Message of Senator Loren Legarda: 25th Anniversary of the Mother Earth Foundation

June 18, 2024

Message of Senator Loren Legarda
25th Anniversary of the Mother Earth Foundation
June 13, 2024 6:00 PM | Atencio-Libunao Hall, UP Diliman, Quezon City
My warmest greetings to the Mother Earth Foundation (MEF) on your 25th Anniversary, and congratulations to my fellow awardees of the MEF’s 25 Zero Waste Heroes. Today is a celebration of our collective journey towards stronger collaboration for environment preservation and climate action.
Mother Earth Foundation and I witnessed firsthand the impacts of improper waste management on our […]

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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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June 11, 2024

Ako ay nagagalak sa panibagong pagkakataon para sa sambayanang Pilipino na gunitain ang isang mahalagang bahagi ng ating kasaysayan.
Sa ika-isandaan at dalawampu’t anim na anibersaryo ng kalayaan ng Pilipinas, nananatiling matibay na paalala ang pagdiriwang na ito sa mga laban at sakripisyo ng ating mga ninuno para matamasa natin ang kaayusan at demokrasya sa lipunan ngayon.
Ang Araw ng Kalayaan ay para sa lahat ng Pilipinong patuloy na nagsusumikap upang makapagbigay ng magandang buhay sa kanilang pamilya… Para sa mga Pilipinong […]

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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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