Asian Agri – Palm Oil Producers Sustainability Report Highlights Commitment to Engagement, Transparency and Traceability

Asian Agri – Palm Oil Producers Sustainability Report Highlights Commitment to Engagement, Transparency and Traceability

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 […]

APRIL Community Development Programme Fosters the Entrepreneurial Spirit

APRIL Community Development Programme Fosters the Entrepreneurial Spirit

APRIL is known for its energy efficient mills that have an annual production capacity of 2.8 million tonnes for pulp and 1.15 million tonnes for paper. But apart from having one of the world’s largest integrated pulp and paper mills, APRIL is also widely admired for its emphasis on sustainable development and holistic community-centric initiatives. The […]

Good for Community, Good for Company: APRIL’s Presence Supports Local Businesses

Good for Community, Good for Company: APRIL’s Presence Supports Local Businesses

Sulaiman is a man who firmly believes in taking a hands-on approach to his business. Every day, he surveys the operations of his coco peat company, which supplies 200 tonnes of coco peat per month to APRIL‘s Riau operations. Ecologically friendly, bio-degradable and made from recyclable material, Sulaiman prides himself on providing quality goods. His insistence on […]

APRIL Gives Big with 1,265 Bags of Blood at Donation Drive

APRIL Gives Big with 1,265 Bags of Blood at Donation Drive

The fasting month observed by the Muslim-majority Indonesia often coincides with a noticeable increase in demand for blood. In order to contribute towards the blood bank supply, APRIL‘s Indonesia operations PT RAPP collaborated with Keluarga Donor Darah (KDD) to organise a blood donation drive among its Kerinci-based employees. A Tradition of Donation The event was  the newest chapter […]

APRIL’s Fire-Free Village Programme Goes into Third Year

APRIL’s Fire-Free Village Programme Goes into Third Year

APRIL, one of the world’s most technologically advanced pulp and paper manufacturer, deepened its commitment to fire-prevention at the launch of the third edition of the Fire-Free Village Programme (FFVP) on May 16, 2017, in preparation for the upcoming dry season. Marking the occasion at the Pelawalan Airstrip in Riau were the Chief of the National Disaster Mitigation […]

Tanoto Foundation Transforms a Space into Hub for Community Life

Tanoto Foundation Transforms a Space into Hub for Community Life

Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia, is one of the largest metropolises in the world, with a growing population exceeding 10 million packed into nearly 700 square kilometers of space. While rapid economic development has seen the proliferation of towering hotels and gleaming offices, community space is also much welcomed for Jakarta residents to mingle and socialise. Tanoto […]

Woodfibre LNG Strengthens Community Building in Squamish

Woodfibre LNG Strengthens Community Building in Squamish

Squamish, a community in the Canadian province of British Columbia, is located at the north end of Howe Sound on the Sea to Sky Highway. Home to stunning climbing routes and winding biking trails, the calendars of community organisations such as the 4th Squamish Scouts are packed from Spring to Spring to take advantage of all the […]

[Guest Blog] Reflections on Project Sukacita V by Tanoto Foundation Scholar at NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

[Guest Blog] Reflections on Project Sukacita V by Tanoto Foundation Scholar at NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

Editor’s Note: This article, contributed by Jaron Koh Jun Jie, a MBBS Phase II student at the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, first appeared in the Feb 2017 edition of MediCine Newsletter. Jaron Koh is a Tanoto Foundation Scholar who participated in Project Sukacita V, using his medical knowledge to conduct health screening & lessons […]

[Guest Blog] Reflections from Community Service Expedition to Desa Tambakrejo

[Guest Blog] Reflections from Community Service Expedition to Desa Tambakrejo

Misi Kami Peduli (MKP) 2016, Mission We Care, was a community service expedition organized by Indonesian students at the National University of Singapore. As part of the MKP 2016 team, I travelled to Desa Tambakrejo, a rural village in East Java, Indonesia in Dec 2016. It was a fulfilling journey for me and my team […]