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…

201610.26
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Donate to PBSP’s Handled with Care for Super Typhoon Lawin victims

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...
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.

201610.05
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Virtual Volunteer

A mall-goer visiting the Philippine Business for Social Progress’ (PBSP) booth during the League of Corporate Foundations (LCF) CSR EXPO 2016

201610.05
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Deloitte joins PBSP’s tree-planting initiative

As part of its global volunteerism campaign, Deloitte Philippines once again joined Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP) in saving the Upper Marikina River Basin Protected Landscape (UMRBPL), popularly known as Marikina Watershed.

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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Champions for Education

Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP) and the Contact Center Association of the Philippines (CCAP) strengthen their partnership for the implementation of projects on Senior High School (SHS) and disaster management.

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.

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.

201609.26
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First Grow Asia Coffee Group Meeting Held

The First Work Group committee meeting of Philippine coffee industry multi-stakeholders who committed “to make Asia grow with coffee” under Grow Asia, the partnership catalyzed by the World Economic Forum (WEF) in collaboration with the ASEAN Secretariat, was recently hosted by Nestle.

201609.21
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Bright Futures Start With Basic Nutrition

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...
201609.19
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IT Literacy in Samar

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...
201609.17
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In the business of hope

By PETER ANGELO V. PERFECTO Philippine Daily Inquirer, 17 September 2016 I believe it is time for all of us to get into the business of hope. There is just too much hate going around, not only in our country but all over the world. And the very impersonal social media has helped multiply the…

201609.17
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Standard Chartered Bank kicks off ‘Banca ng Buhay’ in Samar

The Standard, September 17, 2016 Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) recently turned over 38 fiberglass boats to families living in five island barangays of Sierra Islands, which are among the most remote communities in Catbalogan City in Samar province. SCB donated the boats to support the community’s need to transport the children to school and augment…

201609.16
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RestartME plans P5-B revolving fund to aid disaster-stricken MSMEs

by MADELINE B. MIRAFLOR Manila Bulletin, September 15, 2016 An organization meant to provide a quick response fund to micro-entrepreneurs affected by natural or man-made disasters has recently been built, sustainability of which will depend on a P5-billion revolving fund that will be established over the long-term. Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP), the largest business-led…