Society Magazine

The Society Magazine is maintained by Angel Flores, Head of Contracts & Partnerships; Garie Briones, Project and Finance Officer; and Bernadee Uy, Social Enterprise Manager.

A social mission begins with a broken heart

One of our Active Citizens participants in Mindanao shares her story as she takes part in this year's Social Enterprise World Forum in Hong Kong.

Beyond Dole-Out: the Beyond CSR Journey

'The traditional corporate social responsibility (CSR) programmes in the Philippines are usually one-off events and dole-outs.'

Social Entrepreneurism and the Filipino Spirit

“If there was an Olympic gold medal for the human spirit, the Filipinos would win every single time.”

Gat's Garden

'The biggest impact I felt with Active Citizens is how it has connected me with different individuals that are of one mind and heart in making a lasting impact and change in society.'

Spaces for Change

'It is amazing how CAN has been able to create a business model to assist the third sector and social enterprises in maximising their impact through rental spaces.'

Empowering the indigenous people through social enterprise

We Filipinos consider ourselves a curious lot—quite a number of us have been Christianised and baptised with Spanish-sounding names...

Community Policing Project: Year One

The Community Policing Team, together with British Council's Country Director Nick Thomas, meets Ambassador Asif Ahmad to conclude the first phase of the Community Policing Project.

Happily Walking Towards Change

Habi is a social enterprise that offers fashionable yet functional footwear (espadrilles, sandals, boat shoes, flats and wedges) made with the urban weavers of Quezon City.

Doubling social impact through digital storytelling

When twins Glorypearl and Gloryrose Dy joined the British Council’s I am a Changemaker Social Enterprise Ideation Camp in 2013, what they had was just an “idea.”