|A US$40 billion corporation, the Aditya Birla Group is in the league of Fortune 500 companies. It is anchored by an extraordinary force of over 136,000 employees, representing 42 nationalities. The Group has been ranked 4th in the Global ‘Top Companies for Leaders’ survey and ranked 1st in Asia Pacific for 2011. Rock solid in fundamentals, the Aditya Birla Group nurtures a culture where success stimulates the need to keep learning afresh, to keep experimenting. It is actively engaged in community initiatives and rural development projects, making a difference to the lives of over seven million underprivileged people every year. Visit adityabirla.com.|
|Ayala Corporation is one of the largest conglomerates in the Philippines with businesses in real estate, financial services, telecommunications, water distribution, electronics manufacturing services, automotive dealership and business process outsourcing. Recently, it expanded into other strategic sectors such as power and transport infrastructure. Its corporate social responsibility arm, Ayala Foundation, has programs that focus on education, youth leadership, sustainable livelihood, and arts and culture. Ayala Land, Inc. is the Philippines’ largest, most diversified and fully integrated property developer. We offer a full line of end-to-end real estate products – ranging from residential, retail and office developments, hotels and island resorts, to construction and property management services. We have a rich history of building large-scale, master-planned, mixed-use and sustainable communities which have become the centers of commerce across the country. Our vision is to become a strong partner in nation building by enhancing land and enriching lives for more Filipinos. Visit ayala.com.ph|
|Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the fields of health care, agriculture and high-tech materials. As an innovator company it sets trends in research-intensive areas. Bayer’s products are designed to benefit people and improve quality of life. True to the motto “Science For A Better Life” Bayer applies science to major global challenges and delivers innovations that address unmet needs. By working sustainably and accepting our role as a socially and ethically responsible corporate citizen we create benefits for the communities in which we live. Visit bayer.com|
|The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is the world’s largest volunteer-based humanitarian network, reaching 150 million people each year through its 187 member National Societies. Together, the IFRC acts before, during and after disasters and health emergencies to meet the needs and improve the lives of vulnerable people. It does so with impartiality as to nationality, race, gender, religious beliefs, class and political opinions. For more information. Visit ifrc.org.|
|CEMEX is a leading global building materials company that produces, distributes and sells high quality cement, ready mix concrete, aggregates, and related building materials in more than 50 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. In the Philippines, CEMEX manufactures the only eco-labeled cement brands such as Rizal Portland Super, Palitada King and APO Portland Premium. Visit cemexphilippines.com|
|Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. Visit citigroup.com|
|Energy Development Corporation, a Lopez Group company, is a pioneer in the geothermal energy industry with more than three decades of proven business viability. It is the largest vertically integrated geothermal company in the world and Philippines’ leading producer of geothermal energy with 1,130 MW of installed geothermal capacity. This accounts for 61% of the country’s total installed capacity. Visit energy.com.ph|
|PT Caturkarsa Megatunggal is a multi-sector holding company with businesses spanning several industries including chemical, shipping, mining, fuel distribution and supply chain. Established in 1994 and based in Jakarta, Indonesia, the company has diversified into other business ventures such as hospitality, and food and beverage. Most recently, it has focused on golf and golf-related tourism as a platform to promote Indonesia.|
|The Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC) is the government agency under the Office of the President of the Philippines. It sets the overall direction and targets for the national housing sector; determines strategies, formulates appropriate policies, monitors, and evaluates the programs, projects and performance of the implementing shelter agencies. The HUDCC together with its attached Key Shelter Agencies addresses various issues in the areas of housing finance, housing regulation, housing production and institutional development. Visit hudcc.gov.ph.|
|Move.org, which stands for Molding Optimism and Values through Education, is a non-profit organization founded by Alex Eduque to help address the development needs of children in their early years by providing low cost day care and kindergarten education. It believes that by involving parents in their child’s education and development, a caring environment is developed, critical to a child’s holistic development. Move.Org caters to support primarily children in Habitat communities and other vulnerable communities.|
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