Manila Water bags 7 Anvils
Ayala-led Manila Water Company, Inc. and its subsidiaries Laguna Water, Boracay Water, and Clark Water bagged seven honors in the 53rd Anvil Awards held recently at Shangri-La at The Fort in Taguig City.
The exceptional public relations tools recognized with Gold Anvil Awards by the Public Relations Society of the Philippines (PRSP) were “Manila Water’s Marikina North Sewerage System Project Story” and “Manila Water’s 2016 Integrated Annual and Sustainability Report: How 20 Years of Shared Value is Enabling our 2020 Vision.”
Among the outstanding public relations programs and tools awarded with Silver Anvils were “Kasangga Day: Manila Water’s Customer Appreciation Program,” "Manila Water’s 20th Anniversary Corporate Video and Mural,” Clark Water’s “Sitio Haduan Water Project: Uplifting Communities through Sustainable Water Access One Community at a Time,” Boracay Water’s "Lingap Eskwela: Creating Healthy Schools through Access to Clean Water and Proper Sanitation,” and Laguna Water’s "TSEK!: Tamang Sanitasyon Equals Kalinisan, Kalusugan at Kaunlaran ng Bayan.”
Present to receive the awards were company executives led by Manila Water Chief Operating Officer (COO) Geodino Carpio, Manila Water Philippine Ventures President and CEO Virgilio Rivera Jr., Manila Water Corporate Operations Group Director Thomas Mattison, Manila Water Corporate Project Management Group Director Maidy Lynne B. Quinto and Manila Water Corporate Strategic Affairs and Corporate Communications Head Jeric Sevilla Jr., along with Manila Water managers.
Considered as the Oscars of Public Relations and the most coveted prize in the public relations industry, the Anvil Awards given to outstanding programs and tools by the PRSP. The Anvil Awards is judged by a distinguished multi-sectoral jury. Each year, hundreds of entries from both public and private institutions nationwide are thoroughly reviewed and assessed by about 40 PR professionals and a panel of over 30 jurors.