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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Hamilo Coast: Nurturing nature for 15 years and beyond

The current rate at which individuals observe sustainability practices is far from halting climate change. Whether it is reducing the use of disposable items or saving more energy, environmentally conscious activities will only yield significant results if everyone is “cast in the same mold,” so to speak. That said, high-impact global sustainable development lies within…

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Working together to serve more communities for a sustainable future

Climate change is one of the most pressing and defining global issues today. It has become imperative for both the public and private sectors to continue to band together to primarily, safeguard the welfare of the people and to step up to strengthen the resilience of the nation. The Philippines currently ranks third globally when…

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P&G partners with Watsons to expand Forests for Good program

Forests for Good enables consumers to virtually adopt trees in support of the Sierra Madre Mountain Range forests Procter & Gamble (P&G) continues to be a force for good by making responsible consumption possible everyday for all consumers in line with its environmental sustainability goals dubbed “P&G’s Ambition 2030”. Committing to amplify the call to…

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The importance of Community-based Disaster Risk Reduction and Management

A person’s safety during calamities is mainly dependent on their community’s disaster preparedness. No matter how ready they are for all possible catastrophic scenarios, every bit of preparation can go down the drain if their community cannot respond effectively to such events.  It is why a community-based disaster risk reduction and management plan (CBDRRMP) is…

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Prioritize your safety during natural calamities by knowing what to do – and doing it

The Philippines has long been considered calamity-prone and vulnerable to disasters. In fact, it placed third among all the highest-risk countries worldwide, according to the World Risk Report of 2018. A big contributor is the country’s geographical location and make-up. As an archipelago, the Philippines is composed of many small islands and is surrounded by…

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Trash to Cashback: Bring your waste at select collection sites for points and treats from Mondelēz International

The journey of waste from your home can sometimes be a treacherous one. Ideally, waste from your home is brought to a Materials Recovery Facilities (MRF) where they are segregated according to type and diverted accordingly. However, according to Department of Environment and Natural Resources, in the Philippines only 35% of barangays have established and…

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SM joins Earth Hour 2022; Lights switch-off, Virtual Run part of activity line-up

As part of the company’s sustainability efforts, SM Supermalls, through its corporate social responsibility arm SM Cares, is once again joining the world in observing Earth Hour, with this year’s theme “Shape Our Future,” focusing on how we can work together in halting and reversing climate change and nature loss by 2030. Earth Hour is…

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How to Deal with Nosy Neighbors

Our homes are an oasis that we can customize however we see fit to suit our wants and needs. We want this space to be an area where we can break free and enjoy being away from prying eyes and nosy people. Unfortunately, some neighbors can’t keep their eyes and ears to themselves. We’ve all…

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