Private Sector Contribution in Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 7 in Kendari, Indonesia


  • Faturachman Alputra Sudirman Faculty of Social and Political Science, Universitas Halu Oleo, Kendari, Indonesia
  • Rahim Rifai Faculty of Social and Political Science, Universitas Halu Oleo, Kendari, Indonesia



Contribution, Private Sector, Public-Private Partnership, SDGs


This study aims to explain and find out how the contribution of PT DSSP Power Kendari in achieving sustainable development goals (SDGs) 7 (clean and affordable energy) through cooperation between PT DSSP Power Kendari and State Electricity Company (PLN). This study uses a qualitative approach and type of descriptive research with data collection techniques through interviews and documentation. This study uses the theory of sustainable development using the concept of Public-Private Partnership (PPP). The results of the study show that the contribution of PT DSSP Power Kendari in achieving SDGs 7 is to collaborate with PLN with a contract period of 25 years, to provide electricity with a capacity of 2 x 50 megawatts and create electricity education programs for the younger generation, this contribution is made to achieve development sustainable electrical energy by discovering the use of household electricity in the city of Kendari.


Alputra, F. (2014). Analisis Peran Perusahaan Multinasional MNCs dalam Pencapaian Tujuan Pembangunan MileniumMDGS 2015 Indonesia: Studi pada Danone Aqua Group. Fisipol UGM Jurusan S2 Ilmu Hubungan Internasional.

ASEAN Capital Markets Forum. (2017). The ASEAN Corporate Governance Scorecard. Retrieved August 6, 2021, from ASEAN Capital Markets Forum website:

Badan Pusat Statistik (BPS). (2017). Kajian Indikator Lintas Sektor: Potret Awal Tujuan Pembangunan Berkelanjutan (Sustainable Development Goals) di Indonesia. Retrieved from

Bremermann, L. E., Teplov, R., Mortazavi, S., Väätänen, J., & Gupta, S. (2019). Public–private partnership as a mechanism to encourage MNEs’ contributions to sustainable development goals. In Sustainable Economy and Emerging Markets (pp. 32–47).

Forrer, J., Kee, J. E., Newcomer, K. E., & Boyer, E. (2010). Public-Private Partnerships and the Public Accountability Question. Public Administration Review, 70(3), 475–484.

Kedeputian Bidang Pengembangan Regional. (2017). Profil dan Analisis Daerah Provinsi Sulawesi Tenggara Tahun 2017. Retrieved from

Kwak, Y. H., Chih, Y., & Ibbs, C. W. (2009). Towards a Comprehensive Understanding of Public Private Partnerships for Infrastructure Development. California Management Review, 51(2), 51–78.

Miles, M. B., Huberman, M. A., & Saldana, J. (2014). Qualitative Data Analysis: A Methods Sourcebook. Washington D.C: Sage Publications, Inc.

Presiden Republik Indonesia. (2009). Undang-undang (UU) No. 30 Tahun 2009 Tentang Ketenagalistrikan. Retrieved from

Rashed, A. H., & Shah, A. (2021). The role of private sector in the implementation of sustainable development goals. Environment, Development and Sustainability, 23(3), 2931–2948.

Scheyvens, R., Banks, G., & Hughes, E. (2016). The Private Sector and the SDGs: The Need to Move Beyond ‘Business as Usual.’ Sustainable Development, 24(6), 371–382.

Spraul, K., & Thaler, J. (2020). Partnering for good? An analysis of how to achieve sustainability-related outcomes in public–private partnerships. Business Research, 13(2), 485–511.

Steijn, B., Klijn, E.-H., & Edelenbos, J. (2011). Public Private Partnerships: Added Value By Organizational Form or Management? Public Administration, 89(4), 1235–1252.

Sudirman, F. A., Upe, A., & La Ode Herman, F. T. S. (2021). Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Contribution to Achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Southeast Sulawesi. Proceedings of the 11th Annual International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management Singapor.

United Nations. (2002). Report of the World Summit on Sustainable Development A/CONF.199/20. Retrieved from

United Nations. (2020). THE 17 GOALS | Sustainable Development. Retrieved August 6, 2021, from United Nation (Department of Economic and Social Affairs Sustainable Development) website:

United Nations General Assembly. (2015). Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 25 September 2015. Retrieved from

Utama, D. (2010). Prinsip dan Strategi Penerapan “public private partnership” dalam penyediaan infrastruktur transportasi. Jurnal Sains Dan Teknologi Indonesia, 12(3), 146–147.

Wang, N., & Ma, M. (2021). Public–private partnership as a tool for sustainable development – What literatures say? Sustainable Development, 29(1), 243–258.



How to Cite

Sudirman, F. A., & Rifai, R. (2021). Private Sector Contribution in Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 7 in Kendari, Indonesia. International Journal of Qualitative Research, 1(1), 55-60.