LPU VPA Assumes Key Role as Representative for the Educational Business Group in General Trias’ LIIB, Aligned with SDGs
In a momentous stride towards sustainable development, Dr. Maria Teresa O. Pilapil, Vice President for Administration, has been appointed as the Representative for the Educational Business Group to the Local Investment and Incentive Board (LIIB) of the City Government of General Trias. Dr. Pilapil’s appointment aligns with the broader vision of the city to contribute to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Dr. Pilapil, a distinguished figure in the field of education, brings a wealth of experience and expertise to her new role, ensuring that her responsibilities are not only economically sound but also socially and environmentally responsible.
In her capacity as Representative, Dr. Pilapil will actively contribute to the following SDGs:
- Promoting Quality Education (SDG 4): By facilitating incentives for educational projects, Dr. Pilapil will directly contribute to SDG 4, ensuring inclusive and equitable quality education for all.
- Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure (SDG 9): Dr. Pilapil’s role in periodically reviewing Investment Priority Areas (IPAs) and adopting an investment promotion program will support SDG 9, fostering innovation and building resilient infrastructure.
- Sustainable Cities and Communities (SDG 11): Addressing issues and controversies concerning the implementation of the Local Investment and Incentives Code, Dr. Pilapil will play a crucial role in promoting sustainable urban development under SDG 11.
- Partnership for the Goals (SDG 17): Through her engagement in establishing cooperative undertakings and coordinating with local development councils, Dr. Pilapil will contribute to SDG 17, fostering partnerships to achieve the goals.
Dr. Pilapil’s commitment to the SDGs will not only drive economic growth but will also ensure that General Trias progresses in a manner that is socially inclusive, environmentally responsible, and aligned with the global agenda for sustainable development. Her appointment marks a strategic move towards a more sustainable and resilient future for General Trias and serves as a model for other regions aspiring to integrate the SDGs into their local development initiatives.