2013 International Year of Freshwater Cooperation. ÁLON connects people and resources to raise awareness, converge best practice and collaboration, to support the transition of industries, leaders & lifestyles dependent on water – towards minimizing our water footprint.
Singapore, April 22, 2013. ÁLON today joined the UN’s “Water Action Hub” – an international collective-action platform on river basin projects – also pursuant to ÁLON’s latest assignment supporting the “Integrated Watershed Management Plan of Baroro River”, The Philippines.
8 February 2013. ÁLON Supports The Global Compact. ÁLON signed the UN initiative, which encouraging businesses worldwide to adopt sustainable and socially responsible policies, endorsing 10 principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption. Principle 8: undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility.
18 January 2013. We recognize that in the midst of a magnificent diversity of cultures and life forms we are one Earth community with a common destiny. The resilience of the community of life and the well-being of humanity depend upon preserving a healthy biosphere with all its ecological systems, a rich variety of plants and animals, fertile soils, pure waters, and clean air.
Jan 2013, Manila. Condé Nast Traveller agrees: “ It’s more fun in the Philippines. London-based luxury travel mag named The Philippines one of its 10 hottest new travel destinations for 2013. For travellers willing to go the extra thousand miles for a deserted beach, the Philippines has around 7,000 of the most heavenly.
12 December 2012, Palawan. ÁLON supports the vision of Mangenguey, an exquisite and remote 13 hectare island in The Calamianes, Northern Palawan (119* 52′ 9.75″E and 12* 00′ 36.05″N). Mangenguey’s natural beauty is at the heart of the Coral Triangle, one of the world’s richest marine biodiversity zones. Mangenguey manifests its own Utopia.
7-9 November 2012, Singapore. CONGRATULATIONS to the 17 newly certified Water Footprint experts from Canada, Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, The Netherlands, Peru, The Philippines, and the United Kingdom – for having accomplished the “Global Water Footprint Standard Training” in Singapore.
Meanings of the word “Álon” vary from Arabic to Hebrew, Basque, Celtic, Gaelic & Tagalog a.o. Announce, Oak, Lion, Strong, Wise, & Wave.