Culture and Values

Our values are the guiding principles that reflect what is truly important to us as an organization. For 25 years, Manila Water has strongly adhered to a foundation of core values that have shaped us and made us grow. 

Our company is guided by a philosophy and deep sense of purpose, born out of a desire to improve lives and transform communities. In Manila Water, we develop individuals deeply rooted in values that are inseparably woven into the fabric of our mission and vision as a company. These are the values that underpin our company’s culture.



Better lives and resilient economies through critical infrastructure



A global leader in providing quality water and environmental services supportive of sustainable development



Deliver world-class services tailored to the needs of the communities we serve, through sustainable solutions and purpose-driven, empowered, innovative teams


Mission and Vision

Core Values


We demonstrate our innate Filipino value of genuine compassion and ownership to fulfill our mission to our employees, customers, the environment, and our nation.


We create meaningful value and deliver high returns for all our stakeholders by delivering the highest quality products and services, investing in projects that improve quality of life while upholding the welfare of our employees. 

Core Values 2


We bravely face challenges head-on with a ‘can do, must do’ attitude and we follow through on our promises with maximum effort and persistence. We quickly embrace change and ensure competent completion of every job we commit to.


We live and breathe the work that we do, and we seek out colleagues and partners that share the same commitment to utilize our diverse strengths and work together in synergy towards our purpose.

Core Values 3


We are ethical, fair, and transparent in our business practices at every level of our organization. We always choose to do what’s right and take accountability for our actions.


We apply new approaches, explore new methods and ideas, in order to create innovative solutions and deliver lasting impact for the communities in which we operate.