Galing Pook Foundation Recognizes Outstanding Local Government Programs for 2022

Ten outstanding local governance programs were recognized in the 2022 Galing Pook Awards held at the Ceremonial Hall of Malacanang Palace last Tuesday, November 22, 2022. Galing Pook Foundation with its co-presenters SM Prime Holdings Inc., and the DILG-Local Government Academy, and sponsors Cebu Pacific and Airspeed named local government units from Luzon, Visayas, and…

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UST’s Henry Sy Sr. Hall to boost health education

Pursuing its objective of driving Philippine social development by fostering the youth and the culture of excellence through education, the Henry Sy Foundation, Inc. (HSFI) recently inked a partnership with the University of Sto. Tomas (UST) Research and Endowment Foundation to construct a building that elevates health education in the country. Named in honor of the…

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Shopee users can choose to donate to UNICEF, Habitat for Humanity, Waves for Water, and GMA Kapuso Foundation by purchasing donation vouchers in-app

MANILA, OCTOBER 30, 2022 – To provide support to Filipinos affected by the heavy rains and gusty winds brought about by Typhoon Paeng across the Luzon, Visayas, and most especially the Mindanao region, Shopee launches its Shopee Bayanihan: Typhoon Paeng Support initiative together with partner charity organizations. Through the initiative, users can purchase donation vouchers…

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ATRAM Launches its Corporate Social Responsibility Program and Envisions a Sustainable Future for All

Manila, October 24, 2022 – As part of its commitment to sustainability, the ATRAM Group, the leading independent asset and wealth manager in the Philippines, partnered with the Ramon Aboitiz Foundation, Inc. (RAFI) to support carbon sequestration via a tree planting project in Borbon, Cebu. Through RAFI’s One-To-Tree program, the partnership planted 5,000 fruit tree…

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Shopee onboards aspiring MSMEs from the Aeta Community in partnership with Angeles LGU and the Clark Development Corporation

With its mission of making e-commerce more accessible for Filipinos across the country, Shopee partners with the local government unit (LGU) of Angeles City and the Clark Development Corporation (CDC) to engage and onboard local entrepreneurs from the Aeta community in Pampanga through its nationwide initiative –  Shopee University Roadshow. Aspiring and current entrepreneurs from…

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Catriona, LoveYourself launches new HIV care center in Baguio City

BAGUIO, Philippines (12 October 2022) – LoveYourself’s global ambassador – Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray, led the grand opening of “Balay Marvi,” a community center offering holistic care to people to protect themselves against HIV. Gray shared there’s still a lot of stigma surrounding HIV, hence “What we want to do is to really empower…

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SM Prime, UNDRR commend women leaders in disaster resilience

For the second consecutive year, SM Prime Holdings (SMPHI) commits to support the global search for women leaders in disaster resilience. SMPHI is sponsoring Women’s International Network on Disaster Risk Reduction (WIN DRR) Leadership Awards, a flagship program of the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR). SMPHI Vice President for Corporate Compliance Liza…

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Shopee sends relief efforts to earthquake victims in Abra

As part of its mission to better the lives of the underserved through technology, Shopee recently partnered with the Luzon Clean Water Development Corporation, Indoplas, and Metro Bangued Water District to provide aid to those affected by the magnitude 5.2 earthquake which impacted key areas of Abra last 28 August. Through its logistics arm, Shopee…

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Hamilo Coast and WWF: partners in eco-tourism and sustainability

Hamilo Coast, the premier beach resort town in Nasugbu, Batangas, may be the weekend haven of the country’s affluent set, yet it is on track as a thriving model of sustainable eco-tourism practices.  Touting 5,800 hectares of prime seaside development, Hamilo Coast is a project of SM Prime’s Costa Del Hamilo, Inc. (CDHI), which carefully…

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