On-the-ground Snapshots: SIIA visits Pangkalan Kerinci

On-the-ground Snapshots: SIIA visits Pangkalan Kerinci

Snapshots Researchers from the Singapore Institute of International Affairs (SIIA) visited us in Pangkalan Kerinci, Riau on August 24-26. Their visit was to establish a stronger understanding of the measures taken and challenges faced by RGE-managed business groups in environmental stewardship and fire prevention. See below for some of the snapshots taken on the ground… and also […]

Pernyataan RGE Tentang Wawancara Bapak Sukanto Tanoto

Pernyataan RGE Tentang Wawancara Bapak Sukanto Tanoto

Dalam wawancara tahun 2011 berdurasi 55:29 menit yang beredar di media sosial, Bapak Sukanto  Tanoto menjelaskan  latar belakang  serta filosofi bisnis beliau.  Kutipan artikel di forum Indonesiana, serta terjemahan salah satu bagian video yang beredar, tidaklah sesuai dengan tujuan dan maksud yang tersirat sehingga  telah menimbulkan  penafsiran yang berbeda. Metafora  yang digunakan oleh Bapak Sukanto […]

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 […]

Sukanto Tanoto announces Fourth C | WEF Davos highlights & behind-the-scenes

Sukanto Tanoto announces Fourth C | WEF Davos highlights & behind-the-scenes

RGE Chairman Sukanto Tanoto was in Davos last month to attend the World Economic Forum (WEF) 2016. Sukanto Tanoto: “Good for Climate” Mr Tanoto announced the fourth C – Climate – in the business principles underpinning RGE group of companies’ operations in a closed-door panel discussion on protection-production partnerships. “Climate” now accompanies “Company”, “Community”, and […]

RGE companies focus on good land management to mitigate fire and haze risk

RGE companies focus on good land management to mitigate fire and haze risk

The haze affected Southeast Asian nations in third quarter 2015, exacerbated by uncontrolled fires and inadequate land management. Governments, businesses, communities and NGOs have discussed the issue at length, each desperate to establish a stronger and more robust governance to end uncontrolled fires and transboundary haze. Production-protection partnerships are forged over the last few years […]

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 […]

RGE 2015 Highlights

RGE 2015 Highlights

2015 has been a remarkable year for RGE and its business groups. From making new milestones in our sustainability journey to investing and expanding our businesses, we could not have achieved anything without the support of our employees and corporate partners. As 2015 draws to a close, we look back at the corporate highlights of […]

Sukanto Tanoto – An Entrepreneur’s Journey (Part 2/2)

Sukanto Tanoto – An Entrepreneur’s Journey (Part 2/2)

This is the second of two Inside RGE posts covering RGE Founder and Chairman Sukanto Tanoto’s keynote address to a visiting group of MBA students from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania on May 25, 2015. The address is part of the Global Modular Course on ‘Sustainable Growth in ASEAN’. Speaking at the University Lounge […]