At the Day 1 plenary session of the CSR Expo, Sen. Manny Villar shared his plans for a CSR Bill. Of course tax incentives are part of it, but it will also mandate foreign and domestic corporations to allocate a certain percentage (he's playing around with 3% of declared income, if I'm not mistaken) for CSR projects. That's the part that raises the red flag for me.
Already, companies spend more than 3% on their CSR projects, so compelling them to do so with legislation feels…Continue
I’m blogging live from the CSR Expo today. In fact, I’ll be blogging live from the conference until tomorrow. The CSR Expo is a yearly pow-wow where big honchos from corporations, corporate foundations, public affairs, and non-profits in the Philippines talk about emerging trends in corporate social responsibility.
I’ve been attending these events for a while and I always feel that something is still missing in all of these proceedings. Maybe the lack of a bona fide sustainability…Continue