Beyond the Pandemic: Conversation with Belinda Tanoto and Prof Tikki Pangestu

Beyond the Pandemic: Conversation with Belinda Tanoto and Prof Tikki Pangestu

What will the ‘new normal’ look like? How do we achieve herd immunity across Asia? What more can we do to emerge stronger from the pandemic? These are discussed in the first episode of Tanoto Foundation’s podcast ‘Unlocking Potential: Conversations with Tanoto Foundation’. In this episode titled ‘Beyond the Pandemic’, RGE Managing Director and Tanoto […]

Tanoto Foundation Donates PPEs To Help Singapore’s Migrant Worker Community

Tanoto Foundation Donates PPEs To Help Singapore’s Migrant Worker Community

Tanoto Foundation, under the auspices of Asia Philanthropy Circle (APC), donated personal protective equipment (PPE) to HealthServe in support of their work to help the migrant worker community in Singapore during the COVID-19 pandemic. Comprising 20,000 KN95 masks, 10,000 pairs of gloves and 1,000 face shields, the PPEs were handed over to HealthServe in a […]

TSAN 2019: Leadership on the Agenda for Tanoto Scholars in Singapore

TSAN 2019: Leadership on the Agenda for Tanoto Scholars in Singapore

The yearly Tanoto Scholars Annual Networking (TSAN) gathered 43 Singapore-based Tanoto Scholars for a casual evening of dialogue and friendship at the Singapore Management University on 9 Dec 2019. The scholars hailed from three universities, pursuing courses that include medicine, engineering, business and economics. Continuing from previous years’ sessions, the common theme of leadership threaded […]

Belinda Tanoto: An Early Start on Indonesia’s Human Capital Development

Belinda Tanoto: An Early Start on Indonesia’s Human Capital Development

Tanoto Foundation’s Board of Trustees Member Belinda Tanoto penned an article on human capital development which was published in the Jakarta Post on 10 May 2019. Primarily focussed on early childhood education and development as a key component of human capital development, her article contextualises the early childhood development landscape, its challenges, and echoes calls […]

16th Chapter of the Tanoto Scholars Association Inaugurated at TSAN 2018

16th Chapter of the Tanoto Scholars Association Inaugurated at TSAN 2018

The Tanoto Scholars Annual Networking (TSAN) 2018 event saw the inauguration of the first Singapore chapter of the Tanoto Scholars Association, adding to the existing 15 in Indonesia. This marks another milestone in the strengthening of the Tanoto Scholars network in the region. Held at the National University of Singapore, the momentous occasion was graced […]

Anderson Tanoto: Blockchain in Philanthropy – From Transactive to Collaborative

Anderson Tanoto: Blockchain in Philanthropy – From Transactive to Collaborative

RGE Director Anderson Tanoto joined entrepreneurs, investors and business leaders at the Forbes Asia Forum: Decrypting Blockchain for Business on 4 December 2018, discussing the variety of uses for blockchain. As a panelist on the “Once on the Block, Forever on the Chain” session, Tanoto touched on the uses of blockchain technology in the agri-commodity industry, and also […]

Second Generation Oil Palm Smallholders Continue to Grow and Succeed with Asian Agri

Second Generation Oil Palm Smallholders Continue to Grow and Succeed with Asian Agri

In the 1990s, Ekoyono’s parents decided to leave their hard life in Ciamis, West Java and opt instead for a new life as oil palm farmers in Pelalawan, Sumatra. His parents enlisted in the Indonesian Government’s Plasma Transmigration Programme (PIR-Trans), a programme that offered Indonesians from rural areas the opportunity to become oil palm farmers […]