Geothermal leader Energy Development Corporation (EDC) bagged the Anvil Award of Excellence for Master of Green Power Communication Program and the Anvil Award of Merit for Sustain via Renew, EDC’s integrated annual and sustainability report. The Master of Green Power Communication Program was cited for successfully communicating its creative portfolio of services, sustainability report, and actively participating in the 2010 World Geothermal Congress. The program resulted in increased investor confidence and shareholder value, acquiring new geothermal contracts, and maintaining stakeholders’ support. Sustain via Renew won for successfully integrating its business performance milestones with its sustainability efforts, giving readers of the report a more holistic view of EDC’s initiatives. EDC Senior Vice President for Operations Marcelino Tongco (6th from left) and Assistant Vice President Martin Lacambra (5th from left) received the Anvils. Also in photo from left to right are: Lourdes Zaide, Anne Christine Rojo, Monette Evangelista, Fernando Diaz de Rivera, Martin Lacambra, Marcelino Tongco, Frances Ariola, Ivy Henson and Atty. Jasmine Almogino.
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.