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Green PROPER Award for PT Agro Indomas – Terawan and Sungai Purun Mills

Goodhope's plantation company PT Agro Indomas reached another great milestone in environment performance and by being awarded the Green rating in the PROPER programme, 2011. This marks a significant improvement in performance since 2010. At the awards ceremony held at the Shangri-La Hotel, Jakarta, on November 30, 2011 graced by the vice president of Indonesia- Dr. Budiono, the Green rating was awarded by Dr. Balthasar Kambuaya, Ministry of Environment, to the two Agro Indomas mills, which are located in Central Kalimantan.

There were 1,002 companies across Indonesia, covering manufacture, mining, energy & gas, agro-industry and services industry involved in this year's programme. Only five companies were awarded the Gold rating and 106 companies, which included the Agro Indomas mills, received the Green rating. Out of a total of 112 oil palm plantation companies audited this year, only nine companies were given the Green rating. This proves Goodhope's commitment to environment and sustainable practices have pushed the Group to the forefront of the industry, while with this commendation also comes greater responsibility on the Group's part, to maintain and enhance the position that has been achieved so far.

With continued dedication and by further commitment to wider environment causes; the Group hopes to reach greater milestones in the future as well.

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Bangkal Village Cultural Award

On June 27th 2011, PT. Agro Indomas Central Kalimantan as a part of PT. Agro Harapan Lestari were recognized by the Bangkal Village Dayak Cultural Leader in Central Kalimantan for its initiative and participation for the rejuvenation, renovation, and restoration of Intan Berlian Dayak Cultural Centre of Bangkal Village in Central Kalimantan. The Company proudly received this award, titled "Champion of Indigenous Dayak Cultural Preservation". In this modern era sacred values of Central Kalimantan's Dayak culture is being forgotten and we are proud to help restore and revive it for future generations.

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Recognized as the Most Committed Company on Education

On Saturday, May 21, 2011 at a workshop and ceremony held by the Indonesian Teachers Association (IGI Kalteng) in Central Kalimantan, Goodhope Asia Holdings Limited was given due recognition for their contribution towards the development of education and teachers' quality in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia.

The award was received on behalf of Goodhope Group by Mr. Mikael Onny Setiawan, CSR Manger, PT Agro Harapn Lestari, the regional managing company of the Group.

The award - "The Most Committed Company on Education" was presented by Mrs. Rusnani and witnessed by the Central Kalimantan Province Head of Education Agency, Mr. Guntur Talajan at Barito Sweet Sinta Hotel in Palangkaraya. This re-enforces our belief on and lends encouragement to the Group's continuing efforts regarding Education Advancement, through our dedicated Agro Harapan Foundation.

IGI is an independent association that focuses on teachers' professionalism and capacity building.

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