RGE 2016 Highlights

RGE 2016 Highlights

The year 2016 marked the fruition of several strategic business initiatives for RGE and our business groups. Yet, even in the midst of growth, RGE has not forgotten about giving back to the community, supporting the country, and being responsible stewards of the climate. Some of the highlights include: RGE Chairman Sukanto Tanoto adds fourth […]

Asia Symbol Staff Warm the Weekend of “Left-behind” Children in Rizhao

Asia Symbol Staff Warm the Weekend of “Left-behind” Children in Rizhao

The temperate autumn days of Rizhao may be slowly giving way to the crisper climes of an approaching winter, but warm smiles and bright laughter filled the air as a group of Asia Symbol staff from its Shandong-based pulp and paperboard plant walked side-by-side 14 excited and energetic children along the Rizhao river. The scene […]

RGE Sustainability Framework – One Year On

RGE Sustainability Framework – One Year On

This time last year, RGE launched the RGE Forestry, Fibre, Pulp & Paper Sustainability Framework, under which RGE companies developed their respective sustainability policies. RGE’s Sustainability Framework Steered by RGE Chairman Sukanto Tanoto’s business philosophy of doing what is Good for Community, Good for Country, Good for Climate and Good for Company, the overarching Sustainability […]

RGE companies embrace Circular Economy thinking

RGE companies embrace Circular Economy thinking

As political and business leaders convene in Davos to discuss, debate and share issues of global, regional and industry-level concern, the discourse on circular economy has gained more momentum and growing attention. Championed by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, the circular economy system offers a rethink of the prevalent linear “Take, Make, Dispose” economic model. This […]

Asia Symbol clinches award for Sustainability Report

Asia Symbol clinches award for Sustainability Report

Asia Symbol recently clinched the “GoldenBee 2015 Excellent CSR Report” Award for “Foreign Investment Enterprises and Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan Investment Enterprises” for its Sustainability Report 2013-2014. The world-leading China-based pulp and paper producer was among seven recipients given the prestigious award at the Eighth International Symposium on China CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) Report, held […]

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 […]

Asia Symbol Chinese Chess Competition draws 187 students in Rizhao

Asia Symbol Chinese Chess Competition draws 187 students in Rizhao

187 primary school students in Rizhao City participated in the Asia Symbol Primary Schools Chinese Chess Competition on 18 April 2015. The competition was jointly organised by the Rizhao Economic and Technology Development Zone public relations department and Asia Symbol (Shandong). The event is one of many that Asia Symbol, a part of the RGE […]

Asia Symbol (Guangdong) is Guangdong Province’s Outstanding Papermaking Company

Asia Symbol (Guangdong) is Guangdong Province’s Outstanding Papermaking Company

Asia Symbol (Guangdong) Paper Co., Ltd was named by the Guangdong Paper Association as one of “Guangdong Province’s Outstanding Paper-making Company in 2013-2014”. The honour came after stringent reviews by a panel of experts and the association. The event, which recognised the achievements of the paper-making companies in the Guangdong Province, was organised by Guangdong Paper Association. The Association aims […]

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 […]