SGV was the official tabulator of the Miss Philippines Earth 2021 virtual pageant aired on 8 August. Miss Philippines Earth is an environmental advocacy-driven beauty pageant in which candidates and winners actively promote and get involved in the preservation of the environment and protection of Mother Earth through the 5R’s: Re-think, Reduce, Re-use, Recycle and Respect.
Assurance Partner Mariecris N. Barbaso (MNB) led the SGV team that conducted an independent tabulation of scores cast by the judges. Completing the team were Assurance Senior Manager Crystal Aleli Cornell; Senior Associate Angelu Daphne Villanueva; Associates Arkangela Jerusha Tobes and Dian Michelle Luis; Consulting Senior Manager Elvin Mercader; Senior Associate Lucky Wilmar Cimatu; and Associates Edward Guevarra and Alyssa Tapican.MNB representing SGV at the Miss Philippines Earth program
Apart from a strong emphasis on environmental protection programs, the pageant showcases and promotes various tourist destinations in the Philippines. The pageant celebrated its 21st year, with the theme Colors of the Earth to highlight the vast and unique biodiversity of the country and encourage a positive outlook for the coming years amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.