CSR is in our DNA. As humans, we believe that the most basic of all values is people helping others and, in the process, helping themselves. This is also the overarching principle that guides Republic Cement in the way we do business.
Our first value is respect, and this is how we want to interact with our communities: by uplifting the lives of people not only in economic growth but also in health, education, and socio-cultural aspects.
For over 60 years, Republic Cement has been a partner in the Philippines’ transformation and a contributor to nation-building. Our cement is used in many infrastructure projects across the country. As a cement company, we embrace our role and our identity as “nation-builder”.
We also embrace our responsibility to be as ‘green’ as we can be in our manufacturing process — reducing carbon dioxide emissions, improving energy efficiency, increasing the recycled components of our products, and preserving our forests for the wellbeing of future generations.
Our investment in the future surpasses business. “With the strength and quality of Republic Cement, coupled with good corporate citizenship, it is our desire to build stronger structures, stronger communities, and stronger cities,” shares Republic Cement Services, Inc. (RCSI) President Nabil Francis. “Ultimately, our goal is to build a stronger Republic.”
We desire for our communities to grow as we grow.
With this, we have initiated programs through Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), as well as the Social Development and Management Program (SDMP) to help improve the harmony and general welfare of our communities.
Our programs included seniors’ day, scholarships, livelihood programs, medical missions, sports clinics, Information Education, Communication (IEC) caravans, plant open days and fiesta celebrations among others.
We strengthen the country’s future leaders by fighting hunger and malnutrition among young children.
In partnership with Gawad Kalinga, we launched the Kusina ng Kalinga in our host community in Batangas in 2017 and expanded to Bulacan in 2018.
In the past two school-years, our kitchens have catered to over 2,700 schoolchildren, delivering nutritious lunch meals daily to their classrooms.
We want to restore and preserve our environment for the enjoyment of future generations by manufacturing greener cement.
We reduce our environmental footprint through reduced carbon dioxide emissions, energy efficient facilities, carbon sequestration through reforestation efforts, and increase in the recycled components of our products.
We also initiate water sustainability and biodiversity studies as well as environmental education campaigns.
Since 2013, we have planted almost 800,000 trees towards our goal of planting 1 million trees by 2020.
We want to help every Filipino family live in safety and dignity.
In partnership with Micro Finance Institutions (MFI), we are helping to tackle the nation’s housing problem by providing low-income families access to low-cost loans, quality building materials, and expert technical advice, enabling them to build safe, affordable, and durable homes.
Republic Cement’s Tahanan Ko Affordable Housing Program has positively impacted over 150,000 lives through stronger homes.
It is our thrust to help build the nation by building safe, durable, and sound structures and infrastructure that will be enjoyed for generations to come.
Between 2000-2018, 190 mid- and high-rise buildings were built and completed in BGC, Taguig, using Republic Cement. Majority of builders trusted the strength and consistent quality of our products. This is why we call BGC “Republic City”.