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The Art of Weaving

Manila, Philippines—Weaving is a practice that has been woven into Filipino history. Up to this day, traditional weaving is still practiced as both livelihood and art. It is a craft that only requires only few resources and ingenuity—something Filipinos pride themselves in—to …

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Raising the flag on labor laws and rights

Manila, Philippines—It is time we heard the voices of our migrant Filipino workers. Verité brings you “Overseas Workers in Japan: Promises and Risks,” a free symposium on the recruitment processes and working conditions of migrant Filipino workers in Japan. The event will …

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Educating on Sustainability and Sustaining Education

Manila, Philippines—July 13, 2016—Drink, in partnership with the Catholic Education Association of the Philippines (CEAP), held a seminar on July 5, 2016 to bring to light the mutually beneficial relationship of education and sustainability, and ways to integrate sustainability into our educational …

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2016 Quill Awards

On the stage is our President and CEO Harris Guevarra with Energy Development Corporation’s (EDC) Corporate Communications Head Toni Nieva, and Corporate Communications Specialists Frances Ariola and Ivy Henson at the 2016 Quill Awards at the Marriott Hotel last May 17, 2016.
EDC …

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A Sustainable Career

“There’s power in words,” says Drink Sustainability Adviser, Mabi David, as she shared her life’s journey as a creative professional in poetry and sustainability.
In a recent talk with the senior Fine Arts students at the Ateneo de Manila University, last April 23, …

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Sustainable development roots itself deeper into Philippine soil

Manila, Philippines – December 30, 2015 – Sustainable development has made significant progress in recent years, especially with the establishment of United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that finally set the standard to which organizations operate. Climate change talks, among many …

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Sharing Our Sustainability Stories

It’s the new year—which means a new cycle of sustainability reporting! A lot of us are already waist-deep in sustainability data, but there’s still time to daydream about a sexier sustainability report, a better way to share our stories.
We now know that …

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The Green Fashion Revolution comes to Manila

Manila, Philippines – February 2, 2016 – Mass-produced fast fashion is the second most environment-damaging industry in the entire world, only next to the oil industry. With this in mind, Aboitiz Foundation Scholars, supported by Aboitiz Equity Ventures, Inc., sought to revolutionize …

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Undernutrition in the Philippines

In the Philippines, undernutrition remains a major underlying cause of death and illness among children, especially those below five years of age and those living in highly impoverished areas.
There are worse cases where undernutrition reaches a point where the individual’s weight becomes …