1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10

To survive, any business or corporation must be useful to the society it serves.

Oscar M. Lopez
Chairman, Lopez Group Foundation, Inc.

Latest CSR Stories

KIDAPAWAN CITY (January 25) – Leaders of Indigenous Peoples (IPs) in North Cotabato held a ritual on Friday as part of their thanksgiving for the ‘gifts’ they received from a private company for allowing it to use part of their ancestral domain as site of its geothermal power production.
HUNDREDS of students from Luzon received free eye care to help them with their productivity and well-being as SKY partnered with Asian Eye Institute in the “Kislap Mata: Malinaw na Mata, Malinaw na Kinabukasan” project.
BATANGAS CITY—Employees of Lopez-led First Philippine Industrial Park (FPIP) have been making rounds in their host communities to distribute relief goods and provide entertainment for Taal Volcano eruption evacuees in temporary shelters.
Greta Thunberg summed up 2019 in five words: “Our house is on fire.” The past year’s headlines demonstrated that climate change is already here and we are now feeling the wide range of impacts—from forest fires and drought to flooding and landslides.
How can we preserve the colorful Filipino culture through film restoration? This is the question that ABS-CBN Film Restoration head Leo Katigbak answers in the second “Think Possible” Lightbulb Session of ANC, the ABS-CBN News Channel.
ALKFI managing director Susan Afan and Bantay Bata program director Jing Castañeda (3rd and 4th from left) with Globe chief commercial officer Alberto de Larrazabal (2nd from left) and Globe employees in 2015, UNICEF and the Council for the Welfare of Children conducted the National Baseline Study on Violence Against Children in the Philippines, which indicated that eight out of 10 children have experienced some form of abuse.
PRAYER and meditation for guests will now be more meaningful at Grotto de Banloc in Looc, Romblon as it just became home to endangered Philippine native trees in a BINHI arboretum that was recently inaugurated.
THIS Christmas, ABS-CBN has one message to all Filipinos around the world: Family is Forever. To Filipinos, family is the truest and most lasting treasure.
THEIR gifts to Filipino schoolchildren have shrunk from satellite dishes six feet in diameter to hard drives as small as a child’s palm.
KNOWLEDGE Channel Foundation Inc. (KCFI) is 20 years old but its president, Rina Lopez Bautista, remains as passionate, as determined, and as driven as she was when she cofounded the nonprofit in 1999 to help uplift public education in the Philippines.
KNOWLEDGE Channel Foundation Inc. (KCFI) on October 5, 2019 granted the wishes of 10 teachers who expressed how much they needed Knowledge Channel in their schools.
Members of EDC’s CSR and disaster preparedness teams assess the water needs of Barangay Ilomavis along with local officials.
In the highly digital world of today’s young generation, disrupting and carving a pathway for them to pursue their passion beyond the cyber space could be exceptionally challenging.
ABS-CBN Lingkod Kapamilya Foundation Inc. (ALKFI) has partnered with Nueva Ecija men’s basketball team Bespren to help fund the eco-youth development programs of the late ALKFI chair Gina Lopez.
Katigbak talks about saving Filipino films in ANC’s ‘Think Possible’How can we preserve Filipino culture through film restoration?
Jose Rizal JOSE Rizal was known for the many hats he wore—novelist, poet, doctor, insurgent, polyglot.
OML Center executive director Dr. Rodel LascoTHE OML Center presented the key results for the project entitled “Study on the Implications of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) Special Report on Global Warming of 1.
With geothermal leader Energy Development Corporation’s clean, reliable renewable energy (RE) in its Leyte and Negros facilities, will any of these two provinces be the first in the country to be 100% powered by RE?
A recently released report by PwC Philippines and the Management Association of the Philippines show that over 80% of CEOs surveyed identified climate change and environmental damage among the top threats to their organizations.
ABS-CBN News Channel (ANC) featured a segment on the 2nd OML Legacy Lectures, which was held last September 30, and the call for Philippine businesses to adapt to climate change.

Bantay Bata, Globe activate #163 Helpline for Free

Created
Jan 06, 2020
Created by
Lopez Group Foundation

20200106 bantay bata globe activate 163 helpline for free 01

ALKFI managing director Susan Afan and Bantay Bata program director Jing Castañeda (3rd and 4th from left) with Globe chief commercial officer Alberto de Larrazabal (2nd from left) and Globe employees in 2015, UNICEF and the Council for the Welfare of Children conducted the National Baseline Study on Violence Against Children in the Philippines, which indicated that eight out of 10 children have experienced some form of abuse. Surprisingly, these abuses are most prevalent in the home, where parents and other adults are expected to nurture and protect the children.

It is this for this reason that ABS-CBN Lingkod Kapamilya Foundation Inc.  (ALKFI) Bantay Bata 163 and Globe Telecom Inc. collaborated to make the Bantay Bata 163 hotline free and available 24/7 to Globe and TM subscribers.

The number #163, once dialed on mobile phones, connects callers to licensed social workers who are ready to receive reports of child abuse and other child-related concerns.

Bantay Bata 163 program director Jing Castañeda underscored the importance of the collaboration with Globe.

“With this partnership, Globe and TM subscribers can now call our hotline for free, #163. They can call us 24/7. Any time kailangan nilang tulong, para sa kanilang mga anak, mga bata... To all of our kapamilya who want to donate, to report or to volunteer to Bantay Bata, if you are a Globe or TM subscriber, please call #163,” said Castañeda.

“We are grateful to Globe for partnering with Bantay Bata 163. We want the children to know namayroonsilangtakbuhan, that there is somebody there who’s willing to help them,” added ALKFI managing director Susan Afan.

Bantay Bata 163 and the child helpline 163 were founded by the late ALKFI chair Gina Lopez in 1997.