Security Bank’s commitment to service is embodied by the work it has done beyond banking to enrich lives and build communities. In response to the pandemic, Security Bank dedicated its 69th year to partnerships and initiatives that help fight COVID-19. It launched its #GetBetter Corporate Social Responsibility campaign to support medical institutions, local businesses, students, and families.
At the time when collaboration is much-needed, Ayala Group of Companies proved its synergy through the launching of the 2020 Brigada ng Ayala at Ramon Magsaysay High School (RMHS) in España, Manila on October 12.
Aligned to the call of the Department of Education (DepEd)’s WASH in Schools program, Ayala Group foundations – BPI Foundation, Manila Water Foundation, and Ayala Foundation – commenced the Brigada ng Ayala with the turnover of a 10-faucet handwashing facility and 200 Ayala EduCare packs.
Holcim Philippines turns over 300 pieces of IEC materials about COVID-19 precautionary measures and proper handwashing to the Rural Health Unit (RHU) of Mabini, Batangas on October 2 as received by its Municipal Health Officer, Dr. Ramir Beloso. The materials will be distributed to the stakeholders of the RHU, namely Mabini Community Hospital, as well as Barangay Health Centers, transport stations, and public markets.
The School of Knowledge for Industrial Labor, Leadership and Service (SKILLS) is sharing to all members of the League of Corporate Foundations the School at Home: A Homeschooling for Parents.
COVID-19 was an unexpected crisis, one that the Philippine health system and the rest of our country had not been prepared for. As the number of COVID-19 cases and subsequent death rates rose, the Department of Health increased their efforts to flatten the curve and save as many people as they could. As the local government and agencies started the implementation of the enhanced community quarantine and people were forced to isolate themselves, their livelihood and access to essential goods were put at risk.
The community and the environment both benefit when two companies that both strive to go beyond business come together.
When Lopez-led geothermal leader Energy Development Corporation’s (EDC) Mahanagdong B geothermal power plant in Leyte was badly hit by a 6.5 magnitude earthquake in 2017, it was Jacobs Engineering that helped the company to not just restore it but to build back a better facility.
The future has not only taken root. It has grown branches for Lopez-led geothermal leader Energy Development Corporation’s (EDC) BINHI program.
Over 10 years since its launch and successful implementation, EDC is taking the next step to its greening legacy by partnering with the Ecosystems Research and Development Bureau (ERDB).
Despite the gloom of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic that the Philippines is battling along with the rest of the world, a bright spot in wildlife biodiversity shone last June when a young Philippine Eagle was found in Barangay Kisante in Makilala, North Cotabato, near the Mt. Apo Natural Park where geothermal energy leader Energy Development Corporation (EDC) operates.
Lopez-led renewable energy company Energy Development Corporation (EDC) is taking a huge step to help Negros Oriental put up its own COVID-19 testing facility by donating around P8.5 million worth of equipment, including two state-of-the-art Real-Time Reverse Transcriptase-Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT–PCR) machines.
For the fourth consecutive year, BDO Unibank was recognized by Singapore-based finance publication Asian Banking; Finance for its corporate citizenship initiatives. BDO’s corporate social responsibility arm BDO Foundation received an award for its financial inclusion advocacy and efforts to help improve financial literacy levels in the Philippines.