Businesses as movers for innovation and disaster response

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Rappler talks to technopreneur Winston Damarillo and businessman Manny Osmeña about the capacity of business for innovation and disaster response

MANILA, Philippines – Rappler talked to technopreneur Winston Damarillo and businessman Manny Osmeña.

After the World Economic Forum on East Asia (WEF), representatives from various WEF communities gathered in Cebu for the Open Collaboration with East Asia New Champions 2014 (OCEAN14). The summit discussed how the the private sector, government and the academe could collaborate to address issues surrounding the environment in new, innovative ways. The forum also discussed entrepreneurship, social enterprises and how creative talents can be used in the East Asian region.

OCEAN 2014 Summit Chairman Winston Damarillo shared insights about mobilizing disaster and social response for social good. Osmeña, a hotel owner and exporter discussed his post-Haiyan project: mobile hospitals for disaster response.

Watch the discussion below.

 

– Rappler.com

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