Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) refers to a business practice that involves participating in initiatives that benefit society. As consumers’ awareness about global social issues continues to grow, so does the importance these customers place on CSR when patronizing business products and services.
Taking socially responsible initiatives with the business is truly a win-
CSR can encompass a wide variety of tactics, from giving non-
In the case of Forum Pacific, which suffers losses for several years now, it extended a helping hand in social and civic activities within the community where it operates instead of monetary donations. On the other hand, it wishes to donate financially to its chosen charities if its financial conditions becomes stable.
In cooperation with the City Government of Valenzuela, Jesus Is Our Life Ministries, Inc. (JOLMI) and other affiliated publicly listed companies, a gift giving and feeding program entitled “Love in Action” was conducted to the chosen beneficiary of the company, Bahay Kalinga ng Valenzuela, last January 31, 2015.
Bahay Kalinga Valenzuela
Bahay Kalinga, located at R. Jacinto St., Canumay West, Valenzuela City, is a temporary shelter for street wanderers, foundling children and those recovering from any form of abuse, as determined by the city social workers.
Former Mayor Sherwin Gatchalian regarded the facility as “the symbol of the City Government’s commitment to social justice and protection. With a better home, the Bahay Kalinga clients shall be able to pursue a better road to recovery to regain their self-
Supervised by the City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWDO), the facility is in pursuance to a number of several national and international laws, among them the Article 3, Section 2 of the Presidential Decree No. 603, known as the Child and Youth Welfare Code, which states that “every child has the right to a wholesome family life that will provide him with love, care and understanding, guidance and counseling, and moral and material security. The dependent or abandoned child shall be provided with the nearest substitute for a home.”
The shelter which was formerly located at an old single-
Psychological and physical check-
In its continuing support to advocacies of Jesus is Our Life, Ministries, Inc. (JOLMI), Forum Pacific, Inc., together with affiliated company, has sponsored JOLMI’s youth camp event for this year. The camp event entitled “Summer Youth Camp 2016: CODE RED, DARE TO TAKE THE CHALLENGE” happened last March 21-
To the right are the pictures taken during the event:
CSR Activity for 2017
Forum Pacific, Inc., together with its affiliated publicly listed companies, conducted a gift giving activity entitled “Blessed to be a Blessing” at Ang Bahay Parola on December 9, 2017.
Ang Bahay Parola, is the mercy arm of Mission to the World Philippines Foundation Inc. A child welfare agency that is committed to further the development of the full potential to the Filipino street children, protect them from any form of abuse, uphold their rights, and promote their best welfare and interest.
The Company chose Ang Bahay Parola as its beneficiary for their annual corporate social responsibility because of their objectives, namely but not limited to the following:
The Company handed out gifts and foods to the children during the event. Games were also conducted for the children’s enjoyment. At the end of the activity, the children of Ang Bahay Parola gave a presentation as a way of showing gratitude to the Company.
On right side are the pictures taken during the event:
CSR Activity for 2018
In its continuing support in the advocacies of Mission to the World Philippines Foundation Inc, Forum Pacific, Inc, together with its affiliated publicly listed companies, has sponsored a gift giving program last December 14, 2018 entitled ‘The Blessing of Giving’ in another arm of Ang Bahay Parola which is the Peace Home Center for Girls in Sta Rosa, Laguna. The company conducted games and handed out gifts and foods to the children and staffs. In return, the children gave a hearth warming performance as a way of saying thank you to the company.