13 August 2018 – At the Fourth Annual Meeting of the Asia Pacific Services Coalition (APSC) in Port Moresby, the Philippine Services Coalition (PSC) pushed for the competitiveness of the services sector through government and private sector collaboration. Representing PSC, ABAC Philippines’ Bill Luz stressed the need for more public-private dialogues that are targeted and that provides concrete recommendations to address specific concerns of the sector.
10 August 2018 – The Makati Business Club recently co-hosted the fourth Global Report Initiative (GRI) Standards Certified Training Course for Sustainability Reporting in partnership with the Philippine Business for the Environment and BDO Unibank Inc. The GRI course ran from August 7 to 9 at the BDO North Tower in Makati City.
We, the undersigned business organizations, appeal to our legislators to weigh carefully the costs, risks and uncertainty associated with the proposed monumental shift to a federal system of government.
We, too, believe in the need to adhere to the public finance principle ‘funds follow function’. Accordingly, we echo the concerns of fiscal and economic experts about the ambiguous provisions on the division of revenue and expenditure responsibilities between the proposed federal government and its federated regions.
16 July 2018 – Members of the Makati Business Club met with University of the Philippines professor Emmanuel De Dios and Rotterdam School of Management professor Rob van Tulder to discuss compelling business cases for companies to adopt inclusive business strategies in their operations, particularly in their supply chains.