Businesses Unite for World Vision’s CSR Summit

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The country’s top business leaders are converging to share their experiences and learnings this pandemic at World Vision’s two-day virtual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Summit on October 13 and 14.

When the COVID-19 pandemic started affecting the country, businesses all over the country came up with ways to extend help to those who are in need. The companies’ CSR programs significantly contributed to helping health facilities and frontliners and providing food and financial assistance to affected communities.

World Vision’s CSR Summit titled “Doing Good is Good Business” will highlight the value of doing Corporate Social Responsibility amid the pandemic. The speakers of the two-day online event consist of distinguished business leaders in the country.

The first day of the summit will showcase ways on how a business can survive by protecting its stakeholders such as suppliers, partners and employees. The speaker lineup consists of Maribeth Marasigan of Aboitiz Foundation, Guillermo Luz of Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation, RJ Cabaluna of Grab PH and Carlos Barrera of Lazada E-Services Philippines Inc.

The second day of the conference will discuss how CSR affects brand positioning and awareness and how to successfully engage the employees, customers and other stakeholders. Speakers are Norman Agatep, APR of the Public Relations Society of the Philippines (PRSP), Angela Totanes of Robinsons Supermarket Corporation, Anna Legarda-Locsin of Procter & Gamble, Louisa Mila V. Echevarria of People Management Association of the Philippines, Pamela Donato of Conduent and Kit Sison of Willis Towers Watson.

The World Vision CSR Summit will be moderated by Ritzi Villarico-Ronquillo, APR, IABC Fellow of PRSP and Aneth Lim, a Board Trustee of World Vision.

“The CSR programs made during the pandemic is a perfect example of how our bayanihan spirit thrives in any situation, and World Vision is so proud to present these programs in the upcoming CSR Summit. It is a very informative event that is essential for every business leader out there. Together, we shall rise from this crisis as we work together and help each other,” said Rommel Fuerte, World Vision National Director.

The official media partners are Inquirer.Net, BusinessMirror, RMN Foundation, Inc., Eagle Broadcasting Corporation and BusinessWorld. The official event partners are Public Relations Society of the Philippines, Ardent Communications, Marketing Interactive, Asia CEO Forum, PageOne Communications, Manila Magazine, The Luzon Daily, The Visayas Journal, The Mindanao Life, The Philippine Post and Woman.PH.

World Vision’s CSR Summit is free for everyone and will be streamed live on World Vision Philippines’ YouTube channel on October 13 and 14 from 2PM to 4PM. Register at http://wvph.co/CSRSummit2020.

To know more about World Vision and its other initiatives, visit www.worldvision.org.ph or follow World Vision’s official social media pages /worldvisionph on Facebook, @worldvisionphl on Instagram and @worldvisionph on Twitter.

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About World Vision

World Vision is a Christian relief, development, and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, their families, and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. Inspired by its Christian faith and values, it is dedicated to working with the world’s most vulnerable people. It serves and collaborates with all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, or gender.

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