Tanoto Foundation champions sustainable development agenda

Tanoto Foundation champions sustainable development agenda

Founded by Sukanto Tanoto and his wife Tinah Bingei, Tanoto Foundation fights poverty with three strategic thrusts in Education, Empowerment and Enhancement of Quality of Lives (known as the 3 Es). The Foundation has also forged close partnerships with private sector businesses of various sizes, schools and many other organisations across various countries to champion […]

RGE Chairman Sukanto Tanoto attends Silfen Forum and meets Mayor in Beijing

RGE Chairman Sukanto Tanoto attends Silfen Forum and meets Mayor in Beijing

RGE Chairman Sukanto Tanoto attended the David and Lyn Silfen Forum in Beijing, China on September 10, 2015, and separately met Mayor Wang Anshun the next day. These are part of ongoing philanthropic efforts of Mr Tanoto, who not only has business operations in parts of China, but also has, through Tanoto Foundation, extended his contributions to social […]

Record numbers attend annual Tanoto Scholars Gathering

Record numbers attend annual Tanoto Scholars Gathering

#TSG15 – Tanoto Scholars Gathering 2015 A record 266 Tanoto scholars attended the Tanoto Scholars Gathering from 12 to 15 August 2015 in Pangkalan Kerinci. Held annually since 2010 by Tanoto Foundation, this year’s Tanoto Scholars Gathering saw scholars from 23 universities across 9 cities in Indonesia. Learn and Lead Themed “Learn and Lead”, the […]

Belinda Tanoto on CNA Perspectives’ “Inequality in Asia”

Belinda Tanoto on CNA Perspectives’ “Inequality in Asia”

Belinda Tanoto was part of a discussion panel on Inequality in Asia, on Channel NewsAsia’s (CNA) Perspectives, which aired on June 10, 2015. A member on the Board of Trustees of Tanoto Foundation, Ms Tanoto shared insights and anecdotes with the panel and audience, outlining the importance of the roles non-governmental organisations (NGOs) play and the […]

Belinda Tanoto weighs in on poverty alleviation

Belinda Tanoto weighs in on poverty alleviation

Tanoto Foundation Board of Trustees member Belinda Tanoto weighed in on poverty alleviation in 2 videos by the Foundation. The interviews were conducted on the sidelines of the United Nations Development Programme in Jakarta on April 13, 2015. Ms Tanoto was among panellists who spoke at a session themed “Fostering Committment and Leadership for Philanthropy’s Engagement“. […]

Tanoto Foundation tackles poverty with 3 E’s

Tanoto Foundation tackles poverty with 3 E’s

Tanoto Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Tanoto Family, was recently featured in The Jakarta Post, April 27, 2015. The article touched on how the Foundation tackles poverty through its 3E thrusts – Education, Empowerment, Enhancement – and various initiatives and programmes to address inequalities derived from poverty. One initiative, Pelita Pendidikan, aims at raising […]

Tanoto Foundation Support the Implementation of SATAP with United Nations International Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

Tanoto Foundation Support the Implementation of SATAP with United Nations International Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

On 12 February 2015, Tanoto Foundation, founded by Sukanto Tanoto, signed an agreement with United Nations International Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to support the implementation of SATAP (Sekolah Satu Atap) – One Roof School program in East Java and West Sulawesi in Indonesia. The One Roof School program was initiated by the Indonesian government in 2005 as part of […]

Tanoto Foundation Professor Leads Heart Disease Study

Tanoto Foundation Professor Leads Heart Disease Study

Tanoto Foundation Professor, Stuart Cook, is currently leading a team of scientists in the study a heart condition called dilated cardiomyopathy, a condition where the heart muscle becomes weakened and unable to function normally. Professor Cook is a Senior Consultant of Department of Cardiology and Distinguished Clinician Scientist of the National Heart Centre Singapore (NHCS), and Director […]

Tanoto Entrepreneurship Series Features Sudhamek AWS

Tanoto Entrepreneurship Series Features Sudhamek AWS

The Tanoto Entrepreneurship Series, funded by the Tanoto Foundation in collaboration with the economics faculty of Universitas Indonesia, aims to combat poverty in the Southeast Asian nation by providing education and support for student entrepreneurs. The lecture series engages distinguished entrepreneurs as guest speakers to address the practical needs of today’s students and emerging business professionals. […]

Tanoto Foundation’s Gift to Medical Research

Tanoto Foundation’s Gift to Medical Research

The National Heart Research Institute Singapore (NHRIS) was launched by President Tony Tan at the SingHealth Duke-NUS Scientific Congress 2014, a biennial Congress that showcases the latest medical developments and scientific advances in clinical care, research and medical education. (See more here) NHRIS is a joint venture by the National Heart Centre Singapore and Duke-National […]