Corporate responsibility news
PwC Philippines, led by Assurance Partner and Corporate Responsibility Leader Gina Detera, joined Rt. Hon. Lord Jack McConnell of Glenscorrodale, a UK Parliament member, in his recent visit to Tacloban City and certain municipalities for a multi-sectoral discussion on the continuing Typhoon Haiyan rebuilding efforts.
Kicking off our firm’s Tourism with a Purpose (TwP), our Finance people, with the assistance of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), helped clean the surrounding areas of mangroves at the Tulapos Marine Sanctuary, the biggest marine sanctuary and home to large mangrove trees in Siquijor last 21 February 2014.
Some 600 children of Busuanga, Palawan experienced, perhaps their most unforgettable Christmas ever when our Corporate Responsibility (CR) Team travelled to this remote area to hold a Community Outreach program last December.
More than 300 families, countless patients in hospital tents and community health centers, and more than a hundred children benefitted from the PwC Philippines' relief mission held from 15 to16 November in municipalities of Bohol.
It was only a less than a month ago when the country was also taken by surprise by a 7.2 magnitude earthquake; and over the last weekend, super Typhoon Yolanda (international code name 'Haiyan') terrified us once more.