The Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines (RBAP) congratulates One Network Bank, Inc. and the Rural Bank of Sagay for bagging the Social Security System’s (SSS) Balikat ng Bayan Award last September 9.
The award was given in celebration of the SSS’ 56th Anniversary and in recognition of the invaluable role of employers, banks and the media as SSS partners in advancing security protection of Filipino workers. The awardees set the standards of quality service for the benefit of millions of SSS members.
This year, both the One Network Bank, Inc. and the Rural Bank of Sagay were awarded Best Rural Banks by the SSS.
Apart from One Network Bank, Inc. and the Rural bank of Sagay, ten (10) other awardees are: iRemit, Inc (Best Collecting Partner for OFW Remittances from 2010-2012), Jollibee Food Corporation and the Notre Dame of Cotabato, Inc. (Top employers in the large and small/medium Categories), Banco De Oro Unibank (Best Commercial Bank), Planters Development Bank (Best Thrift Bank), Ventaja International Corporation (2013 Best Collecting Partner), the Land Bank of the Philippines, First Consolidated Bank, the Manila Bulletin and Aksyon Solusyon of Radyo Singko.
The Balikat ng Bayan plaques were specially made by Filipino sculptor Dr. Antonino Raymundo and presented to the winners by SSS President and Chief Executive Officer Emilio de Quiros, Jr., Chairman Juan Santos and Executive Vice President Edgar Solilapsi.