GCash Launches CSR Arm ‘GCash For Good’

GCash for Good forges partnership with NGOs to make it easier for them to receive donations made via the GCash app GCash, operated by Globe Fintech Innovations Inc. (Mynt), recently introduces GCash for Good, its corporate social responsibility arm, to further develop the GCash app into a more socially relevant and sustainable platform that will…

Takbo Para Sa Kalikasan Returns This May

Four-part environmental run Takbo Para sa Kalikasan recommences this year beginning with the Fire Run on May 5 at the CCP complex. Organized by Green Media Events, the year-long benefit run consists of four parts that highlight the four elements – fire, water, air, and earth. The run series aims to urge the public to…

Starbucks® Philippines | Pro-Environmental Choices Celebrated Through New Reusable Cups And Straws

To encourage reusability on Earth Day and to inspire its customers to make more sustainable choices all year long, Starbucks® will launch reusable hot and cold cups in the Philippines. Reducing its environmental footprint and positively impacting the communities it serves has always been important to Starbucks. Starting April 22, the reusable cups and straws…

How Sky Lanterns and Balloons Impact The Environment

The spectacle of the symbolic releasing of balloons and night sky lanterns is, without a doubt, a beautiful sight to behold and has become increasingly popular at festivals, weddings and other celebrations across the world. For Filipinos, the event is oftentimes symbolic and can even be observed in occasions such as burials. But after traveling…

Haribon Foundation: Drones Used For DRR, Forest Management

Members of the local government of Infanta, Quezon recently gathered in a training that teaches the use of UAVs in disaster risk reduction and forest management. UAVs, or more commonly known as drones, are Unmanned Aerial Vehicles that are remotely-controlled and used for recreational and scientific purposes. Participants from the Local Disaster Risk Reduction and…

Smart Gardening: Better Soil, Better Harvest

In 2016, the Philippines was one of the leading food exporters in the ASEAN region. We are the top distributor of pineapples in Asia. We also exported more than 3 million tons of bananas to Asian countries and the Middle East. Despite these figures, we fall short at locally providing some of the more staple…