PALEMBANG – The Company of Semen Baturaja has coordinated the sustainable implementation of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program in the regions around their operational plants, South Sumatra, and Lampung as proof of its social commitment and contribution.

Throughout year 2020, Semen Baturaja has distributed fund for TJSL program amounting to 3,9 billion rupiah and a number of 6,7 billion rupiah was also distributed through the Partnership and Community Development Program with largest sum of portions went to programs supporting the improvement of healthcare, education, and training as well as distribution of Partnership Program Funding for Small and Medium Enterprises.

The realization of the program in 2020 has reached 47% compared to 2019. All of the company’s social responsibilities that have been done so far include: natural disaster relief, education and training, healthcare improvement, facilities and infrastructures, religious facilities and nature’s conservation, and also contributions for Small and Medium Enterprises. 

Semen Baturaja also took its own initiative to provide positive contributions towards society, such as the improvement of economic, social, and environmental aspect. It did so in accordance to the company’s CSR vision of becoming a flexible company that is capable of maintaining good relation with stakeholders and society while also shaping itself as a community-centric company which continuous social empowerment.

During the ongoing pandemic of Covid-19 in 2020, every sector of society and industry has been impacted by economic depression. Semen Baturaja has responded by distributing food supplies and medical equipments and tools for medics along with people affected by the Covid-19 so as to ease their burden caused by this pandemic.

Furthermore, Semen Baturaja also coordinated with the TJSL Forum of Palembang city to distribute medical tools for the Task Force for Covid-19 Handling Acceleration of Palembang. The donations consisted of 1.250 pieces of medical mask, 50 pieces of APD, 5000 handscoons, google glasses, hand sanitizers, cloth mask, and food supplies.

As a token of concern of the company towards the medical workers who have been working tirelessly in handling the spread of Covid-19 virus, Semen Baturaja has redistributed some more medical necessities to the task force responsible in handling Covid-19 pandemic in the region of Ogan Komering Ulu (OKU).

In appreciation of Semen Baturaja’s supportive attitude towards medical workers, the company has received the “Initiative Urgent Response to Covid-19” award from Iconomics CSR Award 2020 as a form of medical Healthcare support within the cement industry category in December 2020.{}

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