Maynilad CSR programs receive int'l plum
April 29, 2018
West Zone concessionaire Maynilad Water Services, Inc. (Maynilad) 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.
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.
Maynilad is the largest private water concessionaire in the Philippines in terms of customer base. It is the agent and contractor of the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) for the West Zone of the Greater Manila Area, which is composed of the cities of Manila (certain portions), Quezon City (certain portions), Makati (west of South Super Highway), Caloocan, Pasay, Parañaque, Las Piñas, Muntinlupa, Valenzuela, Navotas and Malabon all in Metro Manila; the cities of Cavite, Bacoor and Imus, and the towns of Kawit, Noveleta and Rosario, all in Cavite Province.
Maynilad’s Advocacy Head Rosmon Tuazon (left) and Advocacy and Marketing Head Abigail Ho-Torres (center) receive the company’s “Excellence in Provision of Literacy and Education Platinum Award” and “Best Community Program Gold Award” from Indonesia’s Tourism Minister for Industry and Institutional Relations Rizki Handayani (right) at the 10th Annual Global CSR Summit and Awards.