Philippine Business for the Environment

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PBE is a non-stock, non-profit organization incorporated in January, 1992 to assist Philippine business to address to its environmental issues and concerns because we believe that the business community has a unique and important role in providing solutions to our environmental problems. >>

Mirant

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Mirant entered the Philippines in 1989, responding to that nation's request for private sector assistance to meet a growing demand for electricity. Power generation is only a part of what we do there. One of our most significant efforts is Project BEACON, a $20 million initiative to bring electricity to over 1,000 Filipino barangays — villages that previously weren't powered. >>

TREES FOR LIFE: 20 M SEEDLINGS FOR PLANTING

A Joint Project of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources and the Green Army

The Trees for Life: 20 million Seedlings for Planting project was launched on June 5, 2007, World Environment Day, at the Cultural Center of the Philippines by its joint proponents, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and the Green Army Philippines Foundation. Its object is to initiate a massive reforestation of denuded watersheds and logged-over areas all over the Philippines by planting 20 million tree seedlings between July and November of this year.

DENR to plant 20 million trees

Wednesday, June 6, 2007 : Philippine Star

In commemoration of World Environment Day yesterday, government and different civil society organizations launched an ambitious program to plant 20 million seedlings in five months.

DENR launches program to plant 20 million trees

Wednesday, June 6, 2007 : Manila Bulletin Online

Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Angelo Reyes has launched a program to plant 20 million trees in an effort to restore the country’s forest cover that had been wiped out by about 13 million hectares since 1900. Read more >>

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