About PCEPSDI

The Philippine Center for Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development, Inc. (PCEPSDI) is a non-stock, non-profit and non-government organization duly registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission.



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Programmes

PCEPSDI organizes multiple voluntary, ecolabelling programmes initiatives to exercise the fundamentals of sustainable development. It aims to change the behavioral patterns in consumption and production that tend to misuse, abuse, and degrade our environment.



Green Choice Philippines

The National Ecolabelling Programme – Green Choice Philippines or NELP-GCP is a voluntary, third-party ecolabelling programme. It follows the guidelines set by ISO 14020 and ISO 14024.  ...
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Kalikasan GP3

The Kalikasan Green Productivity, Green Purchasing Towards Green Philippines (KGP3) is a biennial advocacy event by the National Ecolabelling Programme-Green Choice Philippines, and organized by its A...
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Philippine Green Pages

The Philippine Green Pages (PGP) is the first and only eco-resource publication for finding the best green business, products and services offered in the market. It would be the most comprehensive lis...
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Philippine Forest Certification System

Philippines is among the 10 most threatened forest hotspots in the world. This is reflected to the current state of the industry where policy traps restrict its growth compounded by competitive global...
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Projects

PCEPSDI conducts projects which will be seen as an important marketing instrument to complement laws and regulations for environmentally preferable products and a guide to consumers' purchasing preferences.


Locally dubbed as Sustainable Diner: A Key Ingredient for Sustainable Tourism, the 3-year project is being spearheaded by the World Wide Fund for Nature- Philippines (WWF-PH) in partnership with the Philippine Center for Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development Inc. and is being funded by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety through its International Climate Initiative (IKI). This project aims to establish low carbon consumption and production in the Philippines.

The Sustainable Diner: A Key Ingredient for Sustainable Tourism

Shifting towards sustainable consumption and production in tourism offers vast opportunities to protect the environment while also fostering social inclusion and economic development through decent jobs. But to truly transform the tourism sector, such a shift needs to happen across the entire value chain, involving all stakeholders, and using a life-cycle approach to making products and services more sustainable. The overarching goal of this project is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and increase resource efficiency in three tourism value chains: food and beverages, accommodation, and, collectively, in meetings, incentives, conferences and events (known as MICE).

Transforming Tourism Value Chains

Quezon City, an eco-governance administration and the largest city in Metro Manila, is determined to reduce environmental impact. Through the establishment and implementation of a comprehensive Green Public (GPP) Program for Quezon City Local Government that will present and demonstrate an LGU model to promote Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) in the country. The project is focused on providing technical assistance in the implementation of its GPP Program, and develop this model for other local governments to follow.

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Latest News & Announcements




August 10, 2018

GPP Task Force Completes the Advance Course Trainings for the GPP for Quezon City Project on August 9 & 10, 2018

Quezon City’s Green Public Procurement (GPP) Task Force Completes the Advance Course Trainings for the GPP for Quezon City Project – a 10YFP SPP Programme Photo © Pauline Abello /PCEPSDI PCEPSDI Executive Director Mr. June M. Alvarez and Programmes & Project Director Engr. Maureen G...

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June 18, 2018

DOT’s 4-year project Transforming Tourism Value Chain holds Workshop 3 on May 30-31, 2018

With Boracay finally shutting down for a six months moratorium period due to continuous environmental degradation, thus affecting one of the country’s key sources of tourism revenues, the Department of Tourism (DOT) steps up to develop a roadmap for advancing sustainable tourism in the country, by...

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February 13, 2018

WWF, PCEPSDI, and DOT conduct Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) Inception Workshop for the Local Food Service Industry

WWF, PCEPSDI, and DOT conduct Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) Inception Workshop for the Local Food Service Industry Photo © Pamela Luber / WWF-Philippines The participants of the Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) Inception Workshop come from the government, both national and local, the food service indu...

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January 26, 2018

PCEPSDI and WWF promote Sustainable Consumption and Production in the Philippine Food Service Industry

PCEPSDI and WWF promote Sustainable Consumption and Production in the Philippine Food Service Industry Photo © Pamela Luber / WWF-Philippines  Joel Palma, President and CEO of WWF-Philippines, signs the Memorandum of Agreement with June Alvarez, President and Executive Director of PCEPSDI. Th...

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November 22, 2017

Transforming Local Tourism Value Chains through Sustainable Consumption and Production

  Key Private Sector Actors panel members together with representatives from WWF, DOT, and UNEP. L-R: Mr. June Alvarez (Executive Director and President, PCEPSDI), Mr. Rolando Canizal (Undersecretary for Administration and Special Concerns, Department of Tourism), Dr. Benigno Glenn Ricafort...

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March 21, 2017

Group Forges to Commit for Kalikasan GP3 2017

The continuing green fervour that aims to advance climate-smart businesses and concur the country's commitments on global actions for Climate Change, a group formed to advance Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) in the country is hugging the lime lights at the next staging of the "Kalik...

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