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BFAR, UNDP catalyzes formation of Octopus Business Group in pursuing fishery sustainability

The past decades have seen a steady rise in global human consumption of seafood. At the crux of the issue is the world’s capacity to bridge the gap between supply and demand. Naturally, with the…  


UNDP bags ‘Development Aid of the Year Award’ for Biodiversity

United Nations Development Programme “Development Aid of the Year Award” for Biodiversity at the Mission:PHL Envoys & Expats Recognition Awards  


DICT to speed up free Wi-Fi rollout through UNDP project partnership

The Department of Information and Communications Technology and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) formalized their partnership to fast-track the rollout of the Pipol Konek, the project…  


UNDP, DENR and ADEC Innovations to develop a Biodiversity Monitoring and Investment Platform

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) through the Biodiversity Finance Initiative (BIOFIN) together with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) through its Biodiversity…  


Business unusual: How the SDGs are inspiring innovation in the private sector

The frequent use of the word “innovation” in the current Philippine Development Plan (PDP) - it appears no fewer than 148 times - reflects the importance attached to finding new ways of tackling old…  


Land Bank of the Philippines gets accredited by the Green Climate Fund

For the Philippines, there is a clear pressing need for new and additional funding commensurate to the scale imposed by the climate crisis, based on country driven climate action plans utilizing…  


UNDP and Citi Foundation Launch Regional Program to Accelerate Youth Entrepreneurship for Social Change

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

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

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

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…  

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