Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Antonia Loyzaga (4th from left) met incoming Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) Country Head Yasushi Iwata (3rd from left) during a courtesy call meeting at the DENR Central Office in Quezon City on April 26. They discussed possible areas of partnership in environmental protection and conservation through green financing. Also present in the meeting were (from left to right) DENR Undersecretary Jonas R. Leones, SMBC Manila Branch Managing Director Irma De Guzman-Bolos, outgoing SMBC Country Head and Managing Director Kentaro Shigei, and DENR Forest Management Bureau Supervising Forest Management Specialist Ray Thomas Kabigting. #