Our company’s values drive us to deliver our work while protecting nature, forging partnerships to create shared value with the communities where we operate.
North Luzon Renewables’ Reforestation Program started in 2014 with a three-year plan to produce 457,080 seedlings and plant 380,900 of these in an area of about 323 hectares alongside North Luzon’s wind farm. These seedlings are procured from Barangay Caparispisan thru a community-based seedling production project. This generated several livelihood opportunities for 379 locals who now work as plant nursery personnel, forest protection guards, reforestation maintenance and stockyard workers, and civil works personnel.
GNPower Mariveles developed several community building programs, one of which is the Cement Credits-Total Ash Management Program. The program allows cement producer Lafarge to collect the plant’s ash generated from the combustion of coal and translates the price “paid” for these into credits for Physical cement products from Lafarge. GNPower Mariveles makes the cement products available to the Province of Bataan via delivery of the product to the actual site of an approved/verified public works projects in the province such as hospitals and other community facilities.
Reforestation of Sitio Karagatan. On the 6th of June, 2014, the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between Authority of the Freeport Area of Bataan (AFAB) and GNPower Mariveles was signed. The MOA enables GNPower Mariveles to perform its reforestation project at AFAB’s 48-hectare non-watershed forest area at Sitio Karagatan, Barangay Alasasin, Mariveles, Bataan for the duration of 6 years. GNPower Mariveles has allocated a budget of P8,750,000.00 for the whole project. The event was witnessed by staff from both AFAB and GNPower Mariveles.
South Luzon Thermal Energy Corp. (SLTEC) continuously keeps a healthy environment in the Calaca community. SLTEC annually participates in both local and international coastal clean-ups which includes Balayan Bay and Sinisian River.
North Luzon Renewables, supports the zero-waste advocacy of Pagudpud by providing PhP 3.9 million worth of materials recovery facility (MRF) equipment during the blessing of the Centralized Materials Recovery Facility (CMRF) in Pagudpud last April 23, 2015. The MRF equipment consisted of a bioreactor, styro/plastic shredder, organic waste shredder and plastic/styro densifier. With the help of the MRF equipment provided by North Luzon Renewables, the Municipality of Pagudpud aims to further intensify its information and education campaign on waste segregation at the household level to maximize the use of the new CMRF.
Greening of the Muntinlupa-Cavite Expressway (MCX) started in January 2015. MCX in partnership with the Ateneo Environmental Science Society (AESS) planted 180 seedlings of Banaba, Kamagong, and Dita in selected areas along the stretch of the MCX. More than 60 volunteers from AESS, Employees from AC Infra and Makati Development Corp. participated in this activity.