APP Group and Martha Tilaar Group Joined Forces to Train and Empower 1,000 Women from Tropical Fores
UNITED NATIONS, New York, 24 September 2018 – The Indonesian Network of the United Nations Global Compact (UN Global Compact) today announced a partnership between Asia Pulp & Paper (APP), one of the world’s largest pulp and paper producers, and Martha Tilaar Group (MTG), a leading manufacturer of cosmetics and herbal medicine, to train 1,000 women from forest communities to help preserve herbal plants and to become self-sufficient entrepreneurs.
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The First UN Global Compact SDG Pioneer from Indonesia
The United Nations Global Compact announced ten SDG Pioneers for 2018. Each year, the UN Global Compact celebrates a group of SDG Pioneers — individuals from around the world as who are championing the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through their own companies and inspiring others to join the movement.
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8th multi-stakeholders dialogue: “Understanding Workers’ Rights in Supply Chain”
Indonesia Global Compact Network (IGCN) organized a quarterly multi-stakeholder dialogue on “Walking the Talk: Promoting Accountable Business through Advancement of UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs) Implementation in Indonesia” on Friday, 31 August 2018. The event was an activity of Business and Human Rights Working Group (B&HRWG) project implemented by IGCN, Oxfam, and INFID with the support of European Union.
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Business and Children Rights in Indonesia
Indonesia Global Compact (IGCN), Yayasan Sayangi Tunas Cilik (STC) and UNICEF, conducted a national workshop on “Children’s and Business Rights: SDG challenges or potential?” with Pusat Kajian Perlindungan Anak (PKPA) through CEA (Civic Engagement Alliance) , Asosiasi Perusahaan Sahabat Anak Indonesia (APSAI), and Komisi Perlindungan Anak Indonesia (KPAI) on 30 August 2018 in Jakarta.
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The First Study in Indonesia on the Application of Women’s Empowerment Principles Launched
Indonesia Business Coalition for Women Empowerment (IBCWE), Indonesia Global Compact Network (IGCN), and UN Women launched a new study on the application of the Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs), a set of 7 principles to help companies bolster gender equality and the empowerment of women in the workplace, marketplace and community. The study provides a snapshot of the initiatives being implemented to empower women in the top 50 companies in Indonesia across the WEPs categories: corporate leadership; human rights and nondiscrimination; health and safety; education and training; enterprise development; community leadership and engagement; and transparency, measuring and reporting.
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PPM Management Contribution for the Nation through “Center for Business and Cultural Ethics”
During 51 years of work in Indonesia, ethics is one of the PPM Managemen’s characters a well-known institution that plays an active role in the culture of business ethics as the core of the organization. The culture of business ethics in organization is essential in accelerating organizational transformation to create an organization that has competitive, innovative, integrity, and sustainable advantage.
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Modern Slaveries on Your Delicious Seafood Plate
The Sustainable Seafood Alliance Indonesia, co-authored and launches a Bahasa report titled “Supermarket Responsibilities for Supply Chain Worker’s Rights: Continuing Challenges in Seafood Supply Chains and the Case for Stronger Supermarket Action”, advocating improved protection and welfare for the workers who produce our delicious seafood, working on fishing boats, shrimp farms, or processing factories across Indonesia.
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