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The winning group of the 2019 Social Good Summit gender equality huddle highlights the need to set up intimate discussions on SOGIE since conversations on social media may be alienating to some
The winning group proposes to turn sari-sari stores into refilling stations and exchange sachets for coins to address the country’s plastic waste at the 2019 Social Good Summit
Companies usually plant trees or hold feeding programs as part of corporate social responsibility. But a one-day effort will not suffice.
The problem of disinformation requires solutions that look at the root of what makes people susceptible to them in the first place
Ira Cruz of AltMobility tells the story of how commuters decided to do something about the unpredictable public transport situation in the country
Tech entrepreneur Andrew Keen, Google's Irene Jay Liu, and Democracy & Disinformation consortium convenor John Nery discuss solutions to the 'crisis of democracy'
7 years of Social Good summits is just the start. Our global, collective action is key
Organizations share how they work with communities to save a forest within a city, connect farmers to consumers, and turn plastic waste into furniture and other useful items
(UPDATED) Communication helps them collaborate by understanding each other's problems
But the 'How To Fix the Future' author says this democracy crisis can be fixed
In Quezon City alone, Joy Belmonte says 4 big-ticket infrastucture programs will be constructed simultaneously
How can we cut through the social media noise and build communities of action that will help make the world a better place?
With the theme 'Insight for Impact,' the summit hopes to challenge Filipinos to cut through the social media noise to build communities of action that will help make the world a better place
During the #InspireCourage session, speakers will answer basic questions: What do they do exactly? Why are they passionate about this initiative? How can other people help?
In the long list of Metro Manila problems, what should be prioritized and where should city mayors look first? We asked our readers.
Going zero-waste might seem intimidating. But a blossoming online community in the Philippines will tell you that your zero-waste journey can start with the little things and the mini wins.
The 2019 Manila Social Good Summit hopes to showcase how engaging communities and citizens can help them face challenges such as the environmental crisis and urban congestion
The world-renowned commentator on the digital revolution is the keynote speaker of the 2019 Social Good Summit
Commuters pitch ideas to help solve issues anchored on awareness, behavior changes, government policy, and commuters participation
The Manobo dictionary app not just aims to educate the Lumad but to empower them as well
HazardHunterPH gives a summary of hazards in the user's chosen location, along with an explanation and recommendation to help people better understand the findings
Coming from the province that was severely affected by Super Typhoon Yolanda, Andales shares how her experience fueled her passion for research and science communication
The Rice Straw to Biogas project is the first of its kind and scale in the Philippines to use leftover rice straw to produce food, fuel, and soil conditioner
Some startups across Southeast Asia are bucking conventional thinking by establishing their headquarters outside capital cities
The 'I am Climate Justice Movement' needs volunteers to get barangay ordinances passed in support of the campaign
Four women who have made a mark in science, technology, engineering, and math recount their journeys, as well as the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead
The ISDApp seeks to communicate useful information to fishermen even without internet connection. It will complete against 24 other finalists chosen by NASA scientists and experts from 2,729 teams in 200 locations all over the world.
Named Emerald District, the app aims to bridge health practitioners and people with autism
Henry Lachica, Nesty Tumbaga, and John Chua want to launch an app that connects parents of children with autism to health practitioners, tracks autistic children's progress, and provides them with their own learning tools
#HackSociety winner AI4GOV wants local governments to use artificial intelligence to improve delivery of services. They also want to empower LGUs to champion digital methods
These iAcademy students won in the 'Peace' category of #HackSociety 2018
Only 3 out of 10 high schools in the Philippines have a science laboratory. #HackSociety winner, team BTBox, is looking to address the problem by making portable, affordable lab kits that high school students can use
Rappler talks to previous #HackSociety winners Pamela Mejia and Robi del Rosario at 5pm on Friday, October 5
Rappler sits down with UNDP's Andrew Parker and statistician Dr Jose Ramon Albert
UPDATED With government as the biggest handler of personal information agencies should be proactive in advocating for data privacy rights of Filipinos says the NPC
Today PayMaya has once again changed the game for digital payments by pioneering a unique partnership with Uber PayMaya Philippines president and CEO Orlando Vea says
Charter the fourth largest US cable provider will boost its profile dramatically if it acquires Time Warner Cable which is second in the US market
The relatively weak uptake of ICT services in the Philippines aside from inadequate ICT infrastructure can be attributed to the high cost associated with it