Question Y / N Guiding Reference
I. STAKEHOLDER RELATIONSHIPS
1. Does the GOCC disclose a policy that:
a. Stipulates the existence and scope of its effort to address customer’s welfare? Y Sec 38, MWSS Manual on Corporate Governance (MMCG)

MWSS Corporate Profile: https://mwss.gov.ph/our-corporate-profile/

MWSS 2021 Information Kit : https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/Final-2021-Information-Kit-v2.pdf

b. Elaborates its effort to interact with the communities in which they operate? Y MWSS Code of Ethical Standards (MCES) – https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/code-of-conduct.pdf
c. Ensure that its value chain is environmentally friendly or is consistent with promoting sustainable development? Y https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/GCG-approved-Calibrated-2020-PES.pdf

https://mwss.gov.ph/1st-cloud-seeding-operations-started-at-angat-dam/

https://mwss.gov.ph/mwss-calls-for-greater-vigilance-against-protection-of-natural-residual-forest/

https://mwss.gov.ph/mwss-boys-scout-of-the-philippines-partnership-for-the-annual-million-tree-challenge-amtc/

https://mwss.gov.ph/tree-planting-activities-and-inspection-along-ncws-kdp-access-road/

https://mwss.gov.ph/mwss-calls-on-support-for-the-rejuvenation-of-the-san-juan-river/

https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/Final-2021-Information-Kit-v2.pdf

2. Does the GOCC disclose the activities that it has undertaken to implement the following: Y 2020 Year-End Report : https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/2020-Year-End-Accomplishment-Report.pdf

2020 Data Book – https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/Databook-as-of-Dec-2020-PN-compressed.pdf

MWSS 2021 Information Kit : https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/Final-2021-Information-Kit-v2.pdf

a. Customer health and safety Y https://mwss.gov.ph/corporate-governance-scorecard/csr-statement-3/

Memorandum Circular – Provision for Health, Safety, Sanitation and Wellness Program

How Can We Conserve Water Amidst the Coronavirus Crisis?

MWSS: Metro Manila Water Supply is Safe from COVID 19

MWSS’ COVID 19 Reminder: WASH HANDS Stay safe during water supply interruption if you don’t have access to running water

MWSS Full Allocation for Domestic Use maintained until June 2020

https://youtu.be/ajtPul2PXNU – Water Conservation tips while on ECQ

b. Interaction with the communities Y  

MWSS EXTENDS RELIEF FOR THE INDIGENOUS PEOPLES AFFECTED BY COMMUNITY QUARANTINE

MWSS’ Coordination Meeting with Dumagat/Remontado on Kaliwa Dam Project

Customers need not worry about the new pricing in water

FPIC process for the Kaliwa Dam Project: 3 years on and still going

MWSS sends relief to the Bantay Gubat Rangers of Ipo Watershed

MWSS’ Christmas Gift-giving Tradition Continues

 

c. Environmentally- friendly value chain? Y  

MWSS, Boys Scout of the Philippines Partnership for the Annual Million Tree Challenge (AMTC)

1ST CLOUD SEEDING OPERATIONS STARTED AT ANGAT DAM

MWSS calls for greater vigilance against protection of natural residual forest

MWSS, Boys Scout of the Philippines Partnership for the Annual Million Tree Challenge (AMTC)

Reforestation of Critical Watershed Areas during the Coronavirus Pandemic

MWSS Calls on Support for the Rejuvenation of the San Juan River

MWSS 2021 Information Kit : https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/Final-2021-Information-Kit-v2.pdf

 

3. Does the GOCC have a separate CSR report/section? Y https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/CSR-Statement-1.pdf

2020 Year-End Report : https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/2020-Year-End-Accomplishment-Report.pdf

MWSS 2021 Information Kit : https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/Final-2021-Information-Kit-v2.pdf

4. Where stakeholder interests are protected by law, stakeholders should have the opportunity to obtain effective redress for violation of their rights. Y Sec. 37-CSR Principles, MWSS Manual on Corporate Corporate Governance (MMCG) & https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/Whistleblowing-Policy.pdf

 

MWSS Citizen’s Charter (Page 126) : https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/Final-MWSS-CO-Citizens-Charter-07102020.pdf

a. Does the GOCC provide contact details of concerned officers, feedback officer (tel no. email address, other vital info?) Y https://mwss.gov.ph/transparency-seal-2/ – Freedom of Information Tab

https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/FOI-Receiving-Officer-New-FDM-and-CARC.pdf

https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/Officer-Ordr-2020-130.FDM_.CARC_-rotated.jpg

https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/Databook-as-of-Dec-2020-PN-compressed.pdf – Pages 6 & 7

MWSS Citizen’s Charter (Page 126) : https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/Final-MWSS-CO-Citizens-Charter-07102020.pdf

Contact

MWSS 2021 Information Kit : https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/Final-2021-Information-Kit-v2.pdf

5. Performance-enhancing mechanisms for employee participation should be permitted to develop. Collective Negotiation Agreement – https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/CNA-2018-to-2021-DPA.pdf

GAD Database – https://mwss.gov.ph/human-resources-matters/gender-and-development/

Training Programs – https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/B11-LD-Program-of-Activities-with-Budget-2020.pdf

a. Does the GOCC explicitly mention the health, safety and welfare policy for its employees? Y Memorandum Circular on Provision for Health, Safety, Sanitation and Wellness Program – https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/MC-No.-2019-13-Guidelines-in-the-provision-for-health-safety-sanitation-and-wellness-program-for-MWSS.pdf

Collective Negotiation Agreement – https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/CNA-2018-to-2021-DPA.pdf

b. Does the GOCC publish data relating to health, safety and welfare of its employees? Y Memorandum Circular on Provision for Health, Safety, Sanitation and Wellness Program – https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/MC-No.-2019-13-Guidelines-in-the-provision-for-health-safety-sanitation-and-wellness-program-for-MWSS.pdf

Training Programs – https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/B11-LD-Program-of-Activities-with-Budget-2020.pdf

2020 Year-End Report : https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/2020-Year-End-Accomplishment-Report.pdf (page 23)

c. Does the GOCC have training and development programs for its employees? Y Competency Based Learning and Development Plan – https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/Competency-Based-Learning-and-Development-Plan.pdf

Training Programs – https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/B11-LD-Program-of-Activities-with-Budget-2020.pdf

2020 Year-End Report (pages 23-24) : https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/2020-Year-End-Accomplishment-Report.pdf

d. Does the GOCC publish data on training and development programs for its employees? Y Training Programs – https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/B11-LD-Program-of-Activities-with-Budget-2020.pdf

Competency Based Learning and Development Plan – https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/Competency-Based-Learning-and-Development-Plan.pdf

6. Stakeholders including individual employees and their representative bodies, should be able to freely communicate their concerns about illegal or unethical practices to the board and their rights should not be compromised for doing this. Y https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/Whistleblowing-Policy.pdf / Contact

https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/2020-Year-End-Accomplishment-Report.pdf

a. Does the GOCC have procedures for complaints by employees concerning illegal and unethical behavior? Y https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/Whistleblowing-Policy.pdf / Contact
b. Does the GOCC have procedures to protect an employee from retaliation? Y https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/Whistleblowing-Policy.pdf / Contact
II. DISCLOSURE AND TRANSPARENCY
7. Quality of Annual Report
a. Does the GOCC’s Annual Report disclose the ff:
a. 1 Corporate Objectives Y 2020 Annual Report (draft)

MWSS 2021 Information Kit : https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/Final-2021-Information-Kit-v2.pdf

a. 2 Financial Performance Indicators Y https://mwss.gov.ph/transparency-seal-2/

GCIS 2019 – https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/GCIS-2019.pdf

2020 Year-End Report (pages 17-18) : https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/2020-Year-End-Accomplishment-Report.pdf

a. 3. Non-financial performance indicators Y 2020 PES – https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/GCG-approved-Calibrated-2020-PES.pdf

2020 Customer Satisfaction Survey – https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/2020-SSS-Final-Report-04272021.pdf

a. 4 Details of whistleblowing policy Y https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/Whistleblowing-Policy.pdf
a.5 Biographical details (age,qualifications, date of first appointment, relevant experience, other dictatorship of listed companies) of directors Y MWSS Transparency Seal Section 43.2 – https://mwss.gov.ph/transparency-seal-2
a.6 Training and/or continuing education program attended by each director Y BOT Trainings – https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/Trainings-and-Seminars-of-MWSS-Board-in-2020.pdf

BOT Attendance – https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/2020-Board-of-Trustees-Attendance.pdf

8. Are the annual reports downloadable from the GOCC’s website? Y https://mwss.gov.ph  (Menu Tab)
9. Corporate Governance Confirmation Statement
a. Does the annual report contain a statement confirming the company’s full compliance with the code of corporate governance and where there is non-compliance, identity and explain reasons for each such issue? Y https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/Certificate-of-Compliance-2020-without-Institutional-B-for-full-CCG.pdf
10. Timely filing/release of annual/financial reports MWSS Transparency Seal Section 43.3 (On Financial and Operational Matters) – Annual Audit Report 2019 posted on website Sept 7 2020
https://mwss.gov.ph/transparency-seal-2/
a. Are the audited annual financial report/statement released within 60 days upon receipt from COA? Y MWSS Transparency Seal Section 43.3 (On Financial and Operational Matters) – Section 43.3 (04-MWSS2018-2019_Cover)
b. ls the annual report released within 90 days from release of audited financial report? Y MWSS Transparency Seal Section 43.3 (On Financial and Operational Matters) – Section 43.3 (04-MWSS2018-2019_Cover)
c. ls the true and fairness/fair representation of the annual financial statement/reports affirmed by the board of directors/commissioners and/or the relevant officers of the company? Y MWSS Transparency Seal Section 43.3 (On Financial and Operational Matters) – Section 43.3 (01-MWSS2018-2019_Transmittal_Letter_to_BOT)
III. RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE BOARD
11. Corporate Vision/Mission Y Annual Report 2020 (drafted)
https://mwss.gov.ph/mission
https://mwss.gov.ph/vision/Board Resolution No. 2020-081-CO – Recalibrated 2020 PEShttps://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/2020-Performance-Scorecard-Charter-Statement-and-Strategy-Map.pdfMWSS 2021 Information Kit : https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/Final-2021-Information-Kit-v2.pdf
a. Has the Board of Directors reviewed the vision and mission/strategy in the last financial year? Y https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/QMS-Manual-ISO-90012015.pdf

https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/2020-Performance-Scorecard-Charter-Statement-and-Strategy-Map.pdf

Board Reso No. 2020-119-CO of PES 2021
Board Resolution No. 2020-081-CO – Recalibrated 2020 PES

b. Does the Board of Directors monitor/oversee the implementation of the corporate strategy? Y Board Reso No. 2020-119-CO of PES 2021
Board Resolution No. 2020-081-CO – Recalibrated 2020 PES
12. Did the GOCC achieve 90% in the PES? Y Revalidated rating of 94.43% (2019 PERFORMANCE SCORE):
https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/LT-to-MWSS-CO-Revalidation-of-2019-Performance-Score.pdf
13. Code of ethics or conduct
a. Are the details of the code of ethics or conduct disclosed? Y MWSS Code of Ethical Standards (MCES) – https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/code-of-conduct.pdf
b. Does the GOCC disclose that all Directors/Commissioners, senior management and employees are required to comply with the code? Y MWSS Code of Ethical Standards (MCES) – https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/code-of-conduct.pdf
c. Does the company disclose how it implements and monitors compliance with the code of ethics or conduct? Y MWSS Code of Ethical Standards (MCES) – https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/code-of-conduct.pdf
14. Does the Board appoint a Nomination and Compensation / Remuneration Committee? Y Exec & Governance Committee – GCIS 2019
Renumeration – https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/GCIS-2019.pdf
15. Did the Nomination and Compensation/Remuneration Committee meet at least twice during the year? Y Exec & Governance Committee – GCIS 2019
Renumeration – https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/GCIS-2019.pdf
16. If yes, is the report of the Nomination and Compensation/Remuneration Committee publicly disclosed? Y Exec & Governance Committee – GCIS 2019
Renumeration – https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/GCIS-2019.pdf
17. Does the Board appoint an Audit Committee? Y Board Resolution 2019-122-CO

https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/Board-Committee-Membership-2019.pdf

18. lf yes, is the report of the Audit Committee publicly disclosed? Y https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/Board-Committee-Membership-2019.pdf
19. Does at least one member of the Audit Committee have an audit, accounting or finance background (qualification or experience)? Y Business Management Degree – ARMC Chairman
20. Did the Audit Committee meet at least four times during the year? Y https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/2020-Board-of-Trustees-Attendance.pdf
21. Does the Board appoint a Risk Management Committee? Y Board Resolution 2019-122-CO

https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/21-Committee.pdf

22. If yes, is the report on Risk Management Committee publicly disclosed? Y https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/Board-Committee-Membership-2019.pdf
23. Does at least one member of the Risk Management Committee have a background in finance and investments? Y Business Management Degree – ARMC Chairman
24. Board meetings and attendance https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/2020-Board-of-Trustees-Attendance.pdf

By-Laws-Section3; Every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month

a. Are the Board of Directors meetings scheduled at the beginning of the year? (end of Q1 ) Y https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/2020-Board-of-Trustees-Attendance.pdf

By-Laws-Section3; Every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month

b. Does the Board of Directors meet at least monthly? Y https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/2020-Board-of-Trustees-Attendance.pdf

By-Laws-Section3; Every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month

c. Did the Board of Directors meet on at least 75% on their scheduled meetings? Y https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/2020-Board-of-Trustees-Attendance.pdf

By-Laws-Section3; Every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month

d. Has each of the directors/commissioners attended at least 90% of all the board meetings held during the year? Y https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/2020-Board-of-Trustees-Attendance.pdf

By-Laws-Section3; IPED: Every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month

e. Did the Board of Directors meet separately at least once during the year without the President/CEO present? N
25. Access to information
a. Does the GOCC have a policy that stipulates board papers for Board of Directors/Commissioners meetings be provided to the Board at least three (3) working days in advance of the board meeting? Y By-Laws-Section 10
Board Agenda
https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/Memo-on-Submission-of-Board-Materials.pdf
b. Is the Board Secretary trained in legal, accountancy or company secretarial Practices? Y Profile
26. Internal Audit
a. Does the company have a separate internal audit function? Y MWSS Plantilla and Internal Audit Department Standard Operating Policies and Procedures Manual (IADSOPPM) – IAD Manual of Operations :

https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/IAD-Manual-of-Operations-rotated-1.pdf

b. Does the appointment and removal of the internal auditor require the approval of the Audit Committee? Y MWSS Plantilla and Internal Audit Department Standard Operating Policies and Procedures Manual (IADSOPPM) – IAD Manual of Operations :

https://mwss.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/IAD-Manual-of-Operations-rotated-1.pdf

27. Risk Oversight
a. Does the company disclose the internal control procedures/risk management systems it has in place? Y
b. Does the Annual Report disclose that the Board of Directors/Commissioners has overseen a review of the company’s material controls (including operational, financial and compliance controls) and risk management systems?
c. Does the company disclose how key risks are managed? Y
d. Does the Annual Report contain a statement from the Board of Directors or Audit Committee commenting on the adequacy of the GOCC’s internal controls/risk management systems?
28. Do different persons assume the roles of Chairman and CEO? Y 43.2. On Board and Officers : https://mwss.gov.ph/transparency-seal-2/
29. Board of Directors Development
a. Does the GOCC have orientation programmes for new Directors? Y Orientation Program on Corporate Governance
b. Does the GOCC have a policy that encourages Directors/Commissioners to attend ongoing or continuous professional education programmes? N
c. Did all Appointive Directors attend at least 1 training for the calendar year? Y a. Parliamentary Procedures for Effective Meetings – Feb 20,2020
b. Digital Transformation Briefing for Executives – Sept 21-23, 2020
c. Updates on R.A. 3284 – December 10,11,14, 2020
30. Board Appraisal
a. Is an annual performance assessment conducted of the Board of Directors? Y ICRS-DPR
b. Does the GOCC disclose the process followed in conducting the Board assessment? N
c. Does the GOCC disclose the criteria used in the Board assessment? N
31. Committee Appraisal
a. Is an annual performance assessment conducted of the Board of Directors Committees? Y ICRS-DPR
BONUS
STAKEHOLDER RELATIONSHIPS
1. Does the GOCC practice Global Reporting lndex (GRl) on its annual reports? N
DISCLOSURE AND TRANSPARENCY
2. Quality of Annual Report
1. Are the audited annual financial report/statement released within 30 days upon the receipt from COA? Y MWSS Transparency Seal Section 43.3 (On Financial and Operational Matters) – Annual Audit Report 2019 posted on website Sept 7 2020
https://mwss.gov.ph/transparency-seal-2/
PENALTY
RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE BOARD
1. Are there members of the Board of Directors who hold more than five (5) N
positions in GOCCs and PLCs?
2. ls there non-compliance with Good Governance Conditions? N