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Investments for Social Good

We actively participated in the Social Enterprise (SE) Symposium; a monthly event hosted by the Association of NGOs for Social Enterprise Development. This virtual gathering provided a valuable platform for NGOs, community-based organizations, foundations, and social enterprises to exchange experiences, best practices, and collaborative initiatives, ultimately contributing to the advancement of social enterprises and their […]

Social Enterprises as Agents of Change: Reasons to Celebrate at 28

Message from the Executive Director Partners and Colleagues,  As we reflect on nearly three decades of being staunch advocates of social entrepreneurship, we dedicate this issue of our newsletter to highlight the impact of our social enterprise (SE) partners through whom we realize our vision of bringing forth social and economic empowerment to marginalized communities […]

FORWARD FAIRER: Overcoming inequality in PH

The Foundation for a Sustainable Society, Inc. (FSSI) joined civil society groups in Forward Fairer: Overcoming Inequality in the Philippines, a forum hosted by Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP). FSSI Executive Director, Sixto Donato C. Macasaet took part as panelist in the discussion, alongside Jollibee Group Foundation Executive Director Gisela Tiongson, Samahan ng Nagkakaisang […]

A Shared Vision of a Sustainable Future

Message from the Executive Director Sixto Donato C. Macasaet The Foundation for a Sustainable Society, Inc. (FSSI), held its 34th General Assembly (GA) on May 23 to 24, 2023. It was a milestone for the Foundation to hold the two-day GA face-to-face again. We opened our GA with a learning session on two important topics […]

Taking stock and celebrating gains in 2022

Message from the Executive Director Sixto Donato C. Macasaet We close the year with some good and exciting news. A three-year project that aims to develop a mechanism to promote inclusive livelihood for the marginalized poor, through facilitating the consolidation of agricultural products and linking them to urban communities has recently been launched. The Rural-Urban […]

Partnerships for Social Enterprise Development

Message from the Executive Director Sixto Donato C. Macasaet 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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]