ENERGY Development Corporation (EDC) received one of the highest citations in the 54th Anvil Awards of the Public Relations Society of the Philippines (PRSP), along with six other honors in various categories, bringing the company’s win to a total of seven awards.
PRSP’s Anvil Awards is an annual event widely considered as the “Oscars” of Philippine public relations that recognizes outstanding, effective and innovative PR programs and tools by companies, organizations and agencies in the country.
EDC’s “OMGeo” travel vlog, an ecotourism initiative that showcases the geothermal resources as well as other natural wonders in Negros Island, won a Platinum Anvil Award—considered the most outstanding among other Gold and Silver Award recipients in the PR Tools category.
EDC also took home four Gold and two Silver awards for various projects in the PR Programs category. These are for its BINHI national greening legacy program that engages stakeholders in saving threatened species of native Philippine trees, the BINHI Youth Camp which is focused on developing youth eco-leaders in the Negros Islands, EDC CAREERS (College Admission, Review and Readiness) scholarship and professional guidance program, and the Battle of the Brains-Negros science quiz bee competition for high school students that aims to generate and sustain awareness on environmental and energy issues.