“Corporate Social Responsibility is the continuing commitment by business to behave ethically and contribute to economic development while improving the quality of life of the workforce and their families as well as of the local community and society at large”
World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD, 2002)
As a good corporate citizen, the company sees Corporate Social Responsibility as an important part of its strategy and integral to its operations. This is evident from the group’s mission which sees of profit, people and planet as inter-linked. Our business orientation not only looks at the short-term profit element but takes into account other stakeholders and their long term interests.
Our emphasis is on developing the communities that live around the company’s plantations. The company also places the utmost importance in conforming to all legal regulations in carrying out its operations and to ensure that the environment is protected
As the interest in CSR among business managers has rapidly increased, we are trying to share some of our CSR program so that every body can learn from it. PT BSP is an integrated rubber and oil palm oil industry that is committed towards the triple bottom-line (profit, people, planet)The CSR strategy of PT BSP has been defined in 2006, focusing on development of society through community development programs.Based on corporate management policy, CSR/CD programs budget is 1.5 % from net profit.
Environmental responsibilities have become an integral part of estate and factory operation, such as for instance is manifested by the estate manager in West Sumatera who also manages the conservation forest of H. Achmad Bakrie, Furthermore, every factory has been equipped with a waste management unit, in compliance with existing rules and regulations.
CSR Philosophy in Bakrie Sumatera Plantations:
“ Each rupiah of profit created by the Bakrie group has to benefit the society ” ( H. Ahmad Bakrie )
“CSR is not charity and donations only, but it is also social investment included in the corporate strategic planning ” ( Aburizal Bakrie)
“In the future, Bakrie will not only known as The Bakrie Enterprise Group, but also as The Bakrie Social Group” (Anindya N. Bakrie)
“Achieve a harmonious cooperation and relationships as well as a a self-reliant and communities independency in corporate operational environs ”
To develop a sustainable education, economy, social, environment and infrastructure activities in order to strengthen the economic and community’s welfare.
To improve effectiveness and efficiencies of CSR/CD’s program management by supporting community participation.