Stewardship Asia Centre: In conversation with Mr. Bey Soo Khiang

Stewardship Asia Centre: In conversation with Mr. Bey Soo Khiang

Mr Bey Soo Khiang, Vice Chairman, RGE and Chairman, APRIL Group, attended the Steward Leadership Summit, speaking on a panel discussion titled “Can Addressing Existential Challenges Be Profitable?” As part of the event, Mr Bey also sat down for a discussion with Ms. Joanna Soh, Stewardship Asia Centre’s Chief Operating Officer, to share insights into […]

APRIL’s Biodiversity and Restoration Commitments Take Centre Stage at IUCN Geneva

APRIL’s Biodiversity and Restoration Commitments Take Centre Stage at IUCN Geneva

This article is an adaptation of “APRIL’s Biodiversity and Restoration Commitments Take Centre Stage at IUCN Geneva”, published in The Jakarta Post. Changes include rewriting some of the passages and adding original materials. In an important moment for global biodiversity, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Leaders Forum 2023 in Geneva convened stakeholders […]

RGE: Operating at the heart of sustainability

RGE: Operating at the heart of sustainability

RGE‘s global business groups operate with a clear vision, guided by the 5Cs principle – Good for Community, Country, Climate, Customer and Company –  and our Sustainability Framework. Our commitment lies in setting science-based, measurable targets that align with the UN SDGs and overarching global sustainability trends. Serving as pioneers in the bioeconomy, we place […]

RGE attends Eco-Business ‘Unlocking Capital for Sustainability 2023’ Summit – Enabling an equitable transition

RGE attends Eco-Business ‘Unlocking Capital for Sustainability 2023’ Summit – Enabling an equitable transition

Eco-Business’ series of “Unlocking Capital for Sustainability” events across Southeast Asia culminated in a finale event on the 28th of September in Singapore. Since its inception in 2018, “Unlocking Capital for Sustainability” has become an annual flagship event, jointly orchestrated by Eco-Business and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). This prestigious gathering brings together influential […]

21st Forbes Global CEO Conference 2023: Sea Change

21st Forbes Global CEO Conference 2023: Sea Change

The 21st Forbes Global CEO Conference was held from 11-12 September in Singapore, and gathered some 450 prominent business leaders from around the world. The international panel of leading CEOs, thought leaders, entrepreneurs and investors discussed their ideas on navigating the new normal of the geopolitical and trade landscape. The event was also attended by […]

Bloomberg Sustainable Business Summit 2023: Leading With Urgency

Bloomberg Sustainable Business Summit 2023: Leading With Urgency

The Bloomberg Sustainable Business Summit 2023 held on 26 July 2023 in Singapore attracted more than 500 physical attendees and close to 1,000 virtual participants. The international panel of speakers, business leaders and investors discussed how they can drive innovation and scale best practices in sustainable business and finance. The event was also attended by Singapore’s Minister […]

Bloomberg Sustainable Business Summit 2023: The Future of Sustainable Travel

Bloomberg Sustainable Business Summit 2023: The Future of Sustainable Travel

At the closing dinner session of the 2023 Bloomberg Sustainable Business Summit, Pratheepan Karunagaran, Executive Director at Apical; Carlos Barrasa, Executive Vice President, Commercial and Clean Energies, Cepsa; and Munal Rathore, Partner, BCG explored the topic of “Sustainable Aviation: From Ambition to Action”. The discussion was moderated by Katrina Nicholas, Deputy Managing Editor, Global Business […]

RGE Builds China’s Largest Oleochemical Integration Project

RGE Builds China’s Largest Oleochemical Integration Project

Apical Oleochemical (Taixing) Co., Ltd. celebrated the completion of the initial phase of its Oleochemical Industry Integration Project in Taixing, Jiangsu on June 27 – the largest of its kind in China. The commissioning ceremony was attended by Belinda Tanoto, Chairman of RGE China; Wang Minyan, Chairman of the China Cleaning Industry Association; and Zhu […]

Safeguarding the Sunda Pangolin: RER’s Commitment to Wildlife Protection and Conservation

Safeguarding the Sunda Pangolin: RER’s Commitment to Wildlife Protection and Conservation

This article is an adaptation of “Safeguarding the Sunda Pangolin: RER’s Commitment to Wildlife Protection and Conservation”, published in Jakarta Globe (jakartaglobe.id). Changes include rewriting some of the passages and adding original materials. Illegal hunting and wildlife trade remain the main factors contributing to the endangerment of numerous species, including the Sunda Pangolin. This mammal, […]

RGE Screens Frontier Sumatra at UN Global Compact Network Singapore Youth Forum

RGE Screens Frontier Sumatra at UN Global Compact Network Singapore Youth Forum

RGE and Global Compact Network Singapore (GCNS) recently held a screening of the Frontier Sumatra documentary for more than 90 delegates at the 2023 GCNS Youth Forum, which was followed by a lively Q&A.  Frontier Sumatra highlights the work of the Restorasi Ekosistem Riau (RER) programme to protect and restore 150,693 hectares of peatland rainforest […]