INTERACTION WITH COMMUNITY

The Company shall be a good corporate citizen in the areas where it operates.

Activities

The ABS-CBN Lingkod Kapamilya Foundation, Inc. was established to become a holistic community builder. “Bantay Bata,” a child protection and welfare organization cited by the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, responds to thousands of hotline calls and handles hundreds of rescue causes. The program also provides scholarships and conducts feeding programs. As the term implies, “BantayKalikasan” is engaged in environmental protection through policy formulation assistance, reforestation, river system rehabilitation and ecotourism promotion. “SagipKapamilya” is involved in relief operations and rehabilitation after a natural or man-made disaster. It also trains schools and communities in disaster risk reduction.

Programa Genio is involved in curriculum enhancement, teacher training and learning resource development in public schools BayaniJuan manages a 107- hectare resettlement community in Calauan, Laguna for families affected by the rehabilitation of the Pasig River and typhoon Ondoy.

Kapit Bisig Para sa ilog Pasig, in partnership with the Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission (PRRC) is heavily involved in the rehabilitation of the Pasig River. Together it has so far cleaned 17 esteros in Manila and Quezon City. KBPIP has likewise rehabilitated the 100 year old Paco Market to keep Estero de Paco clean.

The Company sends representatives to meetings, hearings and public consultations on various issues conducted by the barangay.

The Company also requests for barangay clearance/permit for tapings, production shootings, and use of sidewalks as parking area during stockholders’ meetings, trade events, program launchings, awarding ceremonies, etc. Every year, the Company requests as well for issuance of community tax certificates to employees.

Incident reports to the barangay in relation to accidents, robbery, illegal parking, illegal vendors, violation of tricycle drivers and establishment are submitted by the Company.

In addition, the Company supports the barangay on its information drive by covering barangay related activities. 

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