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Record 266 Tanoto Scholars at Tanoto Scholars Gathering 2015

A record 266 Tanoto scholars attended the Tanoto Scholars Gathering 2015 on 12-15 August. Held annually since 2010, the event is organised by Tanoto Foundation.

At the Tanoto Scholars Gathering 2015, there were many programmes and activities to engage its participants in team-bonding, character development and the nurturing of leadership capabilities. There were also career talks and seminars on social media and public speaking.

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Anderson Tanoto is “committed to learn the business from the bottom up”

On 2 July 2015, The Straits Times published an article on the young business leaders of Indonesia’s family businesses - John Riady of the Lippo Group, Fuganto Widjaja of Golden Energy and Resources, and Anderson Tanoto of the RGE Group.  Anderson is the son of Sukanto Tanoto, the founder of RGE and a prominent entrepreneur and philanthropist.

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Learning is Key to being a Successful Entrepreneur

Addressing the undergraduates, MBAs, and executive MBA students from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in Singapore on May 25 as a keynote speaker, RGE's Chairman Sukanto Tanoto shared candidly about his journey as an entrepreneur – his experiences and thoughts related to his business and personal life. The students were in Singapore as part of their Global Modular Course on ‘Sustainable Growth in ASEAN’.

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APRIL Group Investing in New Technology for Third Paper Mill Facility

Faced with increasing demand for top-quality digital-ready fine papers, APRIL Group is building its third paper mill facility in Pangkalan Kerinci site in Riau Province in Indonesia. The APRIL Group, founded by well-known Indonesian entrepreneur, Sukanto Tanoto, started its pulp and paper business in 1993 with the first plantation and mill established in Kerinci. It is now one of the largest and most technologically advanced pulp and paper producers in the world, and its paper products are exported to 75 countries all over the world.

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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.