Description/achievement of initiative
Forum Philanthropy and Business – Indonesia for SDGs was Initiated by Filantropi Indonesia – the Indonesian Philanthropy Association in partnership with the UN Global Compact Indonesia, the Indonesian Business Council for Sustainable Business and the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce on 3rd of March 2016. The philanthropy and business sectors are further on officially represented through this forum at Indonesia’s National Coordination Team for SDGs together with government, academia, civil society organizations and academia. Up to July 2016, the Forum has increased its membership to 11 Association representing about 700 Foundations and Business in Indonesia.
Regular meetings will be attended by members; with BAPPENAS and SDG Secretariat to provide advice.Six (6) working groups were established focusing on tools, best practice, deepening and emerging, localizing and advocacy & regulation. Each working group is lead by two to three associations who are considered strong in that particular area.Each working group will conduct their own meetings and activities and reports during the bi-weekly regular meeting.Whenever needed, experts who are non-members can be invited to working group meetings and activities to provide their expertise including from other sectors such as civil society organizations, academia and media, international agencies and donors.In implementing activities, cooperation with other sectors are encouraged.
Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer
The process, progress and result of the Forum’s work on SDGs will be shared by the representative of the Associations to their members. On the other hand, the association are encourage to share best practice of their members work to the Forum. From time to time, an assembly meeting is planned where all associations can invite their members to directly discuss matters on SDGs.All activities will be documented and shared.
Coordination mechanisms/governance structure
SDG Philanthropy Platform in Indonesia was launched in 2015 and lead by UNDP and Filantropi Indonesia – the Indonesian Philanthropy Association.On 3rd of March 2016, Filantropi Indonesia – the Indonesian Philanthropy Association in partnership with the UN Global Compact Indonesia, the Indonesian Business Council for Sustainable Business and the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce initiated the Forum Philanthropy and Business – Indonesia for SDGs. This Forum pro-actively initiated discussions with BAPPENAS and SDG Secretariat about lessons learned on MDGs and how philanthropy and business can contribute to the achievements of SDGs.Awaiting the Presidential Decree on SDGs, a National Coordination Team on SDGs will be established with representatives from 1.) Government 2.) Philanthropy and business 3.) Academia 4.) Civil society organization and media. The National Coordination Team will be lead by BAPPENAS (Ministry of National Planning Development) and supported through SDG Secretariat.In the Presidential Decree, the philanthropy and business sectors will be officially mentioned as part of the National Coordination Team of SDGs and represented through the Philanthropy and Business – Indonesia for SDGs (Filantropi dan Bisnis - Indonesia untuk SDGs for better Indonesia).Timotheus Lesmana from Filantropi Indonesia was elected as chairman.The Forum conducts bi-weekly regular meetings where each association in represented by maximum five persons; and BAPPENAS and SDG Secretariat. UNDP provides technical assistance to Filantropi Indonesia.Six (6) working groups were established focusing on tools, best practice, deepening and emerging, localizing and advocacy & regulation. Each working group is lead by two to three associations who are considered strong in that particular area.Each working group will conduct their own meetings and activities and reports during the bi-weekly regular meeting.
SDG Secretariat, BAPPENAS (Ministry of National Development Planning of Indonesia), SDG Philanthropy Platform, FI (Filantropi Indonesia - Indonesian Philanthropy Association), IGCN (UN Global Compact – Indonesian Network), CCPHI (Partnership for Sustainable Community), KADIN (Indonesian Chamber of Commerce), IBCSD (Indonesian Business Coalition for Sustainable Development), ICSRS (Indonesian CSR Society), SUN Movement (Scaling Up Nutrition Movement), CFCD (Corporate Forum for Community Development), PISAgro (Partnership for Indonesian Sustainable Agriculture), IBL (Indonesian Business Link), Association of State Owned Business