In its mission to deliver environmental, social and economic development for local government units nationwide, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) launches Project TRANSFORM (Transdisciplinary Approach for Resilient and Sustainable Communities) for three municipalities of Surigao del Norte – Burgos, San Francisco and Malimono. This project is in partnership with the National Resilience Council (NRC), Energy Development Corporation (EDC), Peace and Equity Foundation (PEF), Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP), Zuellig Family Foundation (ZFF), and the municipalities of Surigao del Norte. DENR Undersecretary Jonas R. Leones (4th from left) signs the Pledge of Partnership with PBSP Senior Relationship Management Officer Monette Varona, ZFF Executive Director Austere Panadero, San Francisco, Surigao del Norte Mayor Val P. Pinat’s representative Norman Gordonas, Malimono, Surigao del Norte Councilor Marianna Marina Escano, NRC Executive Director Sylvestre Barrameda, and PEF Executive Director Roberto Calingo. ###