APP Sinar Mas won the 2022 Indonesia Green Awards through its four business units. PT OKI Pulp & Paper Mills for the Water Resources Savings category, PT Tjiwi Kimia Tbk's Paper Mill for the Pioneering Pollution Prevention category, PT Indah Kiat Pulp & Paper Tbk, and PT Wirakarya Sakti for the category of Integrated Waste Management Development.
APP Sinar Mas realizes its commitment through several Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programs in its operational areas. One of them is to invite the community to optimize the benefits of factory waste. Through the empowerment program of PT Indah Kiat Pulp & Paper Tbk Serang, utilizing waste from the Paper Rope Machine as a complementary material for woven bamboo crafts has empowered and increased women's income in Tegal Maja Village, Kragilan.
For the Water Resources Rescue category, which was won by PT OKI Pulp & Paper Mills in South Sumatra, they successfully processed peat water into ready-to-drink water for residents in 21 assisted villages, using reverse osmosis. Through this program, residents can save up to 50% of the cost of buying drinking water, whereas previously, residents bought drinking water delivered from the nearby city, Palembang.
The Pollution Prevention Pioneering category award received by PT Kertas Tjiwi Kimia Tbk in East Java by utilizing coal waste (Fly Ash and Bottom Ash/FABA) into paving blocks to build school infrastructure facilities, village roads, mosques, orphanages since 2014.