Asia Society for Social Improvement and Sustainable Transformation (ASSIST) Managing Director Sreenivas Narayanan and Group Associate Mahnaz Zanganeh joined the Annual Membership Meeting and Foundation Day Celebration of the Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP) as guests last January 24, 2012 at Makati’s Intercontinental Hotel.
With the theme “Harnessing Business Solutions Against Poverty”, the event served as a gathering for all its Board Members to hold their Annual Board Meeting, recognize of new trustees and member companies. Most importantly, the organization celebrated its 41st anniversary.
During the meeting, the board led by Manny Pangilinan discussed the key results of PBSP’s efforts in 2012, and planned programs and events for 2012. In addition, the board encouraged progressive efforts to create lasting impact on health, basic education, environment and livelihood by fostering collaboration among its partner corporations.
And at the Foundation Day Celebration, Keynote Speaker US Ambassador Harry Thomas Jr. came to express his support for PBSP’s advocacy and efforts geared towards poverty reduction.
ASSIST and PBSP are planning to become partners in sustainability initiatives for the industries. #