Maynilad CSR programs recognized abroad
West Zone concessionaire Maynilad Water Services, Inc. (Maynilad) said it was honored for its community development and education programs during the 10th Annual Global CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) Summit and Awards held recently in Lombok, Indonesia.
To be specific, the company won a Platinum Award under the “Excellence in
Provision of Literacy and Education Category” for Daloy Dunong, Maynilad’s educational program for public school students that highlights the importance of water, good hygiene and environmental responsibility.
Maynilad also bagged a Gold Award under the “Best Community Program Category” for its water-for-the-poor programs Samahang Tubig Maynilad (STM) and Pag-asa sa Patubig Partnership (P3).
The two initiatives addressed the water and sanitation needs of informal settler communities and gave them access to safe, affordable water.
“We have always believed that having clean water is a basic human right, so we implement these CSR programs to promote access to potable water, health, and resource conservation. We are humbled and grateful for this recognition from the Global CSR Awards,” said President and CEO Ramoncito S. Fernandez.
The Global CSR Awards 2018 is Asia’s most prestigious recognition awards program for Corporate Social Responsibility.
It recognizes outstanding and innovative programs that demonstrate the company’s leadership, sincerity and commitment in incorporating ethical values, compliance with legal requirements, and respect for individuals, communities and the environment in the way they do business.