Manila Water Foundation Supports Global Handwashing Day

Manila Water Foundation, the additional corporate social responsibility arm of East Zone concessionaire Manila Water Company for areas outside Metro Manila, visited different parts of the archipelago spreading the value of handwashing as part of proper hygiene and healthcare. The Foundation joined over 100 countries, involving more than 200 million people across five continents in…

DSWD Gives Back To Indigenous People In Bukidnon

Giving back to the community by way of service is not always a success as giving gifts to poor people on Christmas or relief operations during a calamity, but the effort showed by the Department of Social Welfare and Development in elevating the lives of the poor has proved one point: That the government is…

DHL Kicks-Off Global Volunteer Day 2013

DHL, part of Deutsche Post DHL, the world’s leading postal and logistics group, recently kicked off its annual Global Volunteer Day 2013 celebrations. Over the next 10 days, DHL employees across Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa, along with their business partners and customers, will volunteer in various community programs across these regions. In 2012, DHL’s global…

PAE Joins Forces with Green Cross In The Fight Against Dengue

The Philippine Association of Entomologists Inc. (PAE), the leading organization of insect experts in the country, has once again partnered with Green Cross, makers of Green Cross Insect Repellent Lotion, in disseminating information and promoting preventive measures to avoid the dreaded dengue disease. This mosquito-borne virus, an alarming health issue with a nationwide scale, has…

The Kayanihan Project Launches “The Kayanihan” Music Video

The Philippines is doing well.  Major credit ratings agencies Fitch, Standard and Poor, and Moody’s have upgraded the country’s sovereign credit ratings.  The Philippines is the frontrunner as an investment destination among key cities in the ASEAN in a survey by Standard Chartered of more than 900 investors in the region.  Analysts predict that “the…

DENR Names SM Malls Solid Waste Management Champions

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) recently concluded its Search for Solid Waste Management Champion with an awarding ceremony led by DENR Secretary, Hon. Ramon Paje, at the lobby of Bulwagang Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Bureau, DENR North Ave, in Quezon City last August 2, 2013. In the shopping malls category, four…

SM Wins Twenty-Two Apolinario Mabini Awards

In its commitment to serve the community and provide programs for persons with disability, SM was recognized during the 2013 Apolinario Mabini Awards held last August 28, 2013 at the Heroes Hall at the Malacañan Palace. Twenty-two of its malls were awarded as the Disabled-Friendly Establishment of the Year. SM City Marikina and the Mall…

Epson Recognized In Zero Basura Olympics

Epson Precision (Philippines) Inc. (EPPI) received two awards for its Waste Management System during the 2nd Zero Basura Olympics, which was held recently at the Bayleaf Hotel in Intramuros, Manila. The Zero Basura Olympics (ZBO) for Business is held every two years to recognize innovative corporate practices for solid waste management. Conceptualized to address the…