Bracell’s ‘Project Star’ Expansion Announced at São Paulo State Governor Palace

Bracell’s ‘Project Star’ Expansion Announced at São Paulo State Governor Palace

Representing the largest private investment in the state of São Paulo, Brazil in the past decade, Bracell’s R$ 7 billion (USD 1.75b) dissolving pulp expansion project was announced to the media at Bandeirantes Palace on 29 July 2019. Noting its positive impact in the state and boost to Brazil’s international competitiveness, the investment was lauded […]

Life Without (Single-Use) Plastic? It’s Fantastic!

Life Without (Single-Use) Plastic? It’s Fantastic!

It started from an RGE Townhall in Jakarta in March 2019, where APRIL’s sustainability professionals raised the issue of single-use plastics and its adverse impact on the environment. The session saw the collaborative contribution of ideas by employees of different business groups, skills and portfolios. This ground-up design and brainstorm later developed into a campaign […]

RGE Bankers’ Forum 2019

RGE Bankers’ Forum 2019

RGE held its inaugural Bankers’ Forum on 24 May 2019 at the Fullerton Hotel in Singapore, welcoming almost 200 stakeholders from more than 50 financial institutions for a morning of dialogue and sharing. It was the first of its kind at the RGE group level, following business group-level engagements. Attendees of the invite-only RGE Bankers’ […]

Sateri Becomes World’s Largest Viscose Producer With Latest Acquisition

Sateri Becomes World’s Largest Viscose Producer With Latest Acquisition

Sateri has propelled itself to become the world’s largest producer of viscose fibre, a natural and sustainable raw material found in everyday items like textiles, baby wipes and personal hygiene products. With its recent acquisition of 250,000mtpa capacity Jiangsu Xiangsheng Viscose Fiber Co., Ltd, its combined annual production capacity of its four viscose mills in […]

Bracell Group Rebrands Bahia Specialty Cellulose and Lwarcel Celulose under ‘Bracell’ Brand

Bracell Group Rebrands Bahia Specialty Cellulose and Lwarcel Celulose under ‘Bracell’ Brand

At 2 million tonnes per annum by 2021, Bracell is poised to cement its place as the world’s leading and largest producer of dissolving pulp. The Singapore-based group recently rebranded its Brazilian operations, with Bahia Specialty Cellulose (BSC) and São Paulo-based Lwarcel Celulose operating under the unified Bracell brand. The largest private investment in São […]

Asia Symbol Renews Pledge To Better Serve Customers

Asia Symbol Renews Pledge To Better Serve Customers

Asia Symbol hosted industry professionals and over 400 paper dealers in a conference in Sanya, China in December 2018, renewing its commitment to better customer service and honouring the year’s most excellent dealer partners. Its executives also shared how the company’s drive towards continuous improvement remains intricately linked to customer service excellence, a virtuous cycle […]

Sateri Hosts its First Major Viscose Seminar for Textile Customers

Sateri Hosts its First Major Viscose Seminar for Textile Customers

On 2 and 3 August 2018, leading global viscose producer Sateri hosted customers, partners and other key stakeholders in a 2-day textile seminar in Jiujiang, China. With the theme “树造品质 携手共进  – Sustainable Viscose Industry – from plantation to fashion brands”, the seminar aimed to better integrate different players along the textile value chain and […]

Tanoto Foundation Promotes Sustainability & CSR to Tsinghua University MBA Students

Tanoto Foundation Promotes Sustainability & CSR to Tsinghua University MBA Students

One hundred MBA students from the Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management in China attended the course “CSR Management: Challenges and Practices” from 26 to 27 May 2018. Sponsored by Tanoto Foundation, the elective module was organized by the university’s MBA centre and featured several speakers who emphasized the need for sustainability and the […]