Clark Corp, firm ink MOA to develop facility for eco-friendly materials

PAMPANGA. Clark Development Corporation (CDC) President and CEO Noel Manankil (2nd right) and Green Antz Builders, Inc. President and CEO Rommel Benig (2nd left) show the Memorandum of Agreement after signing into partnership to explore ways and means in promoting environmentally-friendly practices. Also, in the photo are CDC Assistant Vice President for External Affairs Rommel Narciso (extreme right) and Green Antz Builders, Inc. Executive Vice President and Chief Innovative Officer Mark Yulores who witnessed the said signing. (Contributed Photo)

CLARK Development Corporation (CDC) recently inked a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with Green Antz Builders, Inc. (Green Antz) to develop an Innovation, Research and Development Facility and Training Center that will be instrumental for generating eco– friendly construction materials.

CDC President-CEO Noel Manankil and Green Antz President-CEO Rommel Benig signed the MOA which will help usher collaborative efforts in exploring ways and means in promoting the conservation of the environment by developing eco-friendly supplies including eco-bricks and porous pavers.

Green Antz, a provider of environment–friendly products and solutions for the construction industry will collaborate with CDC for the construction and development of the said facility which is envisioned to be a platform in revolutionizing environment-friendly products.

The partnership between the state-owned firm and Green Antz will also reinforce their mission to formulate programs that will encourage participation from all stakeholders in the Clark Freeport to disseminate proper ecological practices to business enterprises in pursuit of a clean and safe environment.

Manankil said the project is part of the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program of the state-owned firm that is geared towards the promotion of environmental consciousness.

“The project is more aligned to a CSR concept. And the next step after the completion of the construction of facility will be identifying and awarding to the beneficiaries the training and empower them to have successful stories so that the support of the management would always be there,” he said.

Accordingly, Benig said that their partnership with CDC will create a platform in realizing their mission to raise awareness of environmental preservation not only in this Freeport but also for other areas across the country.

“To really clean up the Philippines, one community at a time and one break at a time,” Benig said. (PR)


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