PT Austindo Nusantara Jaya Tbk (ANJ) obtained the Certificate of Recognition for its sustainable performance from Global Initiatives, whom partners include the Indonesian Business Council on Sustainable Development (IBCSD), PwC Indonesia and the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce.
The certificate was awarded for the performance of companies in business, social and environmental aspects and to highlight their commitment in sustainability during the Indonesia Sustainable Business Awards 2019 in Jakarta, Friday (21/02).
After a three-stage judging process that went on for several months, the quality of the submission were measured based on 12 out 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) categories in the areas of workforce, energy and water management, community, business responsibility and ethics and strategy and sustainability management.
In his keynote speech, Minister of National Development Planning Suharso Monoarfa, called on businesses to implement the suitable SDG categories that will benefit their respective industries and stakeholders. “SDGs is a business opportunity, not a business burden. SDGs is an investment opportunity for creating higher returns in the future," he said.
Ditto Santoso, Head of Community Involvement and Development (CID), accepted the certificate on behalf of ANJ. There are 20 national and multinasional companies from Indonesia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam, who were selected as finalists and recipients of this award, currently in its 8th year running.
"The certificate from the Indonesian Sustainable Business Awards is a recognition for ANJ's commitment in sustainability and how it was communicated to all of our stakeholders," said Sustainability Director Fakri Karim. “ANJ believes that the best method to optimize yield is through responsible approach on growth and sustainability that balances the economic, social and environmental aspects of our business."
IBCSD Presiden Shinta Kamdani put the emphasis on commitment by businesss on sustainable efforts in climate change issues. “All businesses – especially those that to date have been silent on the threat of environmental and social challenges – need to step-up to raise ambition and actions to tackle the problems, to achieve our sustainable development goals,” added Shinta.
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ISSP (Internasional Society of Sustainability Professionals) Indonesia menyelenggarakan kegiatan diskusi bulanan dengan tema “Membangun Bisnis di Pelosok Timur” pada Jumat, 14 Februari 2020 di Bueno Nasio, Sunken Plaza Menara BTPN. Dihadiri oleh 46 praktisi keberlanjutan dari beragam perusahaan dan organisasi seperti PT Freeport Indonesia, PT Bumi Resources, KADIN, Indonesia Global Compact Network, Indonesia Mengajar, Majalahcsr.id dan Universitas Binus, studi kasus dari diskusi ini membahas tentang sagu Papua – sebagai kekayaan alam dan bahan pangan alternatif yang terlupakan – dan tantangan yang dihadapi unit usaha ANJ, PT ANJ Agri Papua (ANJAP), dalam membangun bisnis sagu dari hutan sagu alami di Sorong Selatan, provinsi Papua Barat.
PT Kayung Agro Lestari (KAL), a subsidiary of PT Austindo Nusantara Jaya Tbk (ANJ) operating in West Kalimantan province, collaborated with the Nature Conservation Agency (BKSDA) in Ketapang regency in returning a Bornean agile gibbon (Hylobates Alibarbis) to a conservation area managed by the company.