KPMG in the Philippines (R.G. Manabat & Co.) Take Climate Change Action

KPMG_Blue_Logo (RGB).png24 November 2017, Siniloan, Laguna Quezon Land Grant.

FEED acknowledges that R.G. Manabat & Co. (KPMG in the Philippines) has helped keep our planet and people healthy by:

“Taking Climate Change Action through FEED’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Patrons Program – as part of the “Living Legacy: Plant a Tree, FEED our Future” initiative – in Partnership with R.G. Manabat & Co. (KPMG in the Philippines) and in collaboration with the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB), planting indigenous Philippine tree species, including three years maintenance, targeting carbon capture at the UPLB Laguna-Quezon Land Grant site, in Siniloan, Laguna, on November 24th, 2017.”

23755800_1718726398146626_3312063853056072759_nAs part of their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program, a total of 87 KPMG professionals and latest eco-warriors donated to plant 200 indigenous Philippine trees to restore parts of the Laguna Quezon Land Grant site managed by FEED’s “Living Legacy: Plant a Tree, FEED Our Future” partner the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB), with whom FEED has been working for 12 years to date.

Contributors & Tree Planters, 24 Nov 2017
1 Daniel Beu 21 Shaira Vega
2 Shane Herana 22 Ann Corine Punzalan
3 Jolene Castaneda 23 Nina Clemente
4 Mary Aileen Miranda 24 Jhim Abel
5 Charmaine Flores 25 Kevin Dialino
6 Rhea Jane Espliguez 26 Adrienne Jean Corral
7 Rafael Formento 27 Ednessa Jacobe
8 Laarni Generales 28 Cianne Cruz
9 Kristel Tambaoan 29 Mark Christian Tanguilan
10 Jendie Francisco 30 MJ Fernando
11 Edralyn Paguia 31 Gonzaga, Chrysler D
12 Oreza, Acosta 32 Marcelino, Reymarc V
13 Hazel Yalung 33 Del Rosario, Jessie S
14 Valentino Valdez 34 Bajar, Ma Immilene P
15 Maria Teresa Allapitan 35 Balo, Maricar D
16 Eldrian Sevilla 36 John Dominee A. Reyes
17 Mark Bryan Vieja 37 Lawrence Ian L. Benico
18 Kevin Dialino 38 Randolf Joseph A. Acda
19 Dyesebel Carato 39 Jestoni Panilag
20 Hazel Gebilaguin 40 Tin Loquinario

Though only 20 of the initially 40 tree planters were able to make it (majority of staff were engaged in client-facing meetings or internal work seminars), all 87 KPMG RGM&Co. contributors received Certificates of Appreciation for taking Climate Change Action.

Other Contributors   61  Carlos Santiago B.  Tabora 82  Anova J.  Marmita
41  Emmanuel P. Bonoan 62  Joseph S. Buenconsejo 83  Jerwin N. Marqueses
42  Jerome Andrew H. Garcia 63  Ellen Rose R. Hernandez 84  Glenn D.  Delos Santos
43  Imelda H. Corros 64  John Dominee A. Reyes 85  Sharmaine F. Sy
44  Ryan E. Cabello 65  Peter John A. Siapno 86  Donna Kay M.  Salao
45  Wilfredo Z. Palad 66  Kristine Claire G. Domingo 87  Keir P.  Turla
46  Ador C. Mejia 67  Myraflor B. Odiver
47  John Molina 68  Katrina Rae G. Catapang
48  Noel Baladiang 69  Arianne D. Ricafort
49  Darwin P. Virocel 70  Carmela C. Vergino
50  Maria Arleene C. Yu 71  Toni Venette R.  Picar
51  Maria Georgina J. Soberano 72  John Kayvin T. Hapa
52  Kathleen L. Saga 73  Jan Kenneth P. Ebora
53  Andrew James Gerard D.  Ruiz 74  Carl Francis M.  Dizon
54  Rohanie C. Galicia 75  Kristine G. Enriquez
55  Myra Liza S. Sto. Tomas 76  Katrina M. del Rosario
56  Diana Rose A. De Mesa 77  Eduardo Jr. U.  Batongbakal
57  Allan Q. Uy 78  Bon Cedrick D. Doroja
58  Kenneth B. Faria 79  Dave S. Sagandoy
59  Shiela Marie I. De Guzman 80  Jose Christopher E.  Velasco
60  Karlo Eleazar V.  Baral 81  Baby Lyn N.  Morota

Thank you all for your environmental leadership and action!

Photo Journal, 24 Nov 2017 CSR Tree Planting for KPMG RGM&Co.

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About KPMG R.G. Manabat & Co. (KPMG RGM&Co.)

KPMG International is a global network of professional firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. KPMG has more than 174,000 outstanding professionals working together to deliver value in 155 countries worldwide.

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KPMG professionals understand what clients need to navigate through today’s business, regulatory, social and economic complexity. That is because – every day – people from KPMG focus on the needs of member firm clients. KPMG carefully assesses exactly what clients require to achieve their objectives and then work across the globe to deploy the right skills and the right experience to help meet their unique requirements.

KPMG recognizes that clients are looking for the best solutions and advice, locally implemented with a global mindset. KPMG helps client-facing teams coalesce around the issues that matter most with support from KPMG Centers of Excellence and our global methodologies and approaches. KPMG Centers of Excellence are small groups of mobile, global specialists who support our member firms in bringing high quality industry and technical expertise to our clients.

KPMG in the Philippines
KPMG R.G. Manabat & Co. (KPMG RGM&Co.) is the Philippine member firm of KPMG International. It is one of the fastest-growing practices in the Philippines and among the KPMG practices in the Asia Pacific region. It has significantly increased its market share for the past year in auditing the top 1,000 corporations according to Business World*. It has been recognized by the International Tax Review as a Tier 1 tax practice**, Tier 1 transfer pricing practice***, Tier 1 leading tax transactional firm**** and the National Transfer Pricing Firm in the Philippines in 2016. It was also recognized as the Best Consultancy and Advisory Firm in the Philippines by the International Alternative Investment Review in 2012.

KPMG RGM&Co. adopts a global approach spanning professional disciplines, industry sectors and national borders. It takes pride in imparting knowledge that adds value to its clients’ businesses. The diverse public and private sector backgrounds of the partners and principals, coupled with their extensive training, and backed up by the wide knowledge resources and network of KPMG professionals, allows the firm to give real-world solutions to its clients’ increasingly complex business and regulatory issues.

*Business World Top 1,000 Corporations 2015
** International Tax Review’s World Tax 2016 Guide
*** International Tax Review’s World Tax 2017 guide
**** International Tax Review’s World Transfer Pricing 2017 Guide


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