SGS 2015 - updates

Rappler's latest stories on SGS 2015


Sereno on using social media: Judges have stories to tell

Sep 27, 2015 - 9:00 AM

For instance the Chief Justice says We [can] start a national conversation on the state of the Filipino family as seen in the eyes of family court judges

SPEECH. Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno speaks during the 2015 Manila Social Good Summit to encourage the public to support judicial reforms. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Empowered netizens can create social change – Ressa

Sep 26, 2015 - 8:00 PM

Rappler s CEO says each person has the potential to reduce poverty improve healthcare and solve other complex problems with the help of the Internet and social media

INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS. Rappler CEO Maria Ressa talks about technology and development during the 2015 Social Good Summit. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

United Nations PH chief: Make global goals election issues in 2016

Sep 26, 2015 - 7:00 PM

A UN survey shows Filipinos care most about good education better health care better job opportunities honest and responsive government and affordable and nutritious food

GLOBAL GOALS. Ola Almgren, UN Resident Coordinator in the Philippines, explains the new Sustainable Development Goals during Rappler's Social Good Summit 2015. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Sereno: Tech-savvy courts less prone to corruption

Sep 26, 2015 - 5:50 PM

The Philippine Chief Justice wants every activity in a court trial to be captured electronically – from the issuance to the execution of a trial judge’s order

How open data help build better roads, communities

Sep 26, 2015 - 5:01 PM

What do the 10 000 ongoing road projects nationwide mean? They are about building better futures about bringing people to schools healthcare services jobs

OPEN ROADS. World Bank senior economist Kai Kaiser presents the idea behind the OpenRoads project during the Innovation+Social Good Summit on Saturday, September 26. Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Telcos: Farmers, fishermen, entrepreneurs should not be left out

Sep 26, 2015 - 3:56 PM

Smart and Globe say that giving all sectors telecommunications access empower them economically and politically

DISCOURSE. According to Darwin Flores, access to technology allows people to participate in relevant social discussions. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Geographic data a ‘lifeline tool’ in disaster prevention

Sep 26, 2015 - 3:18 PM

Geoscience Australia s Matthew Jakab says local governments can use data to decide whether to issue permits for land use and developments in specific areas

 INFORMED POLICY. Geoscience Australia's Matthew Jakab says policy decisions that are based on scientific data can help save lives, protect investments, and improve livelihoods. Rappler photo