Program intensity: Introducing seismic expertise in geothermal sites

Program intensity: Introducing seismic expertise in geothermal sites As part of EDC’s initiatives in Geosciences Studies and Researches for Exploration and Resource Management, the PESST Program Intensity was created to provide information on well targets with potential permeability while providing geohazard insights, particularly on earthquakes. Two (2) projects exist under Program Intensity. Through these,  EDC… Continue reading Program intensity: Introducing seismic expertise in geothermal sites

EDC launches micro-learning sessions on enterprise risk management and business continuity

EDC launches micro-learning sessions on enterprise risk management and business continuity To promote risk awareness and facilitate the strategic risk review at the leadership level in EDC, the Risk Management Department conducted activities such as Enterprise Risk Management Microlearning Session and Strategic Risk Workshop. As part of the Company’s risk governance, top risks coming from… Continue reading EDC launches micro-learning sessions on enterprise risk management and business continuity

EDC celebrates employee achievements with EDC Rocks Service Awards

EDC celebrates employee achievements with EDC Rocks Service Awards In a virtual event, EDC recognized and celebrated service awardees who have been sharing their skills and talents with the Company for the past 10-30 years. We also highlighted individuals and groups who received external recognition in 2021.  EDC honored these EDC Rock Stars as they… Continue reading EDC celebrates employee achievements with EDC Rocks Service Awards

Tindog EDC: Standing Stronger Together

Tindog EDC: Standing Stronger Together Staying true to our promise, we prioritized the safety and well-being of our people. In the second year of the pandemic, EDC continued its initiatives and introduced new programs to better address the requirements of the new normal, as part of our COVID-19 Response to the employees. The program was… Continue reading Tindog EDC: Standing Stronger Together

EDC expands education support and partnerships beyond SIKAT

EDC expands education support and partnerships beyond SIKAT EDC 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 qualitative participatory research that gathers significant change stories from select 43 SIKAT scholars from Bicol, Leyte,… Continue reading EDC expands education support and partnerships beyond SIKAT

Upholding the rights of IPs

Upholding the rights of IPs At EDC, we ensure that our operations and activities do not harm the communities, and instead, we implement programs to promote their development through different initiatives. We consider the IP community a significant stakeholder for our Mt. Apo operations, while we ensure their welfare and support the preservation of their… Continue reading Upholding the rights of IPs

EDC leverages accurate weather forecast with IBM’s The Weather Company, releases early warning during Typhoon Odette

EDC leverages accurate weather forecast with IBM’s The Weather Company, releases early warning during Typhoon Odette To make the best timely decision for the safety of our workers and plants, EDC tapped IBM’s The Weather Company (TWC) tool for advanced forecasting and real-time data on typhoons and other natural disasters, and it also gives EDC… Continue reading EDC leverages accurate weather forecast with IBM’s The Weather Company, releases early warning during Typhoon Odette

Saving the Philippine Eagles and helping nature regenerate

Saving the Philippine Eagles and helping nature regenerate The Philippine Eagle is listed under the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) critically endangered species list. To save the future of these majestic birds, non-profit organizations embarked on learning more about these royal birds through scientific field surveys, including nesting territories and natural habitats.   … Continue reading Saving the Philippine Eagles and helping nature regenerate

BINHI 3.0: Helping Filipino farmers and communities, saving Philippine native tree species

BINHI 3.0: Helping Filipino farmers and communities, saving Philippine native tree species Our project on reforestation successfully planted 6.8 million native and fruit tree seedlings on more than 10,000 hectares of land within its managed forests throughout the country. In 2021, we invested PHP 25.7 million for its environmental initiatives and watershed management programs under… Continue reading BINHI 3.0: Helping Filipino farmers and communities, saving Philippine native tree species

EDC spearheads Philippine Net Zero Carbon Alliance

EDC spearheads Philippine Net Zero Carbon Alliance The alliance was formed in 2021 with founding members from homegrown enterprises. The program will provide the members with a framework to attain carbon neutrality. It also guided partners in tracking, monitoring, and offsetting their carbon emissions, and acquiring a third-party certification for their carbon emissions and offsets.… Continue reading EDC spearheads Philippine Net Zero Carbon Alliance