UNDP and Citi Foundation Launch Regional Program to Accelerate Youth Entrepreneurship for Social Change
Dec 7, 2017
Youth Co:Lab will drive social innovation and entrepreneurship to address the unemployment challenges faced by young people in the region.
PH business firms remain enthusiastic in adopting Inclusive Business models, BOI-UNDP study show
Nov 27, 2017
The study, Business+ Philippines, provides valuable insights on the level of inclusiveness among Philippine companies today.
Climate change is a threat to rich and poor alike
Oct 13, 2017
International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction - Joint op-ed By Achim Steiner, Patricia Espinosa and Robert Glasser
“Sustainable development” makes good business case for the Philippines private sector
Sep 20, 2017
UNDP Philippines and the Philippine Business for the Environment produced the publication, Transformational Business: Private Sector Contributions to the SDGs, which documents the actual and potential contribution of the private sector in achieving the SDGs.
UNDP Kicks Off Country Research on Linkages between Corruption and Violent Extremism in the Asia-Pacific Region
Aug 22, 2017
On 22-23 August 2017, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)'s Anti-Corruption for Peaceful and Inclusive Societies in Asia-Pacific 2016-2020 (ACPIS) Project gathered in Manila, Philippines national country researchers, together with regional and global experts, to plan a new UNDP research report on the ‘Linkages between Corruption and Violent Extremism in the Asia-Pacific Region’.
#HackSociety 2017: Innovate with purpose, leave no one behind
Aug 15, 2017
Organized by Rappler and UNDP, and now on its 6th year, the Social Good Summit in the Philippines will challenge us to take this a step further and examine the purpose of innovation and will push back to the center stage the massive and urgent needs that society faces.
Inclusive Businesses helping achieve SDGs in the Philippines
Aug 2, 2017
UNDP, in partnership with the Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP) and the Inclusive Business advocacy platform Business Call to Action (BCtA) launch New Horizons: A report on how the private sector is helping break the cycle of poverty and improve lives in Southeast Asia through Inclusive Business
Impact Hub and UNDP Announce International Finalists of Accelerate2030 Scaling Programme
Jul 26, 2017
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Impact Hub announce the international finalists of the Accelerate2030 initiative, including a social enterprise from the Philippines.
Australia, UNDP boost support for social enterprises in the Philippines
Jul 10, 2017
The Australian Government and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) are boosting support for and encouraging investment in social enterprises in the Philippines through the creation of an innovative partnership for social impact investing.
Government of Myanmar visits the Philippines for knowledge exchange on the Sustainable Development Goals
Jul 7, 2017
A delegation from the Government of Myanmar (GoM) visited the Philippines from 19 – 23 June 2017 and met with Philippine Government counterparts and civil society representatives to learn and share knowledge on the systematic integration of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in legislation, planning, advocacy, monitoring, and budgeting.