SBM ITB and PT Indonesia Power collaborate in a series of events on the 19th anniversary of SBM ITB to plant productive trees and spread fish seeds at Burayak Integrated Farm, IP’s fostered partner near the Power Plant Water (PLTA) Saguling Indonesia Power, West Bandung Regency (22/12). The event was attended by the General Manager of PT Indonesia Power, Lukman Nulhakim, Deputy Dean for Academic Affairs at SBM ITB, Prof. Tjandra Anggaraini, PRME Coordinator and Chair of ESG SBM Melia Famiola, as well as SBM ITB lecturers and staff, as well as students and PT Indonesia Power’s fostered partners.

With the theme of sustainable development, the women attended wore kebaya and planted 19 productive trees, namely mango trees, longan trees, avocado trees, water guava trees, and sown 19 kilograms of fish seeds or 1900 fish.

General Manager of PT Indonesia Power Lukman Nulhakim said there are various challenges in the environment around the Saguling Reservoir. Furthermore, the impact of this existing issue flows along the Citarum River to the tributaries downstream. Starting from the imbalance in the capacity and carrying capacity of the river, waste, sedimentation, incompatibility, and incompatibility of cropping patterns and management.

“The challenge is social society, regulation, environment, making supply chains, and making products. The solution we need to pursue in the future is to integrate technical and non-technical aspects between one party and another, to finally achieve the social mission by empowering the community and creating a sustainable economy,” said Lukman.

Through this collaboration, it is hoped that SBM ITB can support and help strengthen national energy security, build industrial collaborations to support the educational ecosystem as a living laboratory for future generations, and improve welfare for the wider community.

“The year 2023 will be used as momentum by SBM ITB to prove the commitment to collaborate with various parties who have implemented Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) to create an ecosystem of share value through the Principles of Responsible Sustainable Management Education (Principles for Sustainable Management). Responsible Management Education (PRME),” said Prof. Tjandra Anggareni.

By December 31, 2022, SBM ITB is 19 years old. At the age of 19, SBM has a strong desire to support an economy principled in environmental, social, and governance (ESG) sustainability so that it has more impact on society. Hence, SBM ITB is ready to collaborate with all parties, including the government, business world, community, and society.

Written by Student Reporter (Erwin Josua, EMBA 2021)