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QC Future of Work Conference Concludes with Emphasis on Climate Action

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The closing sessions of the QC Future of Work Conference provided a platform for diverse agencies to share actionable steps in responding to climate action and disaster risk management, highlighting the collaborative potential between the government and private sector.

Over the course of two days, business owners, corporate executives, entrepreneurs, and representatives from both national government agencies and local government units converged to deliberate on programs and policies tailored to the evolving landscape, aiming to foster sustainable, inclusive, and resilient workplaces.

Mayor Joy Belmonte stood in unity alongside key figures such as Margie Santos from the Business Permits and Licensing Department, Ma. Bianca Perez, Officer-in-Charge at the QC Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office, and esteemed panelists including City Engineer Atty. Dale Perral and QC Climate Change and Environmental Sustainability Department head Ms. Andrea Villaroman.


The conference served as a pivotal platform for the exchange of innovative strategies, highlighting the critical intersection of environmental sustainability, disaster resilience, and the ever-evolving landscape of the workforce. Discussions revolved around integrating climate-conscious practices within the workplace, outlining actionable policies to ensure adaptability and preparedness for emerging challenges.

Mayor Joy Belmonte emphasized the significance of collaboration between government agencies and the private sector, highlighting the necessity for a concerted effort in crafting resilient solutions to future-proof the workplace against potential climate-related adversities.

The collective insights, strategic discussions, and commitment to collaborative action showcased the city's dedication to proactively addressing climate concerns while fostering sustainable and resilient work environments, aligning with the city's forward-thinking initiatives for a progressive and adaptive future.

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