Philippine Center for Environmental Protesction and Sustainable Development, Inc.

The Philippine Center for Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development, Inc. (PCEPSDI), established in 2008, is a leader in environmental advocacy, promoting Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) principles. Committed to responsible resource management, we contribute to the nation’s environmental resilience. Focused on sustainable development, our initiatives address pressing issues through innovative solutions and collaborations with government bodies, businesses, and communities. PCEPSDI pioneers initiatives for a sustainable, resilient future, empowering individuals and organizations with environmentally sound practices for a greener Philippines.

News and Events

T4S 2024 Comeback:”Puno ng Polusyon Puno and Solusyon”

The Philippine Center for Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development Inc. (PCEPSDI) has officially launched its tree planting campaign, “PUNO ANG SOLUSYON” as part of the Trees 4 Sustainability (T4S) Program

June 14, 2024

UNDP ACE Project Closing

UNDP Accelerating Nationally Determined Contribution through Circular Economy in Cities (ACE) Project UNDP ACE Project GPP WorkshopUNDP ACE Project Awareness SessionUNDP ACE Project Awareness Session CebuUNDP ACE Project Awareness Session

March 26, 2024

Transport & Logistics Philippines Expo 2023

PCEPSDI participates on the Transport & Logistics Philippines Expo 2023In order to promote the advancement of logistics and supply chain practices in the Asia Pacific market, Philippine Center for Environmental

November 28, 2023

PCEPSDI IN ACTION

TREES 4 SUSTAINABILITY

TREES 4 SUSTAINABILITY

CEPSDI Executive Director For. June M. Alvarez and the T4S Team conducted a site visit to San Jose Sico Landfill for the annual T4S Reforestation Programme in Batangas City. The event, held on August 17, 2019, in Montalban, Rizal, aimed to plant trees in the protected area of Mt. Paminitinan for its positive impact on the Upper Marikina Water Basin and combatting climate change. Alvarez highlighted community benefits and outlined plans for annual updates to participating groups and organizations.

Members of NGB-PFCS and TC78 goes to Timber Corridor of the Philippines

Members of NGB-PFCS and TC78 goes to Timber Corridor of the Philippines

Members of the Interim National Governing Board of Philippine Forest Certification System (NGB-PFCS) and Bureau of Philippine Standards (BPS) Technical Committee 78 had a two-day learning Exposure Trip in CARAGA Region on April 10-12, 2019. The trip focused on the timber value chain process, showcasing operations and production upstream. The second stop included a visit to Ibuan Agro Forestry Farmers, Inc., where Chairman Jaime Oclaret discussed the association's inclusive economic growth through a rubber tree plantation. The visit included an orientation, interviews, and a tour of the plantation, demonstrating rubber tree harvesting.

 Life Cycle Assessment for Food Services

Life Cycle Assessment for Food Services

First photo is in Cebu City for a training-workshop on Life Cycle Assessment for Food Services for Sustainable Diner Project with WWF Philippines. Second photo, simultaneously, in Pasay City, PCEPSDI is also conducting training on Life Cycle Costing for Tourism Stakeholders on Greening Tourism Value Chain for Low Carbon Footprint in Partnership with UN Environment Programme and the Department of Tourism.

PUBLICATIONS

Making the Business Case for Climate Smart Investments: Guidelines for the Tourism Sector
Author: United Nations Environment Programme (2021)

Download the Guidelines here.

These guidelines aim to support tourism sector businesses in identifying potential sources of finance, and in structuring and developing finance proposals for mitigation actions. Although the guidelines focus on accommodation service providers and event organizers with their own venues, the general guidance could also apply to other tourism businesses planning to develop a financial proposal for mitigation actions.
The guidelines start with an overview of the mitigation actions that can be taken in the tourism accommodation sector (Chapter 2). Next, they go through key financial concepts that a business must know in order to develop a business proposal (Chapter 3). Finally, the guidelines provide an explanation of the steps that a business should follow to develop financial proposals within the tourism accommodation sector for a mitigation action (Chapter 4).

A Manual to Measuring and Monitoring Resource Efficiency and Greenhouse Gas Emissions in the Hotel and Conference Sector

Author: United Nations Environment Programme (2021)

Download the Manual here, and the Annexes here.

A Manual to Measuring and Monitoring Resource Efficiency and Greenhouse Gas Emissions in the Hotel and Conference Sector is aiming to support tourism businesses to measure and improve the performance of their business in resource efficiency and GHG emissions. In particular, it looks at resource efficiency in the accommodation and conference sector in developing and emerging economies. This Manual was developed by the United Nations Environment Programme within the framework of the International Climate Initiative Project-funded project called “Transforming Tourism Value Chains in Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States to Accelerate More Resource-Efficient, Low-Carbon Development”.

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