Asia CEO Forum

Top Employer of the Year



The award is open to any Philippines-based organization that achieved important employer success while overseeing a business enterprise either within Philippines or outside of it. The accomplishment(s) must demonstrate Filipino (or mixed Filipino/expatriate) management talent performing at the highest standards and be recognized as internationally significant.

A. Management Achievement – The nominated organization should have demonstrated specific situations or projects where the organization was improved because of outstanding HR leadership.

B. Workplace Enhancement – The nominated organization’s achievement(s) should have resulted in a major improvement to the careers and lives of its employees. This also includes significant improvement to the employees health and well-being.

C. International Recognition – The nominated organization’s accomplishment(s) should be internationally recognizable as important to their organization. This may involve situations where HR practices developed in Philippines also enhanced processes in other countries or played a significant role in expanding the organization’s employment. It may also be that the organization’s HR operations are conducted at world-class standards of performance as compared to similar businesses in other countries.

D. Talent Development – The nominated organization must have the initiative to develop talents by creating training opportunities that would be beneficial to their employees. The organization must also provide leadership programs that would help their employees reach the management level.

E. Social Commitment – The Board of Directors should have demonstrated a commitment to the development of the nation’s economic capability.

F. Work-Life Balance – The nominated organization must offer programs that would promote work life balance to its employees.

The majority of demonstrable results, major new activities or initiative(s) should have occurred within the current calendar year but may have begun earlier.