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Riau Andalan Pulp and Paper (RAPP) consistently runs a micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) development programme, with the aim of supporting local entrepreneurs by providing them with technical and financial expertise.

In doing so, RAPP aims to empower communities in achieving higher means and better standards of living overall. This is in line with the RGE Group’s business philosophy which includes doing what is Good for Community.

Robi Cahyadi

Robi Cahyadi - Labour and Transportation Supplier

As the breadwinner of his family since a very young age, Robi Cahyadi’s life changed in 2004 when a tempting offer came from Riau Andalan Pulp and Paper (RAPP), who asked Robi to become a labour and transportation supplier for the company.

"Why sustainability in APRIL?"

The question above was actually one of the questions asked to me during my second interview with a panel of Senior Managers from the Sustainability Team.

Career in April - Sustainability Professional Development Programme

My friends also asked me "why sustainability?"

Of course, those two questions are completely different but in my story the answer to one led to the answer to the other.

If graduating with a degree in Environmental Studies has taught me anything, it’s that the journey to sustainability is not straightforward at all, and that environmental issues are often complex and straddle many spheres. With that consideration in mind, APRIL’s Sustainability Professional Development Programme stood out among other opportunities in the sustainability field. The nature of APRIL’s operations means that its sustainability professionals work over a wide range of roles and environments, and the rotational nature of the programme would allow me to deploy and refine my skills in these many contexts.

Career in April - - Sustainability Professional Development Programme

Riau Andalan Pulp and Paper (RAPP) employees and their families put our core value of Complementary Team into action at the latest blood donation event in Pangkalan Kerinci in Riau, where they contributed 1,071 bags of blood.

Donate Blood Save Life  - World Blood Donor Day