Empowering the local economy

Empowering the local economy It is also important for us to deliberately choose our partners in our supply chain, as this is in line with our priority for Shared Economic Value. Our partners include local vendors and cooperatives, which help contribute to the local economy EDC exclusively worked with legal contractors who comply with labor… Continue reading Empowering the local economy

EDC expands education support and partnerships beyond SIKAT

EDC expands education support and partnerships beyond SIKAT EDC also partnered with the University of the Philippines Los Baños – College of Development Communication (UPLB-CDC) in conducting the Most Significant Change (MSC) analysis in our CSR activities. The program is a qualitative participatory research that gathers significant change stories from select 43 SIKAT scholars from… Continue reading EDC expands education support and partnerships beyond SIKAT

Scholarship Engagement and Mentoring Support

Scholarship Engagement and Mentoring Support On top of academic excellence, passion, and values, it is also vital for EDC to instill the spirit of environmental advocacy and the mission of regenerative development to its scholars. In 2021, all of our SIKAT scholars contributed to environmental projects that promote environmental sustainability. All of which were student-led,… Continue reading Scholarship Engagement and Mentoring Support

EDC’s SIKAT Program: Bringing Filipino Youth to great new heights

EDC’s SIKAT Program: Bringing Filipino Youth to great new heights Providing opportunities in education is one of the best ways to attain social and economic progress. The SIKAT Program, EDC’s end-to-end support for qualified marginalized Filipino youth, encompasses scholarships, mentoring support, scholars’ engagement activities, and career placement after graduation. Qualified students can choose from academic,… Continue reading EDC’s SIKAT Program: Bringing Filipino Youth to great new heights

A regenerative purpose: looking after our stakeholders during the pandemic

A regenerative purpose: looking after our stakeholders during the pandemic We strive to not only maintain harmonious relationships with our host barangays, primary partner barangays (PPBs), neighboring communities along our project access roads as major stakeholders of the company, but more so to elevate their lives as the company progresses. The relationships we’ve nurtured were… Continue reading A regenerative purpose: looking after our stakeholders during the pandemic

Bridging Stakeholders

Bridging Stakeholders A Regenerative Celebration of Gratitude The Energy Development Corporation’s first virtual Regenerative Thanksgiving Concert owes its success to the collective efforts of EDC’s valued stakeholders from around the world. This initiative was held on December 8, 2021, and aimed to contribute to social change for the young underserved musicians of the Orchestra of… Continue reading Bridging Stakeholders

EDC Host Communities

EDC Host Communities In 2021, our social and relationships capital was focused mainly for our host communities through education and environmental initiatives. We also nurtured existing and forged new partnerships with like-minded NGOs, academic institutions, and private individuals. We also worked closely with national government agencies and local government units across all our project sites.… Continue reading EDC Host Communities

Elevating everything we touch

Elevating everything we touch We remain mindful of our business operations’ direct and indirect impacts on our host and neighboring communities. At various stages of development and in the course of our operations, our site facilities may have varying levels of impact on them.   Guided by our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Policy, we strive… Continue reading Elevating everything we touch

What is it like working with the community? What does your day/week look like?

What is it like working with the community? What does your day/week look like? Working with the community is a grounding experience in a way that you get a glimpse of how the world runs. Through our interactions with them, I realize that everything is interconnected. It becomes more obvious how nature or the place’s… Continue reading What is it like working with the community? What does your day/week look like?

Social and Relationship Capital

Social and Relationship Capital Our Social and Relationship Capital encompasses our forged relationships and collaborations with all stakeholders, including partner organizations, the national and local governments, suppliers, contractors, customers, and especially the communities we operate in. Through strong, healthy, and productive relationships with our community partners, EDC maintains its social license to operate. Internally, our… Continue reading Social and Relationship Capital