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Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainability

  • Quezon City
  • Philippines
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  • Ruben Zamora Martinez
  • Willie Jones
  • Fermin Rivas


Profile Information

What is your Interest?
Corporate Responsibility, Sustainable Development, Microfinance
What is your current job title / department?
Training Specialist
What would you most like to get out of this network?
Networking, Share Best Practices, Career Opportunities
What knowledge, skills and experience do you have that you would be happy for people to contact you over?
Entrepreneurship, Group Dynamics, Curriculum Development, Training of Trainors, Gender Sensitivity Training


Is their future after Bilibid?

Posted on September 4, 2009 at 1:00am 0 Comments

I remember when I first visited the student-inmates, they asked me, "Will there be future for us when we go out of this prison cell?". I got scared. And bravely answered, "no one ever makes the future for us. It is on us. You have made wrong choices in life. Drugs became your best friend, and crime became your pastime." This is the life they opted to be and they have to be in prison for the crimes committed.

We have talked over all the reasons why they are in prison. We have talked… Continue

Entrepreneurial Option for Inmates

Posted on August 31, 2009 at 7:00pm 3 Comments

Inmates can also be prepared for an entrepreneurial option in the event that they will join mainstream society once more after they have served their sentence. With proper training and personal transformation, inmates could use their entrepreneurial drive to become independent, productive members of the society. Their dignity, hope, and self-esteem would be restored, as well. In fact, when they came to prison, some were already entrepreneurs without them realizing it. They were either drug… Continue

Comment Wall (1 comment)

At 1:09pm on September 17, 2009, Emmanuel Arthur said…
thank you very much for your feedback and your good wishes for our project to turn out well.the entire received the news with happiness because our prison system have failed not reformed people and they come out hardened than they went in.
so far quite a number of inmates are happy about the innovation and have gotten involved.they believe it will help them acquire some skills that will help them when they come out of the prison and will not go back to robbery.currently the project is doing very well and we hope everything will turn out well as planned.i would also like find out from you hoe far you have gotten with the implementation of your project.all the best.

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