We are the trusted sustainability consultants of the Philippines’ biggest companies. We promote sustainability in business by supporting companies wherever they are in their sustainability journey through programs tailored to their needs.

Vision & Mission

We envision business playing a significant role in the sustainable development of the country.

We help business embed sustainability into their strategy and operations and enable them to deliver positive scalable change

Affiliations

WBCSD Global Network Partner

As the Global Network Partner of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) in the Philippines, we play an integral role in creating awareness, promoting action, and enabling an environment where businesses are committed to scale up solutions for a sustainable world.

GRI Certified Training Partner

As Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Certified Training Partner in the Philippines, we capture vital information about developments in organizational disclosure in the country. We also collect data, process information, and identify local sustainability reporting trends to be added to GRI’s Sustainability Disclosure Database.

Our Leadership

BSD’s Board of Trustees is composed of the country’s leading executives and thought leaders. It is the primary governing body of our organization. The key officers of the Board are the Chairman, President, Secretary, and Treasurer. The following are the members of our Board as of 2020. 

Board of Trustees

Edgar O. Chua

Chairman
Makati Business Club

Richard B. Tantoco

President
President and COO, Energy Development Corporation

Editha I. Alcantara

Treasurer
President & CEO, C. Alcantara and Sons, Inc.

Dr. Corazon PB. Claudio

Convenor-Chair
Climate Crisis & Sustainable Development Network (CCSDN)

Leonardo B. Alejandrino

Member
Chairman, Investcorp, Inc.

Dr. Roberto De Ocampo, OBE

Member
Chairman Philippine Veterans Bank

Ramon Gil "Chito" Macapagal

Member
Corporate Affairs Head, SMIC and SMFI Trustee

Cezar "Bong" P. Consing

Member
President, Bank of the Philippine Islands

Felino A. Palafox Jr.

Member
Founder & Managing Partner, Palafox Associates

Advisory Council

Grace F. Favila
Former Executive Director
Philippine Business for the Environment
Agnes C. De Jesus
Member
Chief Sustainability Officer, First Philippine Holdings
Jesus Reyes
Member
VP Corporate Affairs, Nestlé Philippines
Edith G. Cabrera
Member
Head CTESG, Safety & Environment, Petron Corporation

Meet the Team

Ricky De Castro

Executive Director

Member of the Advisory Council of the Armed Forces of the Philippines Leadership Development Center

Business Management, Asian Institute of Management

Resurreccion Velarde

Program Manager – Sustainability Management Systems

AB Political Science, Minor in History, Ateneo de Manila University

Edgar De Jesus

Grants and Partnerships Manager

B.S. Biology, University of the Philippines, Manila

Raelanie Loyola

Business Development and Membership Manager

BS Tourism, Central Philippine University

Diploma in Fundamentals in Travel and Tourism, Omni Aviation Corporation

Jazmin Angela Capati

Sustainability Associate

BS in Human Ecology Major in Social Technology, UP Los Baños

Jhian Christian Aranas

Communications and Membership Assistant

BA in Journalism, UP Diliman

Ruel Dionzon

Finance and Administration Manager

BS Accountancy, Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP)

Venus Pineda

Admin and HR Assistant

Bachelor of Science in Accountancy, Panpacific University North Philippines

Banjo Portosa

IT Support Specialist

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Eulogio “Amang” Rodriguez Institute of Science and Technology

Rex Baliza

Finance Officer

Transformation toward Sustainability

A BUSINESS-AS-USUAL approach can no longer get the job done. Companies need to recognize sustainability as part of their business model to survive and thrive.

According to Bonar Laureto, executive director of the Philippine Business for the Environment, a non-profit organization that supports sustainability management initiatives, a sustainable company needs to be configured to conduct business ethically, managing the impact of its existence, deliver value to society, and be future-ready…

Our Member Companies

History and Milestones

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