Tag Archives: social enterprises

FSSI supports social entrepreneurs to grow local communities

Social investment non-profit organization Foundation for a Sustainable Society, Inc. (FSSI) continues to scale up social entrepreneurship by offering financial products and capacity building support to Filipino enterprises, promoting inclusive socio-economic growth and environmental sustainability. Social investment non-profit organization Foundation for a Sustainable Society, Inc. (FSSI) continues to scale up social entrepreneurship by offering financial […]

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 […]

FSSI joins 6th Renewable Energy Congress and Mindanao Clean Energy Forum

Davao City, Davao del Sur – The Foundation for a Sustainable Society Inc. (FSSI) joined the 6th Renewable Energy Congress (RE Congress) and the Mindanao Clean Energy Forum. Themed “Gearing Towards 50% RE Mix by 2030,” this collaborative event, co-organized by The Center for Empowerment, Innovation, and Training on Renewable Energy (The CentRE Philippines), Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES)-Philippines, […]

Kauyagan Multipurpose Cooperative: Brewing Prosperity and Empowering Communities through Coffee

Cultivating Prosperity and Community in the Heart of Impasug-ong  In the scenic province of Bukidnon in Northern Mindanao, Kauyagan Multi-Purpose Cooperative was established in April 2004 by 27 members representing various sectors, including agriculture, indigenous peoples (IP), the church, transportation, academia, the local government unit (LGU), the business sector, and non-governmental organizations (NGOs).  Their story […]

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 […]

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), […]

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 […]

FSSI partners join leadership training

The Foundation for a Sustainable Society, Inc. (FSSI) conducted a two-day Developing Winning Teams: Leadership and Coaching Skills training for women-owned and led social enterprises (WSEs) on March 30 and 31, 2023, the last in a series of workshops conducted for its WSE partners, and the culmination of the Foundation’s Women’s Month celebration. The training […]

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 […]