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June 29, 2021

PCEPSDI Hosts Training Webinar on Circular economy for the Hospitality Sector

The Philippine Center for Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development, INC. (PCEPSDI), through its Transforming Tourism Value Chains (TVC) project held a Training Webinar titled “Practicing Circular Economy in the Hospitality Sector During COVID-19” on June 29, 2021. The webinar aims fo...

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June 22, 2021

SM Supermalls for PCEPSDI NELP-GCP

SM Supermalls exploring on how The Philippine Center for Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development (PCEPSDI) through the National Ecolabelling Programme – Green Choice Philippines (NELP-GCP), take initiative for the Ecolabelling of SM Supermalls tenants for their products and servi...

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June 15, 2021

European Development Days (EDD) 2021 x PCEPSDI

European Development Days (EDD) 2021 keynote speakers with PCEPSDI Executive Director, For. June M. Alvarez discussing holistic approaches to reduce plastic waste and protect seascapes and coastal areas. EDD is Europe’s leading forum on development since 2006. Organized by the European Commission,...

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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 t...

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March 11, 2021

TVC Newsletter – Philippines Edition September 2020 to January 2021

Transforming Tourism Value Chains (TVC) project latest newsletter for the Philippines is now out! Get up to date with what we’ve been doing the past few months, how we’re supporting the tourism sector in its recovery, and what else we have in store for you this year! You will also find a...

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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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October 29, 2020

Hospitality and Foodservice Sectors Look to Plant-based Menus for Health and Environment

On October 28-29, 2020, the Philippine Center for Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development, Inc. (PCEPSDI), through the Transforming Tourism Value Chains (TVC) project, has successfully conducted its second online training for tourism stakeholders entitled Low-Carbon Menus: Plant-based C...

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August 24, 2020

Food Safety & Food Waste Management Training for the Hospitality Sector

Last August 2020, the Philippine Center for Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development, Inc. (PCEPSDI), through the Transforming Tourism Value Chains (TVC) project, hosted its first successful online training for tourism stakeholders, the Food Safety & Food Waste Management Training fo...

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April 21, 2020

Climate Action 2019

CLIMATE ACTION: A newsletter on the Foreign-Assisted Projects partnered with the Climate Change Commission Compendium of Tools and Models, Frameworks and Case Studies developed through Foreign-Assisted Projects Prepared by: Foreign-Assisted Program Management System (FAPMS)...

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March 3, 2020

The Sustainable Diner Summit 2020

The World Wide Fund for Nature Philippines (WWF-Philippines) organised The Sustainable Diner Summit together with different partners (as PCEPSDI is one of the partner organisation) through The Sustainable Diner: A Key Ingredient for Sustainable Tourism last March 03, 2020 at Seda Vertis North, Quezo...

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October 3, 2019

Conveners from the Public and Private Organizations Signs Commitment for the Kalikasan GP3 2019

Group signs commitment to the Kalikasan GP3 2019 on September 17, 2019 at the Novotel Manila Araneta Center to strengthen the promotion and advocacy of KGP3 to be a green platform, to be a convergence of public and private initiatives, and to showcase green products and best practices towards a gree...

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August 30, 2019

Sustainable Procurement Training for the Hospitality Sector

Last August 30, 2019, the Philippine Center for Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development, Inc. (PCEPSDI), under the Transforming Tourism Value Chains (TVC) project, with the support of the Iloilo City Mayor’s Office, delivered a Sustainable Procurement Training for the Hospitality Sect...

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July 25, 2019

Roadmap for Low-Carbon and Resource-Efficient Tourism in the Philippines

Last July 25, 2019, the Transforming Tourism Value Chains project launched the Roadmap for Low-Carbon and Resource-Efficient Tourism in the Philippines for Accommodation and Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and Exhibitions (M.I.C.E.) at the ASEAN Plus Three Environmental Management Standards Forum...

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July 18, 2019

Trees 4 Sustainability: A shared solution for a shared problem

TREES 4 SUSTAINABILITY – Nourishing Trees for Nurturing Nature is a unique tree planting and forest landscape restoration program that aims to promote sustainable forest management through public-private-community partnership. By adopting a tree to be nourished until it attains its sustainabil...

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April 11, 2019

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

Group photo of the members of the NGB-PFCS and TC 78 as the Exposure Trip Participant. Photo © Jouelle Nerveza / PCEPSDI An Exposure Trip: Members of the Interim National Governing Board of Philippine Forest Certification System (NGB-PFCS), and Bureau of Philippine Standards (BPS) Technical Commit...

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March 4, 2019

Policy Planning Workshop with the Cebu City Local Government Unit

The Sustainable Diner project team of WWF-Philippines and PCEPSDI with representatives from the Cebu City LGU’s various offices: Tourism; Health; Planning; Public Information; Budget;  Agriculture; Environment and Natural Resources; and Resource Management and Development Center. Photo © Gabrie...

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