Timely information, incisive analysis in popular style, effective education. IBON is popularly known for these things, especially when it comes to socio-economic issues.
IBON is a research-education-information development institution. IBON undertakes the study of socio-economic issues that confront Philippine society and the world today. It explores alternatives and promotes a new understanding of socio-economic issues that best serve the interests and aspirations of the Filipino people.
Since 1978, IBON has fully developed into an institution that provides research, education, publications, information work, and advocacy support. Besides its original programs – industry researches, databanking, popular publications, and seminars, IBON has strengthened its presence in the formal education sector, in providing non-formal education to people’s organizations, in conducting in-depth research and information services to all sectors of society, in mainstream media education, and in international networking.