Anderson Tanoto: Villages waiting to join Indonesia’s march of growth

Anderson Tanoto: Villages waiting to join Indonesia’s march of growth

RGE Director Anderson Tanoto wrote an opinion editorial published in The Jakarta Post on June 29, 2015. Spotlight on agriculture He outlined the important roles rural Indonesia and agriculture can play in the nation’s economic growth, saying Indonesian President Joko Widodo’s call for a shift from a consumption-based economy to a production-based economy now casts […]

APRIL Group and the road to infrastructure development

APRIL Group and the road to infrastructure development

The recent groundbreaking of APRIL Group’s (Asia Pacific Resources International Holdings Ltd) state-of-the-art third paper mill facility was just one of many milestones the company has reached in its journey to benefit the community and country. Its Indonesian subsidiary PT Riau Andalan Pulp & Paper (RAPP) has been actively involved in community and infrastructure development […]

Belinda Tanoto on CNA Perspectives’ “Inequality in Asia”

Belinda Tanoto on CNA Perspectives’ “Inequality in Asia”

Belinda Tanoto was part of a discussion panel on Inequality in Asia, on Channel NewsAsia’s (CNA) Perspectives, which aired on June 10, 2015. A member on the Board of Trustees of Tanoto Foundation, Ms Tanoto shared insights and anecdotes with the panel and audience, outlining the importance of the roles non-governmental organisations (NGOs) play and the […]

APRIL Group’s Groundbreaking Paper Mill Facility

APRIL Group’s Groundbreaking Paper Mill Facility

APRIL Group had a groundbreaking ceremony on May 22, 2015, for their third paper mill facility to meet increasing export demand for premium and high-value digital paper products. The ceremony was graced by guest-of-honour Minister for Industry Saleh Husin, who was hosted by APRIL Group Indonesia Operations Managing Director Tony Wenas and RGE Director Anderson […]

RGE Forestry, Fibre, Pulp & Paper Sustainability Framework

RGE Forestry, Fibre, Pulp & Paper Sustainability Framework

The RGE Forestry, Fibre, Pulp & Paper Sustainability Framework is a holistic policy that spells out RGE’s promise to sustainable development. This is to be achieved by the implementation of best practices in the social, environmental and economic domains. About the RGE Forestry, Fibre, Pulp & Paper Sustainability Framework The Sustainability Framework is guided by […]

APRIL Group Announces Sustainable Forest Management Policy 2.0 (SFMP 2.0)

APRIL Group Announces Sustainable Forest Management Policy 2.0 (SFMP 2.0)

APRIL Group has introduced new measures to ensure deforestation is completely eliminated from its supply chain through its Sustainable Forest Management Policy (SFMP) 2.0 which represents a renewed commitment to long-term sustainability of forest in Indonesia. SFMP 2.0: A Major Step The Policy marks a major step in APRIL Group’s 15-year commitment to sustainability. APRIL […]

Belinda Tanoto weighs in on poverty alleviation

Belinda Tanoto weighs in on poverty alleviation

Tanoto Foundation Board of Trustees member Belinda Tanoto weighed in on poverty alleviation in 2 videos by the Foundation. The interviews were conducted on the sidelines of the United Nations Development Programme in Jakarta on April 13, 2015. Ms Tanoto was among panellists who spoke at a session themed “Fostering Committment and Leadership for Philanthropy’s Engagement“. […]

Asian Agri: Sowing the (high-yield) seeds for a sustainable future

Asian Agri: Sowing the (high-yield) seeds for a sustainable future

For its work in improving the economic and social well-being of palm oil smallholders, Asian Agri has been in the media spotlight recently. Three articles in the Jakarta Post covered the work done by the palm oil company, one of the pioneer corporate partners in the Plasma programme. The Plasma programme was an initiative by […]

Apical and Asian Agri to Help Smallholder Farmers in Increasing Yield with New Generation Seedlings

Apical and Asian Agri to Help Smallholder Farmers in Increasing Yield with New Generation Seedlings

President of Apical Group Dato’ Yeo How was at the 2nd Singapore Dialogue on Sustainable World Resources organised by the Singapore Institute of International Affairs on 13 May 2015. He was one of four expert panellists invited to speak at the session themed “Commodities outlook: Impact of falling prices”. The session focused on declining global commodity […]