After a three-week assessment and deliberation by the screening committee, the Lopez Achievement Awards(LAA) program management has selected the 14 semifinalists in the 2011-2012 cycle of the LAA. They are the following:
Customer Focus (four entries): Bringing the Azkals to the Fore of Filipino Consciousness, A Well-Documented Team Achievement (ABSCBN); Plan 499 Winning the Hearts of the Filipino Family and Changing the Cable TV Landscape (SkyCable); and Performing Above and Beyond Customer Expectations: First Balfour’s Texas Instruments Bump Building Expansion Project (First Balfour)
Corporate Image-Building(two entries): DZMM SilveRadyo (ABS-CBN); and Measuring EDC’s Triple Bottom-line Impact (EDC)
Public Responsibility(five entries): Choose Philippines: Sharing More Than Just Discoveries, DZMM Teaching, Learning, Caring, and International Recognition and National Impact through Social Awareness/Krusada(ABS-CBN); From Seed to Tree, Our Public Responsibility (First Gas); and Rebuilding the Philippines One Community at a Time (ABS-CBN Foundation Inc.)
Operations Management(three entries): Successful Retrofitting of a Non performing LRVP into the SGE System of PGPP-1Unit-1 (Green Core); Save our Steam (Saving Steam to Increase Generation) (EDC);and Emergency Management Program (Bayan)
The panel of judges composed of Lopez Group senior executives and an external judge will evaluate and select the finalists. This will be followed by the confirmation of winners by the Lopez Group executive committee.