At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, PRIME Innov8 Manufacturing Co. was among the enterprises that responded to the high demand of alcohol and other disinfecting and cleaning chemicals.
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
Last October, we also warmly welcomed FSSI’s new Chairperson, Mr. Martin “Mart” F. Lasaga III, who is representing the National Confederation of Cooperatives (NATCCO). Mart has been a Board member of NATCCO for five years and is also the Chairperson of the St. Vincent Ferrer Parish Multi-purpose Cooperative. St. Vincent Coop, based in Romblon, is […]
COVID-19 has accelerated digital platforms as businesses and consumers alike seek alternatives to adjust to the restrictions on travel and mobility brought by the pandemic. In line with this, the Foundation for a Sustainable Society, Inc. (FSSI) identified 15 of its social enterprise (SE) partners to join “Digital Bayanihan,” a capacity building effort that aims to help them fast track their digitalization efforts to continue to deliver services amidst the pandemic and enhance enterprise growth. The program was […]
Further, in an effort to be more conscious of our commitment to gender equality as part of the triple bottom line strategy and our support to women-led enterprises, we have established within FSSI a gender team. Through the newly-organized team, we are currently developing the gender strategy and action plans of FSSI, with support from […]
Cautious Optimism and Perseverance in 2021 With significant progress in the development of COVID-19 vaccines, the economy expected to regain its momentum, and programs in the pipeline to assist in the recovery, there is cautious optimism that 2021 is the year that we start to rebuild. We are hopeful – with a sense of readiness for difficulties that […]
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 […]