Tanoto Forestry Information Center TFIC opens in Bogor

Tanoto Forestry Information Center TFIC opens in Bogor

The Tanoto Forestry Information Center (TFIC) was launched on December 21, 2015 at the Bogor Agricultural University. TFIC to serve as forestry management hub Tanoto Foundation Founder and Board of Trustees Chairperson Sukanto Tanoto inaugurated the TFIC, which will act as a knowledge incubator with resources for research and seminars in the field of forestry […]

APRIL Group plants trees at Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park

APRIL Group plants trees at Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park

APRIL Group revisited Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park on Nov 28, 2015 to be part of a multi-stakeholder Mass Tree Planting event. Planting 250 trees at Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park The pulp and paper giant joined National Parks Board (NParks), students, NGOs and members of the public in planting 250 trees to commemorate Clean and Green SG50. […]

Asian Agri provides haze relief and aid to affected communities

Asian Agri provides haze relief and aid to affected communities

The haze affected many communities in Riau, including communities who within, surrounding and associated with Asian Agri’s operations. As recently covered by Inside RGE, APRIL Group and its Indonesian subsidiary PT RAPP have galvanised efforts to provide haze relief and support to their communities. These include distribution of masks, roving medical teams and the set-up […]

COP21 announcements & behind the scenes with APRIL Group

COP21 announcements & behind the scenes with APRIL Group

As world leaders convened at the 21st Conference of Parties (COP21) in Paris, APRIL Group announced Dec 1, 2015 it will step up conservation and restoration efforts in Riau via the Restorasi Ekosistem Riau (RER) programme. Held in parallel with the Paris Climate Conference, the fifth edition of the Indonesia Pavilion saw representatives from government, […]

Asian Agri to partner more independent smallholders

Asian Agri to partner more independent smallholders

Asian Agri will leverage collaborative action in the palm oil industry to play a part in the industry’s push towards better productivity and sustainability. This was shared by Asian Agri’s Managing Director Kelvin Tio at the Indonesia Pavilion at COP21 in Paris today. Partnering more independent smallholders Building on the success of its partnered plasma smallholders, […]

APRIL honours fire-free villages with awards

APRIL honours fire-free villages with awards

To recognise successful fire prevention and management in villages, APRIL Group’s Indonesian operations PT Riau Andalan Pulp and Paper (PT RAPP) held an event on November 18, 2015 in Pekanbaru to award various villages for their concerted efforts in the Fire-Free Village Programme. Community at the heart of fire prevention Having launched the Fire-Fire Village Programme in July […]

RGE Chairman Sukanto Tanoto speaks at 2015 Fudan Global Leader Forum

RGE Chairman Sukanto Tanoto speaks at 2015 Fudan Global Leader Forum

RGE Chairman Sukanto Tanoto attended the 2015 Fudan Global Leader Forum at Fudan University, Shanghai, China on October 30. Fudan Global Leader Forum In its second year, the Fudan Global Leader Forum is organised by the School of Management, Fudan University. Presided over by the dean of the School of Management Professor Lu Xiongwen, this […]

Tanoto Foundation champions sustainable development agenda

Tanoto Foundation champions sustainable development agenda

Founded by Sukanto Tanoto and his wife Tinah Bingei, Tanoto Foundation fights poverty with three strategic thrusts in Education, Empowerment and Enhancement of Quality of Lives (known as the 3 Es). The Foundation has also forged close partnerships with private sector businesses of various sizes, schools and many other organisations across various countries to champion […]

APRIL Group and community united in haze challenge

APRIL Group and community united in haze challenge

APRIL Group and its Indonesia operations PT Riau Andalan Pulp and Paper (RAPP) have been in the local news in recent weeks for various haze relief efforts for the benefit of many communities. These run in parallel with its resolute and comprehensive fire management efforts – from monitoring and suppression, to strong fire prevention advocacy. […]

RGE Chairman Sukanto Tanoto attends Silfen Forum and meets Mayor in Beijing

RGE Chairman Sukanto Tanoto attends Silfen Forum and meets Mayor in Beijing

RGE Chairman Sukanto Tanoto attended the David and Lyn Silfen Forum in Beijing, China on September 10, 2015, and separately met Mayor Wang Anshun the next day. These are part of ongoing philanthropic efforts of Mr Tanoto, who not only has business operations in parts of China, but also has, through Tanoto Foundation, extended his contributions to social […]