Gotesco becomes regional winner of Productivity Olympics 2019 by DOLE
Gotesco Marketing, Inc. won a regional stage of the Productivity Olympics 2019 competition, organized by the National Wages and Productivity Commission (NWPC), an attached agency of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), in coordination with its 17 Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Boards (RTWPBs). The awarding took place at D’Circle Hotel, Malate, Manila on July, 4.
Productivity Olympics is a biennial national competition for best productivity improvement programs (PIPs) of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) nationwide. The Olympics categories included agricultural, industrial and service sectors. Gotesco Marketing participated as a small service enterprise that runs productivity improvement program over 2 years.
The key criteria to select winners were business excellence and resource management. The Regional Screening Committee (RSC), composed of the members of the RTWPBs and a quality and productivity champion in the region, evaluated the applicants according to the prescribed criteria. The next step for Gotesco Marketing, as a regional winner, is to represent the region at the national level. The national winners awarding will be in October 2019, in celebration of the “National Quality and Productivity Month».
Gotesco Group of Companies is one of the Philippine’s leaders and trailblazers in providing sustainable water and wastewater solutions for most applications in water utilities & municipalities, commercial buildings and general industries. The range of products and services includes water and other liquids transfer solutions, water & wastewater treatment systems, non-revenue water assessment and leak detection equipment, after-sales technical support. The company has professional sales and service centers with testing facilities in Manila, Cebu and Davao.
The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is the national government agency mandated to formulate and implement policies and programs, and serve as the policy-advisory arm of the Executive Branch in the field of labor and employment. The DOLE started as a small bureau in 1908. It became a department on December 8, 1933 with the passage of Act 4121. Since then, the DOLE has continuously evolved its thrusts and strategies to respond to emerging socio-political and economic challenges while keeping as primary concern the protection and promotion of the welfare of local and overseas Filipino workers (OFWs).