Breaking Records and Boundaries: Tanoto Scholars Gathering 2016

Breaking Records and Boundaries: Tanoto Scholars Gathering 2016

A double record-breaker. The annual Tanoto Scholars Gathering, held in Indonesia and Singapore, saw record turnouts for both events. Tanoto Scholars gathered for a series of bonding and networking activities. Tanoto Scholars Gathering in Indonesia Also known by its acronym TSG, the August 16-19, 2016 event in Pangkalan Kerinci, Sumatra, Indonesia, received 290 Tanoto Scholars […]

Making a Social Impact: Crossing the Chasm

Making a Social Impact: Crossing the Chasm

A solid marketing and branding strategy to help migrant workers in Singapore improve their command of English – that was Team iChange’s grand prize-winning proposal at the inaugural “Crossing the Chasm Challenge 2016”. Organised by the Asia Centre for Social Enterprises and Philanthropy (ACSEP) and sponsored by the Tanoto Foundation, the challenge sought to advance […]

PT RAPP’s Operations Create Jobs, Benefitting Thousands

PT RAPP’s Operations Create Jobs, Benefitting Thousands

Doing what is good for community, country and climate is a business philosophy backed by shared value creation and positive multiplier effects brought about by companies managed by RGE. This article, first published in Bahasa Indonesia by Antara Riau, covers the positive impact created in Pangkalan Kerinci by APRIL Group‘s Indonesian operations PT Riau Andalan Pulp […]

Belinda Tanoto: Innovation happens in the frontline, not in HQ

Belinda Tanoto: Innovation happens in the frontline, not in HQ

At the recent UBS Philanthropy Forum Asia, Tanoto Foundation Board of Trustees member Belinda Tanoto, shared her insights on how the Foundation tackles the complex and challenging issues in Indonesia’s education system. The event which gathered top philanthropists, eminent business families and influential impact investors in Singapore for two days, provided a platform to discuss […]

Tanoto Foundation Professor develops new test for screening heart conditions

Tanoto Foundation Professor develops new test for screening heart conditions

Tanoto Foundation Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine at SingHealth Duke-NUS Academic Medical Centre, Professor Stuart Cook and his team recently developed a new test that will significantly shorten the time for patient screening for inherited heart conditions. (see news report) Shorten screening time for heart conditions Patients at the National Heart Centre Singapore (NHCS) previously had […]

Volunteers from RAPP make inroads in infrastructure development for community

Volunteers from RAPP make inroads in infrastructure development for community

APRIL Group’s Indonesia operations PT Riau Andalan Pulp and Paper’s (RAPP) ongoing commitment to community development continues to make the headlines in Riau. Employee volunteers help build 1.5km road Staff in the RAPP Employee Volunteering Programme worked hand-in-hand with members of the community in Tebing Tinggi in Kuantan Singingi Regency, Riau to build a 1.5 […]

Reaching out to the community with Project Sukacita

Reaching out to the community with Project Sukacita

Tanoto Foundation organised its annual Project Sukacita Dec 7 to 11, 2015 to reach out and help the community. Together in Community Service In its fourth edition, Project Sukacita saw undergraduates comprising 17 Tanoto Scholars from Singapore and Indonesia, and four volunteers join forces in the spirit of community service. The National University of Singapore […]

Tanoto Foundation champions sustainable development agenda

Tanoto Foundation champions sustainable development agenda

Founded by Sukanto Tanoto and his wife Tinah Bingei, Tanoto Foundation fights poverty with three strategic thrusts in Education, Empowerment and Enhancement of Quality of Lives (known as the 3 Es). The Foundation has also forged close partnerships with private sector businesses of various sizes, schools and many other organisations across various countries to champion […]