Category Archives: What’s New in FSSI

FSSI holds Social Enterprise Governance and Leadership Training

Quezon City, 25 June 2024 – The Foundation for a Sustainable Society Inc. (FSSI) held a training on social enterprise governance and leadership on June 24 to 25, 2024 at the Ardenhills Suites in Quezon City. The training, attended by 30 representatives from FSSI’s social enterprise (SE) partners, aimed to empower board members, proprietors, partners, […]

Social and Community SE Trade Fair in Pasig City

Pasig City, 26 May, 2024 — The Local Government of Pasig City, in collaboration with the Local Economic Development and Investment Office (LEDIO), Institute for Social Entrepreneurship in Asia (ISEA), Poverty Reduction through Social Entrepreneurship (PRESENT) Coalition, and Roots Collective, held the Pasig City Mega Trade Fair from May 23 to 26, 2024, at the […]

Trunk to Gold at the International Food Expo at the World Trade Center

Pasay City, 12 May 2024 — FSSI social enterprise partner, Trunk to Gold (T2G), joined the International Food Exhibition (IFEX) Philippines trade event at the World Trade Center Metro Manila on May 10 to 12, 2024. IFEX Philippines is a premier event celebrating Filipino and Asian flavors, drawing in food enthusiasts, entrepreneurs, and industry leaders from across […]

FSSI joins NATCCO’s 47th General Assembly

The National Confederation of Cooperatives (NATCCO) celebrated its 47th General Assembly with the theme “Building Trust, Climate Resilience, and Sustainable Futures: Happy Members of Secured Co-ops in an Integrated Network.” The event, held on May 3 to 5, 2024 in Davao City, attracted over 1,200 cooperative leaders and managers from across the country. FSSI Executive Director Sixto […]

FSSI Gender Team Joins Workplace Inclusivity through NATCCO Webinar

Foundation for a Sustainable Society, Inc. (FSSI)’s Gender Team members Ednie Luceño-Casiller, Partnership Manager; Doreen Erasga, Human Resources and Administrative Manager; and Ros Velasco, Knowledge Management, Advocacy and Communications (KMAC) Manager, attended the Gender and Development in the Workplace webinar organized by the National Confederation of Cooperatives (NATCCO) Network, on January 17-18, 2024, via Zoom. The […]

Call for Expressions of Interest

The Foundation for a Sustainable Society, Inc. (FSSI) is looking for a researcher who will undertake a study of Philippine Social Enterprises (SEs) based on related literature, FSSI data and key informant interviews. The study, which is expected to be completed by August 2024, will look at, among others, the main characteristics of SEs in […]

Kape’t Kwentuhan ng Kababaihan, a WE Forum by WAND

In celebration of Women’s Month, WAND Women Organization, Inc. hosted the WAND Women Empowerment (WE) Forum – Kape’t Kwentuhan ng mga Kababaihan via Zoom on March 22, 2024. This virtual event provided a platform for inspiring “herstories” from Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao, shared over a cup of coffee. The forum featured three storytellers, each bringing unique perspectives and experiences […]

FSSI at Kauyagan MPC GA

Impasug-ong, Bukidnon, 17 March 2024 — The Kauyagan Savers Multipurpose Cooperative marked a significant milestone as it celebrated its 16th Annual General Assembly, held in Impasug-ong, Bukidnon, with the theme “Reminiscing 20 and Sustaining Growth Path to 25: Steadfast to Cooperativism, Wellness, and the Right of Nature.” The assembly gathered cooperative members and notable guests. […]

FSSI, partners, join Senate SE trade Fair

Pasay City, 11 March 2024 — The Foundation for a Sustainable Society Inc. (FSSI) joined the Social Enterprise Trade Fair at the Senate of the Philippines, coinciding with the celebration of Women’s Month. The trade fair, held on March 11, 2024, served as a platform to spotlight women-owned and -led and other social enterprises. It […]

AF holds session on CSO engagement

Quezon City, February 27, 2024 — Sherwin Celestino, FSSI Project Officer, and Nikkily Natan, Knowledge Management, Advocacy, and Communications (KMAC) Officer, joined a Learning Session on CSO-LGU Engagement at The Hub, Cubao, Quezon City. Organized by the Association of Foundations (AF) and CSO Collab, the session aimed to explore the principles and practices that foster successful collaborations […]