Asian Agri promotes sharing of best practices amongst smallholders

Asian Agri promotes sharing of best practices amongst smallholders

Asian Agri’s longstanding partnership with palm oil smallholders has often been seen as a successful case study of governance in the regional palm oil industry. With an annual production capacity of 1 million tonnes of palm oil, Asian Agri leverages best management practices to ensure its operations are not only efficient and sustainable, but beneficial […]

RAPP honoured with 11 Golden Flags for work safety and health policies

RAPP honoured with 11 Golden Flags for work safety and health policies

APRIL’s Indonesian subsidiary PT Riau Andalan Pulp and Paper (RAPP) was honoured with 11 “Golden Flags” for its excellence implementing and and managing occupational health and safety. Director Rudi Fajar received the awards on behalf of RAPP on 10 September 2015. (more news in Bahasa Indonesia here) Golden Flags for excellent safety and health implementation […]

Sukanto Tanoto – An Entrepreneur’s Journey (Part 2/2)

Sukanto Tanoto – An Entrepreneur’s Journey (Part 2/2)

This is the second of two Inside RGE posts covering RGE Founder and Chairman Sukanto Tanoto’s keynote address to a visiting group of MBA students from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania on May 25, 2015. The address is part of the Global Modular Course on ‘Sustainable Growth in ASEAN’. Speaking at the University Lounge […]

GlobeAsia: The Resource King – Sukanto Tanoto

GlobeAsia: The Resource King – Sukanto Tanoto

RGE founder and Chairman Sukanto Tanoto was featured in the September issue of GlobeAsia (pages 34-38). The below article is shared with permission from GlobeAsia. The Resource King Natural resource-based manufacturing has catapulted Sukanto Tanoto to a position as a major global player in palm oil as well as pulp & paper. Now the 66-year-old […]

Record numbers attend annual Tanoto Scholars Gathering

Record numbers attend annual Tanoto Scholars Gathering

#TSG15 – Tanoto Scholars Gathering 2015 A record 266 Tanoto scholars attended the Tanoto Scholars Gathering from 12 to 15 August 2015 in Pangkalan Kerinci. Held annually since 2010 by Tanoto Foundation, this year’s Tanoto Scholars Gathering saw scholars from 23 universities across 9 cities in Indonesia. Learn and Lead Themed “Learn and Lead”, the […]

Asia Symbol unveils world’s first paper product with both CFCC & PEFC logos

Asia Symbol unveils world’s first paper product with both CFCC & PEFC logos

Asia Symbol, a world leading producer of pulp and paper, unveiled in June 2015 the world’s first copy paper product to bear both the CFCC and PEFC logos. This marks an important milestone in its sustainable development journey. The premium PaperOne 85g copy paper has a distinct red packaging to commemorate this achievement.  This adds […]

APRIL Group leads multi-stakeholder effort in fire prevention

APRIL Group leads multi-stakeholder effort in fire prevention

Our focus now is prevention – RGE Director Anderson Tanoto On July 28, 2015, APRIL Group launched the Fire Free Village Programme in Pangkalan Kerinci to create fire-free villages through the collaboration with villages, community stakeholders, non-governmental organisations and enforcement agencies. (see News Release and APRIL Dialog for more information) Fire Free Village Programme Tapping on […]

APRIL Group enhances Butterfly Habitat with Young Environmentalists

APRIL Group enhances Butterfly Habitat with Young Environmentalists

APRIL Group joined young Southeast Asian environmentalists, Singaporean school students and representatives from the National Parks Board (NParks) as part of a tripartite enhancement of the Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park‘s Butterfly Habitat. More butterflies for Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park In the morning July 24, 2015, the multi-stakeholder group of public, private and people sector participants […]