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Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP) can offer customers with a greater range of Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) certified products across its global markets by the end of 2015. This follows the award of Indonesian Forestry Certification Cooperation (IFCC) certification to over 300,000 hectares of APP suppliers’ plantations.
Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP) today warmly welcomes the decision by Greenpeace to re-engage with the company on the full scope of its Forest Conservation Policy (FCP) and landscape conservation commitments. Greenpeace laid out its reasons for resuming full collaboration in an open letter to APP’s Chairman, Mr Teguh Wijaya.
Asia Pulp & Paper (APP), one of the world’s largest integrated pulp & paper manufacturers today announced it has donated 50,000 coloring books to Starlight Children’s Foundation, a leading global charity that partners with experts to improve the life and health of kids families around the world. The coloring books will be made available to kids at more than 580 children’s hospitals, clinics, camps, respite houses and other pediatric facilities on the Starlight Wish List platform all across the United States and Puerto Rico.
Aida Greenbury of Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) today joined business and environmental leaders to develop global forest restoration initiatives at the 2015 meeting of the Bonn Challenge in Germany.
Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) has today welcomed the Rainforest Alliance independent evaluation of its Forest Conservation Policy (FCP). The evaluation concludes that the company has made moderate progress towards meeting its commitments.
A new initiative that will increase Indonesia’s ability to export sustainable forestry products was marked at an event in Jakarta today.
A 20MW rooftop solar project has been completed at Asia Pulp & Paper Group’s (APP) Gold HongYe Mill in Suzou, China, creating one of the world’s largest rooftop solar installations. The panels cover approximately 300,000 square meters – the equivalent of 42 football pitches.
Environmental campaigner Tony Juniper has created a series of short films that take an in-depth look at the conservation work being carried out by Asia Pulp and Paper Group (APP), as the company aims to make its ground-breaking Zero Deforestation commitments a reality.
Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) welcomes the decision by the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) to officially endorse the Indonesian Forestry Certification Cooperation (IFCC)’s Sustainable Forest Certification Management scheme. The inclusion of IFCC’s scheme within the world’s largest forest certification programme, marks an important step forward for Indonesia’s forestry sector as it provides IFCC with an additional layer of scrutiny and endorsement that is recognisable around the world.
APP welcomes the Task Force evaluation of the systemic problem of wildfires and their causes, across Indonesia, as independent oversight is an essential part of addressing this issue.
Mr. Teguh Ganda Wijaya, Chairman of Asia Pulp and Paper Group (APP), today joined a number of companies, governments and NGOs to sign the New York Declaration on Forests at an event at the UN Climate Summit 2014. The declaration is an unprecedented international, multi-sector commitment to safeguard the world’s forests and to help tackle climate change.
A group of leading plantation companies with commitments to eliminate deforestation from their supply chains, NGOs and technical support organisations met on 25th and 26th August in Singapore to establish a governance and standardisation body for the methodology, known as the High Carbon Stock (HCS) Approach, to be used to implement these commitments.
An independent study has today confirmed that Asia Pulp and Paper Group (APP) has sufficient plantation resource to meet the pulp requirements of its existing mills as well as its future mill in OKI, South Sumatra.