Waiakea is globally recognized for being innovative and embodies a triple line model that does not only ensure the profits increase but also cares for people and the entire planet. The company has been at the forefront of social responsibility. The company has implemented regional reforestation programs to conserve the environment. The company has also partnered with carbon neutral and Econometrics enterprises in a bid to reduce environmental impacts from the business. Waiakea also donates 650 liters of clean water for every liter of water they sell which translates to 5% of the company revenue. They have also established a partnership with Pump Aid to help the disadvantaged in Africa. Through the partnership with Pump aid more people can access clean water and basic sanitation. They have contributed to reducing malnutrition, water-borne diseases and more children in Africa have an education through this partnership with Pump Aid.
Waiakea has flourished and maintained its social responsibility, setting high standards and winning several awards. The awards which include the 2015 food and beverage innovations award, Best Biz awards, the most elite bottled water, best in show water awards among others. The awards have catapulted the company into the global limelight. The company, through innovation, ethical and health initiatives, social and moral responsibility can rise to play in the league of iconic brands.