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PRESS RELEASE: The teams behind the projects will join others from around the world to be evaluated by NASA in early December for the selection of the 30 global finalists
The winning group of the 2019 Social Good Summit gender equality huddle highlights the need to set up intimate discussions on SOGIE since conversations on social media may be alienating to some
Advocates talk about the importance of ending gender inequality during one of the Huddle sessions of the 2019 Social Good Summit
The winning group proposes to turn sari-sari stores into refilling stations and exchange sachets for coins to address the country’s plastic waste at the 2019 Social Good Summit
Companies usually plant trees or hold feeding programs as part of corporate social responsibility. But a one-day effort will not suffice.
'This campaign is not just about women.... It's about the entire nation. It's about calling for respect in so many different ways,' says SPARK! Program Manager Kassandra Barnes
The problem of disinformation requires solutions that look at the root of what makes people susceptible to them in the first place
Ira Cruz of AltMobility tells the story of how commuters decided to do something about the unpredictable public transport situation in the country
Aside from a rail-based mass transport system, urban planner Paulo Alcazaren also points out the need for pedestrian systems
While use of refillables and package-free purchasing is becoming trendy among the wealthy, what do we do about the 'tingi' and sari-sari store culture among most Filipinos that contribute to plastic waste?
Tech entrepreneur Andrew Keen, Google's Irene Jay Liu, and Democracy & Disinformation consortium convenor John Nery discuss solutions to the 'crisis of democracy'
7 years of Social Good summits is just the start. Our global, collective action is key
Organizations share how they work with communities to save a forest within a city, connect farmers to consumers, and turn plastic waste into furniture and other useful items
(UPDATED) Communication helps them collaborate by understanding each other's problems
'Before you are able to design cities that work for our citizens, we need to understand who are our citizens. You have to remember that people live in cities because the opportunities are there,' says Ira Cruz of AltMobility
But the 'How To Fix the Future' author says this democracy crisis can be fixed
In Quezon City alone, Joy Belmonte says 4 big-ticket infrastucture programs will be constructed simultaneously
The MMDA chairman is a presidential appointee who coordinates with 17 elected metro mayors
How can we cut through the social media noise and build communities of action that will help make the world a better place?
Participants of the 2019 Social Good Summit say the plastics problem in the country must also be treated as a social and economic issue
With the theme 'Insight for Impact,' the summit hopes to challenge Filipinos to cut through the social media noise to build communities of action that will help make the world a better place
During the #InspireCourage session, speakers will answer basic questions: What do they do exactly? Why are they passionate about this initiative? How can other people help?
In the long list of Metro Manila problems, what should be prioritized and where should city mayors look first? We asked our readers.
Going zero-waste might seem intimidating. But a blossoming online community in the Philippines will tell you that your zero-waste journey can start with the little things and the mini wins.
The 2019 Manila Social Good Summit hopes to showcase how engaging communities and citizens can help them face challenges such as the environmental crisis and urban congestion
Snapshots of the zero waste movement in the Philippines
The world-renowned commentator on the digital revolution is the keynote speaker of the 2019 Social Good Summit