EDC donates PCR machines to enhance Negros Oriental’s COVID-19 resiliency

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.

4 years in a row: Asian Banking & Finance honors BDO Foundation

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.

Ayala group reaffirms support for Batangas towns affected by Taal eruption

The Ayala group reaffirms its commitment to providing assistance for towns in the province of Batangas severely affected by the eruption of Taal Volcano earlier this year.

In an online gathering, Batangas Governor Hermilando Mandanas officially acknowledged the receipt of donations from the Ayala group, particularly the 10 Kia 2500 vans, which continue to be used for official functions. Channelled through the Provincial Government of Batangas, the vans are now under the care of the following Batangas towns: Taal, Balete, Mataas na Kahoy, Alitagtag, San Nicolas, Talisay, Agoncillo, San Luis, and Lemery

Aboitiz extends laptop subsidy, online assistance to scholars amid ‘new normal’

The Aboitiz Group, through its social development arm Aboitiz Foundation, has continued assisting nearly 860 students in secondary and tertiary levels in need of financial aid through its scholarship program amidst the disruption caused by the pandemic to education systems worldwide.

Ayala Foundation partners with Ayala Malls, Department of Agriculture, and RestoPH for “BuyANI” Fair

Farmers, producers of essential food items and other delicacies, and local artisans are valuable members of our communities. The work of their hands does not only provide us with out daily needs—their commitment to their work shows that they are heroes worthy of our respect and support.

Recognizing the heroism of farmers and artisans, Ayala Foundation has partnered with Ayala Malls, the Department of Agriculture (DA), and the Restaurant Owners Association of the Philippines (RestoPH) for “BuyANI: A Sustainable Market Fair.”

JGF partners with community groups to help feed families in need

Jollibee Group Foundation (JGF) partnered with the Samahan ng Nagkakaisang Pamilya ng Pantawid (SNPP) and the Affiliated Network for Social Accountability-East Asia Pacific (ANSA-EAP) to distribute food packs to more than 215,000 families in need across 42 cities and municipalities in Luzon and Visayas. SNPP and ANSA-EAP’s established networks have enabled the systematic and safe delivery …

Additional 851k meals served under Jollibee Group’s COVID-19 response

Through cash and in-kind donations from Jollibee Group customers and business partners, Jollibee Group Foundation (JGF) has raised Php 41M, serving 851k more meals to medical frontliners and vulnerable families from June to August 2020. The company is very grateful to everyone’s contribution in this time of need.

Ayala Foundation’s Filipinas Heritage Library and partners launch the OPM Archive

The OPM Archive was successfully launched via a virtual press conference. Its aim is to be a collection of stories and artifacts from the local music scene spanning different genres and periods. It is a collaboration among OPM, PhilPop, National Commission for Culture and the Arts, Philippine Educational Theater Association, and Filipinas Heritage Library at Ayala Museum, where the physical collection will be housed.

Manila Water Foundation, Partners Install Hybrid Handwashing Facilities in QC Public Areas

As the pandemic persists, Manila Water Foundation (MWF), together with its partners P&G Safeguard Philippines, JCI Quezon City Capitol, and the Quezon City Government, formally inaugurated four new handwashing facilities and rehabilitated two (2) existing ones in various strategic public areas in Quezon City on September 4.

BDO Foundation awards best finlit videos

In keeping with a shared advocacy to promote financial inclusion, BDO Foundation, the Department of Education (DepEd) and Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) continue to collaborate on projects that help develop a financially literate citizenry.

The corporate social responsibility arm of BDO Unibank–in partnership with DepEd and BSP–sponsored the awarding of outstanding financial literacy videos produced by public school students as part of Sineliksik, the video-making competition of DepEd’s annual National Festival of Talents. The winning entries were honored in the Sineliksik 2020 Online Awards Ceremony, a virtual event organized by the partners.