Globe Telecom joined forces with the United Nations to pay tribute to the key role that micro, small and medium-sized (MSME) businesses play as contributors in offering decent jobs, providing economic growth, and maintaining investments in industry, innovation, and infrastructure.
United Nations declaring June 27 as MSME Day, Globe myBusiness launched the Saludo SME campaign that aims to honor the passion and successes of said sectors, their contributions to the nation, and their perseverance even during these trying times due to the pandemic.
The campaign includes the online business consultation caravan, a series of online learning workshops intended to help the sectors adjust and prepare through new ways of doing business amid the pandemic.
At present, MSMEs account for 99.5% of all registered businesses in the country, 63% of total employment, and 35% of the Gross Domestic Product.
Globe President and CEO Ernest Cu said that the company would be looking forward to see MSMEs transform and adapt into the new normal.