LPU Cavite Earns Global Recognition as Finalist in Investors in People Awards 2023
In a remarkable achievement, Lyceum of the Philippines University (LPU) Cavite has been named a finalist in the prestigious Investors in People Awards 2023. The ceremony, held at the iconic Old Billingsgate in London, recognized outstanding organizations and individuals for their commitment to excellence in various categories. LPU Cavite proudly stood out as a finalist in three significant categories: The Award for Best Purpose-Driven People Community, The Award for Social Responsibility, and The Award for the Community Employee of the Year.
A Purposeful Community Aligned with SDGs:
LPU Cavite’s commitment to nurturing a purposeful and thriving community on its campus takes center stage with the Award for Best Purpose-Driven People Community. The institution’s initiatives, such as the “Fun Run for a Cause,” not only promote a healthy lifestyle but also contribute directly to Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 3: Good Health and Well-Being. By aligning community engagement with global sustainability goals, LPU Cavite showcases a holistic approach to education.
The “Fun Run for a Cause” event, designed to raise funds for deserving scholars, embodies LPU Cavite’s dedication to SDG 4: Quality Education. The institution recognizes the transformative power of education and actively contributes to making quality education accessible to those in need, aligning with the global agenda for sustainable development.
Social Responsibility in Action:
LPU Cavite’s recognition in the Award for Social Responsibility category reinforces its commitment to addressing societal challenges and aligning its efforts with the broader global goals outlined by the United Nations. This acknowledgement underscores the institution’s dedication to SDG 11—Sustainable Cities and Communities—as it actively contributes to community development beyond its campus boundaries.
Employee Excellence in Advancing SDGs:
The Award for the Community Employee of the Year carries special significance as it highlights the outstanding service of an individual actively contributing to the betterment of the community. Mr. Eduardo V. Mercado, the nominated employee, personifies the institution’s commitment to SDG 1—No Poverty—by dedicating himself to community service that directly impacts the lives of those in need.
Mr. Mercado’s exemplary service echoes the principles of SDG 17—Partnerships for the Goals—fostering collaboration and community engagement. His dedication has created a ripple effect, inspiring others within the LPU Cavite community to actively participate in initiatives aligned with broader global goals.
Global Recognition for LPU Cavite:
Representing LPU Cavite at the Investors in People Awards 2023 were Dr. Maria Teresa O. Pilapil, Vice President for Administration, and Ms. Mia Aiko O. Pilapil, Manager for Internationalization and External Affairs. Their presence underscores the institution’s commitment to global sustainability initiatives, with a focus on SDG 17—Partnerships for the Goals—as they engage with an international platform to share and learn best practices.
As a finalist in multiple categories at the Investors in People Awards 2023, LPU Cavite has demonstrated its commitment to creating a purpose-driven community and fostering social responsibility. These recognitions underscore the institution’s dedication to holistic education and its impact on both its immediate community and society at large.