SM provides learners with environment conducive to learning

More than just an area where students gather to hold classes, a school environment plays a vital role in learners’ cognitive development. Research has shown that with an environment conducive to learning, students increase their attention and focus, and they are more motivated to practice higher-level critical thinking skills. Adamant to provide students with venues…

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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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New SSS contribution payment schedule for farmers, fisherfolk, self-employed persons in the informal economy to start soon

The Social Security System (SSS) encourages all farmers, fisherfolk, and other self-employed persons in the informal economy to register with SSS and pay their contributions under a new and more flexible schedule. SSS President and Chief Executive Officer Michael G. Regino said the new contribution payment scheme would allow farmers, fisherfolk, and other self-employed individuals…

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Tirso Cruz III Officially Assumes Position as New FDCP Chairman and CEO

MANILA, PHILIPPINES, JULY 25, 2022 — New Chairman and CEO of the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) Tirso S. Cruz III has officially assumed his position as the head of the country’s national film agency during his visit to the FDCP office in Manila last July 21. Chairman Cruz and Outgoing Chairperson Liza…

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Consolacion Cebu welcomes P&G’s first distribution center outside Luzon

After 87 years in the country, Procter and Gamble (P&G) Philippines inaugurates its Cebu distribution center – the company’s first major supply chain expansion outside of Luzon. The 3-hectare facility is strategically located in Tayud, Consolacion, part of the rapidly growing Metro Cebu. The inauguration ceremony took place on March 18, 2022, with Consolacion Mayor,…

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Sustainable living for everyone

Today, living an eco-friendlier life has become much more manageable. With many simple yet effective ways to make our everyday lives more sustainable, and with many groups ready to help us take that first step toward a greener future, there is every reason to start today. Living a personal sustainable lifestyle can be impactful only…

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SM Prime: Building strong foundations of responsible development

The topic of sustainability in property development has surged since the world experienced Covid-19. Having to redefine the use of spaces, people soon realized how instrumental real estate is in the journey towards a more sustainable way of life. With the threat of climate change looming in the horizon and a growing population to sustain,…

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SM reinvents ‘Building on Stilts’ as a Climate Resilient Design for the Future

Floods and rising water levels brought about by typhoons are perennial problems in Marikina city, which is considered as one of the low-lying areas of Metro Manila. During typhoons, Marikina River’s water can rise up to 23 meters compared to its normal average level of 13 meters. While this causes the communities surrounding the Marikina…

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Coco Martin supports new partylist advocating for livelihood and the transport sector

Coco Martin, famously known as Cardo Dalisay on-screen, is making rounds all over as he debuts his endorsement not of the partylist with the same name as his show, but of a new party-list – AP Partylist #AkoyPilipino on Friday, February 25. “Anuman ang hirap na ating pinagdadaanan, may kakampi na tayo…” Martin introduced his…

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P&G U.S. receives recognition from ‘Great Place to Work’

Procter & Gamble’s employee-focused efforts have enabled the multinational company’s headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States to earn the certification from Great Place to Work (GPTW) — a global authority on workplace culture, employee experience, and effective leadership behaviors. While the certification was awarded to its US workplace, the recognition reflects how P&G gives importance…

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