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Haiyan survivors lead in climate action as Trump pulls US out of Paris agreement

2019-11-08T19:05:10+08:0008 Nov 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

MANILA, 8 November 2019 – Six years after Haiyan (Yolanda) made landfall in the Philippines, survivors of the super typhoon are standing together to survive and thrive in the face of climate change.

The local governments of Coron, Palawan; the three towns of Bantayan Island, Cebu; and Guiuan, Eastern Samar have collaborated on a joint proposal worth […]

Standing together

2019-11-08T19:07:06+08:0008 Nov 2019|Tags: , , , |

by Glinly Alvero

Editor’s Note: Glinly Alvero, a native of Abuyog, Leyte, is the Community Outreach and Technical Officer of ICSC’s RE-Charge Pilipinas project based in Tacloban City. He is also a volunteer member of the RE-Serve Humanitarian Corps, and led ICSC’s contingent in last year’s Typhoon Mangkhut (Ompong) rapid assessment team convened by ACT Alliance. A […]

ICSC shares climate finance insights in UNFCCC-ASEAN workshop

2019-10-30T16:33:21+08:0030 Oct 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

We shared insights today in the second day of the workshop organized by the finance secretariat of the United Nations climate convention for ASEAN countries in Park Inn by Radisson in Quezon City. The event, a technical workshop on needs-based climate finance mobilization and access strategies which began yesterday, enjoyed views shared by […]

The Walk-Through exhibit calls for radical change in the fashion industry

2019-11-06T17:48:24+08:0025 Oct 2019|Tags: , |

25 October 2019 — Time to see through the clothes you wear. This was the tongue-cheek challenge of artists and advocates who gathered October 24 at Ayala Malls Circuit Makati for The Walk-Through exhibit. The event confronts negative practices within the fashion industry and calls instead for greater transparency, sustainability, and ethics in the trade.

The four-day […]

A revolution for sustainable fashion

2019-11-06T18:15:55+08:0021 Oct 2019|Tags: , , , , , |

by Ira Dominique H. Guerrero

21 October 2019 – Jose Mari Chan’s return to the airwaves signals a time to storm the malls in search for the perfect gifts to your loved ones! But should buying new threads really be the default?

For members of a global movement that calls for greater transparency, sustainability, and ethics in the […]

ICSC supports Fashion Revolution Philippines’ The Walk-Through

2019-10-15T16:08:50+08:0015 Oct 2019|Tags: , , , , , , |

Editor’s note: ICSC is supporting sustainable fashion and the circular economy through Fashion Revolution Philippines and its exhibit The Walk-Through, which will be launched this October 24 at Ayala Malls Circuit Makati.

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THE WALK-THROUGH is Fashion Revolution Philippines’ first […]

Press Release: Vulnerable countries to insure MSMEs amidst worsening climate disasters

2019-09-25T15:55:12+08:0024 Sep 2019|Tags: , , , |

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Vulnerable countries to insure MSMEs amidst worsening climate disasters

MSMEs account for 29% of GDP and employ 78% of workforce in vulnerable economies

NEW YORK, 22 Sept 2019The Vulnerable Twenty (V20) group of economies today rolled out its Sustainable Insurance Facility (SIF) to protect […]

Vulnerable Leaders Demand Further Action following UN Climate Summit: 2020 Deadline for Survival

2019-09-27T19:25:04+08:0023 Sep 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

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United Nations, NEW YORK – 23 Sept 2019: Leaders of the Climate Vulnerable Forum today addressed the UN Climate Action Summit to credit progress achieved following announcements today by leaders and highlighting the urgency for more widespread action by 2020.

Hilda Heine, Hon. President of the Marshall Islands, which chairs the 48-member state* Climate […]

Science at the forefront of climate action

2019-09-18T00:55:25+08:0017 Sep 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

by Danica Marie Supnet; Photos: Vinai Dithajohn/ICSC

This year’s Asia-Pacific Climate Week was held on the first week of September at the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific in Bangkok, Thailand. This is one of the many conferences of the international climate community to […]