Social Development

CEMEX holds ‘Cine Mento’ for partners

CEMEX holds ‘Cine Mento’ for partnersCement Manufacturer CEMEX Philippines recently treated its customers to an exclusive premiere screening of “Iron Man 3” in cinemas nationwide for making the company their partner of choice. CEMEX’s ‘Cine Mento’ is part of the company’s way of recognizing the… Continue reading

Holcim Philippines, SHDA ink deal to help Pinoys get quality, affordable homes

Leading cement manufacturer Holcim Philippines and the Subdivision and Housing Developers Association of the Philippines (SHDA) signed a deal to ensure steady supply to the group’s members at a competitive price, in support of the latter’s goal to build quality but affordable homes.

Signing the agreement last May 7 were Holcim Philippines CEO Eduardo Sahagun and Vice President for Commercial William Sumalinog along with SHDA Chairman and National President Paul Tanchi and Auditor Rodelio Racadio.

Tanchi acknowledged that the agreement is particularly significant during this time of high demand.

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Holcim volunteerism program helps poor students finish school

As part of its volunteerism program, employees and partners of cement maker Holcim Philippines committed to help shoulder the schooling of poor but deserving students in its areas of operation. The program proved successful as the first batch of beneficiaries finished primary and secondary level this year, with some graduating atop their classes.

Last March, 44 elementary and nine high school scholars of the company’s Fostering a Child’s Education (FACE) program graduated from school. Two elementary scholars graduated as valedictorian, while another finished as salutatorian. Among the high school graduates, three received academic awards and one more was cited for leadership.

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CEMEX partners with Havaianas for Operation Smile

Cement manufacturer CEMEX Philippines partnered with flip-flop designer and manufacturer Havaianas to aid in generating proceeds for Operation Smile Philippines Foundation, a non-stock, non-profit organization that provides free reconstructive surgeries to children born with facial deformities.

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Holcim, Baguio community partner for Panagbenga environmental awareness

Cement manufacturer Holcim Philippines, Inc. recently signed a deal to help rehabilitate a park central to Baguio City’s famous Panagbenga Flower Festival and train the recreational area’s caretakers on sustainable development and safety, in line with the Company’s advocacies.

On Feb. 1, Holcim Philippines Chief Operating Officer Roland van Wijnen signed a memorandum of agreement (MoA) with Anthony de Leon, president of the Hotel and Restaurant Association of Baguio, for the rehabilitation of the Panagbenga Park, the staging point of the Panagbenga Flower Festival which started that day.

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Holcim volunteers help prepare Taguig elementary school for school opening

Some 30 employee volunteers from leading cement manufacturer Holcim Philippines, Inc., recently participated in the Brigada Eskwela, a Department of Education project to tap the private sector in helping prepare public school buildings for the opening of classes. Holcim also donated cement, as well as the services of its ‘galing Mason graduates to finish the construction of the feeding center.

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Holcim, SHDA sustain partnership to build Filipino homes

For three years in a row, Holcim Philippines, Inc. and the Subdivision and Housing Developers Association (SHDA) have been joining hands in helping Filipinos own their dream homes. Both recently signed a memorandum of agreement guaranteeing SHDA members of fixed prices for Holcim cement products within a period of one year.

With the use of Holcim cement, and by virtue of the partnership, SHDA members can finish their housing projects without undue delay, thus further protecting them and their customers from fluctuating prices of construction materials.

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CeMAP joins FPI members commitment to sustainable development

CeMAP is one with the members of the Federation of Philippine Industries (FPI) in stating its belief that sustainable development is a fundamental challenge facing humanity today, and that our industries need an agenda for action that accept this challenge, while focusing on the urgent needs of the country to address poverty.

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