Asia Pulp and Paper: CSR & Sustainability News

Based in Jakarta, Indonesia, Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) is one of the largest pulp and paper companies in the world.

‘Too Little, Too Late’ from APP on Sustainability

Three years after launching a well-publicized sustainability campaign, Asia Pulp & Paper is building a $3 billion pulp mill without a sustainable wood…

How APP Sees the Forest Through the Trees

If you want to see just how complicated a supply chain can be, the operations of Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) on Hainan…

The Seedlings of Asia Pulp and Paper’s Zero-Deforestation Policy

A visit to some of APP’s facilities in China, where millions of tree seedlings are germinated each year, suggests that the $12 billion…

Agroforesty, Community Development Linchpins of APP’s Zero-Deforestation Policy

Asia Pulp and Paper is changing its tone and approach toward environmentalists and the media. 3p's Leon Kaye headed to China to learn…

Asia Pulp and Paper Says Its Words About Sustainability Are Backed by Action

The evidence suggests that Asia Pulp and Paper, which ranks among the world’s largest pulp and paper companies and one that is important…

Rainforest Alliance Reviews Paper Giant’s Forest Conservation Efforts

Feb. 5 marked the two-year anniversary of paper giant Asia Pulp and Paper's commitment to halt further felling of the natural rainforest in…

Study Confirms APP’s Expansion Plans Won’t Require Natural Rainforest Pulp

"We are pleased to be able to reassure everyone that APP and its suppliers have sufficient resource for the company’s 100 percent plantation…

Asia Pulp and Paper Plans to Restore 1 Million Hectares of Indonesian Forest

Asia Pulp & Paper is taking sustainability a step further has gone a step further still with its announcement that it will conserve…

All Eyes on the Forests: The New Norm of Zero-Deforestation

The new norm of zero-deforestation implies we are entering a new phase, transitioning into a modern approach to global forest management and conservation…

Greenpeace: Positive Progress Report On APP’s Forest Conservation Policy

"Our view, nine months in, is that the company is serious about its FCP plans and its key senior staff are genuinely committed…

Interview: Asia Pulp and Paper’s Aida Greenbury on APP’s Forest Conservation Policy

Phil Covington interviews Aida Greenbury, Managing Director, Sustainability & Stakeholder Engagement at APP after having seen the company's plantation forests in Riau Province,…

Photo Essay: Helicopter Flyover of Sumatran Biosphere Reserve and APP Plantations

The following photo essay was created during my visit to Asia Pulp and Paper's (APP) Perawang paper mill and plantation forests in Riau…

Asia Pulp and Paper’s Forest Clearing Moratorium in Indonesia is Holding

The moratorium is standing up, and things are heading in the right direction - but this is a big task and there is…

Video Interview: Bill Shireman, Future 500

Nick Aster talks to Bill Shireman of Future 500 about advanced stakeholder engagement - building bridges between activists and corporations - including their…

Asia Pulp & Paper Finally Commits to End Deforestation in Indonesia

Asia Pulp & Paper (APP), one of the world’s largest producers of paper and packaging, published a new ‘Forest Conservation Policy’ with unprecedented…