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Awards and Citations

Through the years, DBP has been a recipient of numerous awards and recognitions, among them:


Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas:

  • 2016 Pagtugon Award for Universal and Commercial Banks for Excellence in Responding to and Addressing Customer Concerns
  • 2015 Outstanding Credit Surety Fund (CSF) Partner Award – Industrial Guarantee and Loan Fund (IGLF) (DBP as fund administrator)


Association of Development Financing Institutions in Asia and the Pacific (ADFIAP)

  • 2016 Local Economic Development  (Energy Generation Projects in Oriental Mindoro)
  • 2015 Local Economic Development Category (Cebu Bulk Water Project)
  • 2015 Corporate Governance Category (DBP’s Corporate Governance Program)
  • 2015 Plaque of Merit for “DBP Bankability Enhancement for SET-UP Technopreneurs (DBP-BEST)” and “Inclusive Lending for Aspiring Women Entrepreneurs (ILAW)” projects
  • 2014 Most Outstanding Development Project Award - Financial Inclusion Category
  • 2014 Best Sustainability Report
  • 2013 Most Outstanding Development Project Award
  • 2012 Most Outstanding Environmental Development Project
  • 2011 Most Outstanding Local Economic Development Project
  • 2010 Most Outstanding Environmental Development Project
  • 2009 Most Outstanding Corporate Social Responsibility Project
  • 2008 Most Outstanding Human Resource Development Award
  • 2007 Outstanding Corporate Governance Award
  • 2006 Envirnomental Development Project Award
  • 2004 Plaque of Merit under the Infrastructure Development Category 
  • Technology Development Award for 2003
  • Human Resource Development Award for 2003
  • 20th Century Achievement Award for Founding Members 
  • Environmental Development Award for 2002


Karlsruhe Sustainable Finance Awards

  • Certificate of Merit for the DBP Forest Program - Outstanding Sustainable Program Financing category (West Visayas State University Forest Project) 
  • 2015 Outstanding Sustainable Project Financing category (P1.1 billion Cebu Bulk Water Supply Project  and the Palawan State University Forest project)


Institute of Solidarity in Asia

  • 2015 Silver Trailblazer Award
  • 2015 Performance Governance System- Proficiency Status
  • 2014 Silver Trailblazer Award
  • 2014 Performance Governance System- Compliance Status


Philippine Quill Awards

  • 2014 Award of Merit for “Portraits of Progress” coffee table book


Department of Environment and Natural Resources 

  • 2014 Environmental Excellence Award (Environment Friendly Government Office)


Bureau of Treasury Annual Top GSED Awards

  • 2014 #3 Top Government Securities Eligible Dealer


The Asian Banking Awards

  • 2004 Best Development Project Financing Program 
  • 2001 Most Outstanding Environmental Program for the New and Renewable Energy Financing Program 


The Asian Banker 300

  • Strongest Bank in the Philippines (2003) based on financial and operational measures, asset quality, and year-on-year improvements in profits and assets


Hewitt and Associates

  • 6th Best Employer in the Philippines for 2003 (DBP was the only bank and government agency to earn the distinction)


World Bank Citation

  • 2000 Recognition of Excellence for the efficient administration of the US$23 million first tranche of the LGU Urban Water and Sanitation Program 


International Ratings

  • 2007 The Asset Magazine-Triple A House and Deal Awards Best Project Finance/Best Privatization for the Magat hydropower privatization project financing


Institute of Corporate Directors

  • No. 1 in the Corporate Government Scorecard among government-owned and controlled corporations (2006)


Construction and Real Estate Awards (CREA) - Gawad Sulo ng Bayan 

  • 2016 “Bank - Real Estate Loans” category


Investment House Association of the Philippines (IHAP) 

  • 2016 Deal of the Year for the Bureau of the Treasury’s RoP Liability Management deal (DBP was one of eight mandated Joint Deal Managers yet the Bank delivered more than its share to the success of the transaction)


Araw Values Awards 

  • 2016 Silver Award under Concern for and Preservation of the Environment for the DBP 2014 Annual Report


IJGlobal Awards 

  • Asia Pacific Rail Deal of the Year 2016 for the Manila Light Rail Transit 1 (LRT1) Extension, Operations and Maintenance PPP Project jointly advised by the DBP and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) 















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