Quezon City, Philippines — PEMSEA welcomes Ms. Melissa Cruz as Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Specialist. Melissa will provide technical services to assist with the development and implementation of a CSR Recognition System, as well as the development of CSR monitoring and evaluation procedures and methodology, in support of the SDS-SEA strategies and objectives.
The CSR Recognition and M&E procedures are intended to promote and encourage private sector participation, resource commitments and investments in support of social, economic and environmental goals and benefits of coastal communities through ICM development and implementation. The system will be developed in collaboration with the corporate sector and other concerned stakeholders at the national, local and international levels.
Melissa has experience in institutional development, capacity building and global best practices (ISO) gained from multinational and local companies with assessment, design, implementation, and monitoring of institutional as well as project-based goals, objectives, and key performance indicators. She has a degree in Business Administration from the University of the Philippines and has graduate certificates in Family Dynamics from Ateneo de Manila and Integrated Life Coaching from the Ford Institute, as well as course certificates on business, marketing and economics and social and psychological studies.