Overview

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) plays a vital role in the company culture of AGI. The interests of the consumers, partners, stakeholders, employees, and the wider community are reflective on the social engagements of the individual companies of the conglomerate that altogether are committed to AGI’s ultimate goal of nation-building.

Megaworld Foundation

For over 20 years, the Megaworld Foundation has been at the forefront in extending financial and other forms of assistance especially in the sector of education. AGI founding moguland Megaworld Foundation chairman, Dr. Andrew Tan, has always believed in the development of the youth through education, in order for them to become the ideal leaders for the succeeding generations.

Charitable Causes
Megaworld Foundation is also keen on affording help to charitable causes, giving financial aid to institutions across the Philippines. Admittedly, part of the key components in achieving the fullest sense of its CSR activities is the continuous voluntary participation of its employees
Enviromental Care
Care of the environment is also one of the advocacies of the foundation. In April 2018, Global-Estate Resorts, Inc. (GERI , a subsidiary brand of Megaworld), together with its employees and volunteers, has organized a tree-growing campaign at Twin Lakes, the company’s tourism township near Tagaytay.
Academic Scholarships
Megaworld Foundation is partnered currently with 26 of the country’s leading universities and colleges, offering free tuition fees and stipends to deserving candidates
Local Cultural Promotions
The Megaworld Foundation also believes that the preservation and embrace of the homegrown culture is fundamental to nation building. As such, it has initiated the opening of the first art institution in the Visayas and Mindanao, the Iloilo Museum of Contemporary Art, solely dedicated to featuring the creative and contemporary works of mostly Filipino and Ilonggo artists.

Run With Me charity race

Resorts World Manila (RWM) of Travellers gained another milestone event on the success of its 3rd annual Run With Me charity race held at the Mall of Asia grounds on August 26. The globally recognized charity event had 5,000 runners participate to raise funds for six partner beneficiaries of the premier lifestyle and entertainment destination. The 2018 event raised the largest amount so far of all the Run With Me events with P3.5 million donated to charities YESPinoy Foundation, HERO Foundation, Right Start Community Development, Inc., Empowering Brilliant Minds Foundation, ERDA Tech Foundation, and EPCALM Adult Leukemia Foundation, Inc

Love Plus Program

The children of Pasay City were also recipients of the benevolence of RWM and its employees. The company’s five-year old CSR initiative League of Volunteer Employees or LOVE Plus program led by its Safety, Security and Health Department, together with friends from the Philippine Army, attended the ‘Brigada Eskwela’ event on the building of the new school benefitting elementary students

Other LOVE Plus program volunteers from RWM’s Human Resources and F&B teams banded with the members of the Economic Journalists Association of the Philippines (EJAP) for a LOVE Plus outreach activity and financial sustainability talk for the benefit of the Pasay Social Welfare and Development (PSWD) Department. There was also a meal-sharing and gift-giving activity with around 60 children together with their house parents.

The LOVE program of RWM allows company employees to introduce and participate in civic-minded activities that provide various types of assistance to particular beneficiaries through its umbrella program LOVE Grants.

Ronald McDonald House Charities

McDonald’s Philippines charity of choice Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) has been a consistent partner for better change towards the improvement of the lives of the Filipino children. Its two local flagship programs, Ronald McDonald‘s Read to Learn and Bigay Tulong, have given tremendous contributions that support the children’s needs for education, shelter and happiness.

The Read To Learn program

The Read To Learn program has partnered with almost 10,000 schools, trained 27,046 educators in a span of 16 years. The program has also distributed more than 300,000 books that benefitted some 12,000,000 Filipino children

Ronald McDonald Bahay Bulilit Training Centers

This year, McDonald’s Philippines through RMHC opened 4 new Ronald McDonald Bahay Bulilit Training Centers in the southern part of the country, namely: Davao, Marawi, Cebu and Mandaue. These learn-andplay spaces welcome about 70 children per day that are assisted by accredited social workers and community volunteers from the City Social Welfare and Development (CSWD). Here children are taught basic skills in preparation for formal schooling. Children also develop social skills and sportsmanship as they play.

The Bahay Bulilit in Marawi is the biggest one in the country and the first that has a separate playground. To date, there are 32 Ronald McDonald Bahay Bulilit Training Centers across the nation.