APRIL Participates in Singapore’s Inaugural Haze Exhibition

APRIL Participates in Singapore’s Inaugural Haze Exhibition

APRIL participated in Singapore’s first-ever public exhibition on haze as a sponsor and exhibitor. The exhibition: “Haze: Know it. Stop it.”, held at VivoCity, one of Singapore’s busiest metropolitan shopping malls, from 7 to 9 November 2014, is organised by the Singapore Institute of International Affairs (SIIA). The interactive exhibition, launched by Senior Minister of […]

Asian Agri and Smallholders Partnership in Agri Business Contributes to National Economy

Asian Agri and Smallholders Partnership in Agri Business Contributes to National Economy

The development of the agri business in Indonesia is still being challenged by the poor welfare of smallholders, even when these smallholders are the front liners of the industry who contribute to the country’s national income. One of the ways to increase smallholders’ welfare is to develop a partnership between them and the companies,  which has been […]

Tanoto Entrepreneurship Series Features Sudhamek AWS

Tanoto Entrepreneurship Series Features Sudhamek AWS

The Tanoto Entrepreneurship Series, funded by the Tanoto Foundation in collaboration with the economics faculty of Universitas Indonesia, aims to combat poverty in the Southeast Asian nation by providing education and support for student entrepreneurs. The lecture series engages distinguished entrepreneurs as guest speakers to address the practical needs of today’s students and emerging business professionals. […]

Sateri – Award-Winning Supplier of Cellulose-Based Materials

Sateri – Award-Winning Supplier of Cellulose-Based Materials

In 2014, Sateri Holdings Limited, a major international producer of cellulose products with manufacturing and production facilities in Brazil and China, received its third Asian Excellence Recognition Award in a row. The award was presented by the continent-spanning publication Corporate Governance Asia as part of efforts to encourage superior business practices in the region. It credited Sateri’s record […]

Tanoto Foundation’s Gift to Medical Research

Tanoto Foundation’s Gift to Medical Research

The National Heart Research Institute Singapore (NHRIS) was launched by President Tony Tan at the SingHealth Duke-NUS Scientific Congress 2014, a biennial Congress that showcases the latest medical developments and scientific advances in clinical care, research and medical education. (See more here) NHRIS is a joint venture by the National Heart Centre Singapore and Duke-National […]

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 […]