UN-Habitat is the United Nations programme working towards a better urban future. Its mission is to promote socially and environmentally sustainable human settlements development and the achievement of adequate shelter for all.


The Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation (PDRF) is the country's major private sector vehicle and coordinator for disaster management. Composed of a team of highly committed professionals, PDRF works with field experts and reputable humanitarian institutions to organize and coordinate private sector solutions to disaster management.


The Urban Land Institute, or ULI, is a nonprofit research and education organization with regional offices in Washington, D.C., Hong Kong, and London. Its stated mission is "to provide leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide".  ULI advocates progressive development, conducting research, and education in topics such as sustainability, smart growth, compact development, place making, and workforce housing.


With promoting management excellence for nation-building as its main objective, the Management Association of the Philippines (MAP) is 68-year-old management organization whose over 1,000 members represent a cross-section of CEOs, COOs and the other top management practitioners from the largest local and multinational companies operating in the Philippines. MAP also counts some top management educators and government officials as its members.


The Makati Business Club Club is a private non-stock, non-profit business association organized as a Forum for Constructive Ideas.

The main thrust of the MBC is to foster and promote the role of the business sector in national development efforts, both in the planning and implementation of policies. It is committed to addressing national economic and social issues that affect the development of the Philippines.


Mynt is a leader in mobile financial services focused on accelerating financial inclusion through mobile money, micro-loans, and technology. As an affiliate of Globe Telecom, Ant Financial (affiliate of Jack Ma's Alibaba), and Ayala, Mynt provides secure, accessible, and convenient fintech solutions to individuals, businesses, and organizations. Its vision is a cashless nation leading to finance for all by disrupting traditional channels through digital financial technology services. It operates two fintech companies: GCash, a micropayment service that transforms the mobile phone into a virtual wallet, and Fuse, a tech-based lending company that enables Filipinos to get microloans to business loans.


Alliance for Safe, Sustainable and Resilient Environments (ASSURE) is comprised of environmental planners, architects, engineers and related professionals from all over the country, most of whom have extensive experience working with international development organizations such as the UN, World Bank, Asian Development Bank, USAID, AusAID, GIZ, and JICA among others; national government agencies; local government units; and the private sector.


Globe Telecom, through its enterprise arm Globe Business, enables large corporations to catapult their business towards success. Combining its knowledge of the Philippine market with the latest innovations, they are able to provide the right technology, infrastructure, and know-how to businesses from a wide range of industries. By doing so, Globe Business creates positive impact not only for enterprises but also for the country. For more information, visit www.globe.com.ph/business.


Shell is an international energy company that aims to meet the world’s growing need for more and cleaner energy solutions in ways that are economically, environmentally and socially responsible.


Ayala Corporation is one of the oldest and largest conglomerates in the Philippines with business interests in real estate, banking, telecommunications, water, power, industrial technologies, infrastructure, healthcare, and education. Its social commitment arm, Ayala Foundation, has programs that focus on education, youth leadership, sustainable livelihood, and the promotion of arts and culture.

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