Announcing the winners of the HCS Approach Blog Competition in Indonesia

In May 2017, the HCS Approach Steering Group opened up a blog competition to the Indonesian public, on the tails of the launch of the HCS Approach Toolkit Version 2.0 on the 3rd of May in Bali.

The competition ran from the 15th of May until the 16th of June, during which time participants submitted blog articles about the HCS Approach and the newly launched version of the toolkit as the unified global methodology for putting ‘No Deforestation’ into practice.

The competition was a great success, with a total of 32 submissions. The Steering Group is very pleased to announce the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners of the competition:

1st Place: Mashel.me – Akhmad Helmi Irfansah
Title: Lindungi Hutan Alam Dengan Metode HCS Approach Toolkit Versi 2.0
2nd place: Kopiah Putih – Abdur Rosyid
Title: HCS Approach Toolkit Versi 2.0: Penyelamat Hutan Indonesia
3rd place: Munasya.com – Muna Syaroh
Title: Metodologi Terbaru Penyelamatan Hutan

Winner selection was primarily based on:

  • Accuracy of information presented,
  • Adequate mention of the various links relating to the HCS Approach and Toolkit Version 2.0,
  • Creativity in aesthetics and in the angle/perspective provided on the HCS Approach Steering Group’s value, purpose, programme, and stakeholders,
  • And most importantly: the quality of content and understanding in relation to the HCS Approach, the Toolkit Version 2.0 and the launch.

The Steering Group congratulates the top three winners, and would also like to thank all participants for submitting their pieces to us and helping to spread the news on the methodology and the launch.

The full list of submissions for the blog competition can be accessed here.

More information on the HCS Approach Toolkit Version 2.0 and the launch in May can be found here.