• Annual General Meeting with Sec. Bernadette Romulo-Puyat

  • 2018 Annual Membership Meeting

  • Roundtable Discussion with Annika Freyer: Male Champions for Women Economic Empowerment

  • General Membership Meeting: Atty. Lilia de Lima w /Usec Terrado & Atty. Pe on Competitiveness

  • General Membership Meeting with Prof. Hitendra Patel on Innovation

  • Roundtable Discussion with David Day: Philippines-China-US Geopolitics Roundtable

  • General Membership Meeting with Manny Maceda on CEO as Chief Transformation Architect

  • Roundtable Discussion : Competitiveness in the Fourth Industrial Revolution with World Economic Forum (WEF)

  • General Membership Meeting with Justo Ortiz on Transforming Philippine Business

  • ANC Presents: The Makati Business Club Story

    ANC Presents: The Business of Nation Building The Makati Business Club Story on Tuesday, February 13, 8pm exclusively at the ABS-CBN News Channel

Highlights

  • EMPOWERING WOMEN FOR THE FUTURE OF WORK

    By: Julia Abad

    The future of “work” has become more than just a buzzword, and is now a focal topic of discussion in several international fora. To contextualize this point: Google recently introduced a new product being developed, “Google Duplex,” where it was revealed that the company’s Artificial Intelligence technology could eventually make phone calls and engage in conversations on our behalf, and eventually reach a wider base of consumers and businesses and streamline processes.

    No question about it, the Fourth Industrial Revolution is happening and is transforming human activities. This could eventually change the face of the workplace and affect our workforce. In particular, these changes, and the prevailing outlook on women’s contributions in the workplace, be it positive or negative, are factors that may affect the very work foundation we are all accustomed to.

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  • ‘Design Sprints’ for better governance

    Have you ever been frustrated by the manual process of filing for any government permit? You usually have to fill out multiple forms, line up in various offices or even commute from one office to another, and wait for some time.

    One of the challenges we’ve faced in the Ease of Doing Business project was developing technology solutions quickly. For a variety of reasons, we couldn’t get government agencies to move fast enough. Procurement processes took too long, or procedures for obtaining licenses and permits could not be simplified. In the meantime, entrepreneurs and investors suffered through the manual procedures.

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  • Business lessons from the Boston Marathon

    By: Rizalina G. Mantaring

    The Boston Marathon this year was historic for many reasons, starting with arguably the worst weather conditions in memory.

    Boston was hit by the storm that had been moving through the east coast, and I ran in the worst conditions I had ever run in. Rain was pouring throughout the course, strong headwinds pushed us back, and it was freezing.

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  • EMPOWERING WOMEN FOR THE FUTURE OF WORK
  • ‘Design Sprints’ for better governance
  • Business lessons from the Boston Marathon

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MBC and ICCS inks partnership to help boost bilateral ties between PH and Italy

MBC and ICCS inks partnership to help boost bilateral ties between PH and Italy

January 29 2019 - The Makati Business Club (MBC) and the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Singapore (ICCS) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today for cooperation in promoting direct investments and fostering business partnerships between Philippine companies and Italian companies. MBC was represented by its Chairman, Mr Edgar Chua, while ICCS was represented by its President, Mr. Federico Donato.

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MBC HOLDS AN RTD ON THE IMPLICATIONS OF THE US-CHINA TRADE WAR

MBC HOLDS AN RTD ON THE IMPLICATIONS OF THE US-CHINA TRADE WAR

12 December 2018 – International legal expert David Day raised three key considerations in understanding the risks posed by the ongoing tensions between the United States and China – what are we overestimating, let us not underestimate the situation, and what is it that we don’t know.

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MBC, AMCHAM, PH-US BUSINESS COUNCIL MEET YOUNG FILIPINO LEADERS FROM THE UNITED STATES

MBC, AMCHAM, PH-US BUSINESS COUNCIL MEET YOUNG FILIPINO LEADERS FROM THE UNITED STATES

As part of its mission to build stronger people-to-people ties between the Philippines and the United States, the Philippines-United States Business Council, supported by the American Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines and the Makati Business Club, hosted a lunch reception for the Filipino Young Leaders Program (FYLPRO).

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The importance of Apec to PH

The importance of Apec to PH

By: Guillermo M. Luz I have just returned from New Zealand where I attended the first meeting in 2018 of the Apec Business Advisory Council (Abac). We meet quarterly to discuss policies and programs recommended by the business community.

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