Monthly Archives: October 2016

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NGOWatch – August 2016

By |2017-09-18T13:25:54+00:00October 25th, 2016|News|

Human rights warning to banks, Amnesty's Myanmar anger, forced labour fears in Venezuela and rich countries lagging on SDGs Banks must consider human rights before funding projects The Coalition for Human Rights in Development, which represents 150 human rights and environmental NGOs including Oxfam, Bankwatch and Human Rights Watch (HRW), has signed a petition urging [...]

More than 20 labor law violations by Indofood alleged in Indonesia

By |2017-09-18T13:25:54+00:00October 22nd, 2016|News|

Ripe palm fruits harvested from a plantation in West Kalimantan, Borneo. Image: Rainforest Action Network, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 The accusation is part of a new complaint against the plantation giant filed with the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil. By Alice Cuddy, Mongabay.com Monday 17 October 2016 Amid allegations of widespread abuses on its plantations, including the use of [...]

Yang Dilarang dan Dianjurkan untuk Pemerintah dalam Mempromosikan CSR Arus Utama

By |2018-02-13T11:49:25+00:00October 18th, 2016|Articles|

Jalal Chairperson of Advisory Board Social Investment Indonesia     Dilarang menyempitkan dan membelokkan pengertian CSR menjadi sekadar donasi perusahaan.  CSR sejak awal sudah berarti tanggung jawab atas dampak yang ditimbulkan oleh keputusan dan operasi perusahaan.  Ini adalah soal kinerja ekonomi, sosial, dan lingkungan perusahaan; bukan soal berapa uang yang disumbangkan perusahaan, yang terkadang malah [...]

Pelatihan Social Return On Investment 2016

By |2017-09-18T13:25:55+00:00October 18th, 2016|Agenda|

Sedang berlangsung pelatihan Social Return On Investment (SROI) di Hotel Salak Tower, Kota Bogor. Peserta sedang mengerjakan pre-test yang diberikan oleh SII untuk mengetahui seberapa jauh peserta mengenal metode SROI ini, juga sebagai tolak ukur kami memberikan pengetahuan terbaik tentang metode ini bagi peserta selama pelatihan berlangsung. [...]

Sustainable Rubber briefing: Timberland makes strides on using recycled tyres

By |2016-09-13T14:30:36+00:00October 18th, 2016|News|

Timberland Tires is a venture between the US outdoorwear brand, Timberland, and a Singaporean tyre maker and distributor, Omni United. Next year should see the first footwear with rubber outsoles made partly from recycled tyres that were manufactured with this specific second life in mind. Omni worked on a tyre compound formulation that adheres to [...]

Crisis is a Way of Life’: Helping Farmers Cope With Devastating Climate Change

By |2017-09-18T13:25:55+00:00October 14th, 2016|News|

Changing weather patterns are having a dramatic effect on the livelihoods of smallholders in the developing world. So what can be done? Coffee farmers in Peru suffered heavy losses in 2013 when 40% of the country’s coffee plantations were adversely affected by coffee leaf rust. The disease, which scientists blamed on climate change, damaged leaves [...]

Reykjavík: The Geothermal City That Aims To Go Carbon Neutral?

By |2017-09-18T13:25:55+00:00October 12th, 2016|News|

Icelandic capital plans to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2040 by reversing urban sprawl and promoting walking, cycling and public transport. Reykjavík used to be marketed as a place of “pure energy”, run on geothermal power – and now Iceland’s capital is trying to become the world’s first carbon neutral city. Last [...]

Sustainable Rubber briefing: Michelin zero-deforestation pledge raises hopes for responsible sourcing

By |2017-09-18T13:25:55+00:00October 11th, 2016|News|

Environmental groups and biodiversity researchers have hailed a move by Michelin to eliminate rubber from deforested areas from its supply chain as an industry breakthrough.   The tyre maker – the world’s largest buyer of natural rubber – announced this summer that it has begun tracing its entire rubber supply chain, the first big company [...]

Mewujudkan Visi Keberlanjutan melalui Kemitraan Tiga Sektor

By |2018-02-19T09:40:45+00:00October 4th, 2016|Documentation|

Fajar Kurniawan dan Jalal Social Investment Indonesia   Terdapat delapan tema yang paling menonjol dalam ISIF 2014.  Para panelis dalam sesi pleno, breakout, maupun debat telah memberikan banyak sekali pengetahuan yang bisa bersama-sama kita serap dalam dua hari pelaksanaan forum ini.  Mereka bicara soal visi keberlanjutan, perencanaan, prinsip kemitraan yang berhasil, berbagai nasihat yang bisa [...]

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