As part of its efforts towards continuous process improvement, Manila Water’s Strategic Asset Management Group (SAMG) recently obtained its ISO 9001:2015 certification for their Quality Management System. This is an upgrade of the Group’s existing ISO 9001:2008 certification, and is also the first Group in Manila Water to be upgraded to the 9001:2015 standards.
The certification to the updated international standards is a testament to SAMG’s commitment to provide its customers with the highest quality of strategic master planning, and technical services for the Company’s capital investments. This upgrade likewise focused on risk and how to manage it. The certification upgrade was issued by TÜV Rheinland Philippines.
“Through SAMG’s Quality Management System upgrade to ISO 9001:2015 standards, we now also elevate our commitment in ensuring that SAMG provides the same level of quality service for Manila Water, as we expand the Enterprise in the Philippines, and throughout South-East Asia.” said Mr. Abelardo P. Basilio, Manila Water Strategic Asset Management Group Director.
The mandate of Manila Water’s Strategic Asset Management Group includes the provision of Strategic Asset Management services including Master Planning, Management of Capital Expenditure Portfolios, Management of Assets, and Provision of Technical Support to Metro Manila’s East Zone. The group likewise provides Master Planning services to Manila Water’s subsidiaries outside of Metro Manila as well as in Asia Pacific.