Asia Symbol Wins CSR Award for Excellence in Supporting Educational Development

Asia Symbol Wins CSR Award for Excellence in Supporting Educational Development

For its outstanding corporate social responsibility and excellence in supporting educational development, Asia Symbol clinched the 2018 Chinese Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Award at the 2018 14th China Extraordinary Corporate Citizen Annual Awards Ceremony. The award was presented by the China Committee of Corporate Citizenship, an authority on CSR in China. Held in Beijing on […]

Asia Symbol Releases 2015-2017 Sustainability Report, Continues Investments in Communities and the Environment

Asia Symbol Releases 2015-2017 Sustainability Report, Continues Investments in Communities and the Environment

Asia Symbol, a leading pulp & paper producer in China, has released its third sustainability report, covering the years 2015 to 2017. The report highlights milestones and achievements in the company’s continuing sustainability journey, including its continued investment in upgrading its state-of-the-art mill facilities as well as deepening its ties with surrounding communities. With operations […]

[Guest Blog] Reflections from Community Service Expedition to Desa Tambakrejo

[Guest Blog] Reflections from Community Service Expedition to Desa Tambakrejo

Misi Kami Peduli (MKP) 2016, Mission We Care, was a community service expedition organized by Indonesian students at the National University of Singapore. As part of the MKP 2016 team, I travelled to Desa Tambakrejo, a rural village in East Java, Indonesia in Dec 2016. It was a fulfilling journey for me and my team […]

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 […]

The Beautiful Batik of Pelalawan: PT RAPP Helps Five Batik Motifs Gain Intellectual Protection

The Beautiful Batik of Pelalawan: PT RAPP Helps Five Batik Motifs Gain Intellectual Protection

The beauty of the Pelalawan, with its dense forests, gushing streams and abundant wildlife, has long made the regency a star attraction of the Riau Province, drawing visitors and adventurers from the region and beyond. Its wondrous flora and fauna have also served as inspiration to local batik makers, who have attempted to capture the […]

Project Sukacita Marks 5th-Anniversary Milestone

Project Sukacita Marks 5th-Anniversary Milestone

Project Sukacita—a student-initiated, student-led community service project—celebrated its 5th anniversary by doing what it does best: Serving the local community in Pangkalan Kerinci. Pangkalan Kerinci, or Kerinci as it’s fondly known, was twenty five years ago a mere village of 200 dwellings whose inhabitants were either fishermen or illegal loggers. Today, there are more than […]

Help in the Time of Rain

Help in the Time of Rain

The dipping temperatures and the arrival of the northeast monsoon herald the start of the flu season in Riau, where Asian Agri partners plasma farmers to cultivate about 35,000 hectares of its 160,000 ha of oil palms. To help its smallholders deal with the flu season, PT Inti Indosawit Subur, a subsidiary of Asian Agri, […]

APRIL Recognised as Valued Donor to Global Compact Network Singapore

APRIL Recognised as Valued Donor to Global Compact Network Singapore

Global Compact Network Singapore (GCNS) is go-to agency for Singapore-based companies that want to deepen and widen their understanding and implementation of CSR and corporate sustainability practices. As a signatory to the Principles of the UN Global Compact and a company committed to applying responsible and best-practice sustainable forestry management across every aspect of its […]