Philippines

DP World Prepares Future Generations for The World Of Work

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – In our fast-paced, technology-driven and globalised world, consumers expect just about anything from anywhere delivered promptly to their door. International logistics via technology makes that happen. Yet, it seems newcomers do not always perceive supply chain management and global trade as a first career choice. So, how do logistics companies attract new business leaders to gain a competitive advantage?

The Role of Women in Disaster Risk Reduction

Women are disproportionately impacted by disasters but they are rarely included in disaster planning. That must change.

Mabuhay, Business: Sustainable Development and Foreign Direct Investment in the Philippines

No longer the "sick man of Asia," the Philippines proved to be economically resilient through the global financial crisis, emerging as a good place to do business. But will increased foreign direct investment inflows support the nation's sustainable development goals?

A Little Money Goes a Long Way: A Record 137 Million Microloans Issued to the World’s Poorest in 2010

"If you are talking about the...poorest segment, the question is, do they really see themselves in the long run? Do they have dreams? My experience most of them don’t. The only thing that concerns them is the day to day, how they will survive today and tomorrow." -- Gilbert Maramba, Negros Women of Tomorrow Foundation, Philippines

Show Me Your Pricing Data: Transparency Helps Philippines Lead Global Microfinance

"The Philippines receives a perfect score...for the way it regulates the microcredit activities of established financial institutions." -- Economist Intelligence Unit, "Global Microscope on the Microfinance Business Environment"

Masipag: Going Beyond Sustainability in the Philippines

"We have the best workforce in the world." -- Philippine Economic Zone Authority

"Masipag" is the Filipino word for industrious, a term that has often been used to describe the nation's workers and a trait that has made the Philippines a growing destination for foreign direct investment (FDI).

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