Sustainable Development of Rural Areas in Indonesia with the Help of Private Companies

According to a recent World Bank report, inequality is rising fast in Indonesia. The Gini coefficient has risen from 30 in 2000, to 41 in 2013. Besides inequality between the different income classes, the report also highlights the divide between rural and urban areas. Amongst poor urban children, only 2% experienced the triple whammy of poor housing, unclean drinking water and poor sanitation while 18% of the poor rural children experienced all three, with 27% of them experiencing both poor housing and poor sanitation. In 2016 the government began considering the possibility of imposing mandatory CSR among all companies in … Continue reading Sustainable Development of Rural Areas in Indonesia with the Help of Private Companies