UNDP ACE Project Closing

UNDP ACE Project Closing

UNDP Accelerating Nationally Determined Contribution through Circular Economy in Cities (ACE) Project UNDP ACE Project GPP Workshop UNDP ACE Project Awareness Session UNDP ACE Project Awareness Session Cebu UNDP ACE Project Awareness Session CBO-LGU UNDP ACE Project Awareness Session NCR UNDP ACE Project Awareness Session NCR- The Philippine Center for Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development …

Transport & Logistics Philippines Expo 2023

PCEPSDI participates on the Transport & Logistics Philippines Expo 2023 In order to promote the advancement of logistics and supply chain practices in the Asia Pacific market, Philippine Center for Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development, Inc. (PCEPSDI) took part on the Transport & Logistics Philippines Expo 2023 on August 17-19. Mr. June Alvarez, the President …

TVC, WWF-Philippines address effects of plastic usage in environment through a webinar

TVC, WWF-Philippines address effects of plastic usage in environment through a webinar 21 December 2022 In relation to the issues faced by the environment, the Transforming Tourism Value Chains (TVC) program, in collaboration with the World Wide Fund for Nature – Philippines (WWF-Philippines), highlighted the essence of proper plastic usage through a webinar on Beating …

TVC promotes certification among tourism industry to ensure readiness of hotels, MICE

In line with the celebration of World Ecolabel Day, the Transforming Tourism Value Chains (TVC) conducted a webinar on Certifications and Standards: Raising the Bar for Sustainable Tourism last October 13, 2022, via Zoom Meetings. The program’s primary aim is to introduce certification schemes, which offer a wide array of criteria and standardization programs for …

PCEPSDI Hosts “Sustainable Meetings and Functions” Training Webinar for the MICE Industry

As a key player in the tourism industry of the Philippines, and as part of the beneficiary sectors of the Transforming Tourism Value Chains (TVC) project, the Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and Events (MICE) sector drives industries and societies in the Philippines by generating business and fostering innovation. It provides both MSMEs and large companies the …

Roadmap Workshop 3: Prioritization and Shortlisting of Solutions in the Packaging Sector

The Philippine Center for Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development, INC. (PCEPSDI), through its Sustainable Packaging Towards Marine Litter Reduction Project, held a Training Webinar entitled “Development of a Private Sector Roadmap for Sustainable Packaging Workshop 3: “Prioritization and Shortlisting of Solutions in the Packaging Sector” on October 29, 2021. The webinar aims to aid the …

Green Choice for Green Products: An Awareness Seminar on the National Ecolabelling Programme – Green Choice Philippines

The “Development of Voluntary Guidelines on Sustainable Packaging Towards Reduction of Marine Litter and Promoting Packaging from Alternative Materials Through Market Based Approach” project implemented by the Philippine Center for Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development, Inc. (PCEPSDI), also dubbed as the “Sustainable Packaging toward Marine Litter Reduction” aims to reduce marine litter by promoting packaging …

Enhancing Solid Waste Management and Advancing Sustainable Packaging

The Philippine Center for Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development, INC (PCEPSDI), through its Sustainable Packaging Towards Marine Litter Reduction Project, held an Online Policy Dialogue entitled: “Enhancing Solid Waste Management and Advancing Sustainable Packaging” on October 26, 2021. The event aims to present the results of the roundtable discussion in Iloilo City and Bacolod City, …

Adopting Sustainable Procurement in the Tourism Sector | Case Studies of Consumer Information and Capacity Building

For the last week in our Sustainable Procurement Awareness Series, we’ll be highlighting two case studies on: consumer information and tools, capacitating stakeholders. CONSUMER INFORMATION The role of certifications and consumer information is key to support the adoption of sustainable procurement practices, as they guide consumers and procurers to make better choices and recognize progress …

PCEPSDI conducts webinar on Sustainable Food Farms in Hotels and Restaurants

Part of practicing sustainable tourism is maximizing the localization of food supply chains. This includes partnering with local suppliers and supporting local products and services and including their products and/or services as part of tourism business offerings. Hotels, restaurants and other tourism businesses can also opt to grow their own fresh fruits and vegetables. This …

Adopting Sustainable Procurement in the Tourism Sector | Case Studies of Cooperating with Stakeholders

For the last two weeks in our Sustainable Procurement Awareness Series, we’ll be showing some examples of businesses, both local and international, who have successfully adopted sustainable procurement in their operations.  This week, we highlight two businesses in Palawan who have successfully maximized impact by working together with relevant stakeholders in the tourism value chain: …

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 and pineapples, below are more environmental impacts of the agricultural sector as a whole:  …

Adopting Sustainable Procurement in the Tourism Sector | Options for Air-conditioning and Cooling Equipment

For our third 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 air-conditioning and cooling equipment, and how to procure more sustainable alternatives to these materials. Some of the impacts of cooling equipment on our environment …

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 to these materials. Some of the impacts of SUPs on our environment …

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 the Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Events (MICE) industry to shift to more sustainable practices, …