Corporate responsibility news and features
Our firm’s Human Capital Department recently organised a coastal clean for their Tourism with a Purpose (TwP) activity in Tan-awan, Oslob in Cebu last 14 March 2014.
Organisations the world over are currently challenged with a lack of women in leadership positions, and fast becoming concerned with the competitive and financial toll this could mean for their organisations. Meanwhile they are also facing the challenges that come with vast numbers of millennial talent entering and reshaping the workforce.
The Tax Consulting-Assessment team went to Baler, Aurora Province for its Tourism with a Purpose (TwP) last 8 March 2014. Rich in heritage and historic culture, Baler is found at the northeast part of Luzon.
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.
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.
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.