— Oscar M. Lopez
Chairman, Lopez Group Foundation, Inc.
For the past 15 years, the League of Corporate Foundations (LCF) has been steadfast in promoting and enhancing the practice of corporate social responsibility (CSR) for nation-building by enabling effective and strategic corporate social investments and partnership among its more than 70 members and their respective stakeholders.
The theme of this year’s Expo, “Transforming the Business of Giving Back, ” highlighted how business can operate by balancing social, environmental, and economic responsibilities within an ethical framework while ensuring sufficient financial return for sustainability. It was held on July 5-6, 2012 at the SMX Convention Center, Pasay City.
At the heart of this year’s Expo were extensive discussions on CSR and social entrepreneurship, Filipino cultural values, public-private partnerships, volunteerism, philanthropy, and global CSR Trends, among others.
Lopez Group Foundation (LGFI), ABS-CBN Foundation, Inc. (AFI), Knowledge Channel Foundation, Inc., (KChFI), Eugenio Lopez Foundation, Inc. (ELFI), Philippine Asia Assistance Foundation, Inc.(PAAFI), and the Eugenio Lopez Center (ELC) joined forces for this year’s LCF CSR Expo, together with Energy Development Corporation (EDC).
LCF CSR Expo: July 5-6, 2012 at SMX