Bandung, 28 March 2019 - PT Amman Mineral Nusa Tenggara ("Amman Mineral") won the Gold award for the category of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), sub-category Community Development and Sustainability in a recent 2019 Public Relations Indonesia Awards (PRIA) held in Bandung, on Thursday (28/3). Anita Avianty, Amman Mineral's Head of Corporate Communications Manager directly received the award presented by Magdalena Wenas, the Jury of PR Indonesia Awards and witnessed by the Governor of West Java, Ridwan Kamil.
Anita Avianty said Amman Mineral was honored for such achievement. "The award motivates us to continue improving and running CSR programs to enable providing benefits for the stakeholders of Batu Hijau mine project managed by Amman Mineral," Anita added.
During 2018, community development programs run by Amman Mineral focused on empowerment of various community businesses focusing on agribusiness sector, Micro and Small Enterprises (MSEs) to revitalization of several tourism objects at West Sumbawa regency. The community development and empowerment programs are executed collaboratively with stakeholders including local governments, the community and the company’s business partners.
"We thank to all parties, stakeholders, in particular local communities and governments who always from time to time support the operation of Amman Mineral. We expect that the presence of Amman Mineral in the region would continue providing benefits for the people of NTB and the Republic of Indonesia in general, "said Anita.
The 4th PRIA Awards 2019 was participated by 476 entries comprising of government agencies, ministries, state-owned companies, regional governments, non-listed private companies, listed private companies, subsidiaries of state-owned enterprises, regional-owned enterprises, and regional private companies. PRIA Awards is a regular competition presented by PR INDONESIA since 2016. The competition aims at measuring and appreciating successful public relations performance delivered by corporations / organizations / institutions across Indonesia.
About PT Amman Mineral Nusa Tenggara
Amman Mineral Nusa Tenggara (AMNT) is an Indonesian mining company operating the Batu Hijau mine. Batu Hijau Mine is one of the largest copper and gold mines in Indonesia operated by AMNT with the highest standards in safety, environmental stewardship and social responsibility.
Amman Mineral Nusa Tenggara has been running its Social Responsibility Programs in 20 villages around the mine site, West Sumbawa regency, involving 24shared business groups (KUB) with total recipients of over 516 households comprising of 1,548 people
To date, Amman Mineral has won 7 Green PROPER awards (the company’s performance rating award) presented by Ministry of Environment and Forestry. The Green PROPER is an award presented to company’s performance beyond the standards set by the ministry in all aspects of environmental management and community development program.