Dharsono Hartono CEO of the Katingan Mentaya project received one of the sustainable business awards for Indonesia which are given to companies who are working on solutions to some of the greatest challenges facing the world today. The work undertaken by the Katingan Mentaya project tackles deforestation in Kalimantan, a region of the world where it is the most damaging and where the implications are global and impact, rainfall, carbon emissions, food security and biodiversity in equal measure.
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Chuck Leavell and Chris Kimsey
Emily finally met and thanked Chuck Leavell, Rolling Stones pianist and renowned Tree Farmer over supper in Marylebone. He runs the Charlane Plantation in the US state of Georgia with his wife Rose Lane (chuckleavell.com/) and co-founded the highly influencial Mother Nature Network which featured Operation Planet Basket and The Katingan Project on the MNN.com Leaderboard in 2014 (mnn.com)
Topics of conversation included:
- his new US TV series Americas Forests with Chuck Leavell americasforestswithchuckleavell.com
- The Katingan Project and peat bogs in the US and the tropics .theguardian.com
- Olympic Studios, Barnes olympiccinema.co.uk
- and of course the upcoming Rolling Stones No Filter Tour roseandchucktourdiary.blogspot.co.uk/
Katingan Project ref as “Good News Story” re deforestation by Francis Seymour at WEForum, Davos 2017
Deforestation: Approx 7 minutes in Frances Seymour refers to the The Katingan Project as a positive forest protection model in her presentation at DAVOS Feb 2017.