Sihol P. Aritonang
The Indonesia Business Council for Sustainable Development (IBCSD) is a CEO-led association of companies operating in Indonesia, who share a commitment to promoting sustainable development through sustainable economic growth, ecological balance and social progress. Its establishment was initiated by Indonesia Chamber of Commerce in April 2011, IBCSD’s concept of sustainable development lies on the premises where sustainable development does not merely make sense, but also makes good business sense. As part of WBCSD’s Global Network, in many ways, IBCSD's program and activities mirror the WBCSD’s programs that are replicable but at the same time provide room for policy or concept alteration to best respond to Indonesia’s unique challenges.
Vision - Provide business leadership as a catalyst for change towards sustainable development- Support the business license to operate, innovate and grow in a world increasingly shaped by sustainable development issues Mission - Business Leadership: Be the leading business advocate on issues connected with environment & sustainable development in Indonesia- Policy: Participate in policy development in order to create framework that allow business to contribute in sustainable development- Best practices: Show progress in environmental and resources management in business & practices leading among the members
1.Advocacy: Participate actively in debates to shape the policy agenda for sustainability & competitiveness2. Project Development: by practical initiatives, rooted in independent research, to work out how critical industries can meet sustainability challenges3. Capacity Building: initiate and promote capacity building programmes activities such as training, workshop and seminars, to accelerate the integration of sustainability in companies