Saturday, January 16, 2010

Prospects of carrying Organic Rice on all Supermarket

PAGASA’s STC is invited as a Resource Person for the prospects of carrying Organic Rice on all Supermarket shelves at a Consultative Workshop held at the Davao Insular Hotel. This was organized by ICCO>an interchurch cooperative organization based in the Netherlands and was attended by NGOs assisting organic rice farmers nationwide.

Sunday, January 10, 2010

DTI-BOI Hearing on Use of Plastic Bags in Supermarkets

DTI Board of Investments’ Policy & Planning Dir. Ma. Corazon H. Dichiosa hears the latest regarding the use and proper disposal of plastic bags in supermarkets/shops with National Solid Waste Management Commissioners Tony Chiong (R) and Alfredo Chan. Retailers were consulted regarding the best solution that fits our society to this global dilemma endangering our envi
ronment

Green Entrepreneurship Competition

PAGASA’s Steve Cua is interviewed by husband & wife team who will represent the Philippines in the Netherlands for a competition on green entrepreneurship. FEU Finance Prof. Rosemarie Gardiner- Buenconsejo’s novel concept of organic non-food products like detergents and soaps attracted the attention of competition organizers. They interview STC regarding the chances of selling these products on the shelves of supermarkets.

Friday, January 8, 2010

Annual Partners Conference of APFTI

(L-clockwise) Rae Legaspi/APFTI Reg.Coordinator, Alice EuseƱa/DTI Dir.-Reg.10, DTI’s Merly Cruz/ Undersecretary for Reg.Opns., Vic Roaring/Pres.- APFTI, Gabby Lopez/Chairman-APFTI, Danny Ocampo/Exec.Dir.-APFTI, STC and a participant from the regions attend the Annual Partners Conference of APFTI (Advocate for Philippine Fair Trade, Inc.) in Cebu on 5 Mar. 2010. 
PAGASA’s STC is one of the Resource Speakers at this four-day Conference of APFTI practitioners from all over the country. This Conference in Cebu is attended mostly by NGO’s helping farmers, fisherfolk and craftsmen in the countryside. PAGASA practices Corporate Social Responsibility by sharing at functions like these on how their products can get into the shelves of the modern trade.