“Follow the law, not harm, pay your taxes, be a good neighbor.”
Thus, espoused by energy-firm STEAG State Power Inc (SPI) during a recent region-wide forum on Corporate Social Responsibility organized by the National Economic Development Authority – Region 10 in Cagayan de Oro City.
SPI calls for heightened private and public sector partnership in promoting sustainable peace and inclusive economic growth, especially in Mindanao.
The activity was attended by cabinet officials led by National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon and Communications Secretary and Cabinet Officer for Regional Development and Security for Northern Mindanao (CORDS-10) Martin Andanar, as well as provincial and other local government executives, military officials, regional lines agencies and business leaders from different provinces and cities of Region 10.
In sharing its CSR experience, SPIs spokesperson Jerome Soldevilla cited the elevated role of business in helping address a wide array of development concerns in Mindanao through the practice of sound and ethical business governance, care for people, mitigating and managing social and environmental impact, and creating more value to its stakeholders. (PR)