Danone Aqua received 'Waste Reduction Effort by Manufacturers' from the Ministry of Environment and Forestry
Great news from Danone Indonesia, A Platinum Member of EuroCham. Danone Indonesia recently was awarded by the Ministry of Environment and Forestry Award in 'Waste Reduction Effort by Manufacturers' for the third time in a row. The award acknowledges and is presented in appreciation by the Government of Indonesia for Danone Aqua's efforts in addressing waste management and reduction from the environment.
Danone’s Senior Vice President and Chairperson of EuroCham, Corine Tap, stated that this year's award is dedicated to all of Danone partners in education, collection, and recycling streams, and most importantly to the waste pickers who have always been the front liners of Danone efforts to consistently and sustainably run an environmentally-friendly business. Danone Aqua with its #bijakberplastic movement will continue to create innovations to achieve ambitious goals for a cleaner Indonesia. Danone Aqua is targeting not only to recover more packaging than their use in 2025 but also to promote inclusiveness for their waste pickers, waste banks, and communal collection centers. EuroCham congratulates Danone Indonesia for this prestigious award.
Mercedes-Benz Indonesia and Daimler Commercial Vehicles Manufacturing Indonesia Provide Protection Masks to Medical Personnel at RSUD Cibinong Hospital
Continuing their commitment to provide support to frontliners and the local community during these challenging times, PT Mercedes-Benz Indonesia and PT Daimler Commercial Vehicles Manufacturing Indonesia have jointly donated medical masks to RSUD Cibinong hospital. The donation was received by Dr. Wahyudi Eko Widiharso, General Director of RSUD Cibinong hospital.
"We want to express our gratitude to the continued efforts by medical workers who are at the forefront of this pandemic. It is definitely not an easy task during these challenging times. Therefore, we would like to do our part by donating masks to medical personnel who constantly need to be on standby during this pandemic," said Patrick Schwind, President Director, PT Mercedes-Benz Indonesia.
Committed to its social responsibility initiatives during these times, Mercedes-Benz has supported medical personnel and local communities in carrying out various activities. In April 2020, the provision of the Sprinter Van was donated to the Emergency Ambulance Service in Jakarta.
Recently, employees of Mercedes-Benz Indonesia have enthusiastically showed their support with a donation to local communities in Wanaherang, Bogor. The "Don't Give Up" initiative provided support in the form of daily necessities and health protection aids - such as washable masks - to communities around the Mercedes-Benz plant location.
"Around the globe Daimler companies have provided contributions to the ones in need. We hope that with these small gestures, Daimler Commercial Vehicles Manufacturing Indonesia can support the frontliners, such as medical personnel who are dealing with the pandemic on a daily basis. We are grateful that the local RSUD Cibinong hospital is facilitating in handling Covid-19 cases. So. I would like to say: thank you for looking after the people who are affected," said Tim Grieger, President Director, Daimler Commercial Vehicles Manufacturing Indonesia.