Medan, 8th September 2016 – Asian Agri, through its subsidiary PT. Supra Mitra Abadi, provided educational assistance to 115460 Primary School in Teluk Panji Village, Kampung Rakyat Regency, Labuhan Batu Selatan District, Medan Province.
Witnessed by head of Asian Agri’s Sustainability Operation & CSR, Welly Pardede, on September 1st, the assistance was given as an educational CSR program by plantation manager Bibit Sembiring to The Principal of 115460 Primary School, Tuarti S.Pd.
The assistance including construction of a bore well, supply of chairs and desks, and renovation of bathrooms and classrooms. The renovation was conducted in conjunction with teachers, parents, and employees.
Tuarti thanked the company for its assistance.”I would like to thank Asian Agri through PT. Supra Mitra Abadi for its help for our school. We always try our best to ensure that our students here always get the best knowledge and lesson for their future,” she said.
Asian Agri is committed to empowering local people in its areas of operation. “Asian Agri does its CSR programs in our village every year. And it’s very helpful,” said Tuarti.
The company also donated 1,000 seeds, including mango, durian, longan, and rose apple, to enable the villagers to increase their self sufficiency in food.
About Asian Agri:
Asian Agri is one of the leading private companies in Indonesia producing crude palm oil (CPO) since 1979 and employs around 25,000 people today. Since 1987, Asian Agri has been a pioneer of the Indonesian government’s Trans-National Government Migration (PIR-Trans) program. Today, the company manages 100,000 Ha of land and partners 30,000 smallholder families in Riau and Jambi who operate 60,000 Ha of palm oil plantation.
Asian Agri’s success in becoming one of the leading CPO companies has been acknowledged internationally with the ISO 14001 certification for all of its operations. Its Learning Institute in Pelalawan, Riau, as well as its nursery research center in Kampar, Riau are ISO 9001 certified. In addition, Asian Agri’s R&D Center in Tebing Tinggi has also obtained certification by the International Plant-Analytical Exchange at the WEPAL lab at Wageningen University in The Netherlands, for its high standards.
More than 85% of both owned plantations in North Sumatra, Riau & Jambi provinces & scheme smallholder plantations in Riau & Jambi provinces have been RSPO certified.
All plantations have also been ISCC-certified (International Sustainability & Carbon Certification), including plantation owned by smallholders
Out of 20 mills, 14 have received certification from ISPO (Indonesian Sustainable Palm Oil where as the remaining mills have gone through stringent ISPO audit process. It is targeted to have both RSPO & ISPO certification completed by 2016.
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