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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 PCEPSDI Executive Director Mr. June M. Alvarez and Programmes & Project Director Engr. Maureen Grace V. Lebria with the GPP Taskforce and...

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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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April 18, 2018

Roundtable Discussion on SCP for Tagaytay City on May 3, 2018

The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) is equally undertaking a project dubbed as “Sustainable Diner” for the advancement of sustainable consumption and production (SCP) in the Philippines focusing on food & tourism sector under the International Climate Initiative (IKI) where PCEPSDI, the adm...

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April 18, 2018

Transforming Tourism Value Chains Project Briefing and Engagement in Quezon City on April 24, 2018

Green Solidarity Greetings from the Transforming Tourism Value Chains Secretariat! The Philippine Center for Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development Inc (PCEPSDI) in partnership with the Department of Tourism is currently implementing the 4-year project “Transforming Tourism Value Cha...

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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 R...

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October 12, 2016

To Reduce its GHGs, QC LGU Kicks Off with its Green Procurement Trainings

Selected Quezon City government officers went through the first leg of capacity-building training on Green Public Procurement (GPP) last September 14-16 and October 12-14, held at La Traviesa Hotel and Resort, General Trias, Cavite. Among the Quezon City Local Government Unit departments who attende...

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June 1, 2016

ICLEI celebrates 20 years of work on Sustainable Public Procurement

This year marks 20 years of work on sustainable procurement at ICLEI  Local governments for Sustainability. Celebrations kicked off with a ceremony in Bilbao’s Guggenheim Museum on 27 April 2016. The event formed part of the 8th European Conference on Sustainable Cities and Towns and also pro...

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March 1, 2016

Group Forms Governing Board for Forestry Certification

The increasing concerns in rampant forest destruction and deforestation fuels the need for forestry certification, the Philippines – with threats of adverse climate change impacts of floods and landslides or the impending forest loss from illegal logging- requires the establishment of a countr...

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February 29, 2016

QC LGU, PCEPSDI sign MOU on UNEP 10YFP Project

Manila, Philippines: Driving the markets for greater sustainability requires competitiveness and innovation: so that increased public spending on green products and patronizing green suppliers through Green Public Procurement (GPP) can serve as an effective means to enable local industries shift tow...

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November 18, 2015

EU Switch Asia Policy Support to Green Public Procurement

Atty. Jose Tomas Syquia , Executive Director of Procurement Service during the Opening of the Project’s Inception Workshop The EU Switch Asia Policy Support is set to develop ten (10) priority products and services through the Project Development of Technical Specification of Products for the Imple...

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October 18, 2015

SCP4LL Capacitate PCOs and Government Officers

The Capacity Building on Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) for Pollution Control Officers Among Selected Business and Government Agencies Along the Laguna Lake Basin Project or SCP4LL is set to capacitate Pollution Control Officers and Government Officers through the conduct of series of ...

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July 24, 2015

Food Security, a Worry in Green Tourism

Fast pace, fast technologies, fast foods. Five out of ten Filipinos are eating in quick-service restaurants. With so many eateries offering a wide variety of fast foods and drinks in any street corner, the time has come to ask: How safe is the food Filipinos on the go are eating and drinking? Hand i...

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July 23, 2015

The Challenge of Transforming Advocacy into Action

Green Productivity. Green Purchasing. Green Philippines. The mantra of the GP3 Movement goes beyond mere words to action when the Kalikasan GP3 Expo Conference happened last July 23 – 25 at the SMX Convention Center Taguig, SM Aura Bonifacio Global City. Convening environmental and sustainabil...

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July 23, 2015

Holcim Philippines’ anew its Green Choice Philippines Seal

Ritzi Ronquillo of Holcim Philippines (third from left) together with (Left to Right) Mr. Albert Magalang of Climate Change Office, Atty. Ann Claire Cabochan of DTI-Bureau of Philippine Standards, Sec. J.R. Nereus Acosta,PhD of Office of Presidential Adviser of Environmental Protection and Laguna La...

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July 21, 2015

FMB Pushes EO on Forestry Certification Body

After more than 20 years of advocating for the passage of the Sustainable Forestry Management Act in Congress to no avail, the Forestry Management Bureau (FMB), a unit of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), is pushing with urgency the signing of an Executive Order that would ...

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July 13, 2015

PalmEco Board now a Green Choice Philippines Seal Holder

Mr. Mark Tan, President of PalmEco Tech. Ltd (3rd from left) receives the Green Choice Seal of Approval together with Atty. Cabochain of DTI-BPS (1st from Left), Mr. Albert Magalang of Climate Change Commission (2nd from left) and Mr. June Alvarez of the Philippine Center for Environmental Protectio...

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