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EARTH Institute Asia Announces Talk-Show Program on April 15th and Free Seminar on April 16th PDF Print E-mail
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Written by EARTH Institute Asia Press Office   
Sunday, 12 April 2009 09:39

T une in/Watch: “Green Works, Green Minds: The Next Green Idea”


The Junior Chamber International –Manila Chapter (JCI-Manila) expects the best next green idea to come out from its Best Business Plan Competition for 2009. The competition, an annual flagship project of JCI-Manila, is for promising and aspiring entrepreneurs who can present “practical, bold, imaginative and cutting-edge plans that seek solutions, involve risk-taking, and re-assess what is feasible.”  


With this year’s theme “Green Works, Green Minds,” the JCI-Manila seeks “GREEN” or environment-friendly business plans for the conception of a new enterprise, endeavor or social activity that can create positive change.  At stake are over PHP 400,000 pesos worth of prizes. The winner will also have a chance to participate in the Best Business Plan of the World Competition, which will culminate in the JCI World Congress in Tunis, Tunisia.  


For the last five years, the Philippines has been the consistent winner in JCI’s Best Business Plan of the World Competition, besting thousands of entries from around the world.  


To know more about the Best Business Plan Competition, tune in or watch Kalikasan, Kaunlaran! (KK!) on April 15, 2009, Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (Manila time), at DZRH-AM radio (666 in Metro Manila, other kHz nationwide), TV (Ch. 9 in Metro Manila, other cable TV channels nationwide), and Internet ( or  


Guests are top officers of JCI-Manila: Mark Ong, President; Glenn Chan, VP External; Mark Tio, Director for Business; and Johnny Fetalvero, Best Business Plan Chairman. Dr. Cora Claudio, President, EARTH Institute Asia, will moderate the discussion in conversational Tagalog-English.  Join the contests, campaigns and projects of EARTH/KK!


To join all, register as a KK! listener by texting 2299: earth<space>your message.  KK! co-producers are EARTH Inst. Asia and DZRH, with the support of Unilever, Unilab, Manila Water, Pilipinas Shell, FERN, Inc., Toby's Sports, Delbros Supply Chain Solutions, Yehey.Com, MAP, and Brahma Kumaris, and with the cooperation of GREEN Army, PFST, TOWNS, PBE, AIJC, PEIA, DENR,, SanibLakas, and various egroups and environment-caring groups/individuals.  


* J oin the EARTHnetwork for Sustainable Living —a network of producers, sellers, and consumers of eco-products for the wellness of people and the earth.  Launched at the Eco-Products International Fair only on March 19-22, 2009, the network has more than 50 members now. Many of them can provide ecologically sound technologies, other products, and services, from organic vegetables to electric vehicles. Some join to help promote and market the eco-products.   



Hear the business opportunities that EARTHnetwork offers. Join the free seminar on April 16, Thursday, 1-4 PM, Penthouse, The Professional Tower Building, corner EDSA and Boni Avenue, For seat reservations: 671-3266, 0917-829-1718,  # # #   

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