Articles worth reading
Senator Jinggoy Estrada

Estrada pushes amnesty grant to rebels 

account_balanceMetro Manila access_time4 days ago

Senator Jinggoy Estrada on Wednesday recommended the Senate's concurrence to President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr.’s proclamations granting amnesty to rebels and insurgents to encourage them to give up their fight, according to a report by...

PNP denies threats against Quiboloy 

account_balanceMetro Manila access_time5 days ago

The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Thursday denied the claims of Kingdom of Jesus Christ (KOJC) leader Pastor Apollo Quiboloy that it was allegedly conniving with the United States government to eliminate him through rendition, according to...

Budget Secretary Amenah Pangandaman

LGUs asked to fully utilize budget 

account_balanceMetro Manila access_time5 days ago

Budget Secretary Amenah Pangandaman on Wednesday called on local government units (LGUs) to ensure the full utilization of their respective budget allocations, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. During the fifth leg of the Public ...

Makati News

Makati receives WCCD resilient city certification

account_balanceMakati News account_circleNoah James chat_bubble_outline0 Comments

In a momentous virtual ceremony, Mayor Abby Binay proudly accepted the World Council on City Data (WCCD) ISO 37123 Early Adopter Resilient City Certification on behalf of Makati City. Makati joins the ranks of one of the first cities globally to achieve this esteemed certification under the new ISO Standard, ISO 37123 Sustainable Cities and Communities – Indicators for Resilient Cities.

The WCCD certification recognizes Makati City's unwavering commitment to building a resilient and sustainable urban environment. Through comprehensive data-driven planning and implementation, the city has demonstrated its capacity to effectively address the challenges posed by rapid urbanization, climate change, and other complex urban issues.

With this certification, Makati City showcases its dedication to adopting best practices and innovative strategies that promote urban resilience and enhance the quality of life for its residents. The ISO 37123 Standard sets forth a rigorous framework for measuring and assessing a city's resilience across various indicators, including governance, economy, environment, and social well-being.

Advertisement

Mayor Abby Binay expressed her gratitude for the recognition and emphasized the importance of resilience in building a better future for the city. She highlighted the collaborative efforts of the local government, community stakeholders, and various sectors in achieving this milestone.

This certification serves as a testament to Makati City's continuous pursuit of excellence and its proactive approach to sustainable urban development. By adhering to global standards and adopting resilient practices, Makati aims to create a city that can effectively respond to shocks and stresses while ensuring the well-being and prosperity of its residents.


date_rangeDate Published
7 months ago
shareShare article
folder_openArticle tags
content_copyCategorized under

Share your thoughts with us

Related Articles

Makati Explores Cutting-Edge Emergency Tech with Israel's Embassy

account_balanceMakati chrome_reader_mode6 days ago

Makati City Mayor Abby Binay expressed gratitude to Ambassador Ilan Fluss and the Embassy of Israel for their collaborative effort in showcasing Emergency Response Technology and Innovation at Makati City Hall. The event served as a platform to high...

×
Click on the article to continue reading
Quezon City adopts no contact apprehension system Red Cross pushes saliva test Vaccines from COVAX to arrive in Q1 Makati Shangri-La to close doors on Feb. 1 Cities in NCR to start vaccination simultaneously Mother, girlfriend of Filipino infected with UK variant also test positive Send Press Release MNC Facebook Page MNC Twitter Page MNC Instagram Page LGU Spotlight Barangay Front Business Sports Entertainment Metro Gen Metro Feature