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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 administrator of NELP-GCP, is one of the project partners to provide the […]

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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 Chains in Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States (SIDS) to Accelerate More Resource Efficient, Low Carbon Development.” […]

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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 “Kaliksan Green Productivity, Green Purchasing Towards Green Philippines 2017”, launched […]

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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 attended were representatives from the Department of Building Official, Disaster Risk Management […]

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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 provided the opportunity to showcase the new-look SP Platform and the […]

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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 country forest certification scheme that will contribute to sustainable forest management. In a […]

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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 towards sustainable practices while reducing the government’s environmental impact from its huge purchases. However, while […]

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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 Implementation of Green Public Procurement (GPP) to be used by […]

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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 trainings from July 2015 to March 2016 on SCP Concepts, principles and […]

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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 in hand […]

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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 sustainability advocates and practitioners from a wide range of publics — […]

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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 Lake Development Authority, and Mr. June Alvarez of PCEPSDI Holcim Philippines renews […]

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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 help achieve, to a significant degree […]

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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 Protection and Sustainable Development, Inc (1st from right). […]

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October 17, 2014

NELP-GCP and Taiwan Green Building Material Label MRA Sealed

The Mutual Recognition Agreement between then National Ecolabelling Programme-Green Choice Philippines and the Taiwan Green Building Material Label has been sealed on October 17 2014 held at Taipei, Taiwan represented by the Philippine Center for Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development Inc., and the Environment and Development Foundation & Taiwan Architecture & Building Center respectively, another […]

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July 25, 2014

Rethink: What on Earth Are You Doing Campaign Symposium Held

The youth is the key to a sustainable future. On July 25, two hundred twenty-two (222) youth from seven (7) universities gathered for the Rethink: What on Earth Are You Doing Symposium held at the Thomas Aquinas Research Complex Auditorium. This event aims to encourage the youth to rethink their impact to the environment and […]

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