OGPI Environment Manager bags PCO award
Engr. Jason Magdaong, OceanaGold environment manager bested other Pollution Control Officers (PCO) in the country for being awarded the General Guillermo Pecache Award as the top PCO for his leadership in the implementation of the mining firm’s Environmental Management System.
The said Environmental Management System aims to exceed compliance requirements by adopting the most innovative and sustainable practices.
Magdaong had garnered the highest points among PCO contenders from various industries throughout the country.
Magdaong’s implementation of Environmental Management System in the Didipio Mine and its adjacent communities which includes the construction and commissioning of rehabilitation of land area within the Financial of Technical Assistance Agreement (FTAA) area.
Further, the mining firm is actively participating in the National Greening Program of the government that aims to have a massive reforestation program throughout the country.
OceanaGold is also operating its water treatment plant to improve the water balance in the community.
The award is given to those who embody execellence in environmental stewardship. It was awarded during the 36th National Annual Convention and General Assesmbly of Pollution Control Association of the Philippines Inc. (PCAPI) where over 200 participating companies attended the said event.
PCAPI is a non-profit and non-government organization to work hand in hand with the government in the protection of the environment.
The award was in honour of then National Pollution Control Commission Commissioner Pecache.Asics shoes | Air Max 95 — Ietp