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Biden victory a good jump off point for int’l climate policy: ICSC

2020-11-09T17:41:28+08:0009 Nov 2020|Tags: , , , , , |

09 November 2020 — The victory of United States President-Elect Joseph Biden can give the world a fighting chance to survive and thrive both the COVID and climate crises, but only if grassroots groups and world leaders hold his administration to its promises, according to the Manila-based NGO Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities.

Denise Fontanilla, Associate […]

Diokno, Legarda tell executives to factor in climate risk in corporate strategy

2020-10-30T15:13:02+08:0030 Oct 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

MAKATI CITY, 30 October 2020Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) governor Benjamin Diokno and House deputy speaker Loren Legarda challenged executives to integrate the physical and transition risks brought about by climate change in their planning and decision-making.

“The financial sector holds a […]

Group lauds efforts of LGUs and private sector towards sustainable urban mobility

2020-10-22T21:12:21+08:0022 Oct 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Posted on the Mobility Awards.

REACTIVE

QUEZON CITY, October 22, 2020 – To mark World Cities Day this coming October 31, local government chief executives in Metro Manila and a major private entity in the Philippines called for collaborative action in order to establish active mobility in the country’s long-term development strategies.

“We must engage our […]

Mobility Awards bares list of first 50 LGUs, workplaces, establishments voted as most bike-friendly in Metro Manila

2020-10-09T17:02:11+08:0009 Oct 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Posted on the Mobility Awards.

QUEZON CITY, 09 October 2020 — Ten cities, 10 workplaces, and 30 commercial establishments (including 19 malls)  have been nominated as the most bike-friendly in Metro Manila for the Mobility Awards, according to organizers.

The Mobility Awards […]

Experts back DOE, Meralco lead in energy transition

2020-08-25T12:05:23+08:0024 Aug 2020|Tags: , , , , , , |

MANILA, 24 August 2020 – Energy policy experts today affirmed an energy transition is well underway in the Philippines, thanks to bold moves from the Department of Energy (DOE) and the country’s largest utility, Meralco.

“Debates on pandemic-related power bills are far from resolved but we also believe it’s important to share our view that power sector […]

Redefining resilience in the “new normal”: A homecoming

2020-07-02T10:27:36+08:0002 Jul 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

by Francis Joseph Dela Cruz

Early this year, I was approached to be part of a project in Bulacan province with Cordaid and the Partners for Resilience (PfR), to advocate for local climate action planning in the city of Malolos and the town of Paombong. Immediately, I said yes.

I was born […]

ICSC joins distribution of hygiene kits in Bulacan amid COVID-19

2020-06-30T16:02:36+08:0030 Jun 2020|Tags: , , , , , , |

CITY OF MALOLOS, 30 June 2020 – Over 1,400 households in Malolos and Paombong town in Bulacan received hygiene kits last weekend as part of the COVID-19 response of Partners for Resilience and Catholic Organization for Relief and Development Aid (Cordaid) with the Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities (ICSC) and […]

Mercedes Fabros, in memoriam

2020-05-25T21:06:06+08:0025 May 2020|Tags: , , , , |

by Renato Redentor Constantino

The mourning after, when life is at its most quiet, is the most difficult.

Despite a lifetime of insights generated by the woman whose all too early passing orphaned so many — lessons that spanned life, impermanence, and unfettered love — we are reminded of our inadequacy in the face of the finality of […]

Together against climate change

2020-04-22T18:41:17+08:0022 Apr 2020|Tags: , , , , , , |

Reposted from südostasien, read original article here.

By Denise Margaret Matias & Danica Marie Supnet

Southeast Asia/Philippines: Although the region is strongly affected by the consequences of climate change, representatives from Southeast Asia are hardly present in international climate committees. Cross-sectoral cooperation from local to international level is essential to combat the causes of climate change and […]