FROM EDUCATION TO ACTION:
ENVIRONMENT'S PRESENT-DAY SAFEGUARD
It is believed that sustainability education can be key
to solving this. Together in this pursuit, Dr. Takeshi Takama, the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of su-re.co, a sustainability and
climate change-focused company, creates education initiatives about sustainability for a fitted approach.
ENHANCING CLIMATE RESILIENCE AMONG INDONESIA’S COFFEE FARMERS THROUGH CLIMATE FIELD SCHOOLS
With support from the Global EbA Fund, a new phase of climate field schools will integrate ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA) principles into their curriculum and invite coffee farmers to use EbA approaches, such as agroforestry, to build resilience to climate stressors. This is a collaboration between su-re.co, a Bali-based think-be-do tank, BMKG and SEI.
STUDENTS AND STAFF UNITE TO TACKLE SUSTAINABILITY IN FUTURE17 PROGRAMME
One of the Future17 challenges includes broadening the uptake of biogas digesters among Indonesian farmers, which transform farm waste into gas for stovetop use, and reducing the reliance on firewood. The environmental thinktank su-re.co is leading this initiative. The CEO of su-re.co, Dr Takeshi Takama, is a University of Auckland alumnus and a business owner who is working towards achieving the SDGs.
TAKING ON THE WORLD, ONE SDG AT A TIME
Among the 50-plus other Future17 challenges is one that will broaden the uptake of biogas digesters by Indonesian farmers. The digesters transform farm waste into gas for stovetop use, reducing the reliance on firewood. A secondary liquid fertiliser product is also created. Environmental thinktank su-re.co in behind this initiative, as well as two other Future17 challenges. The CEO of su-re.co is Dr Takeshi Takama, a University of Auckland alumni and business owner working on SDGs.
SIMPOSIUM PELAJAR KETIGA, GELIAT ANAK NEGERI MENUJU TRANSISI ENERGI
Pers Akademika, a local university media published our Third Student Symposium event. In this article, Student Symposium highlighted the importance of Youth Involvement in Just Energy Transition agenda and showcased some sustainability-related projects of the students and NGOs.
SIMPOSIUM PELAJAR KETIGA “AGENDA TRANSISI ENERGI BERKEADILAN DI INDONESIA”
Wordie, a local blogger published our Third Student Symposium event. In this article, Student Symposium highlighted the importance of Youth Involvement in Just Energy Transition agenda and showcased some sustainability-related projects of the students and NGOs.
GREEN SCHOOL BALI DAN SU-RE.CO GELAR STUDENT SYMPOSIUM INKLUSIVITAS PEMUDA DALAM TRANSISI ENERGI BERKEADILAN
Patroli Post, a local media published our Third Student Symposium event. In this article, Student Symposium highlighted the importance of Youth Involvement in Just Energy Transition agenda and showcased some sustainability-related projects of the students and NGOs.
TINGKATKAN KESADARAN MASALAH LINGKUNGAN, STUDENT SYMPOSIUM KETIGA LIBATKAN PELAJAR DALAM DAN LUAR NEGERI
Fajar Bali, a local media published our Third Student Symposium event. In this article, Student Symposium highlighted the importance of Youth Involvement in Just Energy Transition agenda and showcased some sustainability-related projects of the students and NGOs.
100 LEBIH PELAJAR DISKUSIKAN TRANSISI ENERGI BERKEADILAN
Barometer Bali, a local media published our Third Student Symposium event. In this article, Student Symposium highlighted the importance of Youth Involvement in Just Energy Transition agenda and showcased some sustainability-related projects of the students and NGOs.
COP27 | PERCHÉ RIDURRE IL METANO È MEGLIO DELLA CO2 PER COMBATTERE IL CAMBIAMENTO CLIMATICO
Startup Italia, an Italian magazine features the translated article of Dr. Takeshi Takama's on why su-re.co develops biogas in effort to utilize methane and reduce the impact of methane emission as the second largest GHG emitter in the world.
NEW STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT PLATFORMS FOR EXPANDING DECARBONIZATION PROJECTS
As part of our think tank projects, su-re.co regularly conducts policy dialogue to share the findings of su-re.co's research project. One of our EC projects, LANDMARC, published su-re.co's Policy Dialogue with BAPPENAS in Jakarta.
THE 1ST INDONESIA
SUSTAINABLE ENERGY WEEK (ISEW)
Dr. Takeshi Takama, Chief Executive Officer of Sustainability & Resilience (su-re.co) spoke at the first Sustainable Energy Week. Held in Jakarta on October 12, 2022, Dr Takama was part of the panelist in the discussion on Beyond Coal Narratives for A Just Energy Transition.
FOCUS GROUP DISCUSSION (FGD) 'UNLOCKING POSSIBILITIES IN ACCELERATING BIOGAS DEVELOPMENT IN THE ASEAN ELECTRICITY SECTOR'
This FGD session aims to explore the barriers, risks, and opportunities of biogas-to-electricity and understand the policy gap to promote biogas development in the electricity system of ASEAN. The FGD is part of a study being conducted under the ASEAN-German Energy Programme (AGEP) in partnership between the ASEAN Centre for Energy (ACE), Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and su-re.co
INDONESIA, LANDMARC CASE STUDY - LANDMARC HORIZON 2020
Indonesia is a large tropical archipelago. Despite being highly populated, forests cover 65% of Indonesia's total area. Forestry and land use are the main contributors to Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions in Indonesia. su-re.cp is currently working on the case study of the LANDMARC Project about forest management, agriculture optimisation and agroforestry, peatland management and soil carbon enhancement in Indonesia
BIOGAS INSTALLATION FOR FARMER IN JEMBRANA
We installed a biogas digester in collaboration with Climate Collective for Komang Astrawan, a cacao farmer from Melaya, Jembrana, Bali together with Bali AIAT. This collaboration aims for achieving greater impacts on biogas installation for farmers in Bali, and together we hope to find more ways to support farmers in the future
DAY 2: SDGS TRAINING PROGRAM WITH OSAKA HIGH SCHOOL
On the second day of the SDGs Training Program for Osaka High School, we held a discussion about the effects of climate change in Bali with a Green School student, an ecoBali Recycling representative, and a member of Sungai Watch Bali. In addition, students tried the Augmented Reality (AR) of Tabanan's waste mountain in their classroom.
DAY 1: SDGS TRAINING PROGRAM WITH OSAKA HIGH SCHOOL
su-re.co and Tigermov collaborated together by providing SDGs Training Program for Osaka High School students to transform thought and action. On the first day, Osaka High School learned about the 5 Steps of Visioning, the current situation in Bali, and had a motivational session with our previous intern.
THE SMU CAREER GUIDE 2022: TAKING CARE OF YOUR MENTAL HEALTH
Takeshi Takama, CEO & Founder of su-re.co said "focusing on developing your skills and finding opportunities in the industries and sectors you are passionate about is an excellent way to think about your career in an uncertain world."
SU-RE.CO PROVIDES BIOGAS AND SUSTAINABLE CLIMATE EDUCATION
During the six years of su-re.co's existence, 2021 was important for the development of some research projects, sustainable educational programs, biogas, and climate-smart products. su-re.co wraps up 2021 by conducting the 6th Sustainability & Resilience workshop series as well as the 2nd Student Symposium.
BIOGAS AND OTHER ENVIRONMENTAL PROJECTS FROM SU-RE.CO
The 2021 journey, su-re.co highlights research progress for clean energy transition, land-used based mitigation, and biogas development in Indonesia. Furthermore, su-re.co emphasize the synergy between the research implementation with sustainable business and educational programmes.
SU-RE.CO COMMEMORATES YEAR FULL OF GROWTH IN CONTRIBUTING TO TACKLE CLIMATE CHANGE
su-re.co wraps up 2021 by celebrating the pivotal company growth and relationships with various project collaborators. Over six years of su-re.co establishment, 2021 was also essential in biogas development that validates the company’s impressive growth for the past year as well as su-re.co's product development.
SU-RE.CO: CELEBRATING 2021 WITH VARIOUS GROWTH
su-re.co celebrates the company's growth and relationships with various project collaborators to wrap up 2021. The 6th Sustainability and Resilience Workshop and the 2nd Student Symposium with Green School Bali are included. Over six years of su-re.co establishment, 2021 has also been essential in biogas development, which validates the company's impressive growth over the past year.
SU-RE.CO CELEBRATES YEAR FULL OF GROWTH IN 2021
Over six years of su-re.co establishment, 2021 was essential in biogas development that validates the company’s impressive growth for the past year. This includes the successful Sixth Sustainability and Resilience Workshop series and the exciting Second Student Symposium with Green School Bali.
SU-RE.CO COMMEMORATES YEAR FULL OF PROGRESS IN 2021
su-re.co, an environmental think-do-be tank based in Bali, celebrates the end of 2021 by recognizing the significant company growth and relationships with various project collaborators. It includes the 6th Sustainability & Resilience Workshop series, the exciting 2nd Student Symposium, biogas, and product development.
BIOGAS INITIATIVE FOR AGRICULTURE BY CARBON OFFSET
40 coffee and chocolate farmers in Bali and Flores have been selected in cooperation with the local farmers’ collective to participate in project activities. While the farmers are the direct target group of the project, their families benefit from the additional income and reduced indoor air pollution.
[OGI WEEK] WORKSHOP 4.2: CLEAN ENERGY TRANSITION & LAND-USED MITIGATION IN INDONESIA
su-re.co held the 4.2 Sustainability & Resilience Workshop in collaboration with BAPPENAS. As a Civil Society Organization (CSO) that revolves around sustainability issues, our workshop is being targeted as an interactive learning space for the participants to learn about a variety of su-re.co research focus. In order to start the event, su-re.co invited our founder Dr. Takeshi Takama to talk about su-re.co milestones and our involvement in fighting climate change issues.
GLOBAL JUST TRANSITION(S)
Takeshi Takama (CEO, su-re.co, Indonesia) gave reactions that renewable energy must be recognised as a new green and free ideology in the narratives to allow this transition. He stressed the need to “shift responsibility to capability” in the discourse with greater empowerment of the consumers who produce their energy (so called prosumers).
SOLVING THE CLIMATE CHANGE PROBLEM THROUGH RESEARCH, BUSINESS AND EDUCATION
Dr Takama works on three axes - research, business and education - to solve the problems of renewable energy and climate change. Nippon TV (Nittele) asked Dr Takama about his aim to work in business and education as well as being a researcher, and the ‘four switches’ that have driven his confidence.
SU-RE.CO WORK ON GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES
Interview by TBS (National Radio of Japan), Dr.Takeshi Takama shared his journey as an expert in the fields to climate change and environment and the vision of su-re.co as the CEO. su-re.coffee, su-re.cocoa, biogas and SDG Training become some of the ways su-re.co are contributing to betterment of environment and farmers in Indonesia.
INTRODUCE TWO NEW PROJECTS ON ENERGY AND LAND USE
Through the Sustainability and Resilience Kick-off Workshop, su-re.co also wants to collaborate with potential collaborations by aligning projects and planning with the partners present. Dr. Takeshi Takama, CEO of su-re.co opened the workshop with an invitation to collaborate with participants consisting of local, national, and international partners.
RESEARCH PROJECTS ON RENEWABLE ENERGY IN INDONESIA
Indonesia's renewable energy sector got a breath of fresh air with the launch of two research projects, LANDMARC and TIPPING + Tuesday (23/3). su-re.co (Sustainability and Resilience) officially introduced two renewable energy research projects in Indonesia to the public.
NEW RESEARCH PROJECTS ON CLEAN ENERGY AND LAND USE
The news of the launch of the two LANDMARC and TPPING + research projects has brought fresh air to the environmental sector in Indonesia. su-re.co (Sustainability and Resilience), an organization engaged in the environmental realm, officially introduced two renewable energy research projects in Indonesia to the public (16/3).
NEW UPDATES ON RESEARCH PROJECTS OF ENERGY AND SUSTAINABILITY
su-re.co (Sustainability and Resilience) officially introduced two renewable energy research projects in Indonesia. Through the Sustainability and Resilience Kick-off Workshop, su-re.co also wants to collaborate with potential collaborations by aligning projects and planning with the partners who are present.
SU-RE.CO HOLDS A COURSE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO
For 5 days from March 1st to 5th, 2021, su-re.co conducted an education and training program with the theme of "Challenge to Sustainability in Bali". Some students from the University of Tokyo participated online. The program will be offered at educational institutions in Japan and overseas.
CO-DESIGNING CLIMATE SERVICES TO INTEGRATE TRADITIONAL ECOLOGICAL KNOWLEDGE: A CASE STUDY FROM BALI, INDONESIA
This brief discusses efforts to help indigenous people adapt to climate change by combining their traditional ecological knowledge (TEK) with scientific and technological sources of information about agriculture and climate change. SEI collaborates with su-re.co, and BMKG collaborated to conduct this program for Jembrana's farmers.
IDEAS FOR GOOD
Climate change and poverty problem of the farmers. su-re.co is working to solve these problems at the same time. IDEAS FOR GOOD is a website that gathers ideas to make society "more" better, and our CEO Dr. Takeshi Takama explained how the projects would contribute to these social issues.
WHAT IS A NEW CARBON OFFSET BUSINESS MODEL FOR FARMERS?
su-re.co started its activities in Japan with Certified NPO Living in Peace, achieving 146% of its goal in a crowdfunding project. For the next step, su-re.co is seeking to develop the smartest solution to popularize biogas by the practical use of the blockchain system (supported by European Governments)
ASSOCIATION FOR THE PROMOTION OF SOCIAL PRODUCTS
What is good for our future? and What do we want to leave for the next generation?
A cup of su-re.coffee and a piece of su-re.cocoa is a great way to unwind in our busy days, but it's more special to hear that we can make a contribution to environmental problems at the same time.
BIOGAS CASE STUDY IN INDONESIA
Indonesia is the largest archipelagic country comprising around 17,508 islands with many remote areas, inhabiting over 265 million people. Indonesia is one of the world’s biggest emitters, with emissions from land-use contribute significantly (65.5%) to the nation’s total GHG emissions (USAID, 2017).
BIOGAS FOR INDONESIAN FARMERS
su-re.co started its activities in Japan with Certified NPO Living in Peace, achieving 146% of its goal in a crowdfunding project. The crowdfunding campaign is the first step to spread su-re.co's great work to the Japanese people. su-re.co will deliver the biogas digesters and climate field schools as a "gift" to more Indonesian farmers.
SDGS ONLINE SEMINAR FOR JAPANESE STUDENTS
Our CEO, Dr.Takeshi Takama, is holding a SDGs online seminar at CLARK Memorial International High School in Japan every Friday with Tiger Mov Co. A lecture on "Realizing a Sustainable Society and COVID-19" with Pierrick Fillon, Undersecretary of the European Union's R&D Department, was an opportunity to encourage students to think again about the SDGs.
CIRCULAR ECONOMY HUB
su-re.co's challenge doesn't end with the introduction of a biogas kit. We are developing a system to trade carbon offsets on the blockchain as a European government research project. It is a system that can measure the amount of CO2 reduction of farmers who have introduced biogas kits and sell them as CO2 emission rights.
ELEMINIST delivers the latest sustainable information carefully selected from Japan and around the world. In order to stabilize and improve the income of local farmers, su-re.co supports the conversion to coffee beans and cocoa bean farming, which is a crop that is more resistant to climate change than conventional rice farming.
EMISSION IN INDONESIA (LANDMARC & TIPPING+)
In Bali, there is a company engaged in research activities, namely @su_re.co. The reason for one of the research projects is to answer the problem of land-based mitigation impacts and strive for a clean energy transition in Indonesia. This project is funded by the European Commission and officially started in 2020.
BIOGAS, AN AFFORDABLE CHOICE FOR ENERGY SOLUTION
The rural households are still highly dependent on traditional biomass (firewood) for cooking (OECD, 2019) that leads to deforestation and indoor air pollution. Based on the massive potential of livestock manure, biogas becomes the most realistic all-inclusive solution that can supply clean energy and help Indonesia achieve its Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs).
INDONESIA CASE STUDIES: LANDMARC AND TIPPING+
To mitigate the emission and climate impact in land-use and electricity sector, the potential and options of decarbonisation, clean cooking, and coal removal can be explored through LANDMARC and TIPPING+ project will focus on the scientific assessment of decarbonisation processes through biogas and compost, and policy engagement to enable the clean-energy transition.
INDONESIA CASE STUDIES ON LANDMARC & TIPPING+
Two funded projects by the European Commission (LANDMARC and TIPPING+) were officially started. LANDMARC (Land-use based mitigation for resilient climate pathways) is a 4-year project, starting from July 16th 2020. TIPPING+ (Enabling positive tipping points toward clean-energy transitions in coal and carbon-intensive regions) project, a 3-year project, starting from June 26th 2020.
A BLIGHT ON ITS ENVIRONMENT, INDONESIA STRIDES TOWARDS ZERO PLASTIC GOAL
Indonesia is among the world's most heavily plastic polluted nations. To tackle this, the National Plastic Action Partnership is the country's most radical plan to date, but can it be effectively implemented and at what human cost? Our research assistant, Chyntia Ismail's opinion on National Plastic Action Partnership (NPAP) is featured in an article on Southeast Asia Globe.
VIRTUOSO SUSTAINABILITY REPORT MARCH EDITION
su-re.co and Four Seasons at Jimbaran Bay started to collaborate last year during su-re.co's crowdfunding campaign. Four Seasons at Jimbaran Bay supported the crowdfunding by buying su-re.cofee and green beans to be used in one of their restaurants Jala Cooking Class Academy where the guests could get experience preparing a traditional Balinese coffee. Virtuoso is a network of high-end travel agents in the US, Virtuoso Life's article, "12 Travel Companies Making a Difference." wrote about what Four Seasons at Jimbaran Bay did in order to make a change, in this case supporting local coffee farmers in collaboration with su-re.co and Montessori School Bali by using su-re.coffee.
A SUSTAINABILITY TRAINING
From December 5th to 9th, Daiki Axis held an informal training in Indonesia. All 10 prospective employees in 2020 participated in this overseas training, which was held for the first time. su-re.co, as one of the partners, gave A Sustainability Training to new graduates who entered the company in 2020.
RISKS, BARRIERS AND RESPONSES TO INDONESIA’S BIOGAS DEVELOPMENT
SEI (Stockholm Environmental Institute) just published a brief about biogas development in Indonesia. This brief exploring the biogas development in Indonesia in order to reach the NDC targets 26% and 29% GHG by 2020 and 2030 respectively. Click this link to read the full article
BIOECONOMY PATHWAYS: INNOVATION, DEVELOPMENT AND GOVERNANCE
On 13 June 2019 our CEO Dr. Takeshi Takama presented our coffee and biogas project on Bioeconomy Pathways in Stockholm. The seminar discussed bioeconomy pathways in broad terms across different regions, scales and sectors, emphasising the key role of innovation, the important development linkages and the governance requirements.
INDONESIA PAVILION COP24
Last year our director went to the UNFCCC COP24 climate change conference held in Katowice, Poland. During the visit he did several presentations and one of them is at Indonesia Pavilion. for this year the Indonesia Pavilion has the theme "Climate Change, Society Change: Let's Work-Up and Team-Up", which is then developed into 3 (three) discussion topics, namely: 1) NDC Framework: Past, Present and Future, 2) Climate Actions and SDG's on The Ground, and 3) Accelerating Climate Actions Through Innovations.
The presentation was on the session 2 and mainly talked about the contribution of good agricultural practices to SDGs. Policy, science - technology and business, the integration of those are the key to make a good contribution to SDGs in agricultural practices.
FINDING BLUE : CLIMATE SMART AGRICULTURE FOR NATURAL INDIGO BATIK PRODUCTION IN INDONESIA
Ivan Bobashev, explored about Climate Smart Agriculture for Natural Indigo Batik Production in Indonesia when he was doing his internship at su-re.co. Localizing and mainstreaming natural indigo dye has a number of well defined environmental, economic, and social benefits.
[RUSSIAN] КАК СПАСТИ ИНДОНЕЗИЮ С ПОМОЩЬЮ КОФЕ С БАЛИ?
Японский серфер и эколог, профессор Такеши Такама при участии группы продвинутых подростков из эко-ориентированной школы на Бали придумал способ, как помочь индонезийским фермерам зарабатывать больше, при этом не нанося вреда окружающей среде – и таким образом радикально улучшить экологическую ситуацию на архипелаге. [...]
[Japanese surfer and ecologist, professor Takeshi Takama, with the participation of a group of advanced teenagers from an eco-oriented school in Bali, came up with a way to help Indonesian farmers earn more without harming the environment - and thus radically improve the ecological situation on the archipelago.]
LOW-CARBON AND CLIMATE-RESILIENT INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA
Takeshi Takama, CEO and Founder of su-re.co and climate change advisor for the project, said, “Mitigation and adaptation are conceptually complementary strategies to address climate change impacts. Creating synergies between them has multiple benefits, such as cost-effectiveness, that may not be achieved if they are addressed separately.”[...]
INDONESIA: SU-RE.COFFEE: SYNERGIZING CLIMATE CHANGE MITIGATION AND ADAPTATION THROUGH SUPPORTING FARMERS IN UTILIZING CLEAN BIOENERGY AND CLIMATE SMART AGRICULTURE
Indonesia is an ethnically and culturally diverse country with almost 260 million people spread across more than 17000 islands. Along with the significant economic growth of the country in the past decade, energy consumption is also steadily[...]
CONCLUDING THE BIOENERGY WORKSHOP SERIES IN BALI
The 3rd International Bioenergy and Electrification Workshop on Sustainability and Resilience of Bioenergy for Climate Change is the last of a series of annual bio-energy workshops, that took place from 2016 to 2018. These workshops are aimed to accelerate bioenergy development and promote climate change mitigation and adaptation pathways in Indonesia. [...]
ASEAN-GERMAN ENERGY PROGRAMME (AGEP) NEWSLETTER
Dr. Takeshi Takama, Chief Executive Officer of Sustainability & Resilience (su-re.co) and as the consultant of AGEP, proceeded to present the preliminary results of the study. Su-re.co currently works as a think-tank in climate change and energy projects, consulting government and international organisations. Dr. Takama illustrated the potential for biogas development, where solid and waste-water management and agriculture are the top-ranked potential sectors to implement biogas.
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