An open letter to aspiring sustainability professionals in the Philippines

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

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The spirit of volunteerism

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

How far is the Philippines in tech education?

“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?

Sustainability education and why it should be everyone’s priority

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