On 27 July 2018, a team from the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) visited the Shared Service Facility (SSF) operated by the Philippine Footwear Federation, Inc. (PFFI) in Marikina City to explore areas where “green and inclusive approaches” could be introduced to enhance its contribution to the development of Micro-Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) while employing operational processes that are environmentally friendly and sustainable.

The DTI pursues a seven-point strategic framework to help MSMEs start up, sustain, expand, and internationalize their own businesses, and thereby become starter entrepreneurs. The 7Ms, namely Mindset, Mastery, Mentoring, Markets, Money, Machines, and Models holistically equip MSMEs to make headway in increasingly competitive markets, while contributing to the larger cause of sustaining the entrepreneurial revolution.

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Date of Release: 20 August 2018