RGE 2020 Highlights

RGE 2020 Highlights

2020 was a challenging year for everyone as lives and businesses were disrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic.  RGE business groups began the year by showing its steadfast support to its nearby communities. We worked with partners to support our communities. We collectively responded to the crisis by procuring and providing much needed medical supplies, as […]

Business Must Positively Impact Nature – Anderson Tanoto

Business Must Positively Impact Nature – Anderson Tanoto

“Our goal is to take the carbon credit we generate from our restoration licence and plough it back into conservation and restoration… We then have a self-moving mechanism that allows and encourages more conservation and restoration projects at large.” RGE Managing Director Anderson Tanoto joined an esteemed panel discussing integrated approaches to climate change and […]

RGE Founder’s Day 2020: Giving Back In The New Normal

RGE Founder’s Day 2020: Giving Back In The New Normal

RGE Founder’s Day 2020 was commemorated globally in November/December 2020 under special circumstances. However, the COVID-19 global pandemic did not dampen RGE companies’ resolve to continue creating value for community, country, climate, customer and the company – our Founder and Chairman Sukanto Tanoto’s 5C’s business philosophy. Last year’s Founder’s Day saw our business groups going […]

Asia Symbol 2030 Launched – Towards Growth that is Circular, Low-Carbon, Inclusive & Synergetic

Asia Symbol 2030 Launched – Towards Growth that is Circular, Low-Carbon, Inclusive & Synergetic

Asia Symbol, a world leading producer of pulp and paper, has launched its 2030 Sustainability Targets – a firm indication of the company’s strategic growth in the next 10 years.  Announced on 30 Nov 2020, the 2030 Sustainability Targets are anchored on four key pillars: Circular growth Low-carbon growth Inclusive growth Synergetic growth The key […]

APRIL2030 – Realising the SDGs in Indonesia

APRIL2030 – Realising the SDGs in Indonesia

Can a company transform its business while also having a positive impact on climate, nature and people? APRIL Group believes this is possible. On 17 Nov 2020, the company announced APRIL2030,  its vision for meeting the challenges of the next decade. APRIL2030 is comprised of four commitments with 18 ambitious yet measurable science-based targets – […]

Asia Symbol Clinches Top 100 CSR Report in China

Asia Symbol Clinches Top 100 CSR Report in China

Asia Symbol‘s 2018-2019 Sustainability Report was awarded Top 100 CSR Report in China at the International Forum on Corporate Social Responsibility at the 3rd China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai on 6 Nov 2020. Of the over 180 sustainability reports submitted, Asia symbol’s sustainability report was among the highest rated. CIIE saw the first […]

A SMILE for Smallholder Inclusion

A SMILE for Smallholder Inclusion

There is yet another reason for Indonesia’s independent oil palm smallholders to SMILE! Apical and Asian Agri have joined forces with Kao Corporation to launch an 11-year programme to help participating independent oil palm smallholders improve yields, incomes and livelihoods. According to the Central Bureau of Statistics for the Republic of Indonesia (2018), independent oil […]

Progress on Investment Commitment in Next-Generation Fibre Innovation and Technology

Progress on Investment Commitment in Next-Generation Fibre Innovation and Technology

Last year, RGE announced a US$200 million investment in cellulosic textile fibre research and development over the course of 10 years to help fast and linear fashion become more circular and sustainable. The investment represents a firm commitment to supporting solutions in alternative cellulose or plant-based feedstock and closed-loop manufacturing. To realise the ambition of […]

Aiding Asia’s Clean Energy Transition: PO&G’s Pacific Canbriam Energy Limited

Aiding Asia’s Clean Energy Transition: PO&G’s Pacific Canbriam Energy Limited

Pacific Oil & Gas (PO&G) is an independent energy resources development company focused on helping meet the increasing energy requirements of growing Asian economies. Formed in 2003, it invests, develops, builds, owns, and operates innovative projects throughout the energy supply chain. In this series ‘Aiding Asia’s Clean Energy Transition’, we take a peek at some […]