EDC bagged four Anvils for its annual report, energy camp and coffeetable book. EDC Vice Chairman & CEO Paul Aquino (5th from left) received the Bronze Anvil for the annual report. Also in photo from left to right are EDC Corporate Communications Manager Fernando Diaz de Rivera, EDC Corporate Communications Officers Frances Ariola and Dave Devilles, Anvil Awards Chair Ed Alcaraz, Paul Aquino, PRSP President Butch Raquel, Anvil juror Jarius Bondoc, EDC Accounting Deputy Manager Jhunar Abbot, EDC Corporate Communications Deputy Manager Toni Nieva and EDC Corporate Communications Supervisor Jun Dumlao.
Geothermal leader Energy Development Corporation (EDC) received the Bronze Anvil for its 2008 annual report titled “Greenergized.” The Public Relations Society of the Philippines (PRSP) bestowed the highest Anvil for PR tools to “Greenergized” for successfully communicating its sustainable energy brand by highlighting its intrinsic value as a renewable energy company and providing comprehensive information on its triple bottomline performance.
Aside from the Bronze Anvil, EDC also took home Anvils for Energy Camp, its summer project for indigent youths and Voices of the Mountain: The People of Mount Apo Speak, a coffeetable book. The Energy Camp received the Anvil Award of Excellence for successfully creating a fun and alternative learning experience for the youth while the coffeetable book was cited for successfully communicating EDC’s initiatives and accomplishments in enhancing Mount Apo’s biodiversity as well as its contribution to the development of the Indigenous Peoples and host communities.
The Energy Development Corporation (EDC) is a pioneer in generating 100% clean, renewable, and reliable power as an electricity supplier in the Philippines for over 40 years. With power plants all over Visayas and Mindanao, the company is one of the biggest producers of geothermal energy in Asia and is expanding its reach in the international market, allowing it to offer customers affordable energy rates. EDC also strives to provide the best customer service it can to all its clients by having helpful salespeople and easy to understand contracts. Because of all of this, it is poised to become the premier supplier of electricity for the Philippines’ Green Energy Option Program. EDC takes its mission as a renewable energy provider seriously and goes beyond sustainability by investing in programs that enhance the environment and empower its partner communities, thereby fostering regenerative development. The company has also been working toward being carbon-neutral by improving its energy efficiency, as well as implementing various greening projects to ensure that its mission to provide future generations with a better life remains intact.