Asia Pacific Basin for Energy Strategies Association, Inc.

Organization's name: Asia Pacific Basin for Energy Strategies Association, Inc.
Organization's acronym: APBest
Former Name(s): ZAP
Headquarters address  
Address: 39 San Miguel Ave., 17th Floor,
Ortigas CBD, Pasig City 1605
Metro Manila, Philippines
Phone: +632 635 26 92
Fax: +632 635 26 93
Web site:

Organization type: Association
  • English

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Emma Ruth Deguzman Designation
Ronald Dylan Concepcion Designation
Angelo Jimenez Head of Organization , Application
Ma. Jelyn Antonio Application
Stephen Jaromay Designation
Geisha Marie Muring Application
Emiliano Deguzman Designation
Roberto Rafael Lucila Designation
Jorge Sarmiento Designation
Antonio Ver Designation , Head of Organization
Carlos Esguerra Designation


Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:
Economic and Social:
  • Energy
  • Environment

Social Development:
  • Social policy
  • Technical cooperation

Sustainable Development:
  • Consumption and production patterns
  • Energy
  • Institutional arrangements
  • Integrated decision-making
  • Partnerships
  • Sustainable development in a globalizing world
Geographic scope: Regional
  • Asia
Country of activity:
  • Philippines
Millennium Development Goals:
  • Ensure environmental sustainability
  • Develop global partnership for development
Mission statement:
Year established (YYYY): 2008
Year of registration (YYYY): 2008
Organizational structure: APBest is consist of eleven (11) Trustees who consist the Board of Trustees and they are to serve as such until their successors have been elected and qualified. From these the following positions are elected and qualified in accordance with the Constitutions and By-Laws of the Association: Chairman, Corporate Secretary, President, Executive Vice-President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, Spokesman and General Counsel. The Association counts as its members persons known for their expertise and contribution in the energy,legal, economics, social and community development, and labor fields.
Number and type of members: The Association has twenty (20) Founding members, where eleven (11) of which consist the Board of Trustees. The remaining nine (8), with the exception of one already deceased, are regular members who contribute their expertise in the different relevant fields of interests.
Affiliation with NGO networks: Not applicable
Funding structure:
  • Membership fees or dues
  • Donations and grants from domestic sources
  • Other sources
Funding structure other: The initial fund of the Association is derived from the one-time contribution from the Founding members. In addition, the Association operational expenses are derived mainly from the contributions of its individual members and Trustees. Other financial so

Additional Information

Sustainable Development

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  • Business and industry
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Social Development

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Main Objective

Special Event / Application for Consultative Status with ECOSOC
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