As part of Emerson Climate GSC Manila’s 10th year anniversary celebration, the management pledged to conduct a series of community services and outreach programs as a way of “giving back to the community.” Each team was then asked to submit an activity proposal indicating their objectives and preferred beneficiaries. Since I have anticipated a lot of proposals to be in the form activities that would only benefit a single group or community, I opted for an environmental awareness activity that would eventually benefit a much wider scope of people and even the generations to come.
And this is where I discovered the ICC Philippines and their annual International Coastal Cleanup Day.
As a primer, the International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) is the world’s largest volunteer effort for ocean’s health. Its mission is to help clean the seas, lakes, and waterways, and to raise awareness on the growing marine debris problem. Aside from…
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