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Astra Agro Got Indonesia Best Women Empowerment 2021 to Gender Equity Support



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Astra Agro Got Indonesia Best Women Empowerment 2021 to Gender Equity Support

InfoSAWIT, JAKARTA – Palm oil plantation company, PT Astra Agro Lestari Tbk got the Best Women Empowerment Initiative with Outstanding Community Partnership Engagement, Category Plantation Industry in Indonesia Best Women Empowerment Awards 2021 which was virtually running on Friday (26/11).

Astra Agro got the award thanks for their effort to support gender equity and more inclusive female empowerment in Agrovaria Lovepink. “Congratulation to those that got awards as the best companies for keep struggling for gender equity and female empowerment in your surroundings,” Minister Expert Staff in Poverty Alleviation, Ministry of Female Empowerment and Children Protection, Indonesian Republic, Titi Eko Rahayu said.

She thought, the female’s big potential and population is important part to realize superior and competitive human resources. It is too with rights of access, opportunities, protection, secured, and equity in society. These are the rights of female that our country guarantees.

Assessment indicators in Indonesia Best Women Empowerment Awards 2021 are, the leadership, gender inclusive work place, community and industry involvement, digital technology application, transparency and report, response to Covid-19 which is in gender sensitivity.

Communications and Investor Relations Manager PT Astra Agro Lestari Tbk, Fenny Sofyan said Astra Agro conducted campaign to realize the danger of breast cancer as the support to gender equity and female empowerment since May – October 2021 in its operational. It was running in cooperation with Yayasan Daya Dara Indonesia.

Agrovaria Lovepink program involved 4.000 cadres of health facilities, teachers, community development, safety health and environment team to support group to educate about the danger of breast cancer in each region.

“Besides Agrovaria Lovepink also launched Bresties 2.0 application, which is, digital application to support campaign about the danger of breast cancer,” she said, as in the official statement to InfoSAWIT, Saturday (27/11/2021).

The application developed by the two, is useful to help self-prevention about breast cancer risks. One feature in the application is to remind users to conduct SADARI (periksa payudara sendiri). (T2)