Tanoto Foundation Donates PPEs To Help Singapore’s Migrant Worker Community

Tanoto Foundation Donates PPEs To Help Singapore’s Migrant Worker Community

Tanoto Foundation, under the auspices of Asia Philanthropy Circle (APC), donated personal protective equipment (PPE) to HealthServe in support of their work to help the migrant worker community in Singapore during the COVID-19 pandemic. Comprising 20,000 KN95 masks, 10,000 pairs of gloves and 1,000 face shields, the PPEs were handed over to HealthServe in a […]

The Humanity Behind The Humanitarian Mission: Reflections from RGE & Tanoto Foundation Staff

The Humanity Behind The Humanitarian Mission: Reflections from RGE & Tanoto Foundation Staff

Earlier this month, three staff from RGE business groups and Tanoto Foundation volunteered on a humanitarian mission to bring personal protective equipment (PPE) to Indonesia. The donation by RGE and Tanoto Foundation – comprising 1 million medical masks, 1 million surgical gloves, 100,000 protective gowns (PPE) and 3,000 surgical goggles – would later be distributed […]

TSAN 2019: Leadership on the Agenda for Tanoto Scholars in Singapore

TSAN 2019: Leadership on the Agenda for Tanoto Scholars in Singapore

The yearly Tanoto Scholars Annual Networking (TSAN) gathered 43 Singapore-based Tanoto Scholars for a casual evening of dialogue and friendship at the Singapore Management University on 9 Dec 2019. The scholars hailed from three universities, pursuing courses that include medicine, engineering, business and economics. Continuing from previous years’ sessions, the common theme of leadership threaded […]

A Chat on Sustainable Business: Wharton-SMU Global Modular Course

A Chat on Sustainable Business: Wharton-SMU Global Modular Course

The advocacy for sustainable development continued when RGE and the Tanoto Foundation hosted students from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and Singapore Management University (SMU) to an evening of dialogue on sustainable business on 22 June 2019. Held at SMU, the session was part of the Wharton-SMU Global Modular Course (GMC), now […]

Life Without (Single-Use) Plastic? It’s Fantastic!

Life Without (Single-Use) Plastic? It’s Fantastic!

It started from an RGE Townhall in Jakarta in March 2019, where APRIL’s sustainability professionals raised the issue of single-use plastics and its adverse impact on the environment. The session saw the collaborative contribution of ideas by employees of different business groups, skills and portfolios. This ground-up design and brainstorm later developed into a campaign […]

Belinda Tanoto: An Early Start on Indonesia’s Human Capital Development

Belinda Tanoto: An Early Start on Indonesia’s Human Capital Development

Tanoto Foundation’s Board of Trustees Member Belinda Tanoto penned an article on human capital development which was published in the Jakarta Post on 10 May 2019. Primarily focussed on early childhood education and development as a key component of human capital development, her article contextualises the early childhood development landscape, its challenges, and echoes calls […]

16th Chapter of the Tanoto Scholars Association Inaugurated at TSAN 2018

16th Chapter of the Tanoto Scholars Association Inaugurated at TSAN 2018

The Tanoto Scholars Annual Networking (TSAN) 2018 event saw the inauguration of the first Singapore chapter of the Tanoto Scholars Association, adding to the existing 15 in Indonesia. This marks another milestone in the strengthening of the Tanoto Scholars network in the region. Held at the National University of Singapore, the momentous occasion was graced […]

Anderson Tanoto: Blockchain in Philanthropy – From Transactive to Collaborative

Anderson Tanoto: Blockchain in Philanthropy – From Transactive to Collaborative

RGE Director Anderson Tanoto joined entrepreneurs, investors and business leaders at the Forbes Asia Forum: Decrypting Blockchain for Business on 4 December 2018, discussing the variety of uses for blockchain. As a panelist on the “Once on the Block, Forever on the Chain” session, Tanoto touched on the uses of blockchain technology in the agri-commodity industry, and also […]