RGE Chairman Sukanto Tanoto Receives Award in Beijing

RGE Chairman Sukanto Tanoto Receives Award in Beijing

In recognition of his significant contributions to the development of the Beijing municipality, Mr. Sukanto Tanoto was given the Jinghua Award by the Deputy Secretary of Municipal Party Committee and Mayor Wang Anshun at the Overseas Chinese Affairs meeting in Beijing, China in May 2014. Indonesian-born businessman Mr Tanoto is the founder of the RGE, the $15 billion […]

Environmental Education Outreach Programs to Schools in China

Environmental Education Outreach Programs to Schools in China

RGE has been actively involved in raising the environmental awareness of students in China through outreach programmes such as the “Little Electricity Generator” and “Little Paper Maker”. RGE Founder and Chairman Sukanto Tanoto strongly believes that a company can only be successful if it is a responsible corporate citizen. Guided by his principle that business should […]

Restorasi Ekosistem Riau (RER) starts forest restoration exercise in Sumatra

Restorasi Ekosistem Riau (RER) starts forest restoration exercise in Sumatra

Restorasi Ekosistem Riau (RER) has started a forest restoration exercise in Sumatra, with the planting of 2 million trees. The RER project was launched in 2013 under a restoration licence granted by Indonesia’s government. The aim of the project was to revitalise the landscape, create sustainable lifestyles for the local forest communities and to establish a replicable […]

APRIL Announces New Sustainable Forest Management Policy

APRIL Announces New Sustainable Forest Management Policy

APRIL announced a new policy direction on Sustainable Forest Management to boost reforestation efforts and sustainable wood sourcing. “Growth is important but sustainability is also important. We are a long-time player,” APRIL president Praveen Singhavi told The Jakarta Post on Monday. (See media coverage – Jakarta Post) The Sustainable Forest Management Policy The Sustainable Forest Management Policy (SFMP) […]