Indonesia has been hard hit recently. In quick succession, a tsunami and then a volcano knocked around the country. Because the Indonesian government is stretched thin trying to house, clothe and feed evacuees, corporations based in Indonesia are stepping in to fill the gaps. In an effort known as “corporate social responsibility” corporations are taking an active role by paying for disaster relief teams.
Sounds great, right? Well, kind of.
One of Indonesia’s largest tobacco companies, Sampoerna (owned by Philip Morris), along with other big-name companies in Indonesia, paid for a... read on