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Barito Pacific (BRPT) Obtaining Shareholders Approval to Use Net Profits Through the AGMS
Barito Pacific (BRPT) Obtaining Shareholders Approval to Use Net Profits Through the AGMS
13-05-22

Barito Pacific (BRPT) Obtaining Shareholders Approval to Use Net Profits Through the AGMS

Jakarta – PT Barito Pacific (BRPT) has held an Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGMS) and an Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders (EGMS) which were held at the same time on Wednesday (11/5) at Wisma Barito Pacific II, Slipi, West Jakarta.

In the AGMS was held, several agenda items were reviewed, one of which was the approval of the use of the company's net profit for the 2021 financial year.

The AGMS and EGMS that were held were chaired by Mr. Henky Susanto as Independent Commissioner and also attended by Mr. David Kosasih, Mr. Rudy Suparman, Mrs. Diana Arsiyanti, and Mrs. Salwati Agustina. The President Director of Barito Pacific, Mr. Agus Pangestu also attended the AGMS via video conference.

Based on the results of the AGMS, the shareholders agreed to use US$ 20 million or equivalent to 18% of net profit for the 2021 financial year as cash dividends.

Mr. David Kosasih as Finance Director of Barito Pacific said "Cash dividends are paid to the company's shareholders whose names have been recorded in the company's Shareholders Register or called the recording date on 24 May 2022 at 16.00 WIB."

On a consolidated basis, BRPT has posted a 35% increase in net income to 3,2 billion compared to US$ 2,3 billion in 2020, and a 101% increase in net profit to US$ 296 million compared to US$ 147 million in 2020.

Moreover, Chandra Asri, which is a subsidiary of BRPT, has successfully carried out the Right Issue by raising funds of US$ 1,1 billion with the joining of a strategic global partner, Thai Oil.

Chandra Asri also managed to achieve a solid performance with a net profit of US$152 million in 2021, which has tripled from 2020.

In the future, BRPT will continue its growth plan even in a situation full of challenges.



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The Module 'Belajar Kelola Plastik' of Bakti Barito Foundation Becomes Part Curriculum and Teaching Devices on Merdeka Mengajar Platform

12 May 2022
The Module 'Belajar Kelola Plastik' of Bakti Barito Foundation Becomes Part Curriculum and Teaching Devices on Merdeka Mengajar Platform
12-05-22

The Module 'Belajar Kelola Plastik' of Bakti Barito Foundation Becomes Part Curriculum and Teaching Devices on Merdeka Mengajar Platform

Jakarta - The learning module Kelola Plastik untuk Bumi Lestari compiled by Bakti Barito Foundation (Bakti Barito) and supported by various parties who are experts in their fields, is part of the Merdeka Mengajar Curriculum and teaching devices on the Merdeka Mengajar Platform which was just released by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Research, and Technology (Kemendikbudristek) on Friday (11/2). The learning module Kelola Plastik untuk Bumi Lestari which is included in the Merdeka Mengajar Platform has passed curation by a team of experts from the Kemendikbudristek.

Merdeka Mengajar is a platform or new media for teachers to assist in the process of Teaching and Learning Activities (KBM) which provides various forms of teaching devices that can be used by teachers to implement KBM in an effort to achieve the Pancasila Student Profile and Learning Outcomes. Learning outcomes adapt to students abilities and learning phases. Teaching devices on the Merdeka Mengajar platform provide a variety of practice questions and modules to improve competence as well as create and inspire teachers and students throughout Indonesia.

Mendikbudristek, Nadiem Makarim said "The Merdeka Mengajar Platform is a platform for teachers that will develop into a platform that is not only ministry material and content, but is actually owned by teachers, from teachers, to teachers," at the launch of the Merdeka Mengajar Platform, Friday (11/2) through the Kemendikbud RI Youtube account.

Belajar Kelola Plastik Learning Program is Bakti Barito effort to support the Government's program in Indonesia to reduce 70% of unmanaged waste. In addition, this program aims to increase the understanding of elementary school students on environmentally responsible behavior, waste management, and circular recycling of plastic waste. Bakti Barito is a member of the National Plastic Action Partnership (NPAP), the Behavior Change task force.

Dian Purbasari as Director of Bakti Barito, said "This educational program is carried out to build teacher and student understanding and support behavior change from an early age in responsible consumption and how to handle plastic products, post-use and proper waste management.”

Teaching devices Kelola Plastik untuk Bumi Lestari can be accessed completely and free of charge by anyone through the website belajarkelolaplastik.id.

Furthermore, Ms. Dian A. Purbasari added, "Kelola Plastik untuk Bumi Lestari Module, we hope can help all devices in schools, especially students to always care about the environment and have sustainability insights."

It is hoped that through this learning module, elementary school students can cultivate a pattern of responsible behavior, think critically in the use and management of plastic so that future generations will always care about the environment and sustainability and learn to use plastic wisely and to manage and utilize plastic waste in a circular manner.

Carrying the theme 'Berbagi dalam Kebersamaan' Bakti Barito Foundation with Griya Idola Distributed Thousands of Sembako Packages

13 Apr 2022
Carrying the theme 'Berbagi dalam Kebersamaan' Bakti Barito Foundation with Griya Idola Distributed Thousands of Sembako Packages
13-04-22

Carrying the theme 'Berbagi dalam Kebersamaan' Bakti Barito Foundation with Griya Idola Distributed Thousands of Sembako Packages

Jakarta – During the blessed month of Ramadan, the Bakti Barito Foundation (Bakti Barito) with Griya Idola shared happiness with the residents around Wisma Barito Pacific. This year, with the theme 'Berbagi dalam Kebersamaan', Bakti Barito and Griya Idola Care distributed 1,250 sembako packages.

The sembako packages distributed consist of rice, cooking oil, butter, soy sauce, and flour. Beside that, these sembako packages were also distributed to the West Jakarta Police, Slipi Koramil, Palmerah Police, and Wisma Barito Pacific canteen tenants.

The Sembako package assistance was given as a tangible manifestation of Mr. Prajogo Pangestu, and his wife, Mrs. Harlina Tjandinegara's concern for the residents. In addition, this assistance is expected to help ease the economic burden on residents during the month of Ramadan. The distribution of sembako packages was held on Wednesday (13/4) located at Wisma Barito Pacific 1, West Jakarta.

This activity was also attended by Mrs. Dian Anis Purbasari as a representative of the Barito Bakti Foundation, Mr. Eddy Karli as a representative of Griya Idola, and Mrs. Diana Arsiyanti as Legal Director and Corporate Secretary of the Barito Pacific Group.

"At this opportunity, Mr. Prajogo Pangestu's family wants to share and is expected to be able to bring benefits and be able to lighten the burden for our community, especially in the month of Ramadan and also during difficult times, so only together and with mutual support, we can get through this difficulty," said Mrs. Dian in her speech.

As well, Mr. Eddy added, "Three years the whole world has experienced difficult times, hopefully, this sembako can be a blessing and can be well received and can be useful for local residents," he said. Hopefully by distributed these sembako packages, will help the community more.

Bakti Barito Foundation Partners with STiR Education to Create Sustainable Change in Education

14 Feb 2022
Bakti Barito Foundation Partners with STiR Education to Create Sustainable Change in Education
14-02-22

Bakti Barito Foundation Partners with STiR Education to Create Sustainable Change in Education

Jakarta, 14 February 2021 – Bakti Barito Foundation is excited to announce a new partnership with STiR through its Yayasan Bakti Pendidikan Unggul (YBPU). YBPU is part of the Bakti Barito Foundation, the philanthropic wing of Barito Pacific Group.

In memorandum of understanding, which was signed by both parties recently, Bakti Barito Foundation and STir have agreed to work together to deliver their project to reignite a sustainable intrinsic motivation and love of lifelong learning across stakeholders at all levels of the education system in Indonesia. The agreement represents an extendable two-year incubation that will allow STiR to launch its first activities at district level in the coming weeks.

Dian Anis Purbasari, Head of Foundation at YBPU, said: “Our Foundation is committed to fostering quality education in Indonesia as envisioned by our Founder Prajogo Pangestu and family. To achieve this goal, it is important for our organisation to collaborate with others who possess unique expertise and proven experience in the field of education, such as STiR. We are excited to embark on this partnership and grateful for the trust put in us by STiR, to together support the improvement of the education system in Indonesia.”

Girish Menon, CEO at STiR Education, said: “We are delighted to have found a strong partner in YBPU with whom we share values and a vision and passion for education. We look forward to learning from the experience of YBPU as we adapt our programme to the Indonesian context, and to working with their team to create sustainable change across the education system.” (***)

As Effort to Build a Sustainable Earth, Bakti Barito Foundation and Chandra Asri Collaborate Through Education Programs in Elementary Schools

04 Feb 2022
As Effort to Build a Sustainable Earth, Bakti Barito Foundation and Chandra Asri Collaborate Through Education Programs in Elementary Schools
04-02-22

As Effort to Build a Sustainable Earth, Bakti Barito Foundation and Chandra Asri Collaborate Through Education Programs in Elementary Schools

On Friday, February 4, 2022 Bakti Barito Foundation (YBB) together with Chandra Asri conducted an educational program with the theme “Kelola Plastik untuk Bumi Lestari,” which was held at SD YPWKS IV, Purwakarta, Cilegon, West Java. In addition to increasing responsible consumption behavior, this educational program is also one of the efforts to support the Indonesian Government's target to reduce 70% of plastic waste.

The event was attended by the Mayor of Cilegon, Mr. Helldy Agustian, whose remarks expressed his appreciation for YBB and Chandra Asri who initiated this educational program.

He said, “I really appreciate the activities carried out by the Bakti Barito Foundation and Chandra Asri to foster responsible behavior. So that it will become a tradition, changing habits, because what we know in developed countries to my knowledge is still difficult even though the place has been prepared.”

The main series of activities carried out were training of trainers, that 45 teachers who attended the workshop in order to later provide understanding to their students about the contents of the plastic management learning module for a sustainable earth. The learning modules are available in video format so as to encourage interactive learning for students.

The event was also attended by the Head of Corporate Communication of Barito Pacific, Angelin Sumendap, Community Relations Manager Chandra Asri, Wawan Mulyana and Head of the Krakatau Steel Education Foundation, Aris Subrata.

In the practice of this educational program, the Bakti Barito Foundation has also collaborated with STKIP Surya and Vital Ocean Foundation. Not only in Cilegon, this educational program is also implemented in Jakarta and Garut. Until now, there are 11 elementary schools that have participated in the program.

Bakti Barito Foundation Supports National Food Security The Foundation initiates an integrated and sustainable farming program called Bakti Pangan Lestari

28 Dec 2021
Bakti Barito Foundation Supports National Food Security The Foundation initiates an integrated and sustainable farming program called Bakti Pangan Lestari
28-12-21

Bakti Barito Foundation Supports National Food Security The Foundation initiates an integrated and sustainable farming program called Bakti Pangan Lestari

Jakarta, 28 December 2021 – Bakti Barito Foundation is supporting Indonesia’s food security goal through Bakti Pangan Lestari Program. Bakti Pangan Lestari contributes to the country’s food security and safety through building capacity of farmers and revitalizing the national curriculum on sustainable and integrated farming principles.

From 13-17 December 2021, Bakti Barito Foundation working together with a community-based organisation, The Learning Farm held a training program in Cianjur, West Java, for vocational teachers from a number of provinces in Indonesia.

The training aims to revitalise national curriculum by building the capacity of vocational teachers in agribusiness and agrotechnology, a first step to ensure that farming practices in the field can become more sustainable with less reliance on harmful pesticides and have better production yield. The revitalized module and results of trainings will be submitted formally to the Ministry of Education and Culture for strategic input.

Fifi Setiawaty, Chairperson of Bakti Barito Foundation said, “Promoting sustainable farming principles is an important part to ensure that we can have safer and better quality of fresh produce. Sustainable farming can provide food security for the communities as they can grow the fresh produce by themselves and safe cost.”

Bakti Pangan Lestari was awarded Gold Category in 2021 Indonesia Sustainable Development Award, an annual independent evaluation of corporate sustainability programs in achieving Sustainable Development Goals.

During the pandemic, the program has also benefited farmers in Tebo Regency in Jambi. By growing their own vegetable, they are able to reduce food cost and save travel expense to the community market located far away from where they reside. “Bakti Pangan Lestari program has taught me to learn sustainable farming principles that helps enhance our farm’s produce, useful for our daily staple during Covid-19 pandemic’’ said Sugiyo, the head of  farmers community in Napal Putih village, Tebo Regency, who has received sustainable and integrated farming training. (***)