The Lopez Group of Companies through Energy Development Corp. (EDC) turned over medical equipment to bolster Iloilo City’s fight against COVID-19.
Delivered were state-of-the-art Reverse Transcriptase-Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) machine, RNA extractor, and test kits to Iloilo City’s Uswag Molecular Laboratory in San Pedro, Molo district.
Federico “Piki” R. Lopez, chairman and CEO of First Philippine Holdings Corp. (FPH), said providing the necessary support to put up the Uswag Molecular Laboratory for the City of Iloilo and its people is part of the new mission of the Lopez Group of building a regenerative future through collaborative pathways.
“Being regenerative is all about elevating everything we touch — from our employees, our customers, suppliers, and contractors, our environment, our communities, as well as our shareholders. This is why we’ve committed to providing our country with only clean sources of energy such geothermal, wind, solar, hydro, and natural gas. But our mission goes beyond energy and anticipates in dealing with the many adaptive challenges needed to redesign how we live, work, and do business in a changed world,” Lopez said.
FPH is a pioneering holding company with principal interests in clean and renewable energy, premium real estate, manufacturing, construction, healthcare, and education.
EDC is the Lopez Group’s global and diversified renewable energy company. With over 40 years of pioneering sustainable practices, it is the Philippines’ leading 100% renewable energy producer with an installed capacity of 1,499.14 MW that accounts for 20% of the country’s total installed RE capacity.