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Tanoto Foundation Catalyses Conversation on Corporate Social Responsibility in China

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) as a business lingo first came into popular usage in the 1960s and 70s. Fast forward to today, CSR has been embraced by corporations large and small the world over.

Recognising the importance of CSR to companies in China, the Tanoto Foundation has launched a series of CSR lectures to advance the conversation, with the inaugural Tanoto Foundation CSR lecture taking place at the Nanjing Forestry University on November 19, 2016.

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APRIL Shares Perspectives on Sustainable Development at Responsible Business Forum 2016

“In developing countries, business accounts for 60% of GDP and 90% of jobs, so the kind of change envisaged by the SDGs can only be achieved with the input of the private sector,” declared Haoliang Xu, UN Assistant Secretary-General & Director for Asia-Pacific, UNDP; setting an important context for the Responsible Business Forum on Sustainable Development 2016 held in Singapore from Nov 22-24 at the Marina Bay Sands.

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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.