• Bank Mandiri to Stage “Pasar Indonesia” Expo to Boost Creative Industries

    Jakarta, 22 October 2014 – Bank Mandiri continues to encourage the development of Indonesia’s creative industries by strengthening marketing networks. To that end, Bank Mandiri will staged a “Pasar Indonesia” exhibition at the Jakarta Convention Center on 22-26 October to showcase creative and culinary products from 164 of the Bank’s mentoring partners. Bank Mandiri DirectorRead more

  • Thousands of Bank Mandiri Employees and Directors Take to the Classroom

    Jakarta, October 16, 2014 – Bank Mandiri once again demonstrated its commitment to the development of education in Indonesia when the Bank’s directors and more than 1,050 staff members took to the classrooms in more 213 schools and 17 colleges in 42 cities around the country, including Merauke. A total of 31,950 students from elementaryRead more

  • Mandiri Establishes Business Incubators to Promote Entrepreneurship

    Jakarta, 3 October 2014 – Bank Mandiri has established a business incubator center to help develop entrepreneurship in Indonesia by providing a supportive environment in which young entrepreneurs can develop their businesses. The business incubator was inaugurated by ​​Minister of State Enterprises Dahlan Iskan and BankMandiri CEO Budi Gunadi Sadikin in Jakarta on Friday. DuringRead more

  • Bank Mandiri and Semen Tonasa Provide Clean Water Facilities in Pangkep

    Makassar, 12 September 2014 – Bank Mandiri and Semen Tonasa have developed clean water facilities in eight villages in Pangkajane Regency and the Pengkep Islands in North Sulawesi. The facilities, which cost Rp 723.58 million, are capable of meeting the needs of 1,371 households. The assistance was symbolically handed over by Bank Mandiri Director ofRead more

  • Bank Mandiri Donates Garbage Trucks to Jakarta Provincial Government

    Jakarta, 1 September 2014 – Bank Mandiri has donated three garbage trucks to the Jakarta Provincial Government to support waste management in the capital. The trucks were officially handed over ​​by Bank Mandiri CEO Budi Gunadi Sadikin to Deputy Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama at City Hall on Monday (1 Sept). Budi Sadikin said thatRead more

  • 1,650 Students Benefit from Bank Mandiri Entrepreneurship Lectures

    Jakarta, 13 August 2014 – Bank Mandiri has delivered lectures on entrepreneurship to a total of 1,650 students in 18 public and private universities in various parts of Indonesia[j1] . The lectures, delivered as part of the National Lecturer Series, are intended to encourage the creation of resilient entrepreneurs who are capable of supporting the country’sRead more

  • Mandiri Assistance to Benefit 1,000 Orphans

     Jakarta, 11 July 2014 – Bank Mandiri has handed over assistance totaling Rp 370 million to help 1,000 orphans. The assistance was symbolically presented during a breaking-of-the-fast event with orphans by Bank Mandiri CEO Budi Gunadi Sadikin, witnessed by NU Executive Board Chairman, KH Said Aqil Siradj, in Jakarta on Friday (11/7). Of the RpRead more

  • Mandiri Builds Homes For Fisherfolk

    Saturday, 17 May 2014 Bank Mandiri, in collaboration with Habitat for Humanity Indonesia, has provided homes for underprivileged families in Mauk, Tangerang Regency. A total of 26 homes, worth Rp784.5 million, were constructed with the assistance of Bank Mandiri management and staff. The homes were built in Tanjung Kait and Tanjung Anom villages in MaukRead more

  • Mandiri and BPJS Ketenagakerjaan to Develop Urban Forest in Batam

    Thursday, 08 May 2014 Bank Mandiri and BPJS Ketenagakerjaan are to develop an urban forest in Batam to improve environmental quality. The one-hectare urban forest in Batam’s Rusunawa Kabil area will be planted with approximately 338 shade trees, such as tamarind, mahogany, angsana, breadfruit, red sengon, rainbow and petai cina. Bank Mandiri CEO Budi G.Read more

  • Mandiri Provides Rp 3.53 Billion in Assistance for Disaster Victims

    Thursday, 30 January 2014 Bank Mandiri has provided assistance worth a total of Rp 3.53 billion to disaster victims in various parts of the country. The assistance, in the form of 22 thousand packages of basic necessities as well as essential equipment, was donated as an expression of Bank Mandiri’s social concern for the victims.Read more

  • Didila Sari, Selling and Preserving Kain Songket from Padang

    Wednesday, 09 January 2013 Beautiful traditional songket cloth from Padang Indonesia is becoming increasingly rare, which was what made Didila Sari determined to preserve it. To realize this, Didila, a finalist in the 2010 Mandiri Young Entrepreneur (WMM) competition in the Postgraduate and Alumni category (Creative Enterprises), started up her own business selling songket underRead more

  • Bonita Tour, Just the Ticket for a Good Business

    Wednesday, 26 December 2012 Rather than being just a sub-agent for a tour and travel company, today Jefri Van Novices has his own tour and travel company and more than 100 business partners throughout Indonesia. A 2008 national finalist in the Mandiri Young Entrepreneur (WMM) competition, Jefri is a ceaseless innovator who never tires ofRead more

  • Kadek Antari, Unique Paintings Produce Rich Fruit

    Monday, 17 December 2012 Thanks to her artistic talent and her parents’ encouragement to always be useful to others, Kadek Antari decided to take the plunge into entrepreneurship. A 2010 national finalist in the Mandiri Young Entrepreneur Awards in the bachelor’s degree and diploma (industry) category, Antari started to think about how to produce uniqueRead more

  • Rosnendya Wisnu Wardhana, Resurrecting Almost Extinct Batam Malay Cake

    Monday, 10 December 2012 Not having enough time to spend with his family convinced Rosnendya Vishnu Wardhana, the 2010 winner of Mandiri Young Entrepreneur (WMM) competition in the Business Graduate and Alumni (Catering) category, to start up his own business. After looking around for opportunities, he decided that the cake business was the one forRead more

  • Saptuari Sugiharto, Merchandise for All at Kedai Digital

    Monday, 03 December 2012 “Everyone has the right to have their own merchandise regardless of their background. They may be narcissistic in a positive way. For example, Person A could have a mug bearing his own image, while Person B could have a pillowcase made bearing the image of her boyfriend. It was this initialRead more

  • Mohamad Bijaksana Junerosano, Eco-Friendly Bags Empower Home-Based Industry

    Saturday, 01 December 2012 Through PT Greeneration Indonesia (GI), which he heads, Sano (31) is able to produce up to 15,000 BaGoes-brand eco-friendly bags per month. Uniquely, the bags are not made in a modern factory, but rather by cottage industry sewers in the Bandung area. “IT REALLY is our commitment at GI. We wantRead more

  • Odi Anindito, Coffee Business Boosts Love of Country

    Saturday, 01 December 2012 Indonesia is the producer of some of the best coffees in the world. Ironically, people in Indonesia are often not aware of the fact that many of the brands of imported coffee currently taking the country by storm actually originate in Indonesia. Concerned about this, Odi (33), on coming home fromRead more

  • Achmad Rofiq, Children’s Animated Films Produced by Indonesians

    Thursday, 01 November 2012 In the midst of the incessant showing of foreign-made cartoons on television and in cinemas, a student from Malang, Achmad Rofiq (31), is producing animated films that feature a strong Indonesian character. The animated series Songgo Rubuh (now being aired on MNC TV) and Kuku Rock You (shown on Kompas TV)Read more

  • Fauzan Hangriawan, Improving the Wellbeing of Catfish Farmers

    Thursday, 01 November 2012 Concerned by the low prices paid to catfish farmers by middlemen, Fauzan (26) decided to open his own outlets to sell catfish directly to the end consumers. Not only that, he was even prepared to buy the catfish at higher prices than the middlemen so as to boost the incomes ofRead more

  • Rudik Setiawan, Organic Tofu King

    Monday, 01 October 2012 This young entrepreneur from Malang is doing something different, namely, making snacks out of organic soybeans. The result is even tastier tofu that is not scorched, not sour and which is healthier as it does not use preservatives. Thanks to his hard work, Rudik now enjoys a turnover of up toRead more