2018 Most Competitive City in the Philippines, by the Department of Trade and Industry, at the 6th Regional Annual Competitiveness Summit; in the competitiveness sub-categories, Quezon City was no. 1 in Economic Dynamism and no. 1 in Infrastructure.
2018 Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG) by the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), for exhibiting excellence in meeting performance benchmarks in all 7 core areas : financial administration, disaster preparedness, social protection, peace and order, business friendliness and competitiveness, environmental protection, and tourism.
2018 First Place, Regional Gawad Kalasag Award for the Best City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council in NCR, by the assessment of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council of the Philippines and the Office of Civil Defense.
2018 First among all Local Government Units in NCR, by the DILG, based on the LGU Compliance Assessment evaluating the progress of compliance of all LGUs within the Manila Bay Region to the standing mandamus ruling of the Supreme Court for the clean-up, rehabilitation, and preservation of Manila Bay.
2017 Top Performing Local Government Unit in NCR, according to the 2017 Local Peace and Order Council Audit
2017 Quezon City Accounting Department, for being one of 2017 Outstanding Accounting Offices evaluated nationwide in terms of quality, timeliness and accuracy of the city government’s 2017 financial reports, from the Commission on Audit.
2017 Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG) by the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), passing all progressive assessment system adopted by the Department to give distinction to remarkable local government performance across several areas
2017 Most Competitive City in the Philippines, by the National Competitiveness Council, during the 5th Annual Regional Competitiveness Summit; in the ‘competitiveness’ sub-categories: Quezon City was no. 1 in Infrastructure, and no. 2 in Economic Dynamism, Government Efficiency, and Resiliency.
2017 Champion for Best in Government Inter-Operability (G2G) category, and Finalist, for the Seal of Excellence given to private lying-in clinics as the city’s Best in Customer Empowerment entry and rCHITS for its Best in Government Inter-Operability entry, at the 6th e-Gov Awards, organized by the National ICT Confederation of the Philippines (NICP), in cooperation with the Department of Interior and Local Government and the Department of Information and Communications Technology.
2017 First Runner-up, “Best City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council – Highly Urbanized City Category” at the 19 th Gawad KALASAG, by the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC)
2017, multiple awards from the Department of Health, for exemplary Local Health Systems and Innovations in providing health services to QC constituents. These are: 7 awards in the ‘Over 1 Million Population’ Category - including a Plaque of Appreciation “for QC-LGU’s commitment and support in strengthening the health systems within the National Capital Region (NCR) for better health outcomes and quality of life of Metro Manilans;” Outstanding Local Government Unit for: unparalleled performance and innovations in the implementation of the National AIDS/STI Prevention and Control Program in NCR, for the implementation of the National Blood Services Program, and for the implementation of the Dangerous Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment Program; the Purple Ribbon Award for exemplary practices in the implementation of the Reproductive Health and Family Planning Program; and exemplary performance in the achievement of program goals and targets of the National Tuberculosis Control Program.
2017 First Place - Best City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (Highly Urbanized City Category) and 2nd Place - Best Government Emergency Management Service (Advanced Urban GEMS category) in the National Capital Region; QC’s Barangay Sto. Cristo was awarded 1st place for Best Barangay Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Committee (Urban Barangay Category) and Melencio Castelo Elementary School was Best Public School 1st place awardee (Urban Category)
2017 Apolinario Mabini Award, from the Philippine Foundation for the Rehabilitation of the Disabled, for “exceptional services to the mass of citizens with disabilities within its jurisdiction”
2017 Mapagkalinga Award for the Office of Senior Citizens Affairs, from the Department of Social Welfare and Development NCR, for the city government’s programs and services for the elderly
2017 OpenGov Recognition of Excellence Award at the Philippine OpenGov Leadership Forum 2017 conferred by Singapore-based OpenGov Asia, which has initiated a series of awards for the public sector in ASEAN, for leaders who are leading their localities through digital transformation
Risk Reduction and Management Council, conferred at the 18th Annual Regional Gawad Kalasag in 2017
* Quezon City Department of Public Order and Safety (DPOS) was also named as second best government emergency management team (GEM - urban category)
* Barangay Sto. Cristo in Quezon City was the Best Barangay Disaster Risk Management Committee (urban category)
* Melencio M. Castelo Elementary School in Batasan was the Best School in the Public School category
2016 Excellence in Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRRM) and Humanitarian Assistance Award for the highly urbanized city category for the Quezon City Disaster
2016 Most Competitive City in the Philippines, from the National Competitiveness Council
2016 Most Business Friendly Local Government Unit (Level 1 – Highly Urbanized City), from the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry
2016 First eGov Award for Digital Finance, at the 8th National ICT Summit organized by the National ICT Confederation of the Philippines and the Department of Interior and Local Government
2016 Winning Excellence Award, given by the Asian Hospital Management Awards, to the Quezon City General Hospital
2015 LGU Eco Champion, under the National LGU Eco Champions Project of Green Convergence and Kagawaran ng Kapaligiran at Lakas Yaman
2015 Special Achievement in GIS (SAG) Award at the Esri International User Conference in San Diego, California, USA, for its Enhanced Tax Mapping Systems
No. 1 Economically Most Dynamic City in the Highly Urbanized City Category, National Competitiveness Council, 2015
2015 Seal of Child-friendly Local Governance, conferred by the Council for the Welfare of Children in 2016
2015 Kapit-Bisig Award as Outstanding Partner from the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas
2014 National Environmental Compliance Audit (ECA) Award for the Environmental Protection and Waste Management Department program, given during the 1st DILG Bayani Awards and Incentives Awarding Ceremonies held in 2017
2014 Regional Environmental Compliance Audit Award (NCR) of the DILG, for the city government’s level of compliance to the six key legal provisions of Republic Act No. 9003 or the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000
2014 Manila BAYanihan Award (city category) by the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) for Quezon City’s role in the clean up of Manila Bay and the city’s waterways
2014 Galing Pook Governance Award for Outstanding Local Government Program on Socialized Housing
2014 Galing Pook Governance Award for Outstanding Local Government Program on the Pioneering Health Clinic for STI/HIV, Klinika Bernardo
2014 elevated to Hall of Fame and Best PESO-NCR-Highly Urbanized Cities, Quezon City Public Employment Services Office (PESO), conferred in 2015
* Best PESO in NCR for the Labor Supply and Demand Profile program
* Best in Child Labor program implementation
2014 Luminaries Award for Quezon City’s carbon footprint reduction initiatives and its waste-to-energy biogas plant in Payatas, as among the best in innovation in environment advocacy
2014 Top Developer Award for Quezon City’s socialized housing programs, from the Home Development Mutual Fund (Pag-Ibig)
2014 awards from the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) and the National ICT Confederation of the Philippines:
* 2nd place, 3rd eGov Awards for Customer Empowerment (G2C category) for QC’s Computerized Health Information Tracking System (CHITS)
* 2nd place, 3rd eGov Awards for Business Empowerment (G2B category) QC’s mobile money real property tax payment program
2013 awards from the DILG and the National ICT Confederation of the Philippines:
* 3rd place for Government to Business Category (G2B) in the 2nd eGovernance Awards (2013 Jessie Robredo Awards for Excellence in ICT for Good Governance) for its Point-of-Sale (POS) Tax Collection system
2013 Recognition of Quezon City’s outstanding contribution to and support of Sustainable and Inclusive Urban Development, from the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) at the 8th Forum of the World Alliance of Cities against Poverty, in Dublin, Ireland
2012 Certificate of recognition from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) for sustained good performance in the implementation of the Republic Act 9003 through segregation at source, deployment of dedicated units as well as the establishment and operationalization of Materials Recovery Facilities
Quezon City was among the Top 10 performing Highly Urbanized Cities ranked nationwide on Local Governance Performance Management System (LGPMS) and awarded the Seal of Disaster Preparedness, from the Department of Interior and Local Government, 2012
2011 National Best PESO Award, Highly Urbanized Category, for the Public Employment Service Office (PESO), from the Department of Labor and Employment: