A better life for coconut farmers in Gingoog

Misamis Oriental is the second largest producer of coconut in Northern Mindanao, with a total production of over 568 thousand metric tons in 2021. According to data from the Philippine Statistics Authority, the region accounted for 13 percent of the country’s total coconut production last year. One contributor to the coconut-based market in the province […]

Partnerships for Social Enterprise Development

These past few months have been very productive for us at FSSI. In September, select FSSI staff participated in two online training workshops held by the International Labor Organization on improving the productivity and working conditions of micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs). These training will be helpful for our partners particularly as business operations […]

Coalition renews call for passage of social entrepreneurship bill

Quezon City, Philippines, 4 November 2022 – Over 100 social entrepreneurs, civil society allies, private sector partners, legislative champions, and advocates from national government agencies and local government units gathered during the National Social Enterprise Conference (NSEC), at the Ateneo de Manila University and online to call for the enactment and mainstreaming of the Poverty […]

Gender Lens Investing in PH: Perspective from the Field

AVPN and Investing In Women collaborate on a video showcasing perspectives from the field of gender lens investing in the Philippines. FSSI Executive Director Sixdon C. Macasaet joins Beng Camba, Partner for Impact and Gender Management of inBEST Ventures and Quenby Go, Executive Director of the Manila Angel Investors Network (MAIN) in sharing innovative financing […]

WeGen and FSSI host session on Renewable Energy for agri-fisheries

10 October 2022, Quezon City, Metro Manila – WeGen Energy Philippines (WeGen), in partnership with the Foundation for a Sustainable Society, Inc. (FSSI), is holding a learning session on the Framework of the Renewable Energy Program for the Agri-Fisheries Sector on October 12, 2022, from 9:30 am until 10:45 am, at the University of the […]

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 […]

Greentropics and the Blaans of Mt. Matutum

The experience of Greentropics and the Blaans of Matutum is living proof that the Planet bottom line can never be separated from the People and Profit bottom lines.