Since you opened this blog post - like me, you're probably trying your best to start a sustainability career of your own. Whether it be on energy, waste, green cities, communications, etc., sustainability is very broad. In the Philippines, how much possible is a career on this field? I've spoken with many people on what … Continue reading An open letter to aspiring sustainability professionals in the Philippines
Last May 2019, I joined a one-month volunteer work as a class assistant and documenter in the annual training of the Mindanao Peacebuilding Institute (MPI). It consisted of classroom-based and field-based courses—the ones I was assigned to include fundamentals of peacebuilding, monitoring and evaluation for peacebuilding practitioners, and indigenous peoples’ culture-based conflict resolution practices and … Continue reading The spirit of volunteerism
“Schools seem to focus more on teaching students how to be good employees instead of teaching students how to actually make a difference or an impact through tech,” Mikko explains. Originally published at https://www.offcrowd.com/ Written by Jem Sagcal Barely in the afternoon, BatangTech had already begun teaching the sheltered kids of Virlanie Foundation in Makati. … Continue reading How far is the Philippines in tech education?
In my regular work in the academe, one of the things we've recently done is create a syllabus draft of a new sustainability management course. It consists of five main topics: (1) an introduction of the current global sustainability landscape, (2) integrating sustainability into business, (3) integrated sustainability management, (4) product life cycle management, and … Continue reading Sustainability education and why it should be everyone’s priority