Countering illegal logging via reforestation
February 11-12, 2005 | BusinessWorld, Philippines TF! Editorial Comment: With the serious problems of illegal logging and deforestation once again in the public consciousness, there is a need to deepen understanding and sustain the interest of the general public and policy makers on this issue. One way forward is to highlight stories that provide solutions, as the following article does. Arising from a corporate social responsibility initiative in reforestation, the partnership among government, civil society, and Meralco is demonstrating the potential of both collaborative efforts as well as private sector leadership in addressing environmental problems, among others.