When First Philippine Holdings Corporation (FPH) Chairman and CEO Federico Lopez declared in 2016 that his companies would not invest, develop, or manage any coal-fired power plants, many in the energy industry balked. Coal, after all, was generally considered the least expensive and most convenient way to meet the needs of a growing economy and for one of the largest power producers in the country, refusing to build coal plants was just leaving money on the table.
Lopez-led Asian Eye Institute, the country’s eye care center with the widest network of eye clinics, has introduced alternative clinic procedures and services to safely continue serving eye patients who need urgent treatment, including surgical procedures, even in the midst of the pandemic.
MANILA - The Management Association of the Philippines has chosen Federico “Piki” Lopez, Chairman and CEO of First Philippine Holdings Corp, as the MAP Management Man of the Year 2020.
Jacobs Engineering has donated USD10,000 to KEITECH Educational Foundation to help fund its student-trainees’ tuition and fees. KEITECH is a technical-vocational school established in 2009 by geothermal leader Energy Development Corporation (EDC) in partnership with the local government of Kananga in Leyte and the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA). It aims to address the high poverty incidence and unemployment rate in the municipality by enabling qualified youth to acquire top skills that are locally and globally in-demand.