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First Balfour awarded Investors in People Platinum

First Balfour has been awarded the prestigious Platinum accreditation by Investors in People (IIP), the highest accolade that can be achieved against the IIP standard and is currently held by only 2% of IIP-accredited organizations. This achievement makes First Balfour the first and only IIP Platinum accredited engineering and construction company in the Philippines.


PiVOT promotes PH as clinical research center

Lopez-led PiVOT, the Philippines’ leading local contract research organization (CRO), celebrated its fifth anniversary by gathering in one venue in Manila key players shaping the future of clinical research in the country.


Government hands over Casecnan Hydroelectric Power Plant to First Gen

The government, through the Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corporation (PSALM) and the National Irrigation Administration (NIA), has turned over the ownership and operation of the Casecnan Hydroelectric Power Plant to First Gen Corporation subsidiary Fresh River Lakes Corporation (FRLC).


FPIP unveils Kabuhayan CSR program

MANILA, Philippines — Lopez-led economic zone operator First Philippine Industrial Park (FPIP) has lined up various community-oriented initiatives to further improve conditions in the cities of Santo Tomas and Tanauan in Batangas and underscore its gratitude to the cities generously hosting the company’s operations.

"There is no other group within FPH that has this much opportunity to wield
such a wide sphere of influence among businesses and individuals.

When we do take a stand - whether it be for business, the community,
or even the environment - we find ourselves in a strong position to be a
catalyst for the positive change we desire."

Federico R. Lopez

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer