201705.17
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A meaningful weekend

But some, including Project Management Analyst Ryan Allen Mariano, are willing to sacrifice this precious time once in a while to do something special for people whom they’ve never even met.

201705.13
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PBSP’s ‘Ready for School’ turns 10

Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP) kicks-off today its 10th Ready for School (RFS) campaign at Sto. Niño Elementary School in Marikina City. The annual initiative which will run throughout the month of May will engage various companies from all over the county. RFS will also gather over 700 employee-volunteers from participating companies who will…

201704.21
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PBSP to gather businesses to discuss water security issues

The Department of Interior and Local Government revealed that about 332 municipalities and 7,263 barangays in the Philippines are considered “waterless.” This means that less than 50% of the population in these areas has no access to water.           Many of these waterless communities are found in Leyte, as shown by a 2015 community profiling…

201704.08
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Intellicare to hold 25 more Safe Motherhood Caravans with PBSP

Intellicare, one of the country’s leading health management organizations (HMOs), underscores the value of mothers and women of reproductive age through its continuing efforts to look after their welfare. One of these is the conduct of Safe Motherhood Caravans across the country. Intellicare Chairman and President Mario Silos, together with Intellicare Assistant Vice President for…

201703.22
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From trash to cash for a cause

Motolite and PBSP mark 10th year of recycling program   Imagine if 4,000 tons of used lead acid batteries (ULABs) were disposed indiscriminately in our waterways over the last 10 years. The lead content in these batteries would have leaked into our rivers and poisoned animals. Worse, it may have caused health injuries to people…

201703.17
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Quake survivors in Surigao struggle to recover from tragedy

PBSP and Psychological Association of the Philippines conduct psychosocial support   The province of Surigao has been an idyllic paradise for both locals and tourists due to its myriad of attractions that include powdery white-sand beaches, captivating waterfalls, enchanting rivers, fascinating caves, and its world-famous “Cloud 9” waves in the surfing capital of Siargao. But…

201703.02
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Mangrove project

Employees of Taiyo Yuden Philippines Inc. recently helped plant 10,000 mangroves in Barangay Tapilon, Daanbantayan, Cebu, in partnership with Philippine Business for Social Progress.

201702.15
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Grow Asia announces new collaboration with PBSP to drive agricultural dev’t and sustainability in PH

Singapore, [February 15, 2017] – Grow Asia, a multi-stakeholder partnership platform that catalyzes action on inclusive agricultural development in South East Asia, yesterday announced the launch of a new collaboration with the Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP), a business-led social development foundation committed to poverty reduction. The collaboration establishes an in-country Secretariat to support…

201702.13
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Philippines leads global eco-revolution vs. air pollution

It is common for many commuters in Metro Manila to wipe a layer of soot from their faces after their daily commute to and from their schools or offices. Skin irritation and acne breakouts are just some of the annoying inconveniences roadside pollution can cause, but just imagine what could happen if many of us…

201702.04
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PBSP confab showcases solutions to societal woes

Business United. Lives Uplifted. Large, medium, and small-scale businesses uniting to achieve inclusive growth. We make great things happen! Philippine Business for Social Progress is the largest business-led social development NGO at the forefront of corporate citizenship that contributes to sustainable development and poverty reduction. Established in 1970, PBSP remains to be the consultant and...
201611.21
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The gift of water

PBSP member-companies Dow Chem and BASF Philippines provide water systems to communities in need The closest that Barangay Pase in San Dionisio, Iloilo has to decent water supply are two faucets shared by about 1,159 residents. These farmers, fishermen and their families have to travel far from their residence to the center of the barangay…

201610.05
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For a healthier workforce

Modern-day living requires a lot to ensure that families live conveniently. In their desire to provide the needs as well as the wants of the household, employees work double effort to the point that most of them no longer give enough attention on their health.

201610.03
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DTI inaugurates 156th Negosyo Center; 143 more to be set up across the country

Secretary Cristobal, Senator Bam Aquino lead unveiling of Manila city’s Negosyo Center. (Photo by Little Wing Luna/DTI) The 156th Negosyo Center of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) was recently inaugurated by DTI Secretary Adrian Cristobal Jr. and Senator Paolo Benigno Aquino IV at the Lucky Chinatown Mall in Binondo, Manila. “Negosyo Centers are…


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201610.03
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How to restore a rainforest

By piecing together a complex ecological puzzle, biologist Willie Smits believes he has found a way to re-grow clearcut rainforest in Borneo, saving local orangutans — and creating a thrilling blueprint for restoring fragile ecosystems. NOTE: The core content of this talk has been challenged on a number of grounds. For details, and Willie Smits’…

201610.03
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Teaching Teenagers to Cope With Social Stres

Almost four million American teenagers have just started their freshman year of high school. Can they learn better ways to deal with all that stress and insecurity? New research suggests they can. Though academic and social pressures continue to pile on in high school, teenagers can be taught effective coping skills to skirt the pitfalls…

201610.03
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Pesticide residues in food – 2015

Publication details Number of pages: 620 Publication date: 2016 Languages: English ISBN: 978 92 4 165531 6 Overview The monographs in this volume summarize the safety data on 10 pesticides that could leave residues in food commodities. These pesticides are abamectin, acetochlor, cyazofamid, ethephon, flonicamid, flumioxazin, flupyradifurone, lufenuron, penconazole and quinclorac. Download: Pesticide residues in…

201609.29
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More Income For Farmers

The Department of Agriculture (DAR), the Catholic Relief Services (CRS), and Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP) recently signed a memorandum of understanding which aims to directly link farmer organizations to corporations.

PBSP kicks off school clean-up week.
201609.29
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PBSP kicks off school clean-up week.

Over 200 employee-volunteers from the Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP) and its member-companies including Accenture, Inc., Dupont Far East, Inc., and SGS Philippines, Inc. will take part today in the annual kick-off event of Ready for School 2016 at the Esteban Abada Elementary School (EAES) in Quezon City.