Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Applied Economics and Social Science (ICAESS 2019)

Environmental and Societal Issues in Pulp Industry a Case Study of PT. Toba Pulp Lestari, Indonesia

Authors
Yulinda Tarigan, Morgan Kindler, Zainal Abidin Tarigan Silangit
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Yulinda Tarigan
Available Online December 2019.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icaess-19.2019.31How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Environmental Issues; Societal Issues; Corporate social responsibility; Pulp Industry
Abstract
This research is to study about the environmental and societal issues in pulp industry of PT. Toba Pulp Lestari, Indonesia. The main aim of this case is to understand what are the actions taken by PT. Toba in addressing those issues and what are the challenges faced by company. The effect from business operation to environmental such as deforestation, soil erosion and water pollution is serious issues to society. Nevertheless, this company also has successfully implemented CSR program to local communities. Moreover, analysis of the case study is conducted using SWOT analysis to determine strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats, afterwards using TOWS matrix to analyze the action business operation accordingly. Recommendations and solution are given at the end of the report based on the analysis. In conclusion, PT. Toba Pulp Lestari should resolve these issues to overcome the challenges faced by company. It is necessary for PT. Toba Pulp Lestari to have a good relationship with all direct and indirect stakeholders including community, non-government organization and government parties. Therefore, the company should give transparent report and publicly enclose their related answers and action to the issues. Thus, the implications of this case study will provide new strategy to improve green manufacturing in business operation. Consequently, it will resolve both company and society problem regarding the environmental and societal issues.
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Proceedings
1st International Conference on Applied Economics and Social Science (ICAESS 2019)
Part of series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
December 2019
ISBN
978-94-6252-860-4
ISSN
2352-5398
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