Community Relations Seminar held
With the theme: “ Advancing Community Development Strategies in attaining socio- economic growth,” citing the need to put emphasis in enhancing the strategies of the companies in their social responsibility, the 4th Community Relations (COMREL) Seminar was conducted last Nov. 16, 2016 at CAP John Hay Trade and Cultural Center, Baguio City.
Over a hundred community relations officers attended the event that tackled the Social Development and Management Program (SDMP) of mining companies, strategies and programs to alleviate poor communities, and community development in mining areas.
Engr. Louie Sarmiento, head of Philippine Mine Safety and Environment Association (PMSEA) said in his opening message, “ the mining industry is given a chance to prove its worth.”
“ A challenging time for us, we need to make sure that we are doing the right thing, this is the only way to make the industry viable and sustainable as an industry,” Engr. Sarmiento added.
“The mining industry is committed to do the right thing, let us share experiences to ensure that we continue to be committed,” he further said.