Tag Archives: Foundation for a Sustainable Society

Message from the Executive Director

Facing a Defining Year in 2022 Sixto Donato C. Macasaet In many ways, COVID-19 has changed the world since it surfaced late in 2019 and took over the globe in 2020. Two years since, we are now on the way to recovery, and we are at a crossroads. In 2022, we face a defining year. […]

Message from the Swiss Ambassador to the Philippines – FSSI Anniversary Book

H.E. Alain Gaschen Ambassador of Switzerland to the Philippines On the occasion of its 25th anniversary, we congratulate the Foundation for a Sustainable Society, Inc. (FSSI) on the implementation of many successful projects aiming at sustainably developing local communities in the Philippines. The Foundation’s strategy to focus on people, the planet and profit, and thus […]

Chairperson’s Message – FSSI Anniversary Book

Chairperson’s Message Mr. Martin Lasaga III Chairperson, FSSI Last September, we formally culminated the simple but meaningful celebration of our 25th anniversary year with the publishing of our new book titled “FSSI: 25 Years of Growing Community Enterprises,” which we are delighted to share with you here. The book recounts the experience of the Foundation […]

Letter from the Executive Director

Winding Down, Gearing Up Sixto Donato C. Macasaet We are at the year’s end. The past two years of the pandemic have been difficult, but they led us to learn new ways of engaging our world. At the Foundation for a Sustainable Society Inc. (FSSI), we have learned to make the most of our resources […]

FSSI Learning Sessions: Decrypting Cryptocurrencies: Learning about Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies

FSSI hosted an online forum, “Decrypting Cryptocurrencies: Learning about Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies” on August 11, 2021. The forum, attended by over 60 representatives from FSSI member organizations, partner social enterprises, and other non-profit organizations, provided a better understanding of finance investments through an orientation on Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, including implications for investors and financial institutions. Resource speaker experienced […]

Renewable Energy Congress 2021

REfocus in 2022 and Beyond: Meeting RE targets for Sustainable Recovery and Development  The Renewable Energy (RE) Congress 2021 held on September 25, 2021 and linked events – Deep Dive Sessions -on September 17 and 18, 2021 – focused on the national and local context of renewable energy.  The Foundation for a Sustainable Society, Inc. (FSSI), with One Renewable […]

FSSI’s Digital Bayanihan, a digital lifeline for pandemic-hit SEs

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 […]

Letter from the Executive Director

FSSI Enters Its 26th Year: It’s Not Business As Usual Sixto Donato C. Macasaet Last September 6, 2021, FSSI entered its 26th year, but it is not business as usual. Celebrating our 25th year anniversary in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic signals one thing about FSSI as an organization: we are never just business […]

FSSI is at “Tayo-Tayo”

ONE PH’s “Tayo-Tayo” featured FSSI Executive Director Mr. Sixto Donato C. Macasaet and LiveGreen President and CEO, Mr. Paris Uy during the teleradyo’s episode about sustainable communities on July 20, 2019. Hosted by environmental lawyers Atty. Niner Guiao and Atty. Aya de Leon, the whole interview can be viewed at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qzHh278o9lk&fbclid=IwAR157HUGClyZwj-HmTZ_D4zoaBgNBN1GtvSFARE1CBe60E6eRKffxmxhX_c

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) […]