WE commit to the following principles that, on the whole, constitute the totality of Corporate Social Responsibility.
Human and Ecological Security
is Human and Ecological Security integrated with Business Excellence. It is caring for people and the planet as much as the business to ensure a sustainable future. In this regard, we rededicate ourselves to national development exemplified by our continued investments in education, responsible media, clean energy, poverty reduction, environmental protection, health and wellness, population management, and humanitarian assistance. Business Excellence
goes hand in hand with social responsibility, and requires a good balance. It is about quality assurance, integrity of the supply chain, employee wellness and safety, proper execution of plans and programs, good governance, leadership, profit with honor and all other measures of economic competitiveness. Stakeholder Engagement
requires open and transparent stakeholder engagement. A stakeholder is a person, group, organization, or system that directly or indirectly afects a company’s actions. These are, among others, the company’s shareholders, employees and their families; contractual workers; customers; suppliers; contractors; project partners and beneficiaries; lenders; host communities; national agencies and local government units; academe and media. Employee Empowerment
Employee empowerment is about building capacities, fair labor practices, total wellness, family planning in the workplace, occupational safety, volunteerism, and other distinctive Lopez practices that demonstrate care for people. Employee empowerment is a two-way street that benefits the company and its employees in terms of morale, retention and productivity.
Leadership calls for continued application of Lopez values inside of everything our companies do, from the way we deal with people and treat the environment. Values are cornerstones of an organization’s identity. These empower individuals and unleash their creative energies. Leadership is about driving the process from all levels of the business and finding internal and external allies. Good leaders motivate, create, innovate, and transform a company’s culture to align its interests with social responsibility.
Unity of purpose begins at the level of the board and CEO supported by an empowered CSR
committee and cross-functional teams; a powerful vision and strategy; appropriate structure and processes to ensure consistent measurement of performance indicators; and incentive and reward systems aligned with these indicators. Internal and External Collaboration
Collaborations overcome organizational constraints. Combining complementary core competencies creates new resource pools that generate social and economic value, and multiply the impact of their efforts.
Report Outcomes and Measure Impacts
requires periodic monitoring and evaluation of CSR strategies, activities and programs; reporting outputs and impacts; and benchmarking with best practice. This is the global standard.
The UN’s Global reporting Initiative (GRI) provides an excellent guide and flexibility that allows for self-reporting and third party validation. Instilling and sustaining the Lopez culture Everything that we do as Lopez citizens is based on a shining legacy of a service culture and profit with honor inherited from our forefathers that we commit to perpetuate through the ages.