Globe sets up over 100 e-waste collection points nationwide

As part of its environmental protection advocacy, Globe has set up over 100 collection points nationwide for electronic waste (e-waste) to encourage everyone to practice proper disposal of electronic or battery-operated devices and IT accessories and peripherals which are no longer working or wanted. For individuals who want to join the cause, they may go…

TikTok has officially turned over its US$150,000 donation to the Philippine National Red Cross

TikTok has officially turned over its US$150,000 donation to the Philippine National Red Cross in support of the organization’s disaster relief efforts. This is part of TikTok’s #TikTokTogetherPH initiative, where a total of US$300,000 was committed to support select partner organizations with their typhoon relief programs, as well as a fundraising concert featuring top local…

NRC, City of Manila, BPI Foundation, ICTSI Foundation join hands for the Adopt-A-City campaign

The National Resilient Council (NRC) signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with the City Government of Manila, BPI Foundation, and the ICTSI Foundation as part of NRC’s Adopt-A-City campaign last December 18, via Zoom. Launched in 2019, the Adopt-A-City Program is a city-specific partnership model responding to the Philippines’ commitments under the Sendai Framework for…

Globe and NPC launch partnership on digital citizenship

The National Privacy Commission (NPC) has launched a partnership with Globe to promote digital responsibility and data privacy among the Filipino youth. NPC’s program, “Kabataang Digital”, aims to provide age-appropriate support for children to help them understand the nature of privacy and the digital environment’s implications on their privacy rights. It aims to raise awareness…

Dassault Systèmes unveils “Water for Life” to enable industry to consume smarter and protect the world’s most precious resource

Dassault Systèmes (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA) recently unveiled “Water for Life,” the next act in its “The Only Progress is Human” campaign to increase awareness of societal and environmental challenges and inspire the use of virtual worlds to drive sustainable innovations. “Water for Life” combines the themes of water and consumption to explore the challenge…

Laguna Water brings Christmas joy to medical frontliners and typhoon-affected families in Laguna

More than 200 medical frontliners and 600 typhoon-affected families in Laguna were provided with food, personal protective equipment (PPE) and disinfectant solutions as Laguna Water held its annual gift-giving activity, Daloy ng Saya. This year, the company brought its program to the municipalities and cities of Pakil, Luisiana, and Biñan in Laguna. Specifically, the donations…

Gabay Guro ends 2020 with a star-studded fundraising concert to benefit typhoon survivors

Presented by PLDT-Smart Foundation Inc. and Metro Pacific Investments Inc., the star-studded online musical concert billed “Himig Ng Pasko at Pag-Asa” is a New Year’s benefit concert for typhoon survivors to be held on December 31, Thursday. The show will benefit teachers and students from areas identified by the Department of Education (DepEd). In collaboration with…

Flint helps Brgy. Biluso become more self-sufficient

Flint, the first, tech-enabled, low-cost real estate crowdfunding platform in the Philippines, recently built a solar-powered water system in Brgy. Biluso. The district, located in Silang, Cavite, has been known to have problems with water availability, with some residents not having daily and consistent access to clean, potable water. This issue was made even more…