SGV’s Climate Change and Sustainability Services (CCaSS) Team conducted a public webinar titled Reframing the War on Plastics: Solutions and Leading Practices for Businesses. The webinar discussed the life cycle of plastics and the innovative actions of some businesses that aim to alleviate plastic pollution. Chairman and Country Managing Partner Wilson P. Tan (WPT) delivered the opening remarks and introduced SGV’s Sustainable Actions for Value-creation and Enablement (SAVE) Council. Vice Chair and Deputy Managing Partner Vivian C. Ruiz (VCR) provided an overview of the agenda and the speakers of the session.WPT, VCR and BNV presenting at the webinar
Coca-Cola Philippines Director Jonah de Lumen-Pernia discussed her company’s World Without Waste vision – to collect and recycle every bottle they sell by 2030 and to use 50% recycled content in their packaging materials. Afterwards, Plastic Credit Exchange (PCX) Founder Nanette Medved-Po provided an overview of PCX and its certification services, emphasizing the organization’s goal to achieve plastic neutrality and environmental and social impact. World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Philippines Project Manager Czarina Constantino-Panopio presented the organization's No Plastics in Nature project which aims to stop plastic waste leakage by eliminating the use of unnecessary plastics in businesses and improving city-level waste management, among others.Ms. Jonah and Ms. Nanette presenting at the webinar
CCaSS Partner Benjamin N. Villacorte (BNV) led the webinar’s fourth session on considerations for plastic claims and commitments. He discussed the principles of a credible corporate plastic stewardship program and shared best practices on how participants can safeguard their organizations’ reputational risk. The webinar concluded with an open forum moderated by CCaSS Senior Associate Yna Antipala.