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New Corporation Code May Create 'Chilling Effect' On Commercial Infra—PH Commercial Lawyer

October 21, 2021

The intent of Republic Act 11232 or the Revised Corporation Code (RCC) of the Philippines to criminalize violators may create a ‘chilling effect’ on commercial infrastructure in promoting the use of the corporate medium in pursuing investments and commercial activities.

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Holding Large Companies Accountable Is Key To Resetting Capitalism—Entrep And Finance Professor

October 21, 2021

“Today, capitalism is by and large corporate capitalism. If we want to think about how to reset it, we need to rethink about the way corporations are run.”

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Paypal's Shift To 'Stakeholder Capitalism' Shows Positive Impact On Employees, Communities, Says Exec

October 21, 2021

Amid the ongoing debate sparked by the COVID-19 pandemic on whether businesses should shift from ‘shareholder capitalism’ to ‘stakeholder capitalism’, Paypal Inc., a multinational financial technology company, showed it can be done.

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S&T Expert Calls For 'Green And Blue Recovery' Amid The COVID-19 Pandemic

October 20, 2021

The lockdowns during the pandemic caused a large drop in carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions globally in 2020. However, this positive impact on the environment is unsustainable, and efforts should be focused on promoting green and blue recovery instead, according to a science and technology (S&T) expert.

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Institutionalize PDP, SDG Localization Efforts To Sustain Gains—Local Planning And Dev't Officer

October 19, 2021

While local governments’ efforts to align their plans with the country’s national development goals are seen to be effective, these need to be sustained.

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Adopting ESG Leads To Positive Corporate Financial Performance—Financial Analyst

October 18, 2021

Adopting environment, social, and governance (ESG) policies could lead to positive corporate financial performance.

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Good Governance Is Key To Fixing PH 'Broken' Capitalist System, Says Corporate Financial Exec

October 14, 2021

“We have a ‘broken’ capitalist system,” Antonio Jose Periquet, chairperson of Campden Hill Group and director of publicly listed corporations, said during the first of the four-part webinar series of the 7th Annual Public Policy Conference (APPC).

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Employees' Well-Being Must Come First During Pandemic, Says Jollibee Human Resources Officer

October 7, 2021

Employees’ welfare should always come first, said Mr. Arsenio Sabado, chief human resources officer of Jollibee Foods Corporation (JFC), during the 19th Development Policy Research Month kick-off forum last September.

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Youth Labor Sector Hit Hard By The COVID-19 Pandemic, Says DOLE Official

October 6, 2021

Young workers were among those hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) official.

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SEC Official Urges Companies To Implement Sustainable, Ethical Business Practices

October 1, 2021

A company should be socially responsible in all its dealings, especially within the community where it operates.

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Mindanao Must 'Reset And Rebuild' To Emerge Stronger From Pandemic

September 23, 2021

As the Philippines continues to grapple with the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, Mindanao has to reset and rebuild its paradigms and practices to emerge stronger from this crisis.

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Resetting Paradigms and Practices Key to Rebuilding from the COVID-19 Pandemic

September 6, 2021

Globally, the COVID-19 pandemic has greatly affected various sectors of society. To rebuild from the impacts of this public health cum economic crisis, countries need to reset their existing paradigms and practices.

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PH Must Reset Paradigms and Practices to Rebuild from Pandemic

September 1, 2021

To be able to cope with the ongoing pandemic and prepare for the next crisis, the country needs to reset and rebuild toward a better normal.

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PIDS and Partner-Agencies Begin DPRM 2021 Preparations

July 14, 2021

The 2021 Development Policy Research Month (DPRM) Interagency Steering Committee met today to discuss this year’s DPRM theme and activities and possible areas of collaboration.

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