BDO Foundation, PMAP host webinar series on financial literacy

Staying true to its mission of expanding the reach of financial education initiatives nationwide, BDO Foundation, together with the People Management Association of the Philippines (PMAP) and Empower and Transform Philippines, hosted a four-part webinar series tackling fundamental finance knowledge for human resource professionals. The webinar series aim to provide a focused understanding of financial markets, investing principles, and ethical considerations in leading a financially healthy life and equip the target audience with the skills that can be utilized both in their personal and professional endeavors.

“This program is aligned with our goal to promote financial inclusion among various sectors. We stand with PMAP in honing a globally competitive workforce and fostering a financially healthy community with the goal to positively impact our nation-building initiatives,” shares BDO Foundation Trustee and BDO Human Resources Group Head Evelyn Salagubang.

A big part of BDO Foundation’s mission is maintaining a sustainable approach to financial education that resonates best with a chosen sector and demographic. “This significant partnership of PMAP and BDO Foundation allows us to spread awareness of financial literacy to yet another important sector in our county, the HR professionals representing different industries. Here at BDO Foundation, we always welcome organizations that commit to a shared advocacy of educating communities with the right financial knowledge that can be applied in one’s daily life,” says BDO Foundation President Mario Deriquito.

Conducted by Empower and Transform Philippines President and CEO Salve Duplito, the webinar series touched on financial topics ranging from basic saving know-hows for the day-to-day, financial planning for long-term goals, and behavioral economics for productivity in corporations.

Over 900 participants (via Zoom) from different industries across the country attended the webinar series. The learning sessions were also posted on the official Facebook page of PMAP for interested audiences.

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About BDO Foundation

BDO Foundation is the corporate social responsibility arm of BDO Unibank. Founded in 2008, the foundation contributes to nation-building by addressing the needs of various sectors of society through programs in the areas of financial inclusion, disaster response, rehabilitation and rebuilding. Supported by the BDO Unibank community and in partnership with local government units and non-governmental organizations, BDO Foundation mounts relief operations, rehabilitates rural health units, constructs school buildings and implements financial education programs across the country. Its corporate citizenship initiatives have been recognized at the Retail Banking Awards of Asian Banking & Finance magazine and Asia Responsible Enterprise Awards of Enterprise Asia. For more information, visit www.bdo.com.ph, e-mail bdo.foundation@bdo.com.ph or call 8840-7000 local 36046.

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