development Corporation.
Diligent is the leading GRC SaaS company serving more than one million users from over 25,000 organizations around the globe. Its modern GRC platform ensures that boards, executives and other leaders have a holistic, integrated view of ESG data, audit, risk, information security, ethics and compliance across the organization. (Story/Photos by: Joel Gaborni)