Legarda files Magna Carta of Waste Workers bill

June 13, 2024

Senator Loren Legarda filed a bill seeking standardized working conditions for waste workers, citing their critical role in public health and environmental sustainability.
Legarda, the author and principal sponsor of Republic Act (RA) 9003, otherwise known as the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act, filed Senate Bill No. (SBN) 2636, otherwise known as the proposed Magna Carta of Waste Workers Act.
“The State should finally recognize the pivotal role our waste workers provide to everybody in the country, at the risk at their […]

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Legarda underscores ecological responsibility and inclusivity

June 5, 2024

Senator Loren Legarda emphasized the importance of ecological responsibility and inclusivity to the operations of government-owned or -controlled corporations (GOCCs) as we live at a time when climate change has become evident.
“We face unprecedented temperature rises, extreme heat waves, and intensified storms,” Legarda said during her speech at the 13th anniversary of the Governance Commission for GOCCs (GCG) on Tuesday, June 4.
“Yet, the conversation on climate change must include one crucial topic: gender inequality,” she added.
“The climate crisis is not […]

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Legarda: Small changes to improve Earth will pay big in the future

June 5, 2024

In commemoration of World Environment Day today, Senator Loren Legarda underscored the importance of the vital connection between the overall being of the planet to the survival of the succeeding generations.
Legarda, one of the foremost advocates of the environment in the country, said that making small, eco-friendly changes in our way of life will contribute positively to the health of the environment.
“We must stop just thinking about today because the quality of life of the next generations is at stake,” […]

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Legarda: PH needs to step up in marine preservation

June 5, 2024

Senator Loren Legarda asserted the Philippines’ role in promoting the sustainability of marine resources around the world.
“The leadership of coastal nations is crucial for the protection of our oceans—those who experience the sands of Deauville in France, the Arribada in Tamarindo in Costa Rica, and the seaside cliffs of Palawan know full well what it means to love the sea,” Legarda said during the Blue Nations – France and Philippines: Partners for the Oceans event on Wednesday.
“These are but tiny […]

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