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By: Peter Angelo V. Perfecto The traditional perspective that business has been trying to evolve from is that its role in nation-building is simply to provide jobs. That, mind you, is an extremely significant role to play when unemployment and underemployment have been the country’s woe for decades. Which is precisely why, when we talk of […]

By: Guillermo M. Luz  Today’s water situation in Metro Manila reminds me of a similar situation we had 30 years ago. Back then, the metro also faced a critical shortage of power, facing up to 8 to 10 hours of power outages or “brownouts” daily. The situations are not exactly identical, but there are enough similarities […]

By: Guillermo M. Luz As we go deeper into the Fourth Industrial Revolution, the nature of work—what gets done, who does it, where it’s performed—will dramatically change. This will have huge implications on societies and their workforce, and have important ramifications on our educational systems and systems of learning. Are we ready for this? How […]

4 March 2019 – The Makati Business Club (MBC) and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) held a small group discussion on the topic, “CEOs’ Risk Management and Business Integrity Agenda”. In the meeting, OECD’s Policy Advisor, Ms. Stephanie Venuti, presented and explained the OECD Principles for Responsible Business Conduct which provides CEOs guidance in setting the anti-corruption and good governance directions of the company in order to manage risks.