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 37-38, and 43.4 MWSS Manual on Corporate Governance (MMCG)
Transparency Seal
MWSS-CO Citizens Charter
Our Corporate Profile
MWSS 2021 Information Kit (Policy Statement)
2021 Stakeholders Satisfaction Survey, page 4,5
Quality Management System Manual (QMS) Manual 2019
b. Elaborates its effort to interact with the communities in which they operate? Y Code of Conduct
Quality Policy
MWSS Corporate Profile
c. Ensure that its value chain is environmentally friendly or is consistent with promoting sustainable development? Y MWSS 2021 Information Kit (Policy Statement)
Strategic Objective (SO) No. 4 of MWSS’ 2021 submitted PES: MWSS-CO-2021-Performance Scorecard-June 3, 2021
MOA SIGNING FOR THREE UNITS COMMUNAL SEPTIC TANKS IN BRGY 8, DALAHICAN, CAVITE CITY
MWSS RECOGNIZED FOR ITS SUPPORT TO THE DILG REGIONAL INTER-AGENCY COMMITTEE ASSESSMENT OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS IN THE NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION
MWSS Partnership with General Nakar, Province of Quezon, a Model of Community Integrated Area Development using Watershed Approach
The Challenge of Making San Juan River Cleaner Continues (Adopt-an-Estero Project along Lagarian Creek)
MWSS Celebrates 5 years of Partnership for Healthier Watershed
End of the Annual Million Tree Challenge won’t end MWSS’ watershed program 
Water Safety Plan for MWSS’ North Concession Area
ANNUAL MILLION TREE CHALLENGE YEAR 5
The Challenge of Making San Juan River Cleaner
2. Does the GOCC disclose the activities that it has undertaken to implement the following:
a. Customer health and safety Y Corporate Social Responsibility Statement
Memorandum Circular – Provision for Health, Safety, Sanitation and Wellness Program:
MC No. 2019 13 Guidelines in the provision for health safety sanitation and wellness program for MWSS
https://mwss.gov.ph/mwss-responsibility-to-the-indigenous-peoples-communities-at-ipo-dam-bulacan/

MWSS Employees brighten Monday with Food Donation to the Community Pantry

WATER AVAILABILITY IN THE WEST CONCESSION AREA EXPECTED TO REBOUND SOON

Indigenous Peoples consent to the implementation of the Sumag River Diversion Project (SRDP)

MWSS Launches Public Consultation for the Bulacan Bulk Water Supply Project (BBWSP) Stage 3A2: Norzagaray Water System

MWSS partnership with General Nakar Province of Quezon a model of community integrated area development using watershed approach
Water Safety Plan for MWSS North Concession Area
b. Interaction with the communities Y MWSS HAS BEEN RECOGNIZED FOR ITS SUPPORT TO THE DILG REGIONAL INTER-AGENCY COMMITTEE ASSESSMENT OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS IN THE NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION
MWSS PARTNERSHIP WITH GENERAL NAKAR, PROVINCE OF QUEZON, A MODEL OF COMMUNITY INTEGRATED AREA DEVELOPMENT USING WATERSHED APPROACH
MWSS Launches Public Consultation for the Bulacan Bulk Water Supply Project (BBWSP) Stage 3A2: Norzagaray Water System
Community Notice on IPO Dam Spill release
Bayanihan Spirit at work in MWSS
MWSS and other agencies’ Community Pantry
MWSS joined the Challenge of Making San Juan River Cleaner Continues (Adopt-an-Estero Project along Lagarian Creek)
MWSS’ responsibility to the Indigenous Peoples, Communities at Ipo Dam, Bulacan
c. Environmentally- friendly value chain? Y The Challenge of Making San Juan River Cleaner
ANNUAL MILLION TREE CHALLENGE YEAR 5
MWSS Celebrates 5 years of Partnership for Healthier Watershed
The Challenge of Making San Juan River Cleaner Continues (Adopt-an-Estero Project along Lagarian Creek)
End of the Annual Million Tree Challenge won’t end MWSS’ watershed program
MOA SIGNING FOR THREE UNITS COMMUNAL SEPTIC TANKS IN BRGY 8, DALAHICAN, CAVITE CITY
MWSS Partnership with General Nakar, Province of Quezon, a Model of Community Integrated Area Development using Watershed Approach
3. Does the GOCC have a separate CSR report/section? Y MWSS has corporate social responsibility (CSR) report/section or sustainability report/section:
Corporate Social Responsibility Statement
MWSS 2021 Information Kit
MWSS Corporate Profile
2021 Year-end Report page 44
4. Where stakeholder interests are protected by law, stakeholders should have the opportunity to obtain effective redress for violation of their rights.  Does the GOCC provide contact details of concerned officers, feedback officer (tel no. email address, other vital info?) Y Sec. 37-CSR Principles: MWSS Manual on Corporate Governance (MMCG)
Section 43.4 MWSS Manual on Corporate Governance (MMCG)
Whistleblowing policy original and revision No.1; and Whistleblowing Report Form
MWSS Whistleblowing Policy Revision No. 1
Whistle Blowing Report Form
MWSS Citizen’s Charter (Page 126) : MWSS Citizen’s Charter via Client Request Form
Client Request Form
MWSS Contact Us Section
MWSS Annual Reports
2021 Freedom of Information Receiving Officer and Decision Makers contact information
5. Performance-enhancing mechanisms for employee participation should be permitted to develop.
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 (MC No. 2019-13) : states policy and program implementation that addresses the health and general welfare of the MWSS workforce.
Collective Negotiation Agreement
GAD Database
MWSS-CO’s Equal Employment Opportunity Policy (EEOP)
2021 Year-end Report page 36
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
Collective Negotiation Agreement
MWSS-CO’s Equal Employment Opportunity Policy (EEOP) General Guidelines
2021 Year-end Report page 36
c. Does the GOCC have training and development programs for its employees? Y Competency Based Learning and Development Plan
List of Training Programs for CY 2021
2021 Year-end Report page 35
d. Does the GOCC publish data on training and development programs for its employees? Y Competency Based Learning and Development Plan
List of Training Programs for CY 2021
2021 Year-end Report page 35
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.
a. Does the GOCC have procedures for complaints by employees concerning illegal and unethical behavior? Y Whistleblowing Policy / Contact
MWSS Whistleblowing Policy Revision No. 1
b. Does the GOCC have procedures to protect an employee from retaliation? Whistleblowing Policy
MWSS Whistleblowing Policy Revision No. 1
II. DISCLOSURE AND TRANSPARENCY
7. Quality of Annual Report
a. Does the GOCC’s Website disclose the ff:
a. 1 Corporate Objectives Y MWSS 2021 Information Kit
2021 Submitted PES to GCG
Board Res 2020-119CO Performance Scorecard of MWSS Corporate Office
a. 2 Financial Performance Indicators Y Condensed SFPer 1stQtr xlsx
Condensed SCF 1stQtr xlsx
GCIS 2020
2021 Submitted PES to GCG and Board Resolution of PES approval CY 2021
a. 3. Non-financial performance indicators Y 2021 Submitted PES to GCG
Board Res-2020-119CO Performance Scorecard of MWSS Corporate Office
2021 Final Report of Stakeholders Satisfaction Survey

MWSS’ Databook 2021

Infrastructure projects update can be found on website-Home under Projects tab: Homepage

Revised Concession Agreements:

Manila Water

Maynilad Water

a. 4 Details of whistleblowing policy Y Whistleblowing Policy / Contact
Whistleblowing policy original and revision No.1; and Whistleblowing Report Form
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 (On the Board and Officers)

GCIS 2020

a.6 Training and/or continuing education program attended by each director Y BOT 2021 Attendance
Orientation Program on Corporate Governance:
Administrator Leonor C. Cleofas attended the seminar on November 9-10,2021
8. Are the annual reports downloadable from the GOCC’s website?
9. Corporate Governance Confirmation Statement
a. Does the Website 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 Statement of FULL COMPLIANCE WITH THE CODE OF CORPORATE GOVERNANCE
10. Timely filing/release of annual/financial reports
a. Are the audited annual financial report/statement released within 60 days upon receipt from COA?
b. ls the annual report released within 90 days from release of audited financial report?
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?
III. RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE BOARD
11. Corporate Vision/Mission
a. Has the Board of Directors reviewed the vision and mission/strategy in the last financial year? Y LT-MWSS-CO-re-Transmittal-of-2021-Performance-Scorecard-sent-by-GCG-June-3-2021
Board-Res-2020-119CO-Performance-Scorecard-of-MWSS-Corporate-Office
MWSS 2021 Information Kit
2021 Year-End Report page 39-43
b. Does the Board of Directors monitor/oversee the implementation of the corporate strategy? Y Board Res 2020-119CO Performance Scorecard of MWSS Corporate Office
12. Did the GOCC achieve 90% in the PES?
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)
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)
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)

Role of Internal Audit Department and Summary Report of Internal Control Questionnaires (Key Processes):

14. Does the Board appoint a Nomination and Compensation / Remuneration Committee? Y Executive & Governance Committee – GCIS 2020 Renumeration
GCIS 2020
15. Did the Nomination and Compensation/Remuneration Committee meet at least twice during the year? Y Executive & Governance Committee – GCIS 2020 Renumeration
BOT 2021 Attendance
16. If yes, is the report of the Nomination and Compensation/Remuneration Committee publicly disclosed? Y Executive & Governance Committee – GCIS 2020 Renumeration
Executive & Governance Committee (Board Committees): The EGC conducted one committee meeting wherein it discussed the approval of the proposed charter statement, strategy map and PES for CY 2022 of MWSS-RO and Corporate Operating Budget (COB) for CY 2022. (Yearend Report) page 43

BOT 2021 Attendance

17. Does the Board appoint an Audit Committee? Y MWSS Board Committees’ Information: Board Resolution No.2021-114-CO
18. lf yes, is the report of the Audit Committee publicly disclosed? Y 2021 Year-End Report page 39 Audit and Risk Committee
19. Does at least one member of the Audit Committee have an audit, accounting or finance background (qualification or experience)? Y Transparency Seal (43.2. On the Board and Officers)
ARMC Chairman – Master in Industrial Management
20. Did the Audit Committee meet at least four times during the year? Y BOT 2021 Attendance

Schedule of Board Meetings for CY 2021

2021 Year-End Report page 39 Audit and Risk Committee

21. Does the Board appoint a Risk Management Committee? Y MWSS Board Committees’ Information: Board Resolution No.2021-114-CO
22. If yes, is the report on Risk Management Committee publicly disclosed? Internal Control Questionnaire
2021 Year-End Report page 39 Audit and Risk Committee
23. Does at least one member of the Risk Management Committee have a background in finance and investments? Y  Transparency Seal (43.2. On the Board and Officers)
ARMC Chairman – Master in Industrial Management
24. Board meetings and attendance
a. Are the Board of Directors meetings scheduled at the beginning of the year? (end of Q1 ) Y BOT 2021 Attendance
Schedule of Board Meetings for CY 2021
b. Does the Board of Directors meet at least monthly? Y BOT 2021 Attendance
Schedule of Board Meetings for CY 2021
c. Did the Board of Directors meet on at least 75% on their scheduled meetings? Y BOT 2021 Attendance
Schedule of Board Meetings for CY 2021
d. Has each of the directors/commissioners attended at least 90% of all the board meetings held during the year? Y BOT 2021 Attendance
Schedule of Board Meetings for CY 2021
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 Memorandum on Submission of Board Members
Submission of Board Matters
By-Laws-Section 10 Board Agenda
b. Is the Board Secretary trained in legal, accountancy or company secretarial Practices? Y Profile of Corporate Secretary
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
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
27. Risk Oversight
a. Does the company disclose the internal control procedures/risk management systems it has in place? Y Internal Control Questionnaire

Role of Internal Audit Department and Summary Report of Internal Control Questionnaires (Key Processes)

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? Y Internal Control Questionnaire

Role of Internal Audit Department and Summary Report of Internal Control Questionnaires (Key Processes)

c. Does the company disclose how key risks are managed? Y Internal Control Questionnaire

Role of Internal Audit Department and Summary Report of Internal Control Questionnaires (Key Processes)

Risk Management Plan

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? Y 2021 Year End Report Page 39-43 (The MWSS Board)
28. Do different persons assume the roles of Chairman and CEO? Y MWSS Transparency Seal Section 43.2 (On the Board and Officers)
29. Board of Directors Development
a. Does the GOCC have orientation programmes for new Directors? Y Orientation Program on Corporate Governance

2021 Year End Report Page 39 (The MWSS Board)

Administrator Leonor C. Cleofas attended the seminar on November 9-10,2021

b. Does the GOCC have a policy that encourages Directors/Commissioners to attend ongoing or continuous professional education programmes? Y Page 17 of MWSS Manual on Corporate Governance (MMCG):

Transparency Seal

c. Did all Appointive Directors attend at least 1 training for the calendar year? Y 2021 Year End Report Page 39 (The MWSS Board)
30. Board Appraisal
a. Is an annual performance assessment conducted of the Board of Directors? N
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? N
BONUS
STAKEHOLDER RELATIONSHIPS
1. Does the GOCC practice Global Reporting lndex (GRl) on its annual reports?
DISCLOSURE AND TRANSPARENCY
2. Quality of Annual Audit Report
1. Are the audited annual financial report/statement released within 30 days upon the receipt from COA?
PENALTY
RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE BOARD
1. Are there members of the Board of Directors who hold more than five (5) positions in GOCCs and PLCs?
2. ls there non-compliance with Good Governance Conditions?