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



October 7, 2021

Adopting Sustainable Procurement in the Tourism Sector | Options for Fresh Produce (Lettuce and Pineapple)

This week’s highlight for our Sustainable Procurement Awareness Series is on fresh produce, particularly lettuce and pineapple, which are both in-demand products in the hospitality industry.  Before we think about how to increase sustainable options of fresh produce such as lettuce an...

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September 22, 2021

Adopting Sustainable Procurement in the Tourism Sector: Alternatives to Single-Use Plastics

For our second week in this awareness series about Sustainable Procurement, as part of our efforts to advocate sustainable tourism practices here in the Philippines, we’ll be highlighting the impacts of problematic Single-Use Plastics, or SUPs, and how to procure more sustainable alternatives...

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September 16, 2021

Adopting Sustainable Procurement in the Tourism Sector: An Online Awareness Series  

Introduction to SP September 16, 2021 The Transforming Tourism Value Chains (TVC) project aims to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and increase resource efficiency in the tourism sector of the Philippines. This means encouraging not only hotels and accommodation establishments and th...

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September 9, 2021

Cultivating Green Consumerism through Sustainable Practices in a Fast-Paced Society

The Philippine Center for Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development, INC. (PCEPSDI), through its Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) Project held an Awareness Seminar on September 8, 2021, entitled “Cultivating Green Consumerism through Sustainable Practices in a Fast-Paced So...

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April 22, 2021

Inception Workshop for the Sustainable Packaging towards Marine Litter Reduction Project

The Sustainable Packaging towards Marine Litter Reduction Project held its virtual inception workshop on April 22, 2021, attended by different stakeholders varying from the government agencies, non-government organizations, and private companies. The event was initiated to introduce the project to ...

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January 27, 2021

Beating Plastic Pollution from the Tourism Sector

According to a report by UN Environment, eight million tonnes of plastic are being washed to the world’s oceans every year and have affected not just marine biodiversity, but also communities and wildlife. The COVID-19 pandemic has also aggravated the plastic pollution due to an increase in the us...

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