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WWF urges govt to support ‘blue economy’ initiative

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Sat, March 9 2013   /  09:18 am
Tropical wonder: A pineapple is ready to be harvested at the Great Giant Pineapple (GGP) plantation in Terbanggi Besar, Central Lampung. GGP has been recognized by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Indonesia as the only company in the country to fully apply the blue economy initiative. (JP/Nadya Natahadibrata)(GGP) plantation in Terbanggi Besar, Central Lampung. GGP has been recognized by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Indonesia as the only company in the country to fully apply the blue economy initiative. (JP/Nadya Natahadibrata)

Tropical wonder: A pineapple is ready to be harvested at the Great Giant Pineapple (GGP) plantation in Terbanggi Besar, Central Lampung. GGP has been recognized by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Indonesia as the only company in the country to fully apply the blue economy initiative. (JP/Nadya Natahadibrata)Located in a 32,000-hectare site in Terbanggi Besar, Central Lampung, a plantation company has taken green initiatives to a whole new level with its zero-waste principles.

As one of the world’s largest fully integrated pineapple plantations and processing facilities, PT Great Giant Pineapple (GGP) is the only company in the country to have applied the “blue economy” initiative, according to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Indonesia.

The blue economy initiative encourages companies to not only reduce emissions but also generate more profits by being environmentally res...