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Call for Applications: Creative Intern

Job Description BACKGROUND  The Foundation for a Sustainable Society, Inc. (FSSI) is a social investment organization committed to support the development of sustainable communities through social entrepreneurship. Since 1995, we have been supporting social enterprises across the Philippines through financial and non-financial services. Our organization promotes the triple bottom line (3BL): social equity, environmental protection, and economic development, also referred to as […]

FSSI Forms Gender Team

In an effort to better synergize its support for gender equality and women led enterprises with its mission of providing social investments to enterprises through the triple bottom line (3BL) strategy, the Foundation for a Sustainable Society, Inc. (FSSI) formalizes the creation of a Gender Team. Gender sensitivity and equality is included in the 3BL framework which FSSI seeks […]

FSSI Joins AU Gov’t, Macquarie Group Foundation in RISE Fund initiative to support women SMEs

Foundation for a Sustainable Society, Inc. (FSSI) Chaiperson Norman Joseph Jiao and Board Member and Corporate Secretary Christie Rowena “Tetay” Plantilla join the partnership launch of Investing in Women (IW), an initiative of the Australian Government, and the Macquarie Group Foundation for the Responsive Interventions Supporting (women) Entrepreneurs (RISE) Fund on November 17. The RISE […]

Policy Brief on Food and Nutrition Security and Agricultural Recovery

Policy brief: bit.ly/3ikJZRh Policy paper: bit.ly/34mbc10 INCITEGov is a community of advocates and democratic leaders who firmly believe in the democratic process and the rule of law as the bedrock of our society. It develops a policy agenda that links democratic politics, good governance, and development outcomes (P-G-D framework) in crucial reform areas The Subgroup on […]

Letter from the Executive Director

Learning from Experience, Ushering a New Beginning   Sixto Donato C. Macasaet This month is special to FSSI. Twenty-five years ago, on August 11, 1995, a successful debt for development agreement was signed between the governments of the Philippines and Switzerland.  FSSI’s organizational documents were also signed on this day.  Less than a month later, on September 6, 1995, […]

Call for Applications: Credit Officer

Job Description Portfolio management 1. Provide technical inputs in the setting of portfolio growth and quality standards and targets 2. Contribute to ensuring portfolio quality are within set standard and/or target Credit Evaluation 1. Evaluate loan and deposit applications, the partners’ financial condition, credit worthiness and risks 2. Evaluate project proposals based on approved 3BL […]

Call for Applications: Project Officer

The Project Officer drives marketing and promotion of FSSI’s financial services among target social enterprises (SEs) and is responsible for market scanning and generating project leads, assisting potential partners in developing project applications consistent with FSSI’s triple bottom line criteria, reviewing loan applications for completeness and accuracy, monitoring project performance and working across functional units […]