URS Receives BSP Award

The University received a plaque of recognition during the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas’ (BSP) 2019 Awards Ceremony and Appreciation Lunch for BSP Stakeholders in Region IV in October at the Lima Park Hotel, Lima Commercial Estate, Lipa-Malvar, Batangas.

The BSP honored outstanding partners that supported the BSP’s various initiatives and advocacy programs in 2018. Dr. Felipe Medalla, Monetary Board  Member of the BSP, led the presentation of awards to stakeholders.

The theme of this year’s Awards Ceremony is “One Team One Goal: Resilient Partnership. Towards Inclusive Economic Growth.” This is in recognition of the importance of strengthening stakeholder engagement in the     formulation of proactive policies that help create a macroeconomic environment that is conducive to a sustainable and inclusive growth of the economy.

A total of nine (9) awards were given out to outstanding stakeholders in Region IV, under the following award categories: 1) Information Support, which is awarded to survey respondents and information partners who assist the BSP in formulating data-driven monetary policy; and 2) Advocacy Support, which is given to BSP’s exemplary partners for their significant contributions to the BSP’s programs, namely the clean note and coin policy, coin recirculation efforts, conduct of public information campaigns, and Knowledge Resource Network initiative.

URS was recognized for its initiative as an outstanding knowledge resource network partner in Region IV.