GLOBE TELECOM SUPPORTS MANGROVE REFO PROJECT.
In consonance with its corporate social responsibility on environmental protection, Globe Telecom has partnered with the provincial office of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in Guimaras for the rehabilitation of a coastal area in Brgys. Lapaz and San Roque in Nueva Valencia by planting 1,000 mangrove propagules a year, for three years. In turn, the local communities have committed to nurture the new plantations. On hand to formalize the partnership are (from left): Lapaz Fisherfolk Aquatic Resources and Mangrove Management Asso. President Nelson S. Celiz, San Roque Coastal Environment Program Asso. President Ernie G. Cabrillos, DENR provincial officer Jesse L. Vego, and Globe Telecom representatives Jenny Gonzales and Bernadette Jimena.