The FGF Group of Companies from Bacolod City won the “3rd Outstanding Healthy Lifestyle Advocacy Awards, Workplace Category” of the Department of Health and NCD Coalition, recently at the Philippine International Convention Center, a press release from FGFGC said.
The award is a teamed program of the DOH with the Philippine Coalition for the Prevention and Control of Non-Communicable Diseases that is held every two years. It recognizes the works of the public and private sectors that have demonstrated exemplary efforts in the formulation and implementation of policies, programs and projects that promote healthy life, the press release said.
Other finalists in the Workplace Category, are the Banko Sentral ng Pilipinas, Manila, and the 68th Infantry Batallion, Maguindanao.
The Board of Judges said it was a tight match between the BSP and the FGF Group but they declared FGF Group as the best employer, because of its unique implementation of the program, and the peculiar incentives scheme for its employees, the press release said.
The FGF Group of Companies is an affiliate of Philippine Diversified Developers Corporation, Golden Agribusiness Corporation, Metropol Lending Corporation and Marayo Bank, Inc. (A Rural Bank) with branches in various areas in Western Visayas region, the press release added.*