Raymond Rufino selected as one of Tatler Asia's Most Influential for 2022
Posted on October 24, 2022
He heads the most prominent developer and manager of office buildings in Bonifacio Global City (BGC). As the CEO of NEO Office Philippines, the country’s top green developer and the first company in the world to be certified as EDGE Zero Carbon by the International Finance Corporation (IFC) for all their buildings, Raymond Rufino can very well be called a green giant.
The laurels continue. NEO is also the first office portfolio in Southeast Asia to achieve the WELL Health-Safety Seal. Its entire portfolio is certified 5 Stars under Building for Ecologically Responsive Design Excellence (BERDE), a green-building voluntary rating tool. Rufino is part of the Philippine Green Building Council (PhilGBC) and the Urban Land Institute (ULI). Rufino heads the Philippine Green Building Council (PhilGBC) and the Urban Land Institute Philippines-ULI National Council.
In an interview with Tatler, Rufino said, “I'm very proud that NEO is the top green office developer in the country, with its entire portfolio to receive green building certifications. We hope to inspire our real-estate industry so that projects can be successful with a triple bottom line of people, planet and profit.”