Tag Archives: 3BL

Kauyagan MPC launches Center for Progress, Peace, and Resilience

he Kauyagan Savers Multi-Purpose Cooperative unveiled its Center for Progress, Peace, and Resilience on August 8, 2023, in Impasug-ong, Bukidnon. The two-storey building will house the cooperative’s consumer store and office.  Kauyagan Savers Multi-Purpose Cooperative (Kauyagan MPC), formerly Kauyagan Savers Cooperative, was established in 2004 with only 27 members. It now has 1,532 regular members, […]

May Pag-asa sa Cassava: Fatima Multi-Purpose Cooperative, a women-owned and -led social enterprise

Maria Teresa Geniston, fondly called “Tess”, was a medical sales representative in 1996 when she was invited to join a newly formed cooperative in the town of Calubian in Leyte. At the time, she was not even familiar with how a cooperative operates. However, she believed in its mission to uplift the lives of those […]

FSSI is co-chair of NGO subsector in SE council

Bayan Academy, in partnership with the BPI Foundation, hosted the 2023 Philippine Social Entrepreneurship Summit on February 23 and 24, 2023. The Summit, which was held online brought together numerous stakeholders under the theme “Isang Adhikain: Expanding Horizons.” The event was supported by the Bayan Innovation Group (BIG), Bayan Social Economy Action Research Foundation (SEARCH), […]

State of PH economy and the Climate Crisis, how can 3BL help? – FSSI holds learning session

Quezon City, May 23, 2022 – the Foundation for a Sustainable Society Inc., (FSSI) held a learning session on “Investing in a Sustainable Future: Leveraging the Triple Bottom Line Towards Inclusive, Sustainable Development.” The session focused on the current state of the Philippine economy and findings and recommendations from the recent report of the Intergovernmental […]

Inside the Cup: Crisis, Sustainability, and Philippine Coffee

There seems to be no clear end in sight yet to the coronavirus pandemic. The government has put a name on the “new normal”— the general community quarantine (GCQ) involves more relaxed measures compared to the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) that is still in place in Metro Manila and other high-risk areas. Businesses now have to adapt to the long-haul reality that COVID-19 brought upon us.     Fortunately for […]

COMMITMENT TO THE TRIPLE BOTTOM LINES: SE PARTNERS GATHER FOR THE 3BL FORUM

What does it really mean to be practicing the triple bottom lines or 3BL? That question guided the conduct of the Foundation for a Sustainable Society, Inc.’s (FSSI) series of forums on Promoting the Growth and Sustainability of Social Enterprises through the 3BL Approach, held this year in key major cities nationwide. “While people talk […]

Braving Challenges, Sustaining Enterprises | FSSI’s 30th General Assembly

On May 29, 2019, the Foundation for a Sustainable Society Inc. (FSSI) and its members and partners gathered in Quezon City for the Foundation’s 30th General Assembly, with the theme “Braving Challenges, Sustaining Enterprises.” The morning session was filled with insightful discussion as resource speakers Ms. Rosalina Dulabay of the Malabog Integrated Enterprises Development Cooperative (MIEDECO) […]