West Zone concessionaire Maynilad Water Services, Inc. (Maynilad) earned its Investors in People (IiP) standard accreditation, which confirms that its people management is benchmarked against international standards and best practices.
The IiP is a globally recognized institution that sets the mark for people management excellence, defining what makes organizations a great employer that leads and supports people for sustainable growth. It has over 10,000 accredited organizations in 78 countries around the world.
Maynilad’s leadership and management effectiveness were assessed against the IiP Standard’s nine indicators, namely: Leading and inspiring people, living the organization’s values and behaviors, empowering and involving people, managing performance, recognizing and rewarding high performance, structuring work, building capability, delivering continuous improvement, and creating sustainable success.
In the independent survey of IiP, Maynilad scored significantly high on all of these indicators—even surpassing the industry average.
“We understand the value of ensuring that our people are continuously supported and empowered toward professional advancement. Without our people, Maynilad would not have achieved its dramatic transformation from bureaucratic utility to customer-focused organization. This IiP accreditation shows our commitment to our people as a key pillar of Maynilad’s success,” said Maynilad President and CEO Ramoncito S. Fernandez.
Maynilad is the largest private water concessionaire in the Philippines in terms of customer base. It is the agent and contractor of the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) for the West Zone of the Greater Manila Area, which is composed of the cities of Manila (certain portions), Quezon City (certain portions), Makati (west of South Super Highway), Caloocan, Pasay, Parañaque, Las Piñas, Muntinlupa, Valenzuela, Navotas and, Malabon, all in Metro Manila; the cities of Cavite, Bacoor and Imus, and the towns of Kawit, Noveleta, and Rosario, all in Cavite Province.
Maynilad President and CEO Ramoncito S. Fernandez (center) receiving the Investors in People Standard Accreditation plaque from IiP-Philippines President Janet Webster.