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  • PLDT, Smart broaden food security program, reach 3,000 beneficiaries

    To help address the increase in hunger and malnutrition brought about by the continuing health crisis, PLDT and its wireless unit Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) implemented its Plant Smart program to support the Philippine Plan of Action for Nutrition, which includes increasing food availability and accessibility. In 2021, planting kits were distributed to over 3,000 […] More

  • Creatives agency finds a pandemic-ready partner in Converge

    The survival rate of local businesses during the height of the pandemic hasn’t been great and even now as the economy recovers, MSMEs or the micro, small, and medium enterprises remain vulnerable. One Davao-based advertising agency counts itself lucky to have survived the downturn, thanks to a business partner ready to face the pandemic. Visuals […] More

  • EastWest fully vaccinates employees as it concludes FilVax program

    EastWest announces that it has successfully vaccinated its employees, consultants, and third-party hires, as well as non-affiliated individuals, as it completes its FilVax vaccination program this month. The FilVax vaccination program, a joint initiative by EastWest and parent company Filinvest Development Corporation saw regional legs established in various areas in Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao, starting […] More

  • Meralco asks gencos to join CSP for 170-MW summer supply

    The Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) is urging generation companies to join the Competitive Selection Process (CSP) for the supply of 170 megawatts (MW) of peaking power needed for the summer months. Through the Third Party Bids and Awards Committee (TPBAC), Meralco said interested parties have until Wednesday, January 5, to submit Expressions of Interest for […] More

  • UnionBank TECH LEAD: Building high-tech and high-touch talents

    Multi-awarded Union Bank of the Philippines (UnionBank) has expanded its graduate program, L.E.A.D. (Leader Executive Accelerated Development) by introducing TechLEAD – a program focused on developing technical talent to become leaders of tomorrow. The Bank’s initial LEAD Program, established in 2009, is a fast-track and accelerated curriculum designed to provide its management trainees or LEADs […] More

  • UPS airlifts donations for Typhoon Odette victims in Cebu, Philippines

    UPS has provided in-kind transportation for relief supplies to victims of Typhoon Odette, also known as Typhoon Rai, which has devasted many Filipino communities in Southern Philippines since mid-December. To date, UPS has flown seven flights from Clark to Cebu carrying over 40 tons of relief supplies. Relief supplies include food packs, bottled drinking water, […] More

  • Top Business Execs Join 2021 Top Leaders Forum

    ARISE-Philippines, the local network of the global private sector alliance for disaster resilient societies organized by the UN Office For Disaster Risk Reduction, in collaboration with SM Prime Holdings, Inc. and the National Resilience Council (NRC), held the 2021 Top Leaders Forum virtually last December 6 attended by over 300 top executives from the private […] More

  • PLDT, Smart, MakatiMed Foundation champion mental health for frontliners

    PLDT, Smart, and the Makati Medical Center Foundation are working together to build more mentally resilient communities and creating a safe space to support the country’s Health Heroes in the frontline service through the Better Today Conversations on Mental Health Awareness. The session took a deep dive into mental health by discussing how the pandemic […] More

  • LausGroup’s Global Cars Philippines the pilot Ford dealer to roll out ‘Balik Baterya Program’

    The LausGroup of Companies (LGC), owner of dealer principal Global Cars Philippines, is the pilot Ford dealership to fully implement the Balik Baterya Program, in partnership with Ford Philippines, Motolite, and the Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP). First launched by Motolite in 2006, the battery recycling program aims to collect used lead-acid batteries (ULABs) […] More

  • launches AXS and SLP from Axie Infinity, the Philippines’ leading crypto and mobile wallet, is excited to announce the addition of AXS and SLP available for customers to buy, sell, and store on the app and website starting today. From only four virtual assets at the start of 2021, customers are now able to enjoy access to 12 cryptocurrencies on the […] More