To weep is to show true compassion, to sympathize with the plight of the less fortunate, to devote ourselves not just financially but also emotionally and whole-heartedly. To act on this is to show true mercy. This is the central message behind the theme of the 2015 State and Pastoral Visit to the Philippines of His Holiness Pope Francis, "Mercy and Compassion", and perhaps his entire papacy itself.
Good evening, dear readers on The Daily Aloy and the CSR Learner's Corner! After much technical-related delays, I am happy to announce that my column of editorials on the CSR Learner's Corner, The Librarian's, has now been successfully migrated to The Daily Aloy. From now on, all CSR Learner's Corner readers can expect to view my editorial column, which… Continue reading Announcement: CSR Learner’s Corner editorials now up on TDA
This is a repost of "Why Talk About Education and CSR?" an article written by Mr. J. Anton Yap, the Executive Vice-President of the Benita & Catalino Yap Foundation. Hyperlink is mine. Education has always been central in the spread of an idea to go from a small group of individuals to the general population. In… Continue reading Repost: Why Talk About Education and CSR?
I would like to give a shout-out to Ms. Noreen Bautista, program officer of ISED, who turns 25 today. Happy birthday, Noreen! 🙂 Dear readers, On Monday, 29 September 2014, CSR Bookshelf’s parent organization, the Benita & Catalino Yap Foundation (BCYF), is holding the 4th Philippine Conference on Research in CSR. It’s our flagship event,… Continue reading Of the 4th Philippine Conference on Research in CSR, and Research
Good evening, dear readers! So we've been building up the research spirit through the overhaul of this Bookshelf in appearance and content (trivia: if you haven't see it below, my theme is based on the "Academica Theme" - very apt, wouldn't you say?), including the things I write every Monday evening. Now you may be… Continue reading Making Research a Lifestyle
Good evening, dear readers! You may have noticed something as you browse through this library, especially in the Wikipedia and journals sections. While this library's name is CSR Bookshelf, and thus focuses on CSR research (CSR Bookshelf is connected with BCYF's CSR World department, but not the Institute for Social Enterprise and Development [ISED] department), we… Continue reading 2 things for a true learner to know.
Whenever I'm asked about the work I do - or whenever I, say, invite someone to an event of ours - I usually end up creating more questions than answers (leading the people asking me to give polite nods of understanding instead) or being stereotyped as an NGO worker who would not earn a lot in… Continue reading Sealed with a Kiss.