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Tag: Communities

4Jun

Encouraging communities to fight forest and land fires through Indonesian music

Who doesn’t enjoy music? You may remember Bintang Kecil’ (the Indonesian version of Twinkle Twinkle Little Stars, my favourite childhood lullaby) sung by mothers. For me, it was more than 25 years ago, yet I … Read More “Encouraging communities to fight forest and land fires through Indonesian music”

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8May

Celebrating heroines in the field this Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is just around the corner but this year it will be different for me. For the first time I will not be with my mother to celebrate her. I work in Indonesia, but … Read More “Celebrating heroines in the field this Mother’s Day”

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5May

Food security and support for communities in times of a global pandemic

At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, crowds, long queues and empty shelves in supermarkets highlight natural anxieties about the availability of food in urban communities. Such anxieties are understandable given the threat of disruption … Read More “Food security and support for communities in times of a global pandemic”

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27Apr

Maintaining a harmonious relationship with the indigenous people of Jambi

There is a common misconception that with development and indigenous groups, it is always one or the other. You often hear about conflicts and clashes which cause disruptions to work and the way of life … Read More “Maintaining a harmonious relationship with the indigenous people of Jambi”

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27Jun

Reigniting community interest in farming

We live in a digital era – where computers and gadgets are a big part of our daily lives. Children are exposed to technology from a young age, and that shapes their perception of the … Read More “Reigniting community interest in farming”

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11Feb

Gratitude in simplicity – my valuable experience from the Extraordinary Everyday series

In addition to accomplishing our mission of revealing how the palm oil industry has improved many people’s lives, my own experience of putting together our Extraordinary Everyday campaign was revealing for me personally. It changed … Read More “Gratitude in simplicity – my valuable experience from the Extraordinary Everyday series”

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23Nov

Together, sharing with love – community work in Tarahan

Being socially responsible is an important aspect of our work, and through our long-standing partnership with the Tzu Chi Foundation Indonesia, our employees engage in various types of community work. At our refinery in Tarahan, … Read More “Together, sharing with love – community work in Tarahan”

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