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…

BPI Foundation, Globe Join Forces For MSME Digitalization Program

The BPI Foundation, the social innovation arm of the Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI), recently teamed up with Globe Telecom to enhance its digitalization empowerment initiative. The Foundation tapped Globe to serve as the official telecommunication partner of its entrepreneurship program, “Show Me, Teach Me” (SMTM), in enabling micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs)…

BPI Foundation and Library Renewal Partnership Collaborate To Promote Financial Education To Kids

BPI Foundation, the social innovation arm of Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI), recently sealed a partnership with Library Renewal Partnership, a social enterprise that builds free libraries around the Philippines, to bring financial literacy and supplemental books to the winners of “FinLit and Entrep Challenge” among the BPI Manny and Me partner-schools. The BPI…

BPI Foundation Launches Sinag Ng Pasko Christmas Bazaar 2017

BPI Foundation announced that the third Sinag ng Pasko Christmas Bazaar will happen this year on December 13 (Wednesday) at the Palm Drive Activity Center, Glorietta 2, Makati City. Sinag ng Pasko will feature products made by Filipino social enterprises, or businesses that uplift Filipino communities and promote positive social change in a sustainable manner.…

BPI Foundation and ASKI Global Awards Graduates of Sulong Hong Kong OFWs Program on Financial Education and Basic Entrepreneurship

BPI Foundation, together with ASKI Global Limited Hong Kong, recognized 507 Filipino migrant workers who have completed their training in two academic programmes of Financial Education and Basic Entrepreneurship, as part of BPI-ASKI Sulong Financial Education Program. The BPI-ASKI Sulong Financial Education Program aims to train participants’ family members to better manage their monthly remittances…

BPI Vertical Race To Fund Eco-Friendly Village

Employees of the Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) tackled 20 flights of stairs plus a host of grueling physical and mental challenges in the annual BPI Vertical Race, which will fund an eco-friendly village in Guinhadap, Masbate. Over 200 participants climbed to the top of the BPI headquarters in Makati last December 10, 2016,…

Five Social Enterprise Ideas Win Big At BPI Sinag U

BPI Foundation, in partnership with the Ateneo Center for Social Entrepreneurship, awarded five social enterprise ideas as part of the BPI Sinag U Business Challenge at the Ayala Museum. BPI Sinag U is a nationwide competition which aims to empower, inspire, and capacitate university students interested in becoming social entrepreneurs.  The program engaged 31 universities…

BPI Sinag Accelerate Top 20 Finalists Announced

After two months of search and evaluation, BPI Foundation (BPIF) and the Peace and Equity Foundation (PEF) have recently shortlisted 20 social enterprises that will proceed to the next round of challenges as part of BPI Sinag Accelerate. BPIF’s flagship program, BPI Sinag, aims to empower social entrepreneurs by providing them with intellectual, social, and…

BPI Sinag Returns, Launches Exciting New Categories For 2016

The BPI Foundation launched its iconic program, BPI Sinag Business Challenge for 2016. Bigger and bolder, the BPI Sinag 2016 is launching two new categories this year: BPI Sinag U for University students, and BPI Sinag Accelerate. The BPI Sinag Business Challenge supports social enterprises, or businesses with the triple bottom line people, planet, and…