More Than Just Paper

More Than Just Paper

It is so embedded in our daily lives that we often take its value for granted.  Amidst the constant barrage of emails and digital messages that flood our computers and mobile devices, we often forget the value of paper. “The thing that I really enjoy about paper-making is that every sheet of paper we produce […]

The Town of Kerinci

The Town of Kerinci

The town of Pangkalan Kerinci, commonly known as Kerinci, is part of Pelalawan – a regency of the Riau Province; the economic hub of the island of Sumatra and one of the richest provinces in Indonesia due to its abundance of natural resources. Travelling to Pelalawan involves firstly flying to Pekanbaru in Riau and then […]

Unlocking the Rural Potential in Indonesia

Unlocking the Rural Potential in Indonesia

Indonesia, Southeast Asia’s largest economy continues to see growth momentum despite the slowdown in the global economy. The World Bank expects Indonesia’s GDP to expand to 5.2 percent this year, picking up moderately to 5.5 percent in 2016; largely due to private consumption growth remaining relatively stable, increase in fixed investment spending and a gradual […]

Sustaining the Future of Palm Oil

Sustaining the Future of Palm Oil

A common ingredient in many products on supermarket shelves – ranging from food-related to personal care – palm oil is the most widely used vegetable oil in the world. It holds a market share of 38 percent of the world’s major oil and fats today. With a rising global population and affluence especially in the emerging economies such […]

RAPP’s Dr Abdul Gafur among Top 500 Researchers

RAPP’s Dr Abdul Gafur among Top 500 Researchers

PT Riau Andalan Pulp and Paper’s (RAPP) Abdul Gafur is in Webometrics’ Top 500 Researchers in Indonesian Institutions, based on data collected in the fourth week of February 2015 from the public profiles of researchers working in Indonesian institutions. Being the only industrial representative in a list dominated by government and university based researchers, 206-ranked […]

Woodfibre LNG Limited launches Engagement Portal Askwoodfibrelng.ca

Woodfibre LNG Limited launches Engagement Portal Askwoodfibrelng.ca

Canadian-based Woodfibre LNG Limited launched Ask WoodFibre LNG, a community engagement web portal for the Woodfibre LNG Project, on April 1, 2015. The interactive website aggregates questions and answers (Q&As) on the Woodfibre LNG Project for its stakeholders, which include local communities and non-governmental organisations. Visitors can access the website to engage the Project team […]

Asian Agri receives Best Community Program award

Asian Agri receives Best Community Program award

Asian Agri received the Best Community Program Award at the 7th Annual Global CSR Summit and Awards 2015. The award recognises Asian Agri’s continuing commitment to improving the economic conditions of the local communities, comprising smallholders and independent farmers. Mr Kelvin Tio, Managing Director of Asian Agri, was on hand to receive the award. “We do not just build […]