APRIL Sustainability Report 2017: Empowering Development

APRIL Sustainability Report 2017: Empowering Development

APRIL Group, one of the largest, most technologically advanced and efficient makers of pulp and paper products in the world, released its 2017 Sustainability Report in Nov 2018. Themed “Empowering Development”, the Report covers the progress and challenges in implementing economic, environmental and social responsibilities in the group’s operations in Indonesia, where its manufacturing, industrial forest plantations, […]

Asia Symbol Wins CSR Award for Excellence in Supporting Educational Development

Asia Symbol Wins CSR Award for Excellence in Supporting Educational Development

For its outstanding corporate social responsibility and excellence in supporting educational development, Asia Symbol clinched the 2018 Chinese Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Award at the 2018 14th China Extraordinary Corporate Citizen Annual Awards Ceremony. The award was presented by the China Committee of Corporate Citizenship, an authority on CSR in China. Held in Beijing on […]

Sustainable Development Goals: “A Golden Opportunity”

Sustainable Development Goals: “A Golden Opportunity”

The Singapore leg of the Responsible Business Forum on Sustainable Development, held on 11-12 October 2018, saw representatives from the business and non-government sectors discuss their perspectives on “Partnerships for SDG Action”. Panel sessions covered a range of topics, such as climate action, urbanisation, circular economy and human rights. RGE Vice Chairman and APRIL Group […]

Tanoto Foundation: Harnessing Transformative Strength of Education to Improve Lives

Tanoto Foundation: Harnessing Transformative Strength of Education to Improve Lives

Tanoto Foundation Global CEO Dr Jean Satrijo Tanudjojo spoke at the International Forum on Reform and Opening Up and Poverty Reduction in China on 2 Nov 2018, sharing the Foundation’s many philanthropic efforts in Indonesia and China. The two-day International Forum was hosted by the Chinese government and World Bank Group, and is in conjunction […]

Sateri Releases 2017 Sustainability Report

Sateri Releases 2017 Sustainability Report

Sateri, a global leader in viscose fibre, has released its 2017 sustainability report. This second edition documents key achievements and milestones in 2017, as well as efforts in sustainability and stakeholder engagement. Prepared in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative Sustainability Standards (GRI Standards 2016), the report includes the following highlights: Update of Sateri’s Pulp Sourcing […]

Leaders in the Making: The Inaugural IMPA-BRI Cohort

Leaders in the Making: The Inaugural IMPA-BRI Cohort

The inaugural class of the International Masters in Public Administration (IMPA) commemorated the start of the academic year with an opening ceremony at Tsinghua University on 29 September 2018. Sponsored by the Tanoto Foundation, the programme is part of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and supported by the National Development and Reform Commission and the […]

Apical Puts Digital Foot Forward

Apical Puts Digital Foot Forward

Making further strides in engaging its stakeholders, Apical Group, one of the largest palm oil exporters in Indonesia, launched a newly designed corporate website on 28 September 2018. A step up from its predecessor, the new website features comprehensive content aimed at serving a variety of stakeholders, reflecting the company’s dedication to engagement and transparency. Apical’s […]

[Guest Blog] Tanoto Foundation Scholar: The Purpose and Promise of Project Sukacita

[Guest Blog] Tanoto Foundation Scholar: The Purpose and Promise of Project Sukacita

Editor’s Note: This article is contributed by Adriel Seah, a Year 4 Medical Student at the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine. A Tanoto Foundation scholar, Adriel is a first time volunteer for Project Sukacita. Promise. This is the word that sums up Project Sukacita for me. Though the team has done a lot, […]