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Tanoto Foundation Holds Webinar to Help Address Challenges in Online Early Childhood Education During Covid-19

The COVID-10 pandemic has caused a shift in the way we do things, with our homes now being the center for many of our activities. This situation is a new reality for how education is being conducted, including early childhood education (PAUD).

Teachers, students and parents are all living a “new normal” of learning by using information technology and electronic media so that teaching and learning can still take place. And in such a context, all parties are expected to be able to optimally carry out their respective roles in the teaching and learning process.

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Tanoto Foundation and RGE Companies Support Global Fight Against COVID-19

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The COVID-19 pandemic and the challenges it has brought have caused many nations and communities to unite in fighting it. Business and companies have also joined in. In times that demand for resolve and charity, RGE, Tanoto Foundation and RGE business groups across the world have stepped up to respond to the needs of employees as well as the needs of the communities where we operate. Guided by our 5Cs principle – Good for the Community, Country, Climate, Customer and Company – our companies are joining the global fight against COVID-19.

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Indonesian President Joko Widodo Inaugurates Asia Pacific Rayon

Asia Pacific Rayon (APR), Indonesia’s largest integrated viscose rayon production facility and Asia’s first fully integrated viscose rayon producer, was inaugurated by Indonesian President Joko Widodo in a ceremony held at APR’s main operational area in Pangkalan Kerinci in Riau, Indonesia on February 21, 2020.

Indonesia’s Minister of Industry Agus Gumiwang Kartasasmita, Minister of Trade Agus Suparmanto, Governor of Riau Syamsuar, RGE Founder and Chairman Sukanto Tanoto, and RGE Director Anderson Tanoto were also present at the ceremony.

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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.

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SDG Academy Indonesia for the nation’s SDG progress

SDG Academy Indonesia was launched on Tuesday, 8 October at the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Annual Summit 2019 in Jakarta. The SDG Academy will serve as an inclusive learning platform for government and non-government stakeholders and will help bolster the capacity of all its stakeholders and fast-track SDG progress across Indonesia. The Academy will serve as the SDG Knowledge Hub in Indonesia.

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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.