WeatherPhilippines Bags Prestigious Sustainability Awards

WeatherPhilippines Foundation General Manager Dave Michael V. Valeriano, accompanied by Aboitiz Equity Ventures Corporate Branding and Communications Specialist Rohj Mariano, accepts the ACSSA 2016 Award for Product and Service Innovation from One Million Lights Philippines Country Head and Co-Founder Mark Benjamin Lozano

July 21, 2016, Marriott Hotel Manila - WeatherPhilippines Foundation emerged as winner in the Product and Service Innovation Category at the recently concluded ASEAN Corporate Sustainability Summit and Awards (ACSSA) 2016.

This was the fourth prestigious award received by WeatherPhilippines from an international award-giving body since 2014.

About the ACSSA 2016 Awards

The ASEAN Corporate Sustainability Summit 2016 Awards program aims to support organizations in the process of evaluating their sustainability strategy, performance, and goals. It also aims to inspire comprehensive exchange of ideas and best practices in Sustainability in the ASEAN region to identify field models for Sustainability Excellence.

About WeatherPhilippines Foundation

WeatherPhilippines complements government’s nationwide efforts on disaster risk reduction, and aims to help build a #WeatherWiserNation that uses weather information for socio-economic and sustainable development.

WeatherPhilippines provides the country with a premier weather sensing and forecasting system made possible by technology, inclusive partnerships, and engagement.

Founded in 2012 by the Aboitiz Foundation, UnionBank, and Meteogroup, it delivers free, more localized, and accurate weather information accessed through and WeatherPhilippines free mobile application.

As of June 2016, WeatherPhilippines has deployed 780 Automated Weather Stations (AWS) nationwide, partnered with more than 568 LGUs and private sector companies, and has trained more than a thousand public and private sector partners on weather.

This CSR initiative of WeatherPhilippines is made possible through the financial resources of the Aboitiz Foundation and UnionBank as well as the following platinum donors:  SM Investments, ICTSI, Vista Land, Nickel Asia, LBC, and Ayala.