Mahintana Foundation, Inc., in behalf of the Provincial Planning and Development Office (PPDO) of South Cotabato, invited the cooperatives in the area and the representatives from LGU departments particularly the Municipal Treasurer’s Office and BPLO to attend the Dangal ng South Cotabato Enterprise Integrity Award Orientation on May 18, 2018 at MFI Conference Rooms. It was attended by the 18 participants (Male 9, Female 9).
Mr. Jobe C. Tubigon gave message of thanks to the cooperatives who came. Then, Mr. Martiniano L. Magdolot gave the welcome remarks and presented a short overview the Dangal ng South Cotabato: Enterprise Integrity Award 2018 as a mechanism of South Cotabato Integrity Circle (SCIC), a tri-part arrangement program comprised of CSOs, business sector and the government. The Enterprise Integrity Award is the initiative of Gov. Daisy Avance-Fuentes while the SCIC was initiated by European Chamber of Commerce in the Phils. PPDO staff Mr. Stephen Jake Peñales introduced the Enterprise Integrity Award and Ms. Rhea Conente discussed the guidelines and procedures of the Enterprise Integrity Award.
The Dangal ng South Cotabato: Enterprise Award is a mechanism in pursuit of good governance that aims to promote and encourage integrity by giving due recognition, honor and wards to the different private business enterprises in the province that have successfully implemented strategies and mechanisms to promote integrity in the conduct of their business. It is open to all business establishments in South Cotabato and shall only be applicable to profit-oriented companies and thus, excludes the non-profit CSOs, NGAs and LGUs.