The impacts of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic have been various and rampant. Aside from infecting thousands of individuals at a fast pace, the pandemic eventually struck the operations of businesses — resulting in sudden shifts to remote work, closed or limited operations of establishments, and even layoffs and pay cuts. Nevertheless, businesses have found their respective ways of ...

Business operations and climate change have a complicated connection. Nevertheless, this can still be resolved. “The massive developments in business have benefited people greatly, but at the same time, they have come with a price: increasing the rate of climate change,” Talal Rafi, a World Bank Global Youth Climate Network Ambassador on Climate Change, wrote on Forbes. Yet, Mr. Rafi ...

  Photo shows (from left): Malayan Insurance president and CEO Paolo Y. Abaya, Insurance Commissioner Dennis B. Funa, Malayan Insurance chairperson Helen Y. Dee and vice chairperson Yvonne S. Yuchengco. In the latest release of insurance industry unaudited figures, Insurance Commissioner Dennis Funa said that Malayan Insurance Co., Inc. was in first place for the Philippine non-life insurance industry, based ...

By Adrian Paul B. Conoza, Special Features Writer Amid the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on businesses and individuals, the insurance industry continues to fulfill its purpose, and its relevance among consumers has even widened with the increase in health and safety concerns. Testifying to the steady commitment of the sector is the remarkable performance of Sun Life of Canada (Philippines), Inc. ...

Long before the threat of a pandemic, businesses had embraced modern ways of selling by bringing their products to where the customers are: The Internet. Through powerful e-commerce platforms, brands have learned to widen their reach, target their desired market, and maintain their relevance in ways that weren’t as quick and easy when done through traditional means. Now that it’s ...

1 of 4 Abreeza Davao Alviera Pampanga Broadfield Laguna Cebu Business Park Moving closer into the second half of 2021, the notion of economic recovery is on everyone’s minds, particularly as the government’s COVID-19 vaccination program commences. In the real estate market, where office and commercial spaces have borne the brunt of the pandemic, such a recovery could be close, ...

MERALCO PowerGen Corp. (MGen) is taking serious strides on the renewable energy front with the start of commercial operations of its first solar power plant. Now called BulacanSol, the newly completed power station now provides clean and renewable power to the Luzon grid. Located in San Miguel, Bulacan, the P4.25-billion project is a joint undertaking of MGen Renewable Energy, Inc. ...

Pru Life UK remains strong on its 25th year as it claims number 1 spot[1] in life insurance industry ranking for 2020 Pru Life UK has been introducing innovations in the industry since its inception in the Philippines in 1996. Its rich history of product and service excellence for Filipinos now culminates with a number one spot, according to the ...

Wow! Your fellow blogger gained a couple of hundred new followers last week, while your follower count increased by only a few. Even though you and your competitor write more or less about the same topics, he gains more followers than you. Do you ever wonder why? Well, one of the reasons could be that he’s more creative with ...

Weddings are joyous occasions, bringing together the families and friends of the happy couple for a day of celebration. Weddings range enormously in both size and type, from small, intimate occasions through to large scale weddings for many hundreds of people for which wedding furniture hire is often needed. However, that’s in normal times. 2020, of course, turned everyone’s ...