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Corporate Responsibility in Action: Run to Save the Reefs

City of Taguig, Philippines — To raise funds and awareness for the preservation of the Tubbataha Reef in the Philippines, Concepcion Durables Inc., a local manufacturing company in the Philippines, recently organized the Race for the Reefs as part of its corporate responsibility efforts.Students, women, community groups and local celebrities participated in the race for a cause held on 2 March in the City of Taguig, Philippines. PEMSEA staff joined in the 3 km, 5 km and 10 km divisions. Flyers for the East Asian Seas Congress 2009 were also distributed during the activity. The Tubbataha Reef is the largest coral atoll in the Philippines. It is recognized internationally for its marine biodiversity and richness and is designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site.