To be socially relevant, Manila Water Company, Inc. has integrated sustainability in the company’s day-to-day activities. Since the start of its operations, Manila Water’s business goals and programmes have been fully aligned with the commitment to serve the community so that people and businesses are empowered and the integrity of the physical environment that provides the lifeblood of the company’s operations – water – is preserved. Manila Water continues to intensify its sustainability efforts in five focal areas: developing employees, helping build communities, protecting the environment, safeguarding health and safety, and contributing to local and national economies.
To strengthen its CSR advocacies, Manila Water continues to undertake major sustainability initiatives that include the Tubig Para sa Barangay (Water for the Community) programme, Lingap programme (water provision for public service institutions), the Manila Water University (employee development programme), Kabuhayan Para sa Barangay
(Livelihood for the Community) programme and the Suki Vendor
(Preferred Vendor) Programme, and its environmental programmes focused on wastewater, watersheds, environmental partnerships and climate change.