Sukanto Tanoto, Chairman of RGE, plans for a family office that will lead to 100 years of stability and sustainability

The South China Morning Post featured an in-depth look into how Sukanto Tanoto thinks and plans to ensure a legacy of sustainable success and impact in the areas of business and philanthropy. He applies his long-term strategy in business similarly to his development of a family office.

With the family office sitting above the core business and supervising it, Sukanto Tanoto is able to strengthen the foundations for business succession and longevity. This strategy also allowed for decision-making to accommodate values and longer-term thinking - crucial ingredients for a sustainable company

“While I was running the core business, I mainly considered growth and profit. But when I started to concentrate on the family office, I began to focus on sustainability as well as growth,” Mr Tanoto said in the interview.

Find out more about Sukanto Tanoto and his views on building a legacy at the South China Morning Post: https://www.scmp.com/presented/business/topics/defining-family-office-landscape/article/3076173/mapping-out-centennial

An Early Start on Indonesia’s Human Capital Development

The following is a Jarkata Post opinion editorial written by Tanoto Foundation Board of Trustees member Belinda Tanoto, focusing on the importance of early childhood development for a nation like Indonesia that is presently ramping up efforts in fighting stunting.

Following its rebranding in 2018, the Tanoto Foundation now has a renewed focus on early childhood development as part of its programmes, which are now broadly covered under the following pillars: Developing Future Leaders; Building Learning Environments; and Supporting Medical Research.


Read more: An Early Start on Indonesia’s Human Capital Development

Nation-building Through Philanthropy

The personal experiences of Tanoto Foundation founder and successful entrepreneur, Sukanto Tanoto, have helped shaped the Foundation’s philanthropic approach. The combination of the challenges faced in his early years and later in his career has given him the belief that nation-building through philanthropy requires both the systematic creation of equitable access to educational opportunities and a sustained, collaborative, growth-minded approach to its implementation.

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Sukanto Tanoto Website

Sukanto Tanoto is a visionary entrepreneur and philanthropist. He is the Founder and Chairman of Royal Golden Eagle (RGE), which manages a global group of companies in resources manufacturing. Tanoto is also the co-founder of Tanoto Foundation, a philanthropy that aims to improve lives by alleviating poverty.