Journal of Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues (Print ISSN: 1544-0036; Online ISSN: 1544-0044)


Triple Bottom Line in Local Wisdoms Insight: A Learning from the Indigeous Peoples

Author(s): Abin Suarsa, Ia Kurnia, Syahril, Karsam, Verawaty, Erfan Erfiansyah, Hendriyana, Agus Bagianto, Toto Sugihyanto, Siti Kodariah, Rustandi, Inugrah Ratia Pratiwi, H Qur'ani Noor

This study aims to identify how the Triple Bottom Line (TBL) from the perspective of local wisdom insights owned by the indigenous people of Kampung Pulo Garut, West Java, Indonesia. The application of local wisdom in daily life has been able to sustain the indigenous peoples for four centuries. The phenomenology approach with the interpretive paradigm used in this research. As informants who are considered to represent called pakuncen as the leader of the adat community, representatives of community members, and direct descendants of the indigenous people who is living outside Kampung Pulo. The triangulation is used to measure the credibility of data sourced from interviews and observations. The results showed that the concern of indigenous peoples for the planet is reflected in the obligation of community members to preserve nature in the environment, which reflect in mutual cooperation and mutual care between community members, both of are contained in the philosophy of the five pamali (five taboo) which is the basic foundation of society. Meanwhile, indigenous peoples profit is not only in terms of material, but also the tranquility of life that cannot be measured materially. TBL only stops at the material realm so that the answers revolve around the empirical realm, not only local wisdom's responsibility that indigenous people have for community members but also return to the God.

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