1. PT BMH Held a Blacksmith Training
PT Bumi Mekar Hijau (BMH), one of Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) Sinar Mas’ supplier partners, held a blacksmith training at the Technical Implementation Unit of the Bangdikjur Office (UPTD) Balai Bangdikjur, South Sumatra Province on 20-25 September 2022. Aiming to increase the skills of Ogan Komering Ilir (OKI) residents, this training was attended by seven participants; in which five participants came from Ceper Village, Sungai Menang District OKI, while two participants were Babinsa members from Kodim 0402/OKI.
2. PT Ekamas Fortuna Encourages the Community to Manage the Environment
In order to support and improve the waste management system within the Malang Regency, PT Ekamas Fortuna (a business unit of APP Sinar Mas) collaborated with PT Alam Sinar to hold an "Environmental Village" competition in Gampingan Village and Sumberejo Village. Through this competition, the community is encouraged to improve village welfare without polluting the environment. This activity includes a series of environmental management improvements in the climate village program (ProKlim) towards the realization of an environmental-friendly village under the supervision of the Malang Regency Environmental Service (DLH).
3. PT IKPP Held a Waste Bank Training
PT Indah Kiat Pulp & Paper (IKPP) Perawang Mill, a business unit of APP Sinar Mas, held a Waste Bank training in Tualang District through a CSR program in order to increase public awareness on waste management issues. In collaboration with the Waste Bank of Lancang Kuning University (Unilak) Pekanbaru, this activity provided education to 30 participants to be able to manage and utilize waste as an opportunity to also improve the community's economy.
Previously, PT IKPP Perawang Mill also held an empowerment training for the Siak community through handicraft skills using palm oil waste. This activity is still part of the CSR program to support the micro-economic recovery of the community around the company's area.
4. PT Ruas Utama Jaya and PT Suntara Gajapati Participated in the Socialization of Forest and Land Fires
APP Sinar Mas’ supplier partners, PT Ruas Utama Jaya and PT Suntara Gajapati, contributed in the simulation of forest and land firefighting which was held for hundreds of students from SMA Negeri 2 Dumai City, Riau Province. This activity was held in commemoration of the 85th anniversary of the Antara News Agency Bureau of Riau Province in collaboration with instructors from Fire Operational Management (FOM) PT Arara Abadi APP Sinar Mas Regional Riau.
5. The Tzu Chi Foundation with APP Sinar Mas Conducted a Mangrove Tree Planting Social Service
In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of Eka Tjipta Widjaja, Tzu Chi Sinar Mas Branch through PT The Univenus Medan (a business unit of APP Sinar Mas) ran the 2022 Love League program, which involved planting mangrove trees around the coast of Medan Belawan District, Sicanang Village, Medan Belawan, North Sumatra. This activity involved 15 volunteers and 7 participants and was also attended by several stakeholders, such as the Arta Jaya Association Group and the Young Generation Care Communication Forum in Sicanang Belawan Village. In addition to having a positive impact on the environment, this social service area also has the potential to be developed for tourism purposes as well as an inspiration to actively partake in protecting the environment.