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Bayani Brew: Tea for everyday heroes

Jan 20, 2016 - 11:52 AM

When business meets social good entrepreneurs can make a big difference

SOCIAL ENTERPRISES. Social entrepreneurs combine good business with social good. Image courtesy of the Social Business Summit 2016 organizers

'Business of kindness': Solution to poverty?

Jan 17, 2016 - 9:31 PM

Don t be afraid to love your people Love keeps on coming back says Human Nature s Dylan Wilk

GOOD BUSINESS. The 2016 Gawad Kalinga Social Business Summit argues that 'business of kindness' and social entrepreneurship are solutions to poverty. Photo by Janica Mae Regalo

Gawad Kalinga to hold 3rd Global Social Business Summit

Jan 13, 2016 - 1:26 PM

Gawad Kalinga s 3rd Global Social Business Summit aims to bring together people from different sectors to collaborate on solutions to global problems


Oct 07, 2014 - 6:32 PM

From the everyday things like treating everyone equally to problems with government policy netizens gave their two cents on what needs to be done to eliminate poverty

Want to start a farm? 3 tips from Kiko Pangilinan

Oct 07, 2014 - 12:26 PM

Presidential Assistant on Food Security and Agricultural Modernization Francis Pangilinan says only a strong private public partnership can sustain growth in the agricultural sector

FARMER-CENTERED. Secretary Francis Pangilinan says the problem with Philippine agriculture is the lack of respect for farmers. File photo from the Office of the Presidential Assistant for Food Security and Agricultural Modernization

IN PHOTOS: #EndPoverty: Social Business Summit 2014

Oct 05, 2014 - 7:51 PM

A recap of Gawad Kalinga s Social Business Summit 2014 in photos

'We need prosperity to sustain peace'

Oct 04, 2014 - 12:51 PM

Armed Forces of the Philippines chief General Gregorio Pio Catapang Jr says achieving peace is not the end but the first step

PEACE AND PROSPERITY. AFP chief General Gregorio Pio Catapang Jr says it is both peace and prosperity that establishes the groundwork for economic development in the country. File photo

The way to inclusive growth: ‘Create shared value’

Oct 03, 2014 - 4:19 PM

The competitiveness of a company and the standard of life of the communities where the businesses operate are mutually dependent

In entrepreneurship, 'responsibility key to sustainability'

Oct 03, 2014 - 12:31 PM

There is a paradox to not paying taxes By being irresponsible to community and country you are being irresponsible to yourself says Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima

PAYING TAXES. Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima and Bureau of Internal Revenue Commissioner Kim Henares encourage social entrepreneurs to contribute in nation-building through taxpaying. Photos by Linh Do/Gawad Kalinga

How to #EndPoverty? Develop state universities

Oct 02, 2014 - 5:28 PM

In the Philippines about 200 higher education institutions already offer programs on entrepreneurship

POWER OF EDUCATION. Senator Pia Cayetano, CHED Chairperson Patricia Licuanan, and TESDA Director-General Joel Villanueva talk about why social entrepreneurship also involves the young. Photos by Linh Do/Gawad Kalinga

Social entrepreneurship: Ending poverty from the bottom up

Oct 02, 2014 - 4:09 PM

What is important for a social enterprise is that we build a sustainable enterprise something that will last explains Gawad Kalinga founder Tony Meloto

‘Walang iwanan’ economy: Bridging markets, communities

Oct 02, 2014 - 12:35 PM

The Go Negosyo Act enacted last July encourages the creation of micro small and medium enterprises in the Philippines

BRIDGES. During the 2014 Social Business Summit, Senator Bam Aquino talks about connecting businesses and communities in the Philippines through social entrepreneurship. Photo by Linh Do/Gawad Kalinga

Social Business Summit: Building sustainable communities

Oct 01, 2014 - 7:45 AM

Gawad Kalinga Founder Tony Meloto says building places of convergence is as important as building back better

DEVASTATED. This aerial photo shows uprooted coconut trees on a hill near the town of Guiuan in Eastern Samar 3 days after Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) struck on November 8. Photo by Agence France-Presse/Ted Aljibe

Gawad Kalinga's Social Business Summit October 2-4

Sep 24, 2014 - 5:37 PM

Gawad Kalinga holds its 2nd Social Business Summit at the Gawad Kalinga Enchanted Farm in Bulacan Philippines

Social entrepreneurs and farmers for social change

Oct 05, 2013 - 2:58 PM

How can social businesses help improve the agricultural sector? Stakeholders discuss different initiatives in the Social Business Summit 2013