Indonesia participated in celebrating International Happiness Day through Happiness Festival, and Happy Brain at Work seminar.
Mr. Bambang Ismawan who founded Bina Swadaya, which through its 15 companies and training arms has helped about one million Indonesian Community Based Organizations, each with membership of 25 people or more, become self-reliant obtained a Gold Award this year.
Taking the global theme of 2018, UNESCO Office Jakarta and Indonesia Global Compact Network (IGCN) jointly organized a half-day seminar to celebrate World Water Day 2018. The event brought together experts, relevant national stakeholders, universities, and development partners, to exchange their views on the “Nature for Water” on 4 April 2018 at Auditorium Yustinus, Atma Jaya Catholic University, Jakarta.
Business & Human Rights have now become focus, concern and commitment for private sector, Government and related stakeholders to implement in daily business operations for sustainable business. To get more companies adopt and implement the (UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs), IGCN conducted Business and Human Rights Training for Managers. This Training was conducted on 28-29 March 2018 at Ashley Hotel, Jakarta and attended by 31 companies with 62 participants in total coming from Medan, Kutai, Surabaya, Bandung and Jakarta.
This Forum served as a Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue medium for networking, knowledge sharing and exchange of experience on business and human rights practices and the implementation of the United Nations Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights.
The UN Forum on Business and Human Rights is the global platform for yearly stock-taking and lesson-sharing on efforts to move the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights from paper to practice. The central theme of the 2017 Forum is “Realizing Access to Effective Remedy”.
The Quarterly Multi-stakeholders Dialogue on Business & Human Rights - series 6 took place on Wednesday, 13 December 2017 at Hotel Morrissey, Jakarta, with main agenda to share different perspective from business, government, CSOs, and academia sides regarding Business & Human Rights and Responsible Investment.
Unilever Indonesia organized a Sustainability Day event, aimed to promote a sustainable life and business.