The Batas Kalikasan Foundation, Inc. (BKFI) was registered with the SEC as a non-stock, non-profit corporation on 14 June 2002 by a group of incorporators who were interested to promote environmental law education and enforcement. It is a family organization type. Its main office is located at Suite 6-J Westgate Tower, Investment Drive, Madrigal Business Park, Alabang, Muntinlupa City. The foundation has 3 regular staff, 5 volunteers, and 5 members of the Board of Trustees.
Its purposes (V-M-G), among others, are “to use the Law as guide and thinking tool to conserve, protect and restore (CPR) the Earth”. The Foundation’s programs/projects currently focuses on the following areas: publication and marketing of two books in Environmental Law, rehabilitation and protection of Visayan Sea and Bantayan Island, the richest fishing grounds in the Philippines. It also assisting local communities establishing marine sanctuary, provide legal empowerment workshops for local governments and fish wardens.
The geographical scope of programs is concentrated in the Visayas region,particularly in the four provinces around the Visayan Sea, namely: Cebu, Masbate, Negros and Iloilo. The Visayan Sea is home to the widest array of fish and marine products in the whole world.
Its sources of income include funds from the family of the Chairperson Atty. Antonio Oposa, Jr.,
proceeds of the books, and donations from relatives and friends.
Suite 6-J, Westgate Tower, Investment Drive, Madrigal Business Park, Ayala Alabang, Muntinlupa City
TelNo: (02) 809-6122 | FaxNo: (02) 809-6122 / 807-7954