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Stakeholders’ Chamber Pledge their Commitment to the SDGs

Article by SDGs Secretariat Published on February 20, 2023


April 7, 2022 

A Stakeholders’ Chamber Pledge of Commitment Ceremony was held on April 7, 2022 to formalize the first institutionalized multi-stakeholder body for the SDGs in the country. The Stakeholders’ Chamber was created to promote understanding, develop ownership, and enable well-aligned partnerships among government, private sector, and civil society actors for the achievement of the SDGs.  

The Pledge of Commitment to the 2030 Agenda aimed to ensure that members of the Stakeholders’ Chamber are committed in working together to support actions and programs on the SDGs, and in actively engaging in the development of projects, increasing public awareness, and recommending policies to strengthen SDG implementation. 

In her keynote message, NEDA Undersecretary Rosemarie G. Edillon recognized the significance of the event and the power of the combined decision of the stakeholders to collectively act on sustainable development for the country.  

The Stakeholders’ Chamber currently has 42 members, comprised of ten (10) member organizations for each Thematic Working Group (TWG); and two media partners. The organizations are listed below in alphabetic order: 

  • 2030 Youth Force in the Philippines  
  • Aboitiz Equity Ventures Inc.  
  • Asian NGO Coalition for Agrarian Reform and Rural Development (ANGOC)  
  • ASKI Group of Companies  
  • Ayala Corporation  
  • Blas F. Ople Policy Center and Training  
  • Business for Sustainable Development  
  • Center for Migrant Advocacy Philippines  
  • Centre for Neighbourhood Studies  
  • Civil Society Network for Education Reforms (E- Net Philippines)  
  • Coolaire Consolidated Inc.  
  • European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP)  
  • Evident Integrated Marketing and PR  
  • First Philippine Holdings Corporation  
  • France Volontaires  
  • Girl Scouts of the Philippines  
  • Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)  
  • GreenSpace  
  • Halal International Chamber of Commerce and Industries of the Philippines, Inc. (HICCIP)  
  • International Care Ministries Foundation  
  • International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS)  
  • Jollibee Group Foundation  
  • Makati Business Club  
  • Maranao People Development Center (MARADECA) Inc.  
  • Maynilad Water Services Inc.  
  • National Youth Volunteers Coalition  
  • Philippine Business for Education  
  • Philippine Business for Social Progress  
  • Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry  
  • Philippine Partnership for the Development of Human Resources in Rural Areas (PhilDHRRA)  
  • Philippine Rural Reconstruction Movement (PRRM)  
  • Philippines Partnership for Sustainable Agriculture (PPSA)  
  • PLDT & Smart Corporation  
  • Project Smile  
  • Rublou Group of Companies  
  • Save The Children PH  
  • SGV & Co  
  • SmartCT  
  • Social Watch Philippines  
  • Sunlight Food Corp  
  • The Moropreneur Inc (TMI)  

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