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Private sector pushes for sustainability: ICD to hold webinars with ICSC, Climate Reality PH

2020-10-12T16:13:23+08:0012 Oct 2020|Tags: , , , |

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Private sector pushes for sustainability:

ICD to hold webinars with ICSC, Climate Reality PH

 

MAKATI, 12 October 2020 — The Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD), in partnership with the Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities (ICSC) and The Climate Reality Project (CRP) Philippines, is having a three-part webinar series on sustainability this […]

Climate Vulnerable Countries Call on all Nations to Submit Improved NDCs by Midnight on 31 December 2020  – a Survival Deadline for the Climate

2020-10-08T11:46:21+08:0008 Oct 2020|Tags: , , , , , |

7 October 2020, DHAKA/NEW YORK: The leaders from the world’s most climate vulnerable nations called on all countries to fulfil their commitments under the Paris Agreement, and submit improved Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) by midnight on 31 December 2020, a survival deadline for the climate.

The NDCs are […]

Experts call for collaborative climate action in Asia amid pandemic

2020-10-01T14:31:57+08:0030 Sep 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , |

From left to right: Dr. Mahawan Karuniasa, Ms Lourdes Tibig, Dr. Felino Lansigan

JAKARTA, 30 September 2020 — Climate scientists across Asia, as well as COP26 and UN climate representatives, called for urgent action and stronger collaboration in addressing climate change in developing countries, despite the setbacks brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.

In an international […]

REACTIVE: ICSC lauds Duterte’s UNGA call to address climate change as urgently as COVID-19 

2020-09-23T15:40:21+08:0023 Sep 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

MANILA, 23 September 2020 – President Rodrigo Duterte called on world leaders in his first ever speech to the United Nations General Assembly to address climate change as urgently as the COVID-19 pandemic.

“The same urgency needed to fight COVID-19 is needed to address the climate crisis. This is a global challenge that has worsened existing inequalities […]

Mobility Awards launched on World Car Free Day

2020-09-22T14:07:31+08:0022 Sep 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

MANILA, 22 September 2020 – The first ever Mobility Awards was launched today, in celebration of World Car Free Day and to recognize the most bike-friendly cities, workplaces, and commercial establishments in Metro Manila.

The awards aim to spur concerted action […]

Owning the sun

2020-09-21T19:20:22+08:0019 Sep 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lifting the 60/40 equity yoke on Renewable Energy investments, as advocated by DOE Secretary Alfonso G. Cusi, sparks an interesting debate on the ownership limits for RE.

By Pedro Maniego Jr. | Published in Business Mirror – September 19, 2020

I’M looking at allowing […]

Mobility, a feature of democracy? But 88% of Metro Manila is at the losing end

2020-09-21T19:18:29+08:0015 Sep 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

by Maria Golda Hilario  |  Published in Philstar.com September 15, 2020

The world marks the International Day of Democracy every 15th of September. The United Nations has renewed calls for states to respect and protect human rights as the world responds to challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. It is a great […]

Energy experts, DOE to discuss future-proofing the Philippine energy market in Aug. 24 press briefing

2020-08-21T15:16:03+08:0021 Aug 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

CONTACT: AC Dimatatac, ICSC Media Coordinator: +63 998 5469788, media@icsc.ngo

WHAT: Online press briefing on the current status of the Philippine energy transition and future-proofing the energy market amid the COVID-19 crisis, in line with the opinion piece published in BusinessMirror last August 15, authored by Sara Jane Ahmed and […]

Is DOE at the tip of the energy transition spear?

2020-08-17T18:13:33+08:0015 Aug 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Published in Business Mirror, 15 August 2020 by Sara Jane Ahmed & Alberto Dalusung III

IN recent days, the country’s energy sector has been abuzz with talk from the energy managers of a drive to accelerate indigenous energy development.

This is driven by the experience of the real fears of imported fuel supply insecurity for […]

ICSC echoes doctors, transport advocates’ call for safe mobility for majority

2020-08-04T16:43:22+08:0004 Aug 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

QUEZON CITY, 4 August 2020 — Medical professionals led by the Philippine College of Physicians today called for safe and sufficient public transportation for health workers and frontliners, echoing recommendations by the Move As One coalition of mobility advocates and transport groups to prioritize service contracting for public utility vehicles and pop-up […]