GCash recently honored innovators in the enterprise and MSME sectors who utilize digital financial technology to serve the community amid the pandemic.
Three main awards were given to a total of 40 GCash partners at this year’s GCash Digital Excellence Awards. These include the Industry Pioneer Award, the Innovation & Growth Award, and the Transformative Ecosystem Award.
The Industry Pioneer Award was given to partners who embraced digitization, and changed the game with GCash in the early stages of its journey.
Institutions recognized as industry pioneers include Max’s Group, Inc.; Robinsons Retail Holdings, Inc.; Coca-Cola Beverages Philippines, Inc.; ACADOPS (Academy of Operations Excellence and Services Inc); National Book Store, Inc.; Lalamove; Villarica Pawnshop, Inc.; NCCC; Mega Q Mart; Farmers Market Araneta City; Puregold Price Club, Inc.; Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation; Regcris Group of Companies, ; Tulay sa Pag-Unlad, Inc.; and Paynamics Technologies, Inc.
The Innovation & Growth Award recognizes organizations that have established revolutionary programs and successfully delivered best-in-class solutions for GCash users.
For this award, McDonald’s Philippines (Golden Arches Development Corporation); DMCI Holdings, Inc.; Robinsons Supermarket Corporation; Nestlé Philippines, Inc.; Chris Marr Corporation; Suyen Corporation; Angkas; Pay&Go; New Las Pinas Market; Ministop; Appboxo Pte Ltd.; Concentrix Daksh Services Philippines Corporation; and BDO Unibank Inc. were recognized by GCash because of the specific initiatives and programs they spearheaded that stood the test of time.
Lastly, the prestigious Transformative Ecosystem Award was given to companies who have fully imbibed the digital lifestyle by integrating the various solutions of GCash into their ecosystem.
Puregold Price Club, Inc.; Classic Savory; Ayala Corporation; Unilever Philippines, Inc.; Cebu People’s Multi-Purpose Cooperative (CPMPC); The SM Store; foodpanda; Direct Agent 5, Inc. (DA5); Star Market; Generika (Actimed Inc); Booky; and Electronic Commerce Payments, Inc. were given the Transformative Ecosystem Award in this year’s GCash Digital Excellence Awards.
Last year, GCash started recognizing partners in the public sector along with key individuals who have made impactful contributions in building a financially inclusive country.