Manila Electric Co. first vice president and chief sustainability officer Raymond B. Ravelo was recently named the Sustainability Thought Leader of the Year for the Asia Pacific Region.
The recognition was conferred during the Sustainable Company Awards 2023 by Environmental Finance.
Ravelo was commended for his exceptional leadership in spearheading Meralco’s sustainability agenda called ‘Powering the Good Life,’ which is characterized by a distinctive focus on four pillars: Power, People, Planet, and Prosperity.
Ravelo’s achievement was the result of a rigorous selection process overseen by a distinguished panel of over 30 independent industry experts.
The Sustainable Company Awards celebrate organizations and individuals who are at the forefront of reshaping corporate practices to ensure a sustainable future.
‘This recognition fills us with great pride in Meralco as it reflects our earnest commitment to sustainability. As we move towards building a sustainable energy future, we will continue placing sustainability at the core of our strategy and operations as a company, to bring forth a brighter future for all,’ Ravelo said.
Meralco, a recognized leader in the Philippine energy sector, has deeply rooted its sustainability agenda in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs), with an emphasis on clean energy, responsible consumption and production, and climate action.