Attended by its Country Mnager, Grace Vera Cruz—Grab, Southeast Asia’s leading ride-hailing service and app, received Innovative and Tech Company of the Year for Services honors in the recently concluded Asia Leaders Awards 2021, further cementing its important and groundbreaking solutions to improve commuter experience while decongesting urban traffic.
Creating Safe Communities for All
Midyear, Grab Philippines launched its innovative online platform GrabAcademy, in collaboration with Microsoft, to give riders and delivery partners nationwide “free and equitable access to new learning and development opportunities to ensure competitiveness in a digital economy.”
The platform adheres to the three pillars of (a) safety across platforms, (b) growing within the platform, and (c) thriving beyond the platform.
Thus, it promotes essential courses like taxation, road safety, vehicle sanitation, data protection, crime prevention and detection, anti-harassment, and food handling in cooperation with the Food Safety and Hygiene Academy of the Philippines.
“Technically, Grab is promoting to make its riders and delivery partners as stewards of safety on the platform as well as their communities.”
Going Viral with Exemplary Service
Grab Philippines recently went viral with #LugawIsEssential Grab rider Marvin Wenceslao Ignacio, who impressed both customers and netizens for his extraordinary calm and composure in defending lugaw or congee as essential food stuff.
He served as testament not only to Grab’s exemplary trainings and programs to orient riders on how to properly and excellently handle food and various situations with customers, but also to the support of Grab who continually backs its employees up.
“Every time we hear Grab being mentioned, we’re super proud because it’s our company!” Kuya Marvin shared, cementing Grab’s position as a premier service as well as customer- and employee-oriented company.
For more information about Grab Philippines, visit their Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/groups/ubergrabphilippines/.
Joining the Best in Asia Leaders Awards 2021
Grab Philippines received their recognition last November 11 at the Embassy of Singapore in Manila alongside business luminaries from various industries in joint celebration of their outstanding achievements and contributions to the Philippines and to the Filipino people amidst the pandemic.
Other companies who received citation from Asia Leaders Awards this year were the following: 247 AI, Alfamart, AstraZeneca, Dynaquest, FICWSI, Fredley Group of Companies, Frontrow Enterprise Philippines, iACADEMY, JCI Makati, JC Premiere, KMV Asia Development Corporation, Mer-nels, PH Global Jet Express Inc, Reyes Haircutters, Santos Knight Frank Inc., and Siomai King by JC Worldwide.
Asia Leaders Awards continues to be an avenue where business leaders are recognized for their outstanding efforts to make their companies shine while giving back to the community through their corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs.
Asia Leaders Awards is the largest business awards event in the Philippines and Southeast Asia.
It is only the recognition giving body whose awards committee is composed of respected leaders from different organizations and embassies. Its main objective is to promote the Philippines as a premier business hub and destination in Asia.
Check out https://www.facebook.com/AsiaLeadersAwards for more of the event details.
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