The Lopez Achievement Awards

November 30, 2015

Established in 2002, the Lopez Achievement Awards (LAA) is an annual search for exemplary accomplishments of teams and individuals within the Lopez Group of Companies that have contributed to business objectives and at the same time demonstrated the Group’s core values. The LAA has six categories namely, Business Management, Customer Focus, Operations Management, Human Resource Focus, Corporate Image-Building and Public Responsibility.

First Gen garnered the following LAAs in the last three years:


  • Special Award: First Gen Corporation
    Enhancing the value of First Gen’s natural gas platform through the British Gas stake acquisition
  • Operations Management: EDC
    Road and site restoration works in the Negros Island Geothermal Business Unit after Typhoon “Sendong”



  • Operations Management: First Gen Hydro Power Corporation
    Relentless pursuit to restore Pantabangan Unit 1, which averted Php 690-million of lost revenues
  • Operations Management: EDC
    Immediate return to service of Leyte Geothermal Business Unit (LGBU) Power Plants
  • Public Responsibility: EDC
    Humanity, Humility and Hope: Our story of Kapamilya spirit shining through despite the Yolanda crisis



  • Public Responsibility: First Gas Power Corporation
    Providing Power After Glenda: Resiliency of Santa Rita and San Lorenzo plants
  • Business Management: EDC
    Mission Impossible: The 49-MW Geothermal Power Plant transfer from Northern Negros to Southern Negros
  • Business Management: EDC
    Survival of the FiT-Test: Securing the Burgos Wind Farm Feed-in-Tariff ahead of Competition
  • Corporate Image-Building: EDC
    Grand Slam Deal of the Year: Securing the internationally acclaimed project financing for the 150-MW Burgos Wind Project
  • Human Resource Focus: EDC
    Seven Unions Negotiating as One: The unprecedented unified collective bargaining agreement story of EDC
  • Operations Management: EDC
    Defusing the 150MW Time Bomb: One risking it all to complete the Burgos substation
  • Operations Management: EDC
    Success and Access: Securing the rights of way, the right way, right away!


To find out more about the 2014 LAA, please download the November 2015 issue of the Lopez Link here.

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