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This Filipino Environmental Scientist is One of the World's Top Sustainability Leaders

Janice Lao is making it a point to create green changes in businesses

Whether it's become evident or not, a green revolution has erupted across the globe. Developed countries such as the Scandinavian nations, Japan, and Switzerland lead the pack when it comes to sustainable practices. The Philippines is catching up with the movement through ...

by Hannah Lazatin for TownandCountry.ph  | May 24, 2019 08:00:00
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Starting A Sustainable Lifestyle Is Now Easy With This Philippine Store

Loop's founder is the guy who first sold metal straws

It all started two Christmases ago when people began giving each other stainless steel tubes wrapped in muslin with matching cleaners to boot. Back then, metal straws catered to the niche market of individuals who wanted to cut down on waste or ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez for Esquire Philippines  | April 26, 2019 08:00:00
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What Big Companies Can Teach Small Business Owners About Sustainability

Companies that have embraced sustainability goals have found it improves efficiency and employee morale

For much of modern corporate life, companies only concerned themselves with protecting the interests of their owners -- and those interests were only measured in financial terms. Anything that wasn’t motivated by or at least justified by the bottom line wasn’t even ...

by Serenity Gibbons  | October 31, 2017 08:00:00
FirstDibs in Marketing for Entrepreneurs

Go green, to save green

Any business can still make money while observing sustainable ways to help save the environment. It may require more time, effort, and investment but it can boost profits and bring about more benefits in the long run.

Dear Amor,I’m a small time business owner that opened my company four to five years ago. I’ve invested heavily into my business, but I’m not seeing much profit. If any, I’m losing money. Recently, I’ve read about sustainable practices that will help ...

by Amor Maclang  | November 19, 2014 12:00:00
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ESQUIRE Financing Inc. launches Fueling the Dream: Business Model Competition

Esquire Financing Inc. goes a step forward in support of the SMEs by tapping into the creativity, passion and entrepreneurial aspirations of college students and launching Fueling the Dream, a business model competition.

Esquire Financing Inc. goes a step forward in support of the SMEs by tapping into the creativity, passion and entrepreneurial aspirations of college students and launching Fueling the Dream, a business model competition.As part of the company's mission of ensuring the success ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | August 29, 2014 02:00:00
Business Ideas

Sole survivor

This business has proven that quality comes even from used tire rubber and old conveyor belts. Manila Sole creatively turns landfill material into stylish shoes.

Their ability to marry sustainability and style has always been a point of pride for Manila Sole, whose vamp-to-sole recycled creations are as trendy as any of their conventional counterparts. But it’s their tread marks that give them away: The undersides of ...

by Victoria Vizcarra  | July 18, 2014 12:30:00
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