Tag Archives: social enterprises

Message from the ED

FSSI – Supporting the Philippine Social Enterprise Sector Dear Partners and Colleagues, I am pleased to share with you the latest developments and initiatives from the Foundation for a Sustainable Society Inc. (FSSI). As part of our commitment to support social enterprises (SEs), we continue to offer comprehensive financial and capacity-building services designed to help […]

Social and Community SE Trade Fair in Pasig City

Pasig City, 26 May, 2024 — The Local Government of Pasig City, in collaboration with the Local Economic Development and Investment Office (LEDIO), Institute for Social Entrepreneurship in Asia (ISEA), Poverty Reduction through Social Entrepreneurship (PRESENT) Coalition, and Roots Collective, held the Pasig City Mega Trade Fair from May 23 to 26, 2024, at the […]

FSSI, partners, join Senate SE trade Fair

Pasay City, 11 March 2024 — The Foundation for a Sustainable Society Inc. (FSSI) joined the Social Enterprise Trade Fair at the Senate of the Philippines, coinciding with the celebration of Women’s Month. The trade fair, held on March 11, 2024, served as a platform to spotlight women-owned and -led and other social enterprises. It […]

FSSI presses for more ‘responsive’ government support programs for SEs

The Foundation for a Sustainable Society Inc. (FSSI) is pressing for more responsive government support programs for social enterprises (SEs). In this article, FSSI highlighted the unique challenges faced by SEs in balancing their social mission and economic viability, underscoring the need for targeted interventions from the public sector. Read the article published on Business […]

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), […]