Several years ago, I visited the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy in Northern Kenya. Lewa’s owner’s goal is to set an example of how wildlife can be even more valuable as a source of tourism than for sale on the black-market, providing a model throughout Africa. I was there to assess potential branding opportunities. Virgin Air had committed to a corridor for migrating elephants. Lewa hoped there were others.
Since mid-October, the archipelago of Indonesia has been under a haze of smoke from fires in Sumatra and Kalimantan. Mimika Regency in Papua, located east of where the fires rage, has smog thick enough to close the local airport.
In response to the smoke and haze damage, PT Freeport Indonesia has provided 6 tons of food as well as supplies for response teams dealing with the smoke and fire devastation.
WASHINGTON, October 26, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) today reiterated its commitment to Indonesia at the US-Indonesia Investment Summit. With President of the Republic of Indonesia Joko Widodo, in attendance, Caterpillar signed both a memorandum of understanding (MOU) and made an intention to invest that demonstrate its long-term commitment to the Indonesian market.
Alion Belau, the first pilot from the Moni people, graduated from the Genesah Flight Academy in Jakarta with the highest academic rank. Mr. Belau’s education was funded by PT Freeport-Indonesia’s Partnership Fund for Community Development (LPMAK).
PT Freeport-Indonesia’s Partnership Fund for Community Development (LPMAK) funds free eye treatment and cataract surgery for the community of Mimika Regency in Papua, Indonesia.
Papua Province has a high cataract prevalence. Therefore the LPMAK has engaged a number of entities including Mimika Regency’s Health Office, RSUD Timika hospital, and the foundation Yayasan Kemanusiaan Indonesia to provide free eye treatment and cataract surgery for the community.
There are nine million people with diabetes in Indonesia and two-thirds are living in major cities. Novo Nordisk Indonesia is honoured for its actions to address urban diabetes, winning Frost & Sullivan’s 2015 Diabetes CSR Company of the Year Award.
October 2, 2015 /3BL Media/ – For the second straight year, the global research company Frost & Sullivan has named Novo Nordisk Indonesia the Diabetes CSR Company of the Year. The acknowledgement recognises the company’s commitment and collaboration to improve care for the six million people with diabetes living in major cities across Indonesia.
Have you ever wondered how your purchasing decisions impact the livelihoods of other people and regions? Buying fair trade certified products takes the guesswork out of it. Thanks to strict standards developed by leading industry experts, your purchase of Fair Trade CertifiedTM tuna helps to empower fishing communities while also protecting fragile ecosystems.
September 1, 2015 /3BL Media/ - A hail storm and freezing temperatures from July 5-7 destroyed crops in Agandugume District and surrounding regions in Papua, Indonesia.
The damage to the vegetation crops caused a food crisis for 26 villages in three central highland regencies. In response to this situation, PT Freeport Indonesia provided logistical support and supplies as part of the relief mission.
A total of 4.4 tons of food as well as supplies were provided to deal with the natural disaster.
Rehabilitated reef off the coast of Indonesia aims to replenish marine life and to provide food security for local population
Sulawesi, Indonesia, June 8, 2014 /3BL Media/ – To coincide with World Ocean Day on June 8th 2015, Mars, Incorporated will be embarking on the next phase of a coral reef restoration project on one of the largest single coral reef rehabilitation projects anywhere in the world.