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CSR, no longer an empty gesture

  • Burhanuddin Abe

    Contributor

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Jakarta   /   Fri, March 11 2011   /  11:44 am

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is a new activity for many companies. Initially this concern for the public was perceived as a strategic move to create a good impression in the eyes of the public.

However, with the issuance of Law No. 40 in 2007 on limited companies replacing Law No 1 issued in 1995, CSR is now a binding obligation for companies.

Major mining companies, such as PT Adaro Energy Tbk are focusing on supporting local athletes as part of their CSR program. Supported by PT Flypowerindo, PT Adaro Energy is fully committed to assisting national shuttlers to compete in international tournaments.

President Director Adaro Garilbaldi Thohir explained that the company’s involvement in international badminton tournaments is a first for the company. “Adaro has frequently supported local athletes especially in South Kalimantan while for international ev...