PT PP (Persero) Tbk ("the Company") successfully entered into Social Innovation Runner Up in the event of Millennium Innovation Summit. After going through a fairly rigorous judging process, all finalists of the Millennial Innovation Summit have the right to present their best innovations in front of SOE Minister and the SOE Directors.
The event which was held last Saturday (01/08) was also attended by the President Director of the Company Novel Arsyad and the Director of Operation 3 Eddy Herman Harun. The presence of the Company's Directors at the event was a form of support for the Company's Team. The innovation of a hydroponic farming system that uses renewable energy on the island of Sumba brought the Company's Team to win 2nd place in the Social Innovation category. Previously, the Company succeeded in entering as 3 (three) major categories of Social Innovation out of 8,000 (eight thousand) innovations participated by all SOEs in Indonesia. This hydroponic farming system is lined up to increase food, water and electricity problems on Sumba Island, located in East Nusa Tenggara.