Jakarta, 1 Oktober 2020 – Fonterra Brands Manufacturing Indonesia has moved forward with its commitment to the environment and has commissioned solar power on top of its manufacturing facility in Cikarang. This is the first solar power system for Fonterra in south east Asia.
Shekhar Rapaka, President Director of Fonterra Brands Manufacturing Indonesia, said, “Sustainability is core to Fonterra’s strategy and we are committed to transitioning to a more sustainable way of food production globally. The solar panels will help reduce our dependency on fossil fuels and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.”
“This is a positive step towards Fonterra meeting its global interim target of a 30% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, and a net zero carbon emissions by 2050.”
Further, Shekhar said, "Our initiative is in line with the 3rd National Priority for ‘Making Indonesia 4.0’ that aims to embrace sustainability through the adoption of eco-friendly technologies and opportunities. Fonterra Brands Indonesia is highly committed to environmental preservation and a healthier environment that is why we are leading the transition towards a low-carbon future through innovation and infrastructure to ultimately preserve the environment and reduce greenhouse gas emissions."