Holcim, Circular Explorer boosts marine plastic pollution research in the Philippines 

Leading building solutions provider Holcim Philippines, Inc.’s commitment to advance research on marine plastic pollution and raise awareness on the importance of preserving resources through the Circular Explorer will get a boost with its science pillar partner starting a training program for young scientists in these areas.   On Oct. 17, representatives from Holcim Philippines joined…

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SM Prime builds better, greener offices

Many people have become more aware of the importance of sustainability in everyday living during the two years that the world faced the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Environmental awareness has caught on through practices such as shifting to paperless, reducing plastic use and planting more trees. For property developers, taking part in this movement…

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SM Prime Holdings hold 2022 International Coastal Cleanup together with SM Cares, SM By the Bay

SM Prime Holdings, together with SM Cares and SM By the Bay once again took part in the annual International Coastal Cleanup (ICC), bringing together thousands of volunteers into an event that underscored the importance of protecting the world’s seas, oceans, and other bodies of water. The event was held last September 17 at the…

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Holcim supports three Rizal municipalities in waste management 

Leading cement maker Holcim Philippines, Inc. and its waste management unit Geoycle will help the municipalities of Binangonan, Cainta, and Taytay in Rizal sustainably manage their municipal wastes by converting these materials to low-carbon fuels in making cement.  Holcim Philippines sealed the partnership with the leaders of the municipal governments on different dates in August. The…

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SM Prime and WWF Philippines announce partnership towards responsible reporting on climate change solutions

SM Prime Holdings, Inc., one of Southeast Asia’s leading integrated property developers and leading conservation organization World Wild Fund for Nature (WWF) Philippines have entered a collaboration in adopting a more robust reporting framework to address the climate crisis.  This is a major partnership of WWF with a Philippine company towards the development of a…

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Sinag Schools program powers up school in Batangas

SM Foundation (SMFI), the corporate social responsibility arm of the SM group, together with Maxeon Solar Technologies, recently powered up the Lemery Pilot Elementary School (LPES) in Batangas through the Sinag Schools program. This social good collaboration between SMFI and Maxeon aims to provide clean and renewable energy to schools in grassroot communities by installing…

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SM Prime and AboitizPower Secure Long-Term Cleanergy Deal

SM Prime Holdings, Inc. (SM Prime), one of the leading property developers in Southeast Asia, secures a long-term deal with AboitizPower for Cleanergy supply, realizing its goal of increasing its renewable energy portfolio to more than 50%. This is in support of the Department of Energy’s program of moving up the renewable energy supply component…

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SM Green Finds at SM Store – making shopping easier and greener

For the evolving eco-conscious Filipino consumer, using everyday products that are natural, cruelty-free and locally-made is a step towards greener living. SM is also making intentional green choices that benefit the environment in the long run which includes supporting local craftsmen, recycling, and reducing energy consumption. With the SM Green Finds program, the group offers…

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Holcim launches the Circular Explorer in Manila Bay to preserve marine ecosystems in the Philippines

First of its kind solar powered catamaran operated by One Earth One Ocean to clean coastal areas from plastic waste in Manila Bay Empowering local action with education and science programs in partnership with the University of Philippines Marine Science Institute Quezon City featured in Bloomberg Circular City Barometer, among top 25 cities in the…

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