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Each of us has something to give.
With 24 days till Christmas, there's still a few weeks to show Santa Claus you've been nice. And if you haven't yet, you can start today.Today, December 1, we celebrate generosity around the world.Whether it’s making someone smile, helping a neighbor or ...
 
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There were 1,000 guests from around the world.
Several years ago, my mother and I headed to Iloilo to visit some of the ultra-poor communities of the Philippines, families surviving on less than 25 pesos a day.It was part of the transformation program of International Care Ministries that has changed ...
 
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From sustainable pet accessories to compostable slippers, these are the brands that need to be on your radar.
Years ago, social enterprises were a novelty that simply piqued the interest of consumers. Nowadays, such cause-driven businesses are so prolific that it’s suddenly become the norm. This leaves consumers with a multitude of options, from well-established brands to promising newcomers. The ...
 
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The Gokongwei Brothers Foundation focuses on education in the fields of science and engineering.
Taipan John Gokongwei, Jr. visited the Laguna campus of De La Salle University this morning.The 92-year-old founder and chairman emeritus of JG Summit was there to tour the center he helped support through the Gokongwei Brothers Foundation.The John Gokongwei Innovation Center (JGIC), ...
 
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Our annual list of men and women who are devoted to changing the country through philanthropy.
The generosity of these givers are shaping a better world. Here's what these philanthropists are doing to make a difference in the lives of people.Erramon Aboitiz, the CEO and president of Aboitiz Equity Ventures, also heads the Aboitiz Foundation. The foundation focuses ...
 
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When it comes to sustainability and practicality, social enterprises perform better.
Charities and social enterprises have helped improve lives of millions of people. Both are anchored on humanity and compassion, but when it comes to sustainability and practicality, the latter trumps the former. Here is a list of reasons why.According to startup expert ...
 
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Beyond anything she had accomplished, Audrey Hepburn considered her humanitarian efforts as the greatest work of her career.
She was a superstar and fashion icon, but for Audrey Hepburn, these are all immaterial compared to discovering her true calling as a humanitarian worker.Here are some facts about Hepburn’s life as a humanitarian that may surprise you.Born in 1929 in Belgium, ...
 
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And how one cosmetic brand makes its mark by reducing plastic waste.
In 2015, an estimated 6.3 billion tons of plastic waste was generated, according to Science Magazine and BBC. Only nine percent of that plastic was recycled. A whopping 79 percent of that total amount went to landfills or the natural environment.In 2016, a ...
 
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'Tis the season to extend a helping hand.
Whether it’s the holiday season or not, giving back should always be part of your personal agenda. There are many ways, both big and small, to do that: taking a day to volunteer for a cause that you are passionate about, raising ...
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