Globe Fights Climate Change through 'Green' Campaign

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MANILA, Philippines - With the disastrous effects of global warming being experienced worldwide, industries are currently in a race to stop or at least lessen the effects of greenhouse gas emissions while at the same time, working to prevent further deforestation.Globe Telecom, being a responsible corporate citizen, has joined the fight against climate change through Globe Goes Green, a sustainability campaign to help integrate key environmental initiatives to the company's business strategy.While a few projects started in 2003, Globe has moved beyond regulatory compliance and has created a culture of environmental activism in the entire value chain of the business. Globe has evolved its environmental sustainability program to include both internal and external initiatives such as solid waste management, used-lead battery disposal, reforestation, cell phone take back, and carbon emission reduction from energy use.Globe Bridging Communities, the company's corporate social responsibility (CSR) program together with its institutional partners continue to work hand-in-hand in crafting the design of environmental advocacy programs such as the Cordillera Challenge, Lifeboats and Lifelines, Earth Hour and Earth Day celebration, and Forest Building activities in Taguig, Benguet, Batangas, Cebu, Bohol, Davao and Laguna. …