Jakarta, 7 November 2020 - PT Pertamina Hulu Sanga Sanga (PHSS) successfully grabbed two awards in the Gold category for Community Engagement and Development in the 2020 Indonesia CSR Awards on 6 November 2020. Both awards were given to PHSS for the Water Supply System (WSS) program in Saliki Village, Muara Badak District and Bunga Kertas Creative Literacy House (Rulika) in the Beringin Agung Village, Samboja District.
The 2020 Indonesia CSR Awards is a national level award event organized by the Corporate Forum for Community Development (CFCD) with the National Standardization Agency (BSN) and fully supported by the Coordinating Human Development & Culture Ministry. The prestigious event is held every 3 years with the participation of various businesses across Indonesia. The awards are given to companies that successfully run CSR programs based on SNI ISO 26000:2013 tentang the Social Responsibility Guide.
The WSS program is PHSS' CSR program in providing public clean water facilities integrated with drinking water services managed by Mekar Sejati Village-owned Enterprise of Saliki Village. The WSS Saliki program has been operating since 2018 and has successfully supplied clean water to 326 households. Saliansyah, Saliki Village Head, said that the next challenge is to increase the WSS Saliki capacity to reach more households and make it more economical.
“The Saliki Village Administration appreciates PHSS' efforts in developing the Water Supply System Program so the community could enjoy clean water that had been hard to get. We are proud of this achievement that is the result of a good partnership between PHSS, the village administration and Drinking Water Facility Management Group (KPSPAM)” Saliansyah said.
The Bunga Kertas Creative Literacy House (Rulika) is PHSS' CSR program in community literacy and creativity development through participatory and collaborative approach. Rulika is expected to be a social incubator to encourage the community to develop its potentials and creativity.
Walrina, Rulika Bunga Kertas administrator, said that the presence of the house could be a place for the society who wanted to learn and develop their interests and talents. “The Rulika's activities are varied, starting from free learning, library, MSME to art and digital creation”, she added.
PHSS Legal & Relations Manager Sugeng Wiharto expressed his excitement for the Indonesia CSR Award. “We are grateful for this award but this will not satisfy us. It only motivates us to create more CSR programs to give the best contribution for all stakeholders”, he said.
As one of PT Pertamina Hulu Indonesia's subsidiaries, PHSS is committed to ensure that the company could continue to produce oil and gas for Indonesia in a safe and sustainable manner, as well as conduct CSR programs that creates significant impact and benefits for the public.