Job Vacancy: KADIN NZH – Graphic Designer

Qualifications 

  • Good graphic design skills with a portfolio of previous works to demonstrate it.
  • Min. Bachelor’s Degree in Multimedia, Visual Design Communication, or any related major
  • Proficient in using Adobe software (Ai, Ps, Ae)
  • A passion for environmental issues
  • A very good understanding of climate-related issues (especially in a business context), including topics related to net zero emissions and sustainable energy.
  • Experience in creating content for social media in various formats (infographics, videos, etc.).
  • Self-motivated, capable of working independently with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent English proficiency 
  • Demonstrate flexibility and adaptability to ensure the greatest impact.

Role and Responsibility (Scope of Work)

Regular production of content to deliver campaign messages and knowledge resources on NZH communication channels to increase Net Zero Hub visibility.

MONTHLY DELIVERABLES:

  • Minimum twelve (12) original-content posts per month on Instagram or LinkedIn based on the provided editorial plan. This entails: 

? Making design was made from the campaign brief provided by the campaign team and turned into engaging visual graphics optimized for the channel 

? Making at least 1 video (60 – 180 secs)

  •  Posts outside of regular content, such as event publications or open calls

To apply, please email your CV and a portfolio setting out how you meet the required skills and experience or key responsibilities to [email protected] and [email protected] cc [email protected] with the subject ‘Application: NZH Graphic Designer’ 

We are expecting the application before August 4, 2022.

 

Vacancy for Regional Lead Coordinator of Tropical Forest Alliance South East Asia

  1. The Role

The Southeast Asia platform of the Tropical Forest Alliance is hosted by the Indonesian Business Council for Sustainable Development (IBCSD) based in Jakarta.  Regional Lead Coordinator will report to IBCSD senior leadership and work closely with TFA Secretariat Genewa.

The Regional Lead Coordinator has the dual role of:

  1. Developing and driving the implementation of the overall strategy for TFA in Southeast Asia, and;
  2. Mobilizing private sector engagement in the regional TFA platform
  1. Duties and Responsibilities

The Regional Lead Coordinator is expected to build and strengthen TFA’s relationships with relevant private sector actors in the region, including producers, traders, manufacturers, and retailers (in particular, members of the Consumer Goods Forum), financial institutions, as well as industry groups and trade associations with the objective of driving engagement with the TFA platform and catalyzing collective action to tackle commodity-driven deforestation. Specifically, the position’s responsibilities include:

  • Mobilizing a deeply-engaged coalition of private sector actors in the region
  • Strategic engagement with IBCSD/KADIN to strengthen TFA as a platform
  • Identifying and engage key private sector champions in the region who can build further support for our collective agenda
  • Anticipating key strategic questions and trends affecting TFA in Southeast Asia, evaluating them and driving proactive decision-making to adapt organizational goals
  • Generating customized strategies for individual companies or sectors when necessary
  • Shaping opportunities for a forest-positive narrative together with key industry players
  • Performing as subject matter expert at conceptualizing, delivering, monitoring and reporting on results
  • In collaboration with the TFA Communications Lead and the Southeast Asia Communications Consultant, design and implement a communications campaign that showcases progress, highlights effective company actions, and strengthens the forest-positive narrative
  • Contributing to TFA programming for events in the region
  • Representing TFA at relevant external events and meetings
  • Providing vision and leadership to the TFA team in Southeast Asia, ensuring effective interactions with the extended TFA team and consistent communications with partners in the region
  • Overseeing and ensuring the success of the TFA platform’s jurisdictional dialogues
  • Responsible for a sensible execution of the Southeast Asia budget

 

  1. Qualifications and Skills
  • Master’s degree or equivalent
  • A minimum of 10 years of professional experience in a relevant organization
  • Demonstrated ability to engage with private sector to mobilize targeted action
  • Experience with building coalitions or partnerships and driving pre-competitive collaboration
  • Ability to gain the trust of the TFA partners and other stakeholders in the region
  • Experience with corporate strategy and leading project-based teams through strategy planning, analysis, design and implementation
  • A holistic, deep understanding of the deforestation-free agenda, commodity production, and its links to the broader climate change agenda
  • Established network among key individuals and organizations associated with action around the environment, tropical forests, commodities and public-private sector initiatives in Indonesia
  • The ability to build a workplace culture that can embrace and execute change to meet organizational objectives
  • High standards of professionalism and integrity, actively promoting ethics and compliance within the team
  • Ability to communicate professionally and effectively with a wide variety of partners from different backgrounds
  • Strong problem-solving skills and a can-do attitude
  • Fluency in English and Bahasa Indonesia

 

Interested applicants should send the cover letter and CV to [email protected].

Closing date for application is up to July 31

KADIN Net Zero Hub Secretariat – Project Officer

Required Skills and Experience

  • Proven work experience (at least 3 years) as a Project Officer, marketing, or similar role
  • Notable organizational skills and the ability to provide organization and structure that others can follow
  • Experience with office management software like MS Office (MS Excel and MS Word, specifically)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal skill and the willingness to make phone calls, emails, and other communications
  • Attention to detail
  • Sufficient english skills
  • Comfortable working independently when needed, or as part of a team

Role and Responsibility (Scope of Work)

  • Engage companies to join NZH
  • Maintain and update NZH member databases
  • Organize a filing system for important and confidential documents
  • Answer queries by members and partners
  • Maintain calendar and schedule appointments
  • Distribute and store correspondence (e.g. letters, emails and packages)
  • Prepare reports and presentations with statistical data, as assigned
  • Arrange travel and accommodations
  • Schedule in-house and external events

To apply please email your CV and a cover letter setting out how you meet the required skills and experience or key responsibilities to [email protected] with subject ‘Application: NZH Secretariat Officer’. We are expecting the application before 22 July 2022.

Call For Proposal: Sectoral Roadmap Palm Oil and Cacao

Objective

The objective is to enhance the inclusive closed-loop partnership model, which is the primary approach in the agricultural sector to increase productivity, potential, and welfare of vulnerable smallholders of oil palm and cocoa to increase Indonesia’s cocoa and palm oil output.

Scope of Works

The consultant will develop a roadmap for sustainable palm oil and cocoa in a jurisdiction with details of the proposal as follow:

  1. Stakeholder mapping for the cocoa and palm oil industries at the jurisdictional level.
  2. Building an inclusive closed-loop partnership model, specifically a workflow to link farmers with companies, financial institutions, and the government for assistance, to increase productivity and welfare of smallholder oil palm and cocoa producers.
  3. Create directions and programs to support Government policies related to climate change commitments at the jurisdictional level.
  4. Develop green growth strategies and models with key stakeholders at the jurisdictional level by ensuring the sustainability of deforestation-free commodities and supply chains.

Document to submit

  • 2 Strategic Proposal max. 25 pages for each topic Cacao and Palm Oil 
  • Quotation for the 2 strategic proposal plan
  • For further details please download the Terms of Reference: https://rebrand.ly/TORTFARoadmap 

All documents should be submitted via email to [email protected] by July 15, 2022

Job Vacancy: EPR Policy Paper Consultant for Tackling Marine Litter

Qualifications

  • The consultant can be an individual consultant institution (consulting firm, research institute, NGO) that works particularly in fields related to plastic and packaging waste, marine environmental sustainability, climate change, marine pollution, or circular economy. The individual consultant or team leader having a higher degree in the related field is preferable.
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of plastic circularity. Direct experience in working with Indonesia’s plastic industry is preferable.
  • Have a good understanding of Extended Producers Responsibility (EPR), how it works, who is involved, and what are their roles. Direct experience of work related to EPR is preferable.
  • Have a good understanding of existing policy and regulations in Indonesia, specifically those related to plastic waste management.
  • Have a good experience and knowledge of fine plastic debris systems in the field including the data.
  • Excellent writing skills and demonstration of collaborative working.
  • Demonstrate flexibility and adaptability to ensure the greatest impact.
  • Demonstrate the ability to deliver by commercial law and confidentiality.
  • Demonstrate analytical assessment of qualitative and quantitative data.
  • Excellent English proficiency

Role and Responsibility (Scope of Work)

The technical expert will be responsible for technical input and delivery of the following Tackling Marine Litters – Study on Enabling Environment for Plastics & Packaging Circularity activities:

  • Conduct research to identify the current issues/ problems relating to policy and finance aspects that become barriers to the successful implementation of EPR
  • Conduct a deep analysis of the mentioned above problems (why the problems happen, what the gaps are, what potential solutions and recommendations, such as incentive system for both the policy and financial models, etc)
  • Draft policy paper based on the research and analysis and analyze the existing policy or regulations related to the EPR system (Format: 1-page containing key messages, maximum 3 pages for the executive summary, and max 25 pages for the paper)
  • Present the draft policy paper in a validation workshop and finalize the paper based on the feedback from the workshop
  • The following deliverables and timeline of activities are expected to be finished within 8 weeks, starting from July 2022. Further details will be discussed.

To apply please email your CV and a cover letter setting out how you meet the required skills and experience or key responsibilities to [email protected] with the subject ‘Application: EPR Policy Paper Consultant’

We are expecting the application before 30 June 2022.

Indonesia’s Ministry of Trade and Industry Supports Sustainable Palm Oil

Jakarta, 15 March 2022 – The Ministry of Trade and Industry is preparing instruments to support the creation of a downstream industrial climate for palm oil users that prioritizes a balance of environmental, social, and economic aspects. The virtual dialogue entitled Recover Stronger Through Low-Carbon Economy, initiated by the Indonesia Business Council for Sustainable Development (IBCSD) in collaboration with the WWF Indonesia Foundation, is one of the efforts to support Indonesia’s G20 Presidency and encourage active participation of the private sector and other stakeholders in the development of a low-carbon economy through the implementation of sustainable business practices.

On this occasion, Putu Juli Ardika, Director-General of Agro-Industry at the Ministry of Industry, said that the palm oil industry is a leading labor-intensive sector that supports the national economy. As a result, the sustainable development of the downstream palm oil industry is very important. Palm oil and biomass should be produced by international standards based on sustainable development goals so that Indonesian palm oil feeds the nation and the world and contributes to global food needs. “Currently seeing the development, in terms of regulations and completeness of ISPO for the downstream palm oil industry, it has reached the final stage. But still waiting for the legal cover to arrive in the near future.”

Isy Karim, Director of the Ministry of Trade’s Basic Needs and Important Goods, said that the Ministry of Trade encourages policy programs downstream of palm goods, not only in the form of raw materials. The Ministry of Trade wants palm production to have a higher value not only for export. “Meanwhile, to support the absorption of domestic consumption of sustainable palm oil products, we are still waiting for directions from the President.”

On the other hand, the increasing demand for palm oil is frequently linked to environmental and social issues. Therefore, RSPO Senior Manager Global Community Outreach & Engagement, Imam A. El Marzuq explained that implementing sustainable palm oil production practices can answer these challenges. “Replacing palm oil with other vegetable oil substitutes is not a solution. Palm oil plantations that are certified sustainable have a 35 percent and 20 percent lower impact on greenhouse gas emissions and biodiversity than non-certified plants when compared to other vegetable oil commodities.” As a result, the RSPO places a high priority on developing palm oil governance that uses Certified Sustainable Palm Oil (CSPO) to reduce deforestation.

The Palm Oil Buyers Scorecard (POBS), an annual publication launched by WWF in 2009, aims to track the progress of companies in the downstream sector in procuring sustainable palm oil products and derivatives based on criteria such as supply chain and supplier sincerity, as well as sustainable actions and investments, showed an increase in awareness in almost all indicators.

Senior Engagement Manager Global Palm Oil WWF Singapore, Octyanto Bagus Indra Kusuma said “The positive trends in POBS in the downstream palm oil industry are due to increased market awareness and demand pressure, ambitions for sustainability as the company’s core and low-carbon green economy transition policies. So that more and more companies want to improve themselves and prove the palm oil industry is free from deforestation and human rights violations.”

The aspect of sustainability as the company’s core is now also one of the main considerations in financing investment in the financial services sector (SJK). In a panel discussion session, Charles Kho, Head of International Subsidiary Banking at HSBC Indonesia, said that the Green Taxonomy is the starting point for a uniform standard of reference language for banks. However, in the future, this document alone will not suffice; reporting requirements must be developed, and the progress of green operations must be exposed on a regular basis to avoid potential greenwashing practices.

“In the context of our palm oil and supply chain, we will focus on Green Loan-Sustainability Linked Loan (SLL), Trade Financing-Sustainability Linked Trade Load (SLTL) and Sustainability Supply Chain Financing (SCCF) which are based on Green Loan Principles. Charles emphasized that the most important thing is that the company has a key performance indicator (KPI), sustainable performance targets (SPT), good governance, which allows for measurable reporting and verification. He hopes that HSBC Indonesia’s green loan-financing products would serve as a catalyst for boosting economic activity while reducing negative environmental and social impacts.

In general, the participants in this discussion feel that sustainable palm oil is a major industry that can help Indonesia achieve a low-carbon economy. With the urgency of a climate change strategy by the state, the G20 presidency provides an opportunity for Indonesia to become a leading sustainable palm oil enterprise.

It’s time for sustainability issues to be treated as a collective duty that requires significant cross-sectoral collaboration. Multi-stakeholder efforts made by the government, the financial services sector and certifying bodies are required to work together to create an ecosystem in which downstream and upstream oil palm industry actors compete to implement ecologically and socially responsible business practices.

EWINDO HOLDS “LIVE VIRTUAL” NATIONAL EXPO FOR FARMERS

Purwakarta, 21 February 2022 – PT East West Seed Indonesia (EWINDO), the producer of ‘Cap Panah Merah’ vegetable seeds, staged a live virtual Cap Panah Merah EXPO 2022 Stay Close in the Midst of a Pandemic” to reach millions of farmers across Indonesia. The first Live Virtual Expo of vegetable seeds showcased the most advanced vegetable varieties, agricultural production technologies, and professional consultations to help farmers solve problems. Around 500 participants, including farmers, traders, agricultural shops, and EWINDO partners, attended the event, which was also broadcast live on the Panah Merah TV Youtube page.

“This Virtual Live Expo is also bridging colleagues of farmers who could always gather at the annual expo conducted by EWINDO during the pre-pandemic season,” stated Glenn Pardede, Managing Director of EWINDO.

Glen explained this Expo reflects EWINDO’s commitment to assisting in the advancement of the national horticultural sector by providing excellent seeds and advice to farmers. Farmers are not only given high-quality seeds, but also have the opportunity to consult, exchange ideas, and learn about the most up-to-date vegetable cultivation techniques.

Cap Panah Merah Expo 2022 showcased superior products from quality vegetable seeds from EWINDO breeders such as PERKASA Sweet Corn F1, Rawit Chili F1, ALINA F1 Melon, SANREN F1 Red Onion Seeds, Big Chili BAJA MC F1, YUVITA Purple Eggplant F1, NEW METAVY F1 and ERINA F1 cucumbers, and GUSTAVI F1 tomatoes.

Not only concerned in high-quality seeds research and development, EWINDO has also accelerated the process of implementing digital technology. SIPINDO is an application which provides access to reliable information about agriculture for small farmers to make data-based decisions for their cultivated land. This apps has been in development since 2017 and it is especially useful during a pandemic. Now SIPINDI has been downloaded by more than 115,000 users.

The irrigation has been the most popular SIPINDO features. It provides recommendations for irrigation/watering for plants based on location data input, growth phase, and last watering time. Furthermore, users have access to a variety of farm store services, including the ability to locate the nearest shop in their location to purchase agricultural equipment and equipment. This gives opportunity for farmers to have direct interactions with specialists on agriculture and plant diseases through SIPINDO. Farmers can also share their experiences with farmers from different places in obtain insight and information on the prices of vegetable goods, which are important for farmers. These features are extremely beneficial to Indonesian farmers during the epidemic, particularly those in the 3T (outermost, disadvantaged, and leading) districts

Not only SIPINDO, to make it easier for farmers to access superior quality seeds, EWINDO has launched an official store called panahmerah.store on the marketplace channel. This service has been used by more than 10 thousand farmers and seed users throughout Indonesia.

Watch the full event on https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SDJO6P5xU7

Welcoming PZ Cussons

The Indonesia Business Council for Sustainable Development (IBCSD) is delighted to welcome PT PZ Cussons Indonesia as a new member. PZ Cussons believes that by making small and positive changes from an early age, everyone can positively affect society and the environment in the future.


By joining IBCSD, we hope to be part of a business community that has a shared commitment to make a positive contribution to society by learning from each other’s experiences and knowledge. PZ Cussons as a global consumer goods group of companies, build a brand to better serve consumers with Hygiene, Baby, and Beauty as our core. We remain focused on Building Brands for Life, Today, and for Generations to Come. The sustainability and well-being of people, families, and communities everywhere are at the heart of our business model and strategy, and is captured by our goal: For everyone, for life, for good”. 

As part of its commitment, PZ Cussons also launched the “Small Step, Big Impact” initiative which focuses on 3 main pillars: education, hygiene, and awareness of using plastic to build a better environment in the future. We are very pleased to be able to do more collaborative actions with IBCSD to promote sustainable business practices in Indonesia,” said Elly Mustrianita, PZ Cussons Indonesia Corporate Communications Director.

PZ Cussons Indonesia has been operating in Indonesia for more than 33 years. We develop and manufacture relevant, high-quality, and innovative products through a deep understanding of the needs and aspirations of local consumers for the brand; Cussons Baby, Cussons Kids, Carex, Imperial leather dan Original Source.

Wasting food feeds climate change: IBCSD unites with Food Waste Action Week to break the cycle

UK’s second national Food Waste Action Week begins today, with Indonesia Business Council for Sustainable Development (IBCSD) joining as a partner. IBCSD will be supporting Food Waste Action Week by sharing assets and content about “Food Storage Mistakes” on IBCSD social media

The second annual Food Waste Action Week begins today, Monday 7 March. It will raise people’s awareness of the huge impact of household food waste on climate change and share practical advice, food-savvy behaviors, and tips on how we can all easily reduce the food we waste in our homes.


We throw away 6.6 million tonnes of household food waste a year in the UK. This food waste is responsible for nearly 25 million tonnes of CO2 emissions, equivalent to 5.4% of the UK’s territorial emissions. The majority, 4.5 million tonnes is food that could have been eaten and is worth approximately £14 billion (or £60 a month for an average family with two children). It requires an area almost the size of Wales to produce all the food and drink currently wasted in the UK.

IBCSD will be participating in the campaign by raising public awareness through multiple channels; Social media and website. We will also create our social media content about “Food Storage Mistakes”. Many people are unfamiliar with proper food storage techniques. Storing our food properly can help us prevent food waste, avoid foodborne illnesses and save money. We want to make ordinary citizens aware of how they store their food.

Bryan Citrasena, Project Manager for Food & Nature at IBCSD said One of the great barriers to food waste reduction in Indonesia is to shift the public mental model and behavior. There is a mindset of ‘providing more food is better than less’ which makes the portion of the food served to consumers more than what they actually want or need to eat. Lack of information on statistics and impacts also becomes the reason for high food waste in Indonesia. “IBCSD has been promoting food waste reduction through GRASP 2030 (Gotong Royong Atasi Susut & Limbah Pangan di 2030) initiative. The GRASP 2030 brings businesses and supporting actors across the food chain in Indonesia to achieve the Goal 12.3 of SDG, halving food loss and waste by 2030, thus increasing the environmental, social, and economic benefits for the participating organizations and for the country”.

Love Food Hate Waste runs an annual survey of people’s habits and knowledge around food waste. This highlighted that 81% of UK citizens are concerned about climate change, but only 32% see a clear link with food waste. The survey helped to inform the theme of the Week and the development of materials to motivate people to act. This year, Love Food Hate Waste found that the public’s relationship with its freezers has become particularly frosty with many people not knowing how to safely freeze and defrost their food.

Sarah Clayton, Love Food Hate Waste, “Getting to grips with freezing and defrosting are big factors in preventing food from going to waste at home. At a time of rising food prices alongside huge public concern about climate change, tackling food waste at home is one way we can all make a difference and save money. For the average family with children, the cost of binning food can be more than £700 per year. So, Food Waste Action Week is all about avoiding being savvy in how we store but then use our food.”

Love Food Hate Waste is keen to show that used properly, the freezer is the king of the kitchen. In fact, freezing and defrosting just three key meat items that are commonly not used in time (fresh chicken, bacon, and sausages) could reduce waste of those items by as much as 15,000 tonnes per annum. And, when it comes to defrosting, busy households can avoid a lengthy overnight defrost by using their microwave instead – as people use a toaster to defrost sliced bread from the freezer.

Working together, we can prevent food from being wasted needlessly and protect the planet.

About

Love Food Hate Waste aims to raise awareness of the need to reduce food waste and help the UK public act. It shows that by doing some easy practical everyday things in the home we can all waste less food, which will ultimately benefit the environment, and our pockets too. Love Food Hate Waste is managed by WRAP.

WRAP is a global NGO based in the UK. It is one of the UK’s top 5 environmental charities and works with governments, businesses and individuals to ensure that the world’s natural resources are used more sustainably. It is the charity leading the UK Plastics Pact (a world first), Courtauld Commitment 2030, Textiles 2030 as well as the citizen campaigns Love Food Hate Waste, Love Your Clothes, Clear on Plastics and Recycle Now. It also runs Food Waste Action Week and Recycle Week in the UK. WRAP works collaboratively and develops and delivers evidence-based, solutions to reduce the environmental cost of the food we eat, the clothes we wear and the plastic packaging we use. Founded in 2000 in the UK, WRAP now works with partners in forty countries, across six continents and is a Global Alliance Partner of The Royal Foundation’s Earthshot Prize.