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, …

Roadmap Workshop 2: Environmental Hotspots and Long-listing 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 2: Environmental Hotspots and Longlisting Solutions in the Packaging Sector” on September 15, 2021. The webinar aims for different private …

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 Society”. The Awareness Seminar aims to continuously promote the advancement of Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) in the …

Roundtable Discussion on the Solid Waste Management and Promotion of Sustainable Packaging in Iloilo and Bacolod City

On August 24 and 26, 2021, the Philippine Center for Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development, INC. (PCEPSDI), through its Sustainable Packaging Towards Marine Litter Reduction Project, held a Roundtable Discussion on the Solid Waste Management and Promotion of Sustainable Packaging in Iloilo and Bacolod City. The discussion aims to bring about the existing policies of …

Transforming Tourism Value Chains – Newsletter Feb – May 2021

The Transforming Tourism Value Chains project is a 4-year global initiative that was launched in 2017 by theUnited Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). It supports the countries in reducing greenhouse gasemissions and improving resource efficiency in key tourism sector value chains with high resource use, i.e.accommodation, food & beverage, and meetings, incentives, conferences and events (MICE). …

Mapping Out the Challenges and Impacts to Sustainable Packaging

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 1: Mapping Out the Challenges and Impacts to Sustainable Packaging” on August 4, 2021. The webinar aims for different private …

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 for the tourism sector, particularly hotel and MICE partners of the TVC project, to be …

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 services. The National Ecolabelling Programme – Green Choice Philippines (NELP-GCP) is one of the country’s initiatives to exercise …

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, the European Development Days (EDD) bring the development community together each year to …

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 the target stakeholders, and provide an avenue for them to share their insights on sustainable …

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 additional useful reports and …

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 use and disposal of single-use items such …

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 Culinary Training for the Hospitality Sector. As the TVC project continues to support the hospitality sector in enhancing …

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 for the Hospitality Sector  dated on 24th-25th and 27th-28th. The TVC project, which is continuously welcoming and …

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)

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, Quezon City. The theme of the event is Beyond Research: Sustainability in …