Nick Fontanilla, CEO of ACRE, Inc., facilitated the multi-sectoral and strategic planning workshop of the Municipality of
Bani in the Province of Pangasinan on February 24, 2009. The workshop session was conducted in a private resort area that was imaginatively shaped in a mountain around a cove in Bani to preserve the lush greenery. Participants included the mayor, vice-mayor, city council members, city hall department managers and heads of various sectors in the municipality. Bani aims to be the model green city in Southeast Asia by 2030.