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Kimberly-Clark Softex Achieved 3 Awards in TOP CSR Awards 2021 Event
Jakarta, April 22, 2021 - Kimberly-Clark Softex’s (PT Softex Indonesia) initiatives in various Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programs in 2020 led to 3 different awards at the TOP CSR Awards 2021. This award was handed on Thursday, 22 April 2021 at Raffles Hotel, Jakarta. In the TOP CSR Awards 2021 that highlighting the theme "Strategic Role of CSR in Supporting Sustainable Business in the New Normal", Kimberly-Clark Softex (PT Softex Indonesia) received 3 awards, namely The 4-Stars TOP CSR Awards 2021, TOP CSR Awards 2021 Environmental Program for Used Baby Diaper Processing Program, as well as TOP Leader on CSR Commitment.
The 4-Stars TOP CSR Awards 2021 was achieved by Kimberly-Clark Softex (PT Softex Indonesia) for the company’s social contribution to reducing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic that was channelled through two programs. The first program was basic needs and medical equipment aid for the community and medical personnel in Indonesia. In the second program, Kimberly-Clark Softex (PT Softex Indonesia) contributed to the life survival of several endemic Indonesian animals through an animal feed support collaborating with several organizations namely Taman Safari Indonesia, Medan Wildlife Park, and Gembira Loka Zoo, Yogyakarta. Through various programs in the fields of environment, education, and disaster emergency response, Kimberly-Clark Softex’s (PT Softex Indonesia) initiative that involved more than 700 volunteer employees, was able to give a positive impact to around 15,265 people in 25 cities across 14 provinces.
Kimberly-Clark Softex (PT Softex Indonesia) also achieved the TOP CSR Awards 2021 Environmental Program for the Used Baby Diaper Processing Program. As a pioneer of the used baby diaper processing program, until December 2020, Kimberly-Clark Softex (PT Softex Indonesia) has processed around 10.7 tons of used baby diapers both conventionally and by utilizing technology in 4 recycling facilities. The results of this recycling process turn used baby diapers into valuable products, such as pok-bricks, fuel oil, fertilizers, and handicraft products.
In addition to the awards given to the initiative programs, the TOP Leader on CSR Commitment award was also given to Mr. Hendra Setiawan as President Director of Kimberly-Clark Softex (PT Softex Indonesia) for the commitment and active participation of top management in increasing the company's positive impact on the environment and society.
Kimberly-Clark Softex (PT Softex Indonesia) has successfully achieved three awards in two consecutive years, as in 2020 also won the same awards. The awards prove the company's commitment to environmental and social sustainability.
The TOP CSR Awards 2021 ceremony itself was held by TopBusiness Magazine, in collaboration with various business associations and Indonesian CSR associations. There are around 250 companies that participated in this award event, that have passed the assessment based on their ISO 26000, Good Corporate Governance (GCG), and Business Strategy.