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News • July 28, 2016

Global Green Growth Week due early September

  By Kim Se-jeong Jeju Island will be the venue for the Global Green Growth Week this September, according to former Indonesian president and current chair of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) council Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, who encouraged more public and private companies in Korea to join the event. “2016 is a crucial year […]

News • May 20, 2015

Jeju Forum to discuss path to Asian trust

A three-day international conference on a wide range of regional and global issues including security, education and environment will begin on Jejudo Island on Wednesday, its organizers said. Under the main theme of “Towards a New Asia of Trust and Harmony,” the 10th Jeju Forum for Peace and Prosperity is expected to bring together some […]

News • December 10, 2014

Yudhoyono invites President Jokowi for GGGI summit

Jakarta (ANTARA News) – Former president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has invited his successor President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo to attend the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) summit in Bali in July 2015. Since November 2014, Yudhoyono has taken over the chairmanship of GGGI for the next two years, and he has invited President Jokowi to attend […]

News • December 4, 2014

After Years Of Criticism, Palm Oil Tycoons Promise Greener Future

The old way of doing business at Golden Agri-Resources and its sister company Sinar Mas drew heat from environmentalists, politicians and even the company’s own clients. Unilever , Nestlé and Burger King all suspended business operations with Golden Agri in 2009. The next year Greenpeace published a report titled “How Sinar Mas Is Pulping the Planet.” Two […]

News • November 20, 2014

GGGI chief stresses creativity, innovation for green growth

Former Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono on Thursday called on the international community to devise creative and innovative solutions in financing, technology transfer and development cooperation to step up the fight against climate change. The new chair of the Council of the Global Green Growth Institute stressed the need for more action to achieve sustainable […]