Recognizing Youth Role Models in Citizenship, Sustainability or Social Responsibility


The CSR Youth Award aims to recognize outstanding young people who practice personal CSR (3.0). The Award intend to recognize college or graduate students and young professionals in three categories of CSR 3.0: (1) Citizenship, (2) Sustainability and (3) Social Responsibility.

CSR Youth Awardees

CSR Youth Awardee 2015 Clarissa Degado

2015 CSR Youth Awardee (Young Professional)

Clarissa Delgado

CEO, Teach for the Philippines

As co-founder and CEO of Teach for the Philippines, Clarissa has led the organization in its efforts to provide quality education to Filipino children. Since 2012, Teach for the Philippines has enlisted the best Filipino young leaders to commit two years of their lives to teach in public schools.


CSR Youth Awardee 2016, Arcie Mallari

2016 CSR Youth Awardee (Young Professional)

Arcie Mallari

Co-founder, Silid-Aralan Inc.

Through Arcie’s leadership, Silid-Aralan Inc. has helped empower low performing and underprivileged students in the Philippines. Arcie was a finalist in the 2015 CSR Youth Awards. After learning about sustainability as a key component of this Award, Arcie was able to transform his NGO into a financially-sustainable organization that is now looking towards becoming a social enterprise.


CSR Youth Awardee 2016 - Maco Ravanzo

2016 CSR Youth Awardee (Student)

Maco Ravanzo

Co-founder, I am M.A.D.

Maco–who was born and raised in Basilan, Philippines–lost his father who was a Filipino soldier. As he knew the feeling of growing up without a father, he was inspired to setup I am Making a Difference to spread love and reach out to Filipinos. While finishing his graduate studies, Maco continues to run I am M.A.D, which has grown from two volunteers to more than 200 volunteers, and reaching more than 1,300 children.

General Criteria

  1. Leadership Position. A CSR Youth Award nominee must be in a leadership position in their organization.
  2. Duration of Leadership. The nominee must have led an organization or an activity for at least two years.
  3. Documentation. There is social impact that has been validated through documentary evidence, and/or references.
  4. Continuity and Sustainability. There is continuity and viability in the projects led by the nominee.
  5. Positive Impact. There is a net positive impact to the community.
  6. Scalability and openness. The project led by nominee may be replicated and scaled, and the nominee is open to share expertise and experience.

Category Criteria


Initiatives in this category may involve the following

  • Volunteerism
  • Involvement in public policy and activities
  • Working with the government
  • LGU-related activities and projects
  • Working with indigenous people
  • Working with special groups such as Seniors and Persons with Disabilities
  • Heritage, arts and cultural activities.


Initiatives in this category may involve the following

  • Environment
  • Biodiversity
  • Climate Change
  • Low Carbon Footprint
  • Alternative energy and fuels
  • Organic Farming
  • Recycling
  • Conservation
  • Education

Social Responsibility

Initiatives in this category may involve the following

  • Activities in CSR 1.0 (Charity / Philanthropy, etc.)
  • Activities in CSR 2.0 (Transformative CSR in organizations, Creating Shared Value, Triple Bottomline, etc.)
  • Activities in CSR 3.0 (any activity that improves or impacts human value and dignity, whether at the community, local, or national level).

Nominations for the 2017 Search is Opening Soon. Stay tuned!

For more details, contact csr@bcyfoundation.org

or visit the CSR Youth Awards Facebook Page