RGE 2017 Highlights

RGE 2017 Highlights

2017 was a significant year for the RGE group of companies, as RGE marked its 50th anniversary since Founder and Chairman Sukanto Tanoto started his first business in Medan, Indonesia. The milestone year was marked by various breakthroughs achieved by RGE business groups, in line with the existing Cs (Community, Country, Climate and Company) as […]

Belinda Tanoto: Why Education is Sustainable Giving

Belinda Tanoto: Why Education is Sustainable Giving

Belinda Tanoto, a member of the Tanoto Foundation Board of Trustees,  recently shared lessons from her philanthropic work in a feature published in the Nanyang Technological University (NTU)’s Circle of Giving’s Continuum magazine. Belinda stressed the importance of education as a means to equip youths with the ability to break out of the poverty cycle, calling […]

Apical Conducts Two-Day Workshop for Stakeholders and Suppliers

Apical Conducts Two-Day Workshop for Stakeholders and Suppliers

Apical Group recently held a two-day workshop in Pekanbaru, Indonesia for its stakeholders and suppliers to learn more about establishing and managing sustainable and traceable palm oil supply chains. Attended by 65 participants – comprising business owners, commercial heads and sustainability specialists from major palm oil companies from Medan and various parts of Riau , the training is part […]

Asia Philanthropy Circle Launches Report on Improving Indonesia’s Education System

Asia Philanthropy Circle Launches Report on Improving Indonesia’s Education System

Asia Philanthropy Circle (APC), a regional “platform for philanthropists by philanthropists”, launched ‘Catalysing Productive Livelihood: A guide to education interventions with an accelerated path to scale and impact’, a Giving Guide report that defines strategic areas of focus for philanthropists to bring about transformative impact to Indonesia’s education system. Supported by Tanoto Foundation, the report […]

Asian Agri Demonstrates Commitment to Engagement, Transparency and Traceability in 2015-2016 Sustainability Report

Asian Agri Demonstrates Commitment to Engagement, Transparency and Traceability in 2015-2016 Sustainability Report

Asian Agri one of Asia’s largest palm oil producers with an annual capacity of 1 million tons of crude palm oil (CPO), demonstrates its commitment to deeper stakeholder engagement, increased transparency and more traceable supply chains in its 2015-2016 Sustainability Report. The company believes that as a versatile product with a variety of uses, palm […]

Challenging the Next Generation of Leaders: Tanoto Scholars Gathering 2017

Challenging the Next Generation of Leaders: Tanoto Scholars Gathering 2017

The Tanoto Scholars Gathering (TSG) 2017 took place from November 22 to 25 this year at the Riau Andalan Pulp and Paper (RAPP) Complex in Pangkalan Kerinci, Sumatra in Indonesia. TSG 2017, which retained the “Learn and Lead” theme of previous TSG editions, saw the participation of 250 Tanoto Scholars from 21 universities across Indonesia. […]

Apical 2016 Sustainability Report Reinforces Commitment to 5Cs Business Principles

Apical 2016 Sustainability Report Reinforces Commitment to 5Cs Business Principles

Apical Group, one of Indonesia’s largest exporters of palm oil, reinforced its commitment to the 5Cs business principles–Good for Community, Country, Climate, Customer & Company–through the release of its 2016 Sustainability Report. Apical owns and controls an extensive spectrum of the palm oil business value chain from sourcing to distribution. It is also engaged in the […]

Promoting Understanding & Trade through “One Belt, One Road” Talent Development Programme

Promoting Understanding & Trade through “One Belt, One Road” Talent Development Programme

The challenges of doing business and breaking new grounds in unfamiliar markets is a formidable challenge for any entrepreneur. Wanting to help businesses cross these cultural barriers,  Tanoto Foundation in 2016 donated a talent training fund for initiatives between the People’s Republic of China and countries in the One Belt, One Road (OBOR) programme. A donation agreement was […]

Sateri Releases First Sustainability Report

Sateri Releases First Sustainability Report

Sateri, a global leader in viscose rayon – the natural, sustainable fibre found in soft, comfortable fabrics and skin-friendly hygiene products – has released its 2016 Sustainability Report. This Sustainability Report is the first by Sateri, will henceforth be published annually, underscoring the company’s commitment to transparency, responsible sourcing and responsible manufacturing. The report was prepared according […]