"How can I be a global citizen?" In some ways, today's interconnected society has already made each one of us global citizens, but some people are literally citizens of the world, possessing multiple citizenships and enjoying the freedom and mobility that affords them.
And as the Philippines becomes more affluent and its companies start gaining footing in different parts of the world, many Filipinos are becoming global citizens in the most literal sense of the word.
Q: How can I be a global citizen? A: Get global citizenship education and call the experts.
Gaining a second citizenship isn't easy, and is often a long and complicated process. But thankfully, you can enlist the help of experts to simplify the process. Arton Capital, a Canadian global financial advisory firm, has made its mission to empower individuals and families to become global citizens by investing in second residency and citizenship in countries such as Canada, United States, Portugal, and more. The company makes complicated processes more simple through a bespoke service experience and long-term relationships.
"Global citizenship is a movement that is gaining popularity throughout the world," said Armand Arton, founder and president of Arton Capital. "An investor can gain a second citizen for US$100,000 ranging to US$2 million depending on where they decide to invest. These programs offer mobility of movement, financial security and freedom for the whole family."
In the Philippines, Arton Capital partners with EnterPH, a business consultancy firm co-founded by Atty. Rocky Chan and Consul Rene "RJ" Ledesma, Jr. of Monaco. EnterPH specializes in investor relations, helping companies conveniently establish an enterprise in the Philippines. Clients can expect the best of both worlds with this partnership — while Arton Capital brings its international knowledge and experience to the table, EnterPH possesses a mastery of the local business landscape.
EnterPH’s services include business registration, product registration, accounting, payroll, staffing, tax consulting, and HR consulting.
"With the growing number of Philippine companies entering business in different parts of the world, we are very honored to work with Arton Capital to empower Filipinos with the flexibility and mobility to become global citizens," said EnterPH President Atty. Rocky Chan.
"The place where we were born does not dictate who we are."
"We live in the age of global citizens," said Arton in a TEDx Talks session he gave recently. "As global citizens, the only boundaries we have are the way we see ourselves and the way we see each other.
"The place where we were born does not dictate who we are, where we can go, or what we can become. When we limit human mobility, we’re restricting the use of one of the most important growth tools humanity has at its disposal."