UCPB Links Up With Haribon Foundation For Its Environmental Protection Initiatives

UCPB has partnered with Haribon Foundation to donate seedlings which the non-government organization will be planting at two protected areas in Nagcarlan, Laguna. UCPB President and CEO Higinio O. Macadaeg Jr. signed the Bank’s commitment to support the foundation’s Road to 2020 program, an initiative to restore the country’s rainforests using native tree species. Mr.…

Holcim Philippines Employees Volunteer Anew For Environmental Initiatives

Employees of construction solution firm Holcim Philippines participated in a series of activities for the environment in September as part of the company’s continuing efforts to harness its people’s volunteerism spirit to support worthwhile causes. The company’s Davao employees participated in the National Clean-up Day organized by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources on…

“Taklub” in Select Cinemas this September 16.

Acclaimed Filipino director Brillante Mendoza‘s new film has won rave reviews at Cannes, the international film festival that gave him a “Best Director” award in 2009. “Taklub” tells the story of the survivors of super Typhoon Yolanda that hit central Philippines in November 2013. Topbilled by Filipina actress Nora Aunor, the film is being shown…

DENR- EMB Renews Environmental Vows with Manila Water

To mark the second anniversary of the Toka Toka Partnership Program, the Ayala-led water and used water concessionaire Manila Water and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Environmental Management Bureau-National Capital Region (DENR-EMB-NCR) has renewed its commitment to ensure the program’s long-term sustainability. Manila Water Group Director for Operations Geodino Carpio said the partnership which…

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…