GBP awarded ‘Investors in People’ silver accreditation
Global Business Power Corporation (GBP), a leading energy company in the Visayas Region with presence in Mindanao and Mindoro Islands, was awarded the coveted ‘Investors in People’ Silver Level Accreditation for its continuing efforts and remarkable policies that develop and empower employees.
The award was presented by Investors in People Philippines (IiP) chairman Janet Webster in a virtual concourse which carried the theme, “Leadership Innovation”. “IiP is all about empowering people to innovate and do new things, to make mistakes, to take risks and learn from it,” said Webster.
Investors in People is an esteemed standard for people management that accredits organizations who adhere to practices and outcomes under the performance principles of leading, supporting, and improving.
“You are going to see these qualities – courage, caring, problem-solving, and real-life innovation – in companies that embody the IiP standard as they are the ones that are stronger in dealing with the pandemic,” Webster added.
The Silver accreditation recognizes that GBP is at an “Established” stage, which means that the company has people-related practices in place and are reaping the rewards by the engagement and teamwork shown by its employees.
“The people at GBP have a lot of autonomy as seen in the freedom they have in planning their work program, defining learning need, and the degree of responsibility they have in their own work and in their team,” said IiP Philippines in presenting the accreditation.
“Our people are largely responsible for what GBP is today. That is why we prioritize establishing practices that promote growth and development while seeking to provide an ideal environment where our colleagues could feel secure and bask in the fulfillment of their work,” said GBP President Jaime Azurin.
“Receiving this recognition from IiP challenges us to keep moving forward admist the global pandemic,” added Azurin. “This serves as a testament of GBP’s culture of excellence and our fervent commitment to serve – as our tagline says – in the pursuit of enlightening lives and empowering the nation’s progress.”