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AU Gov’t, Macquarie take stock of initiative to support women SMEs with local investors in anniversary event

The Foundation for a Sustainable Society, Inc. (FSSI) joined the Investing in Women’s SMEs for Philippines’ Economic Recovery media conference to celebrate the first anniversary of the the Responsive Interventions Supporting (women) Entrepreneurs (RISE) Fund

Odette-affected communities in Surigao receive aid from CSOs

Typhoon Odette caused widespread devastation in Surigao del Norte and the Dinagat Islands where it made landfall on December 16, 2021, leaving massive damage in infrastructure and livelihood in the Caraga Region and some parts of the Visayas and Palawan. Emergency relief efforts were done in four towns of Surigao del Norte, serving around 1,895 […]

Message from the Executive Director

Facing a Defining Year in 2022 Sixto Donato C. Macasaet In many ways, COVID-19 has changed the world since it surfaced late in 2019 and took over the globe in 2020. Two years since, we are now on the way to recovery, and we are at a crossroads. In 2022, we face a defining year. […]

Message from the Swiss Ambassador to the Philippines – FSSI Anniversary Book

H.E. Alain Gaschen Ambassador of Switzerland to the Philippines On the occasion of its 25th anniversary, we congratulate the Foundation for a Sustainable Society, Inc. (FSSI) on the implementation of many successful projects aiming at sustainably developing local communities in the Philippines. The Foundation’s strategy to focus on people, the planet and profit, and thus […]

Chairperson’s Message – FSSI Anniversary Book

Chairperson’s Message Mr. Martin Lasaga III Chairperson, FSSI Last September, we formally culminated the simple but meaningful celebration of our 25th anniversary year with the publishing of our new book titled “FSSI: 25 Years of Growing Community Enterprises,” which we are delighted to share with you here. The book recounts the experience of the Foundation […]

Philippine CSO Sustainability Further Declines in 2020

The CSO Sustainability Index shows that the overall sustainability of the Philippine sector of civil society organizations (CSOs) has further declined in 2020 indicating the sector’s sustainability remains “evolving.” The Philippines’ rating at 3.7 is a moderate decline from 3.5 in 2019, but it has continued to dip since 2014 (3.3) when the research was […]